Child Protective Services

Md. 'Free Range' Parents Cleared Of Neglect Charges On 2nd CaseA short walk to the park became the talk of the nation when two Silver Spring parents were investigated for child neglect.
After 'Free-Range' Case, Maryland Clarifies Solo-Kids PolicyFree-range parenting controversy. After an outcry over one Maryland family's decision to let their children walk free in their community, state Child Protective Services is changing its policy.
'Free Range' Parents Cleared Of Child Neglect In 1 CaseA big win for a Montgomery County couple who were under investigation for child neglect. Their two young children were picked up by police after they were found walking alone.
Md. 'Free Range' Parents Fighting Child Neglect ChargesFree 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.
Parents Who Let Kids Walk Alone To Appeal In Neglect CaseA 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.
Md. Parents Under Fire After Letting Kids Walk Home AloneWhat one Maryland family saw as a moment of independence for their ten and six-year-old, police saw as something different.
Md. Parents Charged After Kids, Ages 4 & 5, Arrived To School Smelling Of PotA western Maryland couple faces drug charges after police searched their home because school officials said their children smelled of marijuana.
Parents Charged With Neglect, Accused Of Smoking K2 With 8-Month-Old Son In CarAnne 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.
Police: Mother Left 4-Year-Old In Car At Maryland Live! Casino For More Than 8 HoursA 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.
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.
2-Year-Old Boy Found Alone In East Baltimore Reunited With ParentA 2-year-old boy found by himself in Northeast Baltimore has been reunited with his parent.
4-Year-Old Silver Spring Boy Seriously Injured After Falling From 9th FloorA 4-year-old boy is seriously injured after falling to the ground from a ninth floor apartment window on Thursday afternoon.
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