child abuse

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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.

07/27/2015

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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.

07/16/2015

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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.

07/12/2015

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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.

04/14/2015

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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.

03/27/2015

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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.

03/11/2015

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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.

12/19/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty to Killing 2-Year-Old

Prosecutors say a 28-year-old Maryland man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.

12/08/2014

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Md. Boy’s Death 6 Years After Abuse Ruled a Homicide

Baltimore police say the death of a boy six years after abuse he suffered has been ruled a homicide.

10/13/2014

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Parents Charged With Leaving 6-Year-Old Alone

Baltimore County Police have charged the parents of a 6-year-old boy after he was found alone in a Towson motel room.

08/14/2014

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