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...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
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
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
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
Man who rescued toddler receives Safe Kids hero award at Children's Hospital of Georgia

...rescued a 19-month-old from a hot car in Hephzibah.It's for that reason...Each year 30-40 children die in hot cars ? a death that's 100 percent preventable...the child sitting in the locked, hot car at Woodcrest Apartments on Woodcrest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-18/man-who-rescued-toddle
PayPal to refund donors in Georgia hot car case

...says it will give refunds to people who donated to a fundraising campaign for a Georgia family whose toddler died in a hot car.PayPal spokeswoman Adriana Higuera tells The Associated Press the company will soon be issuing refunds to customers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/paypal-ro-refund-donors-georg
Wife in Georgia hot car death case has retained a criminal defense attorney

...Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself...having children and others that detailed how people die in hot cars, the detective testified.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/wife-georgia-hot-car-death-ca
SC parents charged in toddler hot car death

FLORENCE, S.C. - The parents of a Florence toddler who died earlier this year after being left in a hot car have been arrested and charged with neglect.Florence County sheriff's deputies say 57-year-old Joe Kennedy and 44-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/sc-parents-charged-toddler-h