Mom who tossed toddler from window due in court

December 30, 2011 9:59:20 AM PST
This afternoon, the San Jose mother accused of dropping her son out a second story window on Christmas is scheduled to appear in court after having her court date continued yesterday.

Lupita Cortez, 24, has been charged with child abuse and child endangerment. She will not face attempted murder charges.

Cortez is accused of dropping her 22-month-old son from a second story window and then jumping out after him. The boy suffered only cuts and bruises, Cortez had minor injuries.