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Charles County

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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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Charles County Adding 4th Speed Camera Site

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says it will be adding a fourth speed camera site in the county.

11/26/2013

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State Commits $50 Million For New Nice Bridge

The Maryland Transportation Authority board has approved spending $50 million on preliminary work toward replacing the Gov. Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge.

11/21/2013

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Boy Drowns After Falling In Waldorf Lake

Charles County authorities say a 6-year-old boy has drowned in Waldorf.

11/03/2013

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1 Killed, 2 Hurt In Charles County Pickup Crash

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was killed and his two passengers were hurt when a pickup truck hit a tree in La Plata.

10/21/2013

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Md. Sheriff: Woman Texting When Car Went Into Lake

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a woman told authorities she was texting behind the wheel when her car left the road and landed in a Waldorf lake.

09/11/2013

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Charles Lollar Seeks Republican Nomination For Md. Governor

A Charles County businessman and Marine Corps Reserve officer is launching his campaign for Maryland governor.

09/03/2013

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Man In Wheelchair Injured In Md. Hit-And-Run

A pedestrian in a wheelchair was struck by a car while trying to cross the street in Charles County.

08/20/2013

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