Charles County News

Beware of door-to-door magazine sellers

It is almost as certain a sign of spring as the robins: Young people showing up at your front door offering specials on magazine subscriptions.

Thursday - 05/09/2013, 04:39pm EDT

3 sought in Charles Co. home invasion

Authorities are looking for three men who they say held a family at gunpoint during a home invasion in Charles County.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 11:15am EDT

Man beaten in Charles County home invasion

Authorities are searching for suspects they say beat a man and held his girlfriend and child at gunpoint during a home invasion Wednesday morning in Charles County, Md.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 10:04am EDT

Md. National Guard getting new LaPlata facility

Md. National Guard's 253rd Engineer Company breaking ground for new LaPlata facility

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 08:12am EDT

2 killed in head-on collision on Crain Highway

2 killed in head-on collision on Crain Highway in Charles County

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 03:30pm EDT

Two dogs euthanized after mauling 5-year-old Md. girl

A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured following a dog attack Wednesday night in White Plains, Md.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 10:52am EDT

Overturned propane tanker removed, Bensville Road reopened in Waldorf

Bensville Road (Route 229) has reopened near Carrie Court in Waldorf and evacuation order lifted after authorities removed an overturned propane tanker truck that closed the road for hours.

Thursday - 03/07/2013, 04:12pm EST

Accokeek family looks to community after fire

Pat Ellis lived in her home for nearly 30 years but now, her two children and four dogs are in limbo.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:57am EST

Man killed after accident at Maryland shooting range

Authorities in Maryland say a man is dead after his gun apparently accidentally discharged at a shooting range, killing him.

Sunday - 03/03/2013, 02:19pm EST

Md. teen indicted in fatal Charles County shooting

Charles County prosecutors say a Waldorf teenager charged in the death of a taxi driver is facing a new murder charge.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 05:53pm EST

Woman's body found pinned under SUV in Waldorf

Police in Charles County are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found pinned under a sport-utility vehicle in the front yard of a vacant home.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 01:36pm EST

Rep. Hoyer to deliver toys in Charles County

Rep. Steny Hoyer is getting into the holiday spirit.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 01:53am EST

Trucker: 'Brain shut off' before fatal crash

A California truck driver charged in a crash that killed two Maryland women in southwestern Pennsylvania says the collision happened when his "brain shut off."

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 03:04pm EST

2 teens accused in killing of D.C. cab driver

D.C. police say two teenagers are accused of killing a taxi driver so they could rob him of money.

Tuesday - 11/13/2012, 06:48pm EST

Barricaded man delayed dismissal for Charles Co. students

Charles County Schools delayed dismissal times and kept students at several of its school while police negotiated with a man barricaded inside his St. Charles home Monday afternoon.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 06:02pm EST

Neighbors frightened after Waldorf couple gunned down

A crime that shocked a normally quiet community in Waldorf, Md., has made neighbors afraid to come out of their homes.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 01:59pm EDT

Police release description of suspect in killing

The Charles County sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman. A $15,000 reward has also been offered.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 10:46am EDT

Charles County offers free sand, bags

Charles County officials are offering residents free sand and bags to protect property from Hurricane Sandy.

Sunday - 10/28/2012, 03:53am EDT

Two shot behind Charles County high school

Charles County police say a man and woman were shot while walking on a path behind Westlake High School in Waldorf, Md. Friday night.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 01:16pm EDT

Md. towns, counties balk at ethics reform

Many Maryland municipalities are balking at a state law aimed at stiffening their ethics rules.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 12:12pm EDT
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