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Day care owner gets 6 years for hiding 26 kids in basement

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado day care owner convicted of keeping 26 children hidden in the basement of her business in 2019 has received a six-year prison sentence. A judge issued the sentence Thursday to Carla Faith after she was convicted by a jury in August. The case unfolded after police went to Faith’s Colorado Springs day care because of reports it had more children than allowed. Officers found a false wall concealing the stairway to the basement. Many parents and relatives told a judge that the children kept in the basement have suffered trauma including sleeping problems and anxiety. Faith’s lawyer says she made some “incredibly poor decisions.”

The Associated Press

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