child abuse

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Md. Woman Charged in Death of Infant Daughter

Authorities in Washington County say an intoxicated woman passed out while breastfeeding her 2-month-old daughter, leading to the infant’s death.


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Wife Charged in Death of Thurmont 2-Year-Old

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is charging a second person in the death of a 2-year-old Thurmont boy.


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Scathing Obituary About Abusive Mother Goes Viral

Anyone expecting a sweet remembrance of the life and times of Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick was in for a surprise if they opened the obituary pages this week in the local newspaper.


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Father Charged with Shaking Infant Who Died

Howard County police say an infant who was allegedly shaken by her father has died.


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Md. Man Charged With Child Abuse After 2-Year-Old Boy Dies

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Thurmont man with child abuse and is investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy.


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As Heat Wave Bakes Region, A Lesson on Kids and Pets in Cars

Two children in the region have died so far this summer after being left in cars. At least one animal has suffered the same fate.


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2 Charged in Va. After Kids Found in Filthy Camper

A man and a woman face charges in Suffolk after police found two young children covered with bug bites inside a locked and filthy camper trailer.


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Senate Bill Defines Sex Trafficking as Child Abuse

Child prostitutes would be considered victims of abuse rather than juvenile offenders and be referred to child welfare officials under legislation in Congress aimed at extending care to them before they become ensnared in the criminal justice system.


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Va. Couple Who Kept Girl in Cage to be Sentenced

A sentencing hearing is set for a Gloucester County couple convicted of keeping their daughter in a makeshift cage.


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Suitland Man Charged With Attempted Murder of Toddler

A 2-year-old boy is still in critical condition after the man who was watching him Wednesday assaulted him, Prince George’s County police say.





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