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Police: Mother, 26, Charged With Fracturing Infant’s Skull

A 26-year-old woman has been charged after police say she fractured the skull of her 3-month-old son with a baby bottle.

07/27/2015

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Mother, Uncle Of Fatally Beaten Boy Held Without Bond

A mother and uncle are now being held without bond in the beating death of a nine-year-old boy. Investigators say the child was being punished for taking a slice of birthday cake without permission.

07/15/2015

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Autistic Boy, 6, On Life Support After Alleged Beating

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a 6-year-old autistic boy is on life support after he was beaten by his mother’s boyfriend.

07/06/2015

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9-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed, Beaten After Eating Birthday Cake In Hagerstown

Authorities in Hagerstown are investigating after a boy was allegedly handcuffed and severely beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.

07/02/2015

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Father Charged With Murder After Leaving Daughter In Hot Car

The heat proved to be deadly for a Baltimore City toddler. She was left in a hot car for 16 hours. Her father is facing murder charges.

06/23/2015

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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.

05/22/2015

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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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