Friday, March 7 2014 7:54 PM EST2014-03-08 00:54:07 GMT
The mother of a 3-year-old boy who was taken to Metro Health earlier this week was in court Friday morning. More >
The mother of a 3-year-old boy who was taken to Metro Health earlier this week was in court Friday morning.More >
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
A mom and were boyfriend were sentenced Tuesday for brutally abusing her three-year-old son.
Carla Rivera will spend 19 years in prison and Jorge Rosario-Colazzo will spend 18 months in prison.
On March 4, 2014, the little boy was transported to MetroHealth Hospital to receive treatment for renal failure, spleen and bowel injuries, old and new rib fractures, an open foot wound and human bite marks on the ankle.
The victim was also severely malnourished and dehydrated.
On May 21, 2014, Rivera, 28, entered a plea of guilty to two counts of endangering children, one count of felonious assault and one count of domestic violence.
On that same day, Rivera's live-in boyfriend, Rosario-Colazzo, 28, entered a plea of guilty to one count of attempted endangering children.
Reporter Ed Gallek says child welfare workers have been involved with the family in the past.
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A 10-week-old baby and 8-week-old Pitbull have a fascinating relationship. They absolutely adore each other!More >
Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-29 13:20:44 GMT
Police said an 11-year-old Independence boy died following a wreck in Independence that sent multiple people to the hospital Friday morning.More >
Relatives of 11-year old Noah Stratton, killed in an accident in Independence last Friday, say they are grieving deeply, but have only fond memories of young Noah whom they call "The greatest 11-year-old in the world."