Nursery workers arrested for giving melatonin to toddlers

Three Chicago-area nursery employees have been arrested for allegedly giving a group of toddlers melatonin-laced gummy bears before nap time. Kristen Lauletta, 32, Jessica Heyse, 19, and Ashley Helfenbein, 25, admitted to distributing the sleep supplement to calm the children down, police say.

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