Charles County News

1 winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Charles Co.

Two tickets hit on the five numbers and Mega Ball to split Tuesday's $414 million jackpot, and one of the tickets was sold at a liquor store in Southern Maryland.

Wednesday - 03/19/2014, 12:47pm EDT

Tornado hits southern Md. counties

The National Weather Service says a tornado hit two counties in southern Maryland, knocking down trees along an 18-mile path.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 08:17pm EST

Tornado Watch in effect for D.C. area


Friday - 02/21/2014, 12:09pm EST

3 firefighters hurt in Charles Co. fire

3 firefighters injured battling blaze at vacant Waldorf home

Monday - 02/10/2014, 08:00am EST

Police: Girls left in car as mom gets makeup done

Police: Woman left 2 young daughters in cold car while she got makeup done at store in Md mall

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 05:30pm EST

Woman charged with leaving young daughters in car

Police: Woman left young daughters in cold car while she got makeup done in department store

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:30pm EST

Proposed Md. bill calls for 5-cent bottle deposit

A "bottle bill," to be introduced in the General Assembly this week, could mean 5-cents back in consumers' pockets for each can or bottle they recycle in Maryland.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 03:59pm EST

Md. bus driver wins Mega Millions prize

A bus driver from Waldorf has a smile that won't go away anytime soon now that he claimed a Mega Millions check for $1 million.

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 05:57pm EST

Charles County holds contest to rename snakehead

The commissioners of Charles County are holding a contest to rename the snakehead.

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 08:28am EST

17-year-old Waldorf boy with autism found safe

Diamonte Godoy, 17, was found safe and unharmed at a farm in southern Prince George's County, Charles County Sheriff's officials say.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 09:18am EST

Md. woman wins $1,000 a week in Va. Lottery game

Md. woman wins $1,000 a week for life in Va. Lottery game, 4 other winners claim prizes

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 10:10am EST

From space to Charles Co.: Students speak to astronauts

Twenty students from Charles County Public Schools got the chance Tuesday to talk one-on-one with American astronauts stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:23pm EST

Silver Alert issued in Charles County

A Silver Alert has been activated in Charles County for an 86-year-old woman.

Sunday - 11/24/2013, 10:30pm EST

Boy drowns after falling in lake in Waldorf, Md.

The Charles County Sheriff's office has released the name of a 6-year-old boy who drowned Sunday.

Monday - 11/04/2013, 03:40pm EST

2nd person dies after pickup truck crash

2nd person dies after pickup truck crash in La Plata

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 09:20pm EDT

1 killed, 2 hurt in pickup truck crash

1 killed, 2 hurt when pickup truck crashes into tree

Monday - 10/21/2013, 05:20pm EDT

Southern Md. farmer gives inmates a second chance to help others (Video)

A Southern Maryland builder and farmer is giving some pre-release inmates a second chance at making a contribution and a difference to those in need through the nonprofit, Farming 4 Hunger.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 08:10am EDT

Md. resident competes in Martha Stewart artisan contest

Waldorf, Md., resident Ronda Goldman recently entered American Made -- a contest from Martha Stewart to honor the country's top artisans and crafters.

Monday - 10/14/2013, 11:54am EDT

Federal workers resort to selling furniture to stay afloat

With just one, partial paycheck left to come, some federal workers are facing some difficult decisions as they try to cover bills without any income.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 03:49pm EDT

Woman killed, 2 children hurt when car hits tree

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says a woman was killed and her two young children were injured when the car the woman was driving left the road and hit a tree.

Tuesday - 10/08/2013, 04:21pm EDT
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