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Maryland Parents Charged in Their 10-Week-Old Girl’s Death

Montgomery County police say a 10-week-old girl’s parents have been charged in her death.


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Parents Arrested in Death of Maryland Boy, Age 2

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who died earlier this year in Maryland have been charged with murder and child abuse.


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Mother Pleads Not Guilty in Birthday Cake Beating Case

The mother of a 9-year-old boy who was fatally beaten over what police say was a piece of missing birthday cake has pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges.


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Police: Mother, 26, Charged With Fracturing Infant’s Skull

A 26-year-old woman has been charged after police say she fractured the skull of her 3-month-old son with a baby bottle.


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Man Accused of Fatally Beating Boy Had Prior Abuse Charge

Court records show that a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a piece of missing birthday cake was charged in 2010 with abusing another child.


Gun control supporters take part in a candlelight vigil at Lafayette Square across from the White House on December 15, 2012 in Washington. Twenty-seven people, including the shooter, were killed on December 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Vigil Honors Boy, 9, Allegedly Killed for Eating Cake

Sympathetic citizens held a candlelight vigil in memory of a 9-year-old Hagerstown boy who police say was fatally beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.



20 Years for Mother in ‘Anayah’s Law’ Fatal Child Abuse Case

A judge in Frederick has sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison for failing to prevent her husband from killing their 21-month-old daughter Anayah in a case that prompted state child-welfare reform legislation.


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Rockville Daycare Owner Charged With Child Abuse

The owner of a daycare center in Rockville is facing child abuse charges after police responded to reports of a baby not breathing.


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Woman’s Sentencing Set in Fatal Abuse of 2-Year-Old Boy

A Frederick County woman faces up to 20 years in prison at her sentencing for failing to prevent her husband from fatally abusing a 2-year-old boy in their care.


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Man Charged with Killing Girlfriend’s 1-Year-Old Son

Prince George’s County Police have charged a man with killing his girlfriend’s young son.