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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.

07/31/2015

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Rape Charges Added Against Stepfather in Teen Girl’s Killing

A grand jury has added rape to the charges facing a Hagerstown man in the killing of his 17-year-old stepdaughter.

07/22/2015

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Mom’s Boyfriend Charged With Murder in Birthday Cake Beating

A grand jury has added murder to the charges facing a man accused of fatally beating a 9-year-old boy over a missing piece of birthday cake.

07/22/2015

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Boy Still Critical After Alleged Beating, Off Life Support

Police say a 6-year-old autistic boy from western Maryland has improved enough to be off life support, but he’s still in critical condition.

07/21/2015

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Police: Boy’s Abuse Escalated from Slapping to Handcuffing

The mother and uncle of a 9-year-old boy who police say was fatally beaten over a missing birthday cake have been ordered held without bail.

07/15/2015

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Ex-Boyfriend: Woman Was Loving Mother to Boy Beaten to Death

An ex-boyfriend says a woman charged in connection with the fatal beating of her 9-year-old son over a piece of birthday cake was a loving parent who didn’t believe in corporal punishment.

07/14/2015

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2 More Charged in Death of Boy Beaten for Eating Cake

The mother and uncle of a 9-year-old boy who died after he was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission have been charged in his death.

07/13/2015

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.

07/12/2015

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Maryland Boy Dies After Allegedly Being Beaten for Eating Cake

Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy who was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission has died.

07/06/2015

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Boy Critical After Alleged Beating for Eating Cake Unbidden

Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.

07/02/2015

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