Now Playing
On Air
No Program
Now Playing

Posted: December 07, 2017

Infant smothered after toddler brother climbs into crib to cuddle, police say


By Crystal Bonvillian, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


A touching moment between young brothers turned tragic Tuesday night when a 6-month-old boy died after his 2-year-old brother climbed into his crib with him. 

Houston police officials said the boys’ father put the younger boy down for the night in his crib, and then put the toddler to bed in his own bed, KTRK-TV reported. When he checked on the children about 90 minutes later, they were in the crib together and the infant was unresponsive. 

The toddler apparently climbed in the crib to sleep with his baby brother, the news station reported. It appeared that the younger boy somehow smothered as they slept. 

>> Read more trending news

An autopsy was planned to determine exactly how the baby died, but investigators believed the death to be a tragic accident, KTRK-TV said

There are no comments yet. Be the first to post your thoughts. or Register.


The #1 Free Home Show in the Miami Valley is almost here

The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location. Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily during mall hours.  Admission is free! 

  • Landscaping and Outdoors

Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation

  • Demonstration Stage

Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair

  • Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch 
  • Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s. 
  • The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
  • Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet. 
  • There will be a Q&A session with Barry at 1 p.m. 
  • Enter to win a Me-TV Prize Pack and be the first to meet Barry Williams

For more information on this year’s big event and how your business can participate visit 

Play the Checkered Flag Challenge

This is THE Game for NASCAR Fans. Pick who you think will finish in the top 10 each race and compete for weekly prizes and a trip to the 2019 Daytona 500.