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Details offered in 2013 Aiken K-9 death

AIKEN- Authorities say an Aiken County deputy was disciplined last year after the death of a police dog left in a hot car.Sheriff's Capt. Eric Abdulla told The Aiken Standard on Tuesday that an explosives-detecting dog named Cooper died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-08/details-offered-2013-aiken-k
Prosecutor won't seek death penalty for father of toddler who died after being left in hot car

...man accused of leaving his toddler son to die inside a hot car will not face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Wednesday...intentionally left his 22-month-old son Cooper to die in the hot car.The eight-count indictment also includes charges related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-24/prosecutor-wont-seek-d
SC airport bomb dog dies in hot car

GREER, S.C. - A bomb-sniffing dog with the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport police department has died after the air conditioning in her handler's car failed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-18/sc-airport-bomb-dog-dies-hot
Murder charge in Atlanta SUV child death

...months after his son's death in a hot car, a Georgia man who prosecutors say...intentionally left his son Cooper in the hot car to die.The eight-count indictment...researched how long it takes to die in a hot car.Harris is a native of Tuscaloosa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/murder-charge-atlanta-suv-ch
Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

...car for 20 minutes with windows open because she had no one with whom to leave the baby.Well, our parents left us in hot cars while they went in grocery stores, and we whined and carried on something awful, but our parents weren't arrested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/past-generations
Keep kids out of hot cars

There is a simple solution to eliminating child vehicular heat stroke death.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-07/keep-kids-out-hot-cars
Memorial sought for Georgia toddler left in SUV

MARIETTA, Ga. - Child safety advocates and others following the case of a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car are raising money in hopes of building a park in his memory.Police have said 22-month-old Cooper Harris died after being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/memorial-sought-toddler-left
Stranger helps raise $40,000 for North Augusta mother who left child in park while she was at work

...Earlier this year, an online fundraiser raised $115,000 for a homeless mother in Arizona who left her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job. Shanesha Taylor agreed last week to a plea deal in which prosecutors dismissed charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-26/stranger-helps-raise-4
Rants & Raves

...Walton Way. Good food, good service, exceptionally courteous staff! WITH ALL THE PUBLICITY of a child being left in a hot car and dying why would you still do it just because you wanted to run in and did not want to disturb the baby because he was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-21/rants-raves
Another parent charged with leaving child unattended in vehicle in Augusta

...working, and the other was arrested on shoplifting charges.In July, a Hephzibah man pulled a 19-month-old from a hot car on Woodcrest Drive in Hephzibah. The good Samaritan was awarded by Safe Kids; the father, 45-year-old Russell Givens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-06/another-parent-charged