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First infant anonymously dropped off at Kentucky 'baby box' surrender location

Safe Haven Baby Boxes Founder Monica Kelsey stands next to a Kentucky Safe Haven Baby Box sign. (Photo courtesy of Safe Haven Baby Boxes) The first infant in Kentucky was anonymously left at one of the state's "baby box" safe surrender locations after a new state law allowed newborns to be dropped off anonymously.Safe Haven Baby Boxes founder and CEO Monica Kelsey said at a news conference Friday the child was dropped off within the prior week at a Bowling Green Fire Department location, and that fire department staff was able to tend to the child in less than 90 seconds.This is the 24th child in the country to be surrendered at one of more than 130 baby boxes and drawers established across nine states by Safe Haven Baby Boxes."This baby is healthy.

This baby is beautiful. This baby is perfect," Kelsey said, adding that officials are now looking to place the child in a "forever home."KY PROSECUTOR WHO IS FACING IMPEACHMENT FOR OFFERING FAVORS IN EXCHANGE FOR NUDE PHOTOS SUBMITS RESIGNATIONFriday's surrender comes after Kentucky Gov.

Andy Beshear, D, signed a law in 2021 allowing infants 30 days old or younger to be dropped off at baby boxes. The law requires the boxes to be located at police stations, fire stations, or hospitals that are staffed 24 hours a day and also mandates that these locations be equipped with a notification system to alert staff on site that a child was dropped off.Safe Haven Baby Boxes Founder Monica Kelsey speaks at an event with a Kentucky Safe Haven Baby Box sign behind her.

(Photo courtesy of Safe Haven Baby Boxes) Kentucky currently has 16 baby box locations. The Bowling Green box had been operational for less than two months when the baby was surrendered on Friday. Safe Haven Baby Boxes are

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New York City store locks up Spam in plastic case amid crime spike - - New York - city New York - state Kentucky
New York City store locks up Spam in plastic case amid crime spike
one-two punch of inflation and rising crime has caused at least one New York City store to lock up its inventory of Spam in a plastic case. Shoppers, store employees, and social media users expressed disbelief after discovering the $3.99 canned meat product out of reach behind lock and key at a Duane Reade inside New York City’s Port Authority bus depot, the New York Post reported."I’ve never seen that before!" one cashier laughed while removing the Spam from its plastic anti-theft covering."Some of these things are pretty ridiculous," said Jenny Kenny, a 43-year-old visiting town from Kentucky who says she was aware of the crime spike in the city but still couldn’t believe there were "so many" items in boxes.NYPD OFFICER OF 40 YEARS: I'VE NEVER SEEN NYC CRIME AS BAD AS IT IS RIGHT NOWOther shoppers wondered why Spam, along with $1.89 cans of Starkist tuna, were locked up while more expensive products like $5.49 cans of Amy’s soup were not."To put Spam in a cage is stupid — and kind of insulting to the customers that would buy it," 46-year-old shopper Dennis Snow said.Closeup of cans of Spam (Photo by: Newscast/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Crime in New York City is up this year in six of seven major categories and the New York Post reported that petty larceny complaints are up 52% in the precinct where the Port Authority is located compared to last year."I don’t think they stop anything," a store clerk named Iggy said about the anti-theft cases. "It’s security theater.