A couple in Chicago decided to take a family trip to Las Vegas. Sounds like fun—unless you’re the 12-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter who were left alone in the house. Mom and dad left the kids behind deliberately, unlike in “Home Alone,” which also took place in Chicago. But they were thinking about movies.

Before they took off, mom made a Facebook post: “I am really excited about this trip……ready to go n enjoy myself.” Dad replied: “Hangover, part 3.” And when they got home, mom excitedly posted, “LOVE OUR KIDS WITH ALL OUR HEART N WILL TRAVEL TO THE END OF THE WORLD FOR THEM #PROUD PARENTS.” Clearly, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But the kids stay home.

A few more details here: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/03/21/chicago-couple-charged-for-leaving-kids-behind-to-take-vegas-trip/