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Report: Military Justice System Shields Child Sex Abuse CasesA full accounting of their crimes and how much time they're actually locked up for is shielded by an opaque system of justice, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Mother Found Pushing Dead Son on Swing Indicted for Manslaughter, AbuseA mother who was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son on a swing set in May has been indicted on charges of manslaughter and child abuse.
Maryland Parents Charged in Their 10-Week-Old Girl's DeathMontgomery County police say a 10-week-old girl's parents have been charged in her death.
Parents Arrested in Death of Maryland Boy, Age 2The parents of a 2-year-old boy who died earlier this year in Maryland have been charged with murder and child abuse.
Mother Pleads Not Guilty in Birthday Cake Beating CaseThe 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.
Police: Mother, 26, Charged With Fracturing Infant's SkullA 26-year-old woman has been charged after police say she fractured the skull of her 3-month-old son with a baby bottle.
Man Accused of Fatally Beating Boy Had Prior Abuse ChargeCourt 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.
Vigil Honors Boy, 9, Allegedly Killed for Eating CakeSympathetic 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 CaseA 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.
Rockville Daycare Owner Charged With Child AbuseThe owner of a daycare center in Rockville is facing child abuse charges after police responded to reports of a baby not breathing.
Woman's Sentencing Set in Fatal Abuse of 2-Year-Old BoyA 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.
Man Charged with Killing Girlfriend's 1-Year-Old SonPrince George's County Police have charged a man with killing his girlfriend's young son.
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