NC mom accused of abusing toddler

- A North Carolina woman is facing charges after doctors found signs of abuse when her 3-year-old son was taken to the hospital, WLOS reports.

On July 30, Amber Nicole Prater, 22, of Marion, took her toddler to the hospital because he was running a fever. During the examination, medical professionals noticed bruises over the child's body and contacted authorities.

Prater is charged with child abuse and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 

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