Arvilla Marie Lilly Meinhardt of Golden Valley, Minnesota runs a day-care center out of her home. Problem: She pins kids to mattresses as discipline control. Police came to Meinhardt's little house of alleged horrors in order to investigate claims by a girl who was cared for by Meinhardt from 2003 to 2006. The girl is now 7 years old and "recently told her mother that Meinhardt used safety pins to pin her to a mattress during nap time," according to the Star Tribune. The charges against her are malicious punishment of a child and false imprisonment.
A 1-year-old girl is fighting for her life in Yale-New Haven Hospital with severe head injuries that police say were inflicted by her baby sitter, who repeatedly banged the baby's head against the floor because the child interrupted a television program she was watching Wednesday night.The baby is in intensive care with multiple skull fractures and bleeding on the brain, police said.The baby sitter, 24-year-old Keamira Fatal, of Locust Street, has been charged with attempted murder and risk of injury to a minor.
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