Charles County News

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

4-year-old accidentally shoots himself

4-year-old accidentally shoots himself with relative's gun in car in La Plata

Friday - 10/04/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Hundreds honor D.C. Navy Yard victim at funeral

Hundreds celebrate the life of father killed in Washington Navy Yard massacre

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 01:17pm EDT

SUV hits school bus head-on in Charles County, injuries reported

A school bus with students on board collided with a SUV in Charles County Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 10:25am EDT

Texting and driving lands Md. woman in lake

A Prince George's County woman who told authorities she had been texting and driving crashed her car and ended up in a lake Tuesday.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 06:53am EDT

Correctional officer pleads guilty to sex abuse

Md. correctional officer pleads guilty to sex abuse of child

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Man shot, killed in La Plata

A man was shot and killed in La Plata, Md., on Saturday night.

Sunday - 09/08/2013, 11:28am EDT

Charles Co. close to deal to issue speed camera refunds

Drivers who paid nearly 3,400 illegal speed camera tickets in Charles County could see their refund soon.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 08:57pm EDT

Md. church employs goats to uncover hidden graves (Photos)

A local church founded more than 370 years ago is bringing in a team of experts to uncover hidden graves.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 04:58pm EDT

Police revise description of hit-and-run vehicle

Police revise description of vehicle that hit man in wheelchair, fled

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 06:37am EDT

Lollar to announce run for Md. governor

Lollar to seek GOP nomination for governor in Maryland

Friday - 08/09/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Man wounded in shootout with Charles County officials

A man is hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with officials in Charles County Friday morning.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 12:35pm EDT
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