Former TV reporters avoid jail time for baby who tested positive for cocaine

Two former Tucson reporters won't face a day in jail after cocaine was found in their baby's body.

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Two former Tucson TV personalities have been sentenced to a year of probation and suspended 30-day jail terms after cocaine was found in their baby's system.

Krystin Rae Lisaius and husband Somchai Lisaius, former Tucson TV station reporters, were sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to endangerment Aug. 31.

Police say the baby was taken to a hospital May 15 after being breastfed and appearing to be in distress.

Tests found cocaine in the 4-month-old baby's body, and police learned the couple had a party the night before.

After leaving the hospital, the child was staying with a grandparent as of August.

The couple could have been sentenced to up to two years in prison or probation. Charges of child abuse and drug possession had been dropped under a plea agreement.

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