Starting next Wednesday, April 24, all middle and high school students in Charles County public schools will have to keep their backpacks in their lockers during the entire school day.
A former correctional officer pleaded guilty Monday in connection to a gruesome attack last March in which he stabbed his wife 23 times and handcuffed her to the basement of their Charles County, Maryland, home.
School leaders in Charles County, Maryland, are speaking out and working to reassure parents after a recent series of incidents at La Plata High School have led to several arrests and prompted concerns about safety.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office said a 14-year-old student brought a loaded handgun to La Plata High School on Wednesday. The boy was arrested and charged as a juvenile with possession of a weapon on school property, along with other charges.
Anthony Robinson, 39, was taken into custody and charged with seven counts of possession of child pornography and three counts of distributing child pornography.
A 16-year-old student was arrested Tuesday after bringing a loaded handgun and marijuana-infused brownies to La Plata High School.
The proud parents are Chandler and Hope, and they make their nets in the Port Tobacco River Park.
Three eggs inside a bald eagle nest in Southern Maryland are expected to hatch over the coming days, and you can watch it all on a new live webcam.
Authorities responding to a report of a shooting in Waldorf, Maryland, early Tuesday morning found a teen shot to death on a nearby bike path.
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Route 301 in Newburg, Maryland, where police say alcohol may have played a role.
A Georgetown University solar project is drawing concerns since it includes a plan to cut down a large number of trees in Charles County, Maryland, to make way for the panels. A public hearing is scheduled next week on the plan.
It’s not just the cost of new and used cars that keeps going up. Car insurance rates have also continued to climb – a new study showing rates have jumped about 3.5 percent since last year, and over 10 percent since 2011. And while that’s a lot, it’s still about half as high as the national average premium increase this decade.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a La Plata high school’s lesson on Islam during world history class didn’t violate a Christian student’s Constitutional rights.
Prosecutors indicate the 27-year-old Charles County man was driving drunk after leaving a Washington Redskins game on the night of the Dec. 30 crash.
Foster’s Grille is bringing its charburgers and jumbo chicken wings to La Plata — its second Maryland restaurant — with more locations to come.
As WTOP marks 50 years on the radio, those who helped make it what it is today are looking back at their experiences and at the stories that have touched the nation's capital.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.
Amazon's second headquarters is coming to Arlington County. Here's WTOP's complete coverage.