A boating accident in late 2016 that left three men dead and one survivor rescued from the Potomac River fueled a trio of federal lawsuits, including an as-yet unresolved complaint alleging a mishandling of the response to the emergency.
A judge ordered Monday that a Charles County man remain in St. Mary's jail without bond following his arrest on charging papers alleging he broke into a girlfriend's home in Lexington Park last weekend and beat her head on the floor.
The Maryland State Police crash investigation team is looking into two pedestrian fatalities in Charles County that took place earlier this week.
Charles County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking citizens to come forward with information about a shooting incident that took place on Saturday night on University Drive in Waldorf.
Calvin Julius Burgess, 35, formerly of La Plata, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a juvenile female who lived in the home that Burgess shared with the victim’s mother.
Antonio Ka-Juan Owens, 22, of Suitland was sentenced Thursday to life without parole plus 50 years for the first-degree murder of Waldorf resident Lydell Wood in early 2016.
Daniel Juwan Butler, 22, of Newburg pleaded guilty to manslaughter and waived his right to a jury trial on Thursday in the death of 21-year-old Taylor Anne Halbleib in December.
Two Waldorf men and a Bryans Road woman who allegedly participated in a string of cell phone thefts were charged with multiple counts of assault and armed robbery, among other charges.
U.S. prosecutors in Greenbelt reported Monday that federal grand jurors have indicted two Southern Maryland men on charges of the distribution of fentanyl resulting in death, listed in a release as occurring in two incidents in 2017 and one from last March.
Russell James Holton, 56, of Severn will face a charge of first-degree assault when he is extradited to Maryland from Virginia, where he was apprehended following an assault on his former girlfriend.
Charles County Sheriff’s Office corrections officers are asking the public for help in locating Steven Wayne Sams Jr., 39, of Waldorf. Sams is on work release for violating probation and he failed to report as required to the Charles County Detention Center on Aug. 17. The sheriff’s office h…
On July 28, one or more unknown suspects stole a credit card from an unlocked vehicle in the area of Blackpool Circle in Waldorf. The card was subsequently used at three Waldorf stores: Ultra Fuels, Walmart and Target. Surveillance footage showed the stolen card being used by a woman wearing…
On Aug. 3 at 9:21 p.m., a passerby reported a vehicle on fire in a secluded area of a lumber yard in White Plains. Six firefighters from the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report. The vehicle, a Chrysler passenger car, was destroyed in the fire. The Office of the State F…
On Aug. 18 at 12:50 a.m., the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department received a call from the occupant of a motorhome on Shirley Blvd. in Port Tobacco reporting a fire. The occupant had awoken to the smell of smoke and went outside to investigate. The occupant saw fire coming from the exterior a…
A man being held at the Charles County Detention Center was charged with first-degree attempted escape after cameras caught him trying to get out via ceiling tiles.
A Waldorf woman was charged on Friday with two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of second-degree child abuse after allegedly beating two minors with a wooden meat cleaver.