Toddler might live with mom

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities are recommending an Omaha toddler who was cursed at and encouraged to curse in a video posted online be placed with his 17-year-old mom.

The mother and 2-year-old boy were among four children placed in foster care last week because of concerns about the home where the video was shot and a drive-by shooting that took place in October

The Nebraska Families Collaborative worker who asked for the removal said the 17-year-old's mother had been in jail since Dec. 17 on weapons charges and known gang members were allowed in the home regularly.

The 17-year-old denies involvement in the video of adults teaching her son to curse.

While the court reviews the situation, none of the minors will move. Another hearing is set for Jan. 29.


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