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Md. ‘Free Range’ Parents Fighting Child Neglect Charges

Free range parenting. A Maryland couple is facing child neglect charges after letting their children walk home alone. The parents say it’s not neglect, it’s just the way they parent.

03/04/2015

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Parents Who Let Kids Walk Alone To Appeal In Neglect Case

A Maryland couple says Child Protective Services will keep a file on them for five years after they let their children walk home from a park without an adult.

03/03/2015

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Md. Parents Under Fire After Letting Kids Walk Home Alone

What one Maryland family saw as a moment of independence for their ten and six-year-old, police saw as something different.

01/15/2015

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Md. Parents Charged After Kids, Ages 4 & 5, Arrived To School Smelling Of Pot

A western Maryland couple faces drug charges after police searched their home because school officials said their children smelled of marijuana.

10/06/2014

Brooke Amber Michael, Michael Patrick May

Parents Charged With Neglect, Accused Of Smoking K2 With 8-Month-Old Son In Car

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested 20-year-old parents after they were found unresponsive in a car—allegedly high on synthetic marijuana—while their 8-month-old son sat in the back seat.

06/01/2014

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Police: Mother Left 4-Year-Old In Car At Maryland Live! Casino For More Than 8 Hours

A Baltimore City mother is in jail after her child was found freezing and hungry in a car parked at the Maryland Live casino. Police say the mother left her daughter in the car for eight hours.

01/01/2014

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Md. Woman Charged After Baby’s Left At Hotel Desk

Anne Arundel County say they’re charging a Hagerstown woman with child neglect after her 2-month-old baby was left in the care of a hotel clerk.

12/19/2013

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2-Year-Old Boy Found Alone In East Baltimore Reunited With Parent

A 2-year-old boy found by himself in Northeast Baltimore has been reunited with his parent.

11/09/2012

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4-Year-Old Silver Spring Boy Seriously Injured After Falling From 9th Floor

A 4-year-old boy is seriously injured after falling to the ground from a ninth floor apartment window on Thursday afternoon.

10/11/2012

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After Attack On Infant, Md. Enhancing Security At Social Services Offices

A baby girl nearly killed by her own mother. The tragic stabbing earlier this year at the Department of Social Services now leads to significant security changes.

09/24/2012

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Toddler Found Wandering Alone In Hyattsville

Prince George’s County police say a shoeless toddler was found wandering alone in a neighborhood near FedEx Field.

06/08/2012

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Frederick Deputy Facing More Teen Sex Charges

A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy is facing two more charges of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.

05/21/2011

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