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

Hunger Games premiere drives library frenzy

The waiting list for the trilogy, The Hunger Games is long all across Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's Counties.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 03:49pm EDT

3 Md. waterways opened for shellfish harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 11:54am EDT

Vending machine thief sought in Charles County

Charles County authorities say a man is suspected of stealing money from vending machines at car washes and gas stations.

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 11:45am EDT

Shortage shuts down Md. food bank

The food bank needs at least 15,000 to 18,000 pounds of food per week to help needy families.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 06:05pm EST

Md. lawmakers push seat belts for all passengers

Two Maryland lawmakers are pushing legislation that would require every person riding in a car to wear a seat belt.

Tuesday - 02/28/2012, 08:53am EST

Remains of missing Md. woman identified

The Charles County Sheriff's office says remains found in Nanjemoy have been identified as those of a missing Prince George's County woman.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 01:47pm EST

Loud booms, shaking ground in So. Md. came from Navy base

Area residents reported loud booms and a shaking ground lat Tuesday afternoon. It appears to be caused by routine operations coming from the Naval Ordinance Station in Indian Head, Md., the sheriff's office reports.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 04:45pm EST

Disturbing school trends: Kids try to pass out or puke

The "knockout challenge" and the "cinnamon challenge" are the latest disturbing trends in Charles County schools.

Friday - 02/10/2012, 06:50am EST

Environmental group rates Md. counties on bay plans

Six of Maryland's 23 counties received the top rating from an environmental coalition for their Chesapeake Bay restoration plans.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 03:51pm EST

Md. gets $6.8M to fix roads after tropical storm

The Maryland State Highway Administration has been awarded more than $6.8 million in federal funds to repair roads and bridges damaged during Tropical Storm Lee last summer.

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 05:14am EST

Police: Man pulled handgun on troopers after I-95 chase, fiery crash

A 54-year-old D.C. man has been arrested and charged with attempting to kill a police officer after a car chase and fiery crash in Prince William County.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 06:02pm EST

Md. man charged with kicking roommate to death

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says a Marbury man has been charged with kicking his roommate to death.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 05:39pm EST

Teen's goal: Eliminate phantom pain in amputees

What Katherine Bomkamp saw at Walter Reed Army Medical Center when she was 16 inspired her to become an inventor and help wounded warriors.

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 01:50pm EST

Woman's body found near Port Tobacco River

Authorities are investigating the death of a 52-year-old woman whose body was found near the shoreline of a river in Charles County.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 05:53am EST

Powerball winner almost let ticket expire

It pays to check the numbers when it comes to the lottery.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 04:56pm EST
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