Nannies in the News

A 22-year-old Maywood woman admitted she and her boyfriend beat her 1-year-old son with a belt and plastic hangers and left him to die on their bathroom floor, prosecutors said in court Saturday.The couple then disposed of the child's lifeless body in a backpack before devising an elaborate cover-up which included pretending that the child had been abducted, prosecutors alleged in court.
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The Irish nanny accused of fatally beating a 1-year-old was ordered held without bail Thursday, as her lawyer continued to declare her innocence.In a tearful voice, Aisling ­McCarthy Brady pleaded  not guilty to charges of first-degree murder at her arraignment in Middlesex ­Superior Court. She was visibly distraught.Brady, 34, had been in jail on $500,000 bail since January, when she was charged with assaulting Rehma Sabir in the child’s ­Cambridge home. Rehma died two days later, on Jan. 16.
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The lawyer for a nanny charged in the 2011 death of a Richland toddler said Friday he's concerned about the safety of his client and jurors after hearing members of an advocacy group may be attending the upcoming trial. Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the Benton County Superior Court case of Kelli A. Jacobsen.
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A 28-year-old woman accused of stealing $45,265 from a North Fair Oaks family she once worked for accepted a plea deal Wednesday that will put her behind bars for 16 months, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Redwood City resident Sandy Delgado, the family's nanny and housekeeper since 2009, forged 95 checks over several years starting in 2009, according to the prosecutor's office.
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Fallon Moore, 19, sports a tattoo of three shooting stars on her right foot - her forever tribute to Amara, Sophie and Cecilia Schaffhausen."I like to think of it as they walk with me wherever they go, all the experiences they didn't get to have. They can still be with me," the University of Wisconsin River Falls student said. Moore babysat the Schaffhausen sisters for five years, and is speaking out for the first time since their father, Aaron Schaffhausen, killed his three young daughters last July.
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Coming to Theatres:
In, Mental, writer-director P.J. Hogan creates an outrĂ©, hyperreal satire around Collette’s heroine, Shaz, as she moves in on a clueless family and takes over. Barry (Anthony LaPaglia), the patriarch, is an absent dad and philandering mayor of a coastal town. His desperate wife, Shirley (Rebecca Gibney), is in a mental hospital after recent manic episodes, including one in which she enacted her “Sound of Music” fantasies on a suburban street. That leaves the broken couple’s five young daughters unattended, which Barry fixes by turning a knife-wielding stranger — Shaz — into a live-in nanny.
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1 comment:

jennifer jayson said...

I missed this kinds of stories.
I mean it seriously gives us some stuff to talk about besides the crappy moms at the park!