Charles County

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Woman Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son In Swing

A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before.

05/22/2015

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Md. Politician Sexually Abused As Child Wants To Change The Law

A Charles County delegate has kept a dark secret for most of his life, but he finally shared it to help others.

05/11/2015

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Man Dies In Fatal Crash After Avoiding Traffic Stop

Maryland State Police is investigating a fatal collision in Charles County after police attempted to stop the driver early Thursday morning.

04/16/2015

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Inmate Died From Steam, Burns After Damaging Heating Unit

Maryland’s prison agency says an inmate was accidentally scalded to death by steam and hot water after he damaged a heating unit in his cell at the Jessup Correctional Institution.

04/08/2015

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FBI Offering $30K Reward To Help Capture Serial Bank Robbers

The FBI continues to search for two serial bank robbers who police say have hit seven banks since the beginning of the year.

02/20/2015

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$1M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Waldorf, Md.

A Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in Charles County for Tuesday night’s drawing.

10/08/2014

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Charles County To Vote On Raising GPA For Sports

School officials in Charles County will be voting on whether to raise the minimum grade point average for students who want to participate in extra-curricular sports.

09/08/2014

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Machete Links Suspect In 2 Holdups In Maryland

Authorities say a man who robbed a convenience store in Greenbelt using a 2-foot-long machete may be the same person who held up a pizza carryout in Charles County days later in May.

06/15/2014

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Investigators: Fire At Vacant Mansion In Charles County Intentionally Set

Investigators say they believe a fire at a vacant mansion on the Potomac River in Charles County was intentionally set.

06/09/2014

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Charles County Official Sues State’s Attorney

The president of the Charles County Commission claims in a lawsuit that the county’s chief prosecutor defamed her by saying she was the target of a “criminal investigation” even though he knew she had not violated the law.

05/20/2014

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Man, Woman Struck And Killed During Apparent Fight

Authorities say a man and a woman were struck and killed by a minivan as they stood in the middle of a dark roadway in Charles County.

05/17/2014

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In Md. Court, Teen Takeover Offers A Second Chance

The 16-year-old said he didn’t think before stealing a shirt, pants, hat and jewelry box from a local Kohl’s. He had fallen in with new friends after moving from Virginia to Maryland, and he followed their lead. He put on the clothes and started to walk out of the store.

04/20/2014

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