Hunting accident leaves La Plata man dead

A La Plata man fell to his death Saturday after climbing a tree to get to his hunting stand.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 08:31am EDT

Water spout forms near Cobb Island, Md.

A water spout near Cobb Island in Charles County, Md. was caught on video and posted to YouTube by a user who saw it.

Sunday - 08/26/2012, 03:41pm EDT

PSC utility wraps up derecho hearings

Almost two months after the derecho ripped through the region leaving more than one million customers without power, an investigation by regulators into how utilities handled the storm is moving into a new phase.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 06:15am EDT

4 arrested in robbery of newspaper deliveryman

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested four men in the robbery and beating of a newspaper deliveryman.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 09:39pm EDT

Rabid bat found in Charles Co. apartment

The Charles County Health Department wants to hear from anyone who has lived in or stayed overnight at the Huntington Apartments in the St. Charles community since Jan. 1, 2012. A bat removed July 24 from an apartment tested positive for rabies.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 06:51am EDT

Unusual white birds puzzle Southern Md. drivers

John Bjerke, a bird specialist at the Audubon Naturalist Society says the mysterious white birds seen along routes 228 and 229 in Maryland are great egrets - a large bird in the heron family, closely resembling the blue heron.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 01:14pm EDT

Police seek man in robbery of Waldorf bank

The Charles County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who robbed a bank in Waldorf over the weekend.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 08:06am EDT

Blog: Camp Accomplish welcomes all children

Camp Accomplish is the only camp in the country that integrates both children with disabilities and those without. WTOP's Darci Marchese spent a day talking with campers, parents, counselors and staff to get a sense of what makes this camp stand out.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:34pm EDT
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Md. man shoots mother and stepfather, kills self

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says a 33- year-old man shot and critically injured his mother and stepfather before killing himself at a Waldorf home.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 11:39am EDT

Gunman injures two, kills self at Waldorf home

One man is dead and two other people are seriously injured after a possible domestic incident in Waldorf, Md., Tuesday morning.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 08:00am EDT

Man, 18, slain during fight at Indian Head party

Police in Charles County say an 18-year-old man was slain during a fight at a party at an Indian Head home.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 02:20pm EDT

Keeping kids safe in sun at summer camp

Parents need to make sure their children are aware of the dangers of heat exposure and to be aware of what their bodies are telling them while at camp.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 01:17pm EDT

Win $1,500 in Potomac snakehead fishing tournament

Organizers of this year's Potomac Snakehead Tournament say anglers can catch all the snakeheads they want, help rid the river of an invasive species and maybe win $1,500.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:46am EDT

Waldorf boy, 3, dead after being hit by SUV

A 3-year-old boy is dead after he was hit by an SUV in his Waldorf neighborhood Tuesday.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 11:05pm EDT

Saks, Hostess warn of layoffs in Md.

Maryland state labor officials say two employers are warning of layoffs that could affect about 380 workers.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 08:02am EDT

Parents happier than childless peers

Is it possible to be a happy parent with no sleep, dirty diapers and testy teenagers? Survey says: Yes.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 05:52am EDT

North Point High School student diagnosed with TB

A North Point High School student has been diagnosed with tuberculosis.

Saturday - 05/05/2012, 12:02am EDT

Md. man arrested after alleged assault with couch

Authorities say a Waldorf man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and then throwing a couch on her.

Friday - 04/27/2012, 07:12am EDT

Person shot and killed in Charles County

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says an unidentified person has been shot and killed on a street in La Plata.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 12:14pm EDT

Charles County struggles with overcrowded schools

The superintendent and school board are reviewing plans for yet another redistricting of schools in Charles County.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 10:16am EDT
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