Boy drowns in swimming pool at birthday party

Authorities in Charles County say a 3-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool during a birthday party.

Sunday - 06/26/2011, 12:49pm EDT

Residents charge Nice bridge toll increases will pay for ICC

Proposed toll increases that would nearly triple the cost of the toll on the Gov. Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge by summer 2013 have roiled southern Maryland residents, who say they are unfairly paying the bill for the Intercounty Connector.

Sunday - 06/26/2011, 07:33am EDT

Southern Maryland leaders hope reduce commuting time

Residents of southern Maryland have some of the nastiest commutes not just in the area, but the entire country, and some local leaders are hoping to change that.

Saturday - 06/11/2011, 11:57am EDT

Dozens of Md. children treated after heat exposure

Several dozen elementary and middle school students in southern Maryland have been taken to hospitals after they reported feeling ill because of the heat.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 06:21pm EDT

Teen struck and killed on Route 228

A 14-year-old boy was killed Saturday afternoon while trying to cross busy Route 228.

Saturday - 06/04/2011, 08:17pm EDT

Charles County launches live cat cam

Charles County put up a new live "cat cam" in the Tri-County Animal Shelter this week.

Saturday - 05/14/2011, 08:39am EDT

U.S. Atty: Charles Co. schools admin used $100k+ for iPods, Wii

Charles County Schools financial manager has been charged with using thousands of federal dollars -- meant to purchase academic equipment for underprivileged students -- to buy laptops, iPods and video game consoles for herself and her family.

Thursday - 03/31/2011, 01:00pm EDT

Police seek help solving fatal hit and run in Charles Co.

Maryland State Police are asking for the public's help in solving a fatal hit and run.

Monday - 03/28/2011, 04:48pm EDT

Lower tuition sought in Md. for illegal immigrants' kids

A bill that would offer in-state tuition breaks to undocumented immigrants in Maryland is provoking emotional appeals on both sides of the issue.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 04:12am EST

Telework week may save $2.5M in commuting costs

More than 28,000 workers in the WTOP listening area pledged to work at home during National Telework Week.

Tuesday - 02/15/2011, 09:58am EST

Md. census: Hispanic population, D.C. area growth

Suburban Maryland counties had the state's biggest population growth over the last decade, and Hispanic residents represented the largest increase, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 11:26am EST

Flash flood watch issued as heavy rain possible

A cold front moving through the area Tuesday will dump as much as three inches of rain on the D.C. region.

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 04:50pm EST
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