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.
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.
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.
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.
A sentencing hearing is set for a Gloucester County couple convicted of keeping their daughter in a makeshift cage.
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.
A veteran District of Columbia police officer is accused of sexually abusing a child.
Authorities say filthy living conditions prompted them to remove two children from a military housing unit in Portsmouth and charge the girls’ mother with child abuse.
More kids were hospitalized for serious injuries resulting from abuse in 2009 than in 1997, according to a new study – despite previous research suggesting fewer kids are maltreated now than in the past.
Police say two Woodbridge women were running an illegal home daycare center that kept infants restrained in car seats in bathrooms and closets.