Child abuse

Ernie Benjamin Chase

Police: Hagerstown Man Confessed To Strangling Stepdaughter

A man has confessed to strangling his 17-year-old stepdaughter and concealing her naked body, Hagerstown police said in court documents released Friday.

22 hours ago

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Trial Delayed For Man Accused Of Abusing Infant Daughter

A Hagerstown man charged in with causing serious injuries to his infant daughter in 2013 was granted a continuance in Washington County Circuit Court.

05/19/2015

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Former Principal Acquitted On Charges Of Punching Student

A former Maryland middle school principal accused of punching a student has been acquitted of child abuse and assault charges.

04/03/2015

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Woman Gets 20 Years In Fatal Abuse Of 2-Year-Old Boy

A woman who allowed her husband to fatally abuse a 2-year-old boy in their care was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison after prosecutors said she ordered the daily beatings and directed the couple’s own children to lie to investigators.

03/11/2015

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Md. Man Charged With Killing 1 Year-Old

Prince George’s County Police have charged a man with killing his girlfriend’s young son.

12/16/2014

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Man On Trial In Crash That Killed His 4-Year-Old Son

A man is on trial in Prince George’s County on a manslaughter charge in a car crash that killed his 4-year-old son.

12/01/2014

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Baltimore Man Arrested In Blunt-Force Death Of His 4-Month-Old Son

A Baltimore man has been arrested in the death of his 4-month-old baby boy after the infant was found not breathing.

11/25/2014

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In 2-Year-Old’s Fatal Abuse

A Frederick County man has pleaded guilty to fatally abusing a 2-year-old boy by kicking and shaking the toddler, beating him with a belt and cleaning his teeth with a wire brush meant for barbecue grills.

11/21/2014

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DC Man Gets 10 Years In Sex Case With 14-Year-Old Md. Girl

A District of Columbia man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after prosecutors say he crossed state lines to have sex with a 14-year-old girl in Maryland.

11/21/2014

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Wife Pleads Guilty In Beating Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy

A Frederick County woman has pleaded guilty in the beating death of a 2-year-old boy in her care.

11/12/2014

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City Police Remind Sex Offenders Of Rules Ahead Of Halloween

It’s the day before thousands of kids across the city take to the streets Halloween night in search of candy, but before they do Baltimore City police are making sure they are safe from sex offenders.

10/30/2014

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Md. Man Faces Up To 30 Years In Girl’s Kidnapping

A Prince George’s County man is set to be sentenced Wednesday in the kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a 6-year-old girl.

10/29/2014

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