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Created by radams on Oct 24, 2008
Last updated: 03/11/10 at 01:18 PM
Girl is left by parent or guardian at St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island. It's the first child left under the Safe Haven law outside of Lincoln or Omaha.
Mother of 5-year-old boy leaves her son at Immanuel Medical Center. He's the 34th child left behind under Nebraska's Safe Haven law.
Seventeen-year-old girl runs when she realizes her mother was dropping her off at Methodist Hospital. Her 14-year-old brother stayed behind and is now in state custody.
Father of the boy from Miami, Fla. leaves his son at Boys Town National Research Hospital.
The mother of a 17-year-old boy left her son at Creighton Medical Center. He is the 29th child to be left under Nebraska's safe haven law.
A mother of an 11-year-old girl leaves her daughter at Bergan Mercy Hospital
The mother of an 8-year-old boy from Indiana left him at Omaha's Bergan Mercy Hospital. He's the 28th child to be dropped off since Nebraska's safe have law took effect in July.
Girl was left at Immanuel Medical Center by her guardian. She's the third child to be left behind in 24 hours.
Girl & her mother flew from Arizona before the teen was dropped off at Midlands Hospital.
Boy dropped off at Children's Hospital shortly after 11 p.m.
Grandmother leaves the boy at Nebraska Medical Center. The Department of Health & Human Services said the boy is a ward of the state but still qualifies as a safe haven case.
Father brought girl to Immanuel Medical Center just after 6 p.m.
Teen becomes the 23rd child left under the safe haven law.
A Douglas County girl is left at Creighton Medical center. She's the 21st child to be abandoned under the safe haven law.
Mother who grew up in Nebraska, drives from Smyrna, Georgia to leave her 12-year-old at Bryan LGH East hospital. Tysheema Brown said the state of Georgia would not help her with her son's behavior.
Gov. Dave Heineman and 40 state senators agree on language to fix "safe haven" law. Children can be no more than 3-days-old when left at Nebraska hospitals. Governor hopes to avoid a special session and deal with changing the law during the regular session of the legislature after the first of the year.
Mother drives from the Detroit area to leave boy at Creighton Medical Center. Boy has since been returned to Michigan.
For the first time, a child from another state is left at a Nebraska hospital. The law does not prohibit parents or guardians of other states to take advantage of the safe haven law.
Gov. Dave Heineman says he hopes parents and guardians will use law as it was intended. He says he says no need for a special session.
Boy was left at Bryan LGH West Hospital by his 51-year-old grandmother. She recently gained custody of the child and was unable to handle his behavior.
Gary Staton gives up nine of his eleven children. He says he used Nebraska's safe haven law to give his kids a better life.
The boys are considered two separate cases. One was immediately placed in foster care, the other was being evaluated at the hospital.
Girl was dropped off at Immanuel Medical Center on a Saturday.
Aunt of the teenage boy left behind says she's tried everything from medication, to psychiatrists to other discipline methods to help her nephew.
In just less than two months after Nebraska's new "safe haven" law takes effect, an 11-year-old boy is dropped off at Immanuel Medical Center. Under the law, parents or guardians cannot be prosecuted if the child is 18-years-old or younger.