A study finds good news on child poverty rates in Md. A new carpool service is starting for area parents and a local crime reporter becomes a victim himself. These are the morning headlines from around the region.

Examiner

Region starts school carpool service for parents

Report: Prince George’s relies too heavily on feds for health funds

Two men plead guilty in series of violent D.C. robberies

NBC 4

Dunkin’ Donuts shop debated in historic Annapolis

WJLA 7

Manassas man accused of rape, kidnapping

WAMU

Md. governor will reintroduce septic tank ban

WTOP

Local crime reporter becomes victim on Metro

Baltimore Sun

Study: Md. child poverty among lowest in nation; death rates higher

Archivists scramble after men accused of stealing historical documents

2 in Md. indicted in alleged oyster poaching scheme