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Prosecutors Weigh In on a Bill Would Make Child Neglect a Felony in Marylandnew

Lisae Jordan can tell stories about child abuse and neglect that would make most people's stomachs churn. Children tied to chairs by parents and not allowed to get up to go to the bathroom. Kids locked in closets during the day.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Erin Sullivan  |  03-16-2010  |  Children & Families

Virginia Criminalizes Salvia, Nobody Noticesnew

At midnight July 1, Salvia Divinorum, the mind altering Mexican plant whose use by teenagers has been sweeping the nation (or so says some media), officially became illegal, giving some Virginians out there a cool, new, felony-level, drug-using past.
C-Ville Weekly  |  J. Tobias Beard  |  07-09-2008  |  Drugs

Trial to Determine If Mother Burned Her Son Alivenew

Sandy Kemper is accused of setting the fire that killed her 15-year-old son Zachary and brought her an insurance settlement.
Riverfront Times  |  Kristen Hinman  |  09-13-2005  |  Crime & Justice

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