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Petition Created to Protect Rights of ‘Free-Range Parents’

The debate over ‘free-range parenting’ reached a new high after two children were picked up by police and taken to child protective services as they played alone near their house in Silver Spring.



‘Beer Pong Rapist’ Sentenced To 150 Years

A Montgomery County man convicted of sexually assaulting men he met at beer pong events was sentenced to 150 years behind bars on Wednesday.


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Mom Accused of Leaving Quadriplegic Son Outside Hospitalized

A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods to visit an out-of-state boyfriend remains hospitalized in Maryland while Philadelphia police await her release to arrest her.


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Montgomery Co. ‘Free-Range Children’ Taken Into Custody Again

The Montgomery County parents who let their children walk around their Silver Spring neighborhood alone are being investigated again after authorities reportedly found the two kids at a park on Sunday.


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Police Seek Arrest of Mother of Disabled Man Left in Woods

PHILADELPHIA (WNEW/AP) – An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman who took a bus to Maryland after abandoning her severely disabled son in the woods for several days near a Philadelphia park, authorities […]


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Police Looking for Driver of Car That Struck, Dragged Md. Officer

Montgomery County Police are looking for the driver of a car they say struck and injured an off-duty officer Tuesday night.


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Police Investigate Hate Messages Spray-Painted on Md. Synagogue

Police are investigating an apparent hate crime after a Gaithersburg synagogue was spray-painted with swastikas and “hate language.”


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Discolored Water Reported in Montgomery, Prince George’s Co.

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says they have received a lot of phone calls from customers concerned about discolored water in their home.


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Rockville Man Charged in Several Cases of Indecent Exposure

Montgomery County Police have charged a man with 8 counts of indecent exposure to women and girls, some of them as young as 13.


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Substitute Maryland Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

A substitute Montgomery County teacher has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a minor and third-degree sex offense.