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Mother Of Woman Accused Of Pushing Dead Toddler On Swing Speaks Out

Further investigation and toxicology tests are needed to determine what caused the death of a Maryland child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, authorities said.

05/26/2015

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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. Mega Millions Jackpot Winner Claims Winnings

Maryland Lottery officials say the second winner of a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward.

05/06/2014

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Md. Teen Second Person To Die After Pickup Truck Crash

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a second person has died after a pickup truck crashed into a tree in La Plata.

10/24/2013

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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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4-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Himself With Gun Found In Parked Car

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a 4-year-old accidentally shot himself with a gun in a car parked in a driveway in La Plata.

10/04/2013

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Shooting Leaves Man Dead In La Plata

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in La Plata.

09/09/2013

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Hits Box Truck

A 27-year-old La Plata man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a box truck.

04/06/2013

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5 Barns Burned In Md. Brush Fire

Fire officials say five barns were burned in a two-alarm brush fire in Charles County.

04/03/2013

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Body Of Newborn Infant Found In Md. Attic

Police say the body of a newborn infant has been found in the attic of a home in La Plata.

11/21/2012

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Reward Offered For Information In Charles County Slaying

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says rewards of up to $6,000 are being offered for information about a slaying in La Plata in April.

07/18/2012