Child abuse

Prince George's County Officer Suspended After Domestic IncidentA Prince George's County police officer has been suspended without pay after a domestic-related incident in Calvert County.
Parents Arrested In Death Of Maryland Boy, Age 2The parents of a 2-year-old boy who died earlier this year in Maryland have been charged with murder and child abuse.
Mom Of Battered Autistic Boy Arrested; Abuse Charges PendingThe Washington County Sheriff's Office says the mother of a badly beaten autistic boy has been arrested on a fugitive warrant in Pennsylvania and will be charged with child abuse upon her return to Maryland.
Mother Pleads Not Guilty In Birthday Cake Beating CaseThe 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.
Police: Mother, 26, Charged With Fracturing Infant's SkullA 26-year-old woman has been charged after police say she fractured the skull of her 3-month-old son with a baby bottle.
Mother, Uncle Of Fatally Beaten Boy Held Without BondA 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.
Autistic Boy, 6, On Life Support After Alleged BeatingThe 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.
9-Year-Old Boy Handcuffed, Beaten After Eating Birthday Cake In HagerstownAuthorities in Hagerstown are investigating after a boy was allegedly handcuffed and severely beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.
Father Charged With Murder After Leaving Daughter In Hot CarThe 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.
Police: Hagerstown Man Confessed To Strangling StepdaughterA man has confessed to strangling his 17-year-old stepdaughter and concealing her naked body, Hagerstown police said in court documents released Friday.
Trial Delayed For Man Accused Of Abusing Infant DaughterA Hagerstown man charged in with causing serious injuries to his infant daughter in 2013 was granted a continuance in Washington County Circuit Court.
Former Principal Acquitted On Charges Of Punching StudentA former Maryland middle school principal accused of punching a student has been acquitted of child abuse and assault charges.