Local Officials Hope New Marine Sanctuary Boosts EconomyOfficials in a Maryland county where a historic ship graveyard was recently designated a national marine sanctuary are hoping the recognition will also bring economic benefits.
Christian Student Loses Legal Challenge Of Lesson On IslamA federal appeals court has ruled that a Maryland high school's lesson on Islam during world history class didn't violate a Christian student's Constitutional rights.
Plan To Clear Forest For Georgetown Solar Farm CriticizedA plan to clear 240 acres of forest for a Georgetown University solar farm has drawn complaints from environmentalists and Maryland residents.
Maryland Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Fatal Motorcycle CollisionA Maryland woman who struck and killed a motorcyclist while driving under the influence of drugs has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Officials Investigate Fatal Fire At Maryland MotelAuthorities say one person is dead after a motel fire in Maryland that broke out late Sunday night at the South Winds Motel in La Plata.
Officials: Pigs Exhibited At Md. County Fair Have Swine FluPigs that were recently exhibited at a county fair in Maryland are sick with swine flu.
Authorities: Falling Tree Kills Boy, Injures Brother Authorities in Maryland say a 2-year-old boy is dead and his 5-year-old brother is seriously injured after a tree their father cut down in their yard fell on them.
Judge Who Ordered a Defendant Be Shocked with Stun Cuff SuedA former Charles County judge who ordered a deputy to shock a defendant in his courtroom has been sued in federal court.
4 Charged In Fatal Shooting Near Outdoor Party In La PlataThe Charles County Sheriff's Office says four young people have been charged with the fatal shooting of a man near an outdoor party in La Plata.
Grand Jury Indicts Mother Found With Dead Child In Swing A Maryland woman who was found pushing her dead child in a playground swing earlier this year has been indicted and charged with manslaughter and child abuse.
Police Investigating Threatening Tweet Made Toward La Plata ResidentsAuthorities in Charles County say they are investigating athreat made against residents in La Plata.