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Woman charged in Md. shooting death

Charles County police have arrested a woman in the shooting death of a man she had allegedly been arguing with in an apartment. Eric Lamont Washington, 44, of Bryans Road, was killed after being shot at 3:30 a.m. Sunday in...

By Allison Klein  | February 14, 2011; 2:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Charles, Homicide  
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Md. girl, 16, dies in accident

A 16-year-old was killed on an icy road in La Plata Wednesday night when her car smashed into a tree, Charles County police said. Katherine Kristen Murray lost control of the Honda she was driving at 10:40 p.m. in the...

By Allison Klein  | February 10, 2011; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Allison Klein, Charles, Traffic Accidents  
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Show horse shot in Charles County

As a teenager, Kimberly Fullerton of Charles County had the dream, but not the pocketbook, to compete in world class equestrian events. So in 2005, she bought the best horse she could afford after going to a local auction. He...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | February 4, 2011; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Animal Stories, Charles, Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland, Unsolved  
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Md. asst. sheriff drove new traffic law

There was no single moment when Major Joseph Montminy, assistant sheriff for Charles County, realized he could be on to something that would change Maryland law. Instead, he remembers a steady stream of eye-opening days starting in 2008 when deputies...

By Mary Pat Flaherty  | January 7, 2011; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Charles, Mary Pat Flaherty, Maryland  
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Copper wire theft in Charles Co.

Charles County officials say thieves climbed an electrical pole to steal some 4,000 feet of copper wire from a utility company. Police say the wire stolen Tuesday morning belonged to the Southern Maryland Electric Company....

By The Associated Press  | December 29, 2010; 7:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Jail for postmaster who stole $59k in stamps

A former Charles County postmaster was sentenced to nine months in prison on Monday for stealing more than $59,000 worth of stamps, federal officials in Maryland said. It all started in November 2009 when Gilbert Ennis, 56, then postmaster for...

By Maria Glod  | December 7, 2010; 7:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Charles, From the Courthouse, Maria Glod  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Man arrested in Va. tourist attack, Allison Klein , November 24, 2010
Arrest in 2004 Charles Co. homicide, Mary Pat Flaherty , October 28, 2010
Man charged with $200K Md. bar fire, Washington Post Editors , October 6, 2010
Teen hurt in dirt bike crash dies, Matt Zapotosky , September 3, 2010
Fake police officer sought in Charles, Washington Post Editors , August 25, 2010
Police allege pit bull attack on officer, Washington Post Editors , August 12, 2010
Judge who deflated tire suspended, Maria Glod , July 21, 2010
2 hurt in crash with Charles officer, Washington Post Editors , July 8, 2010
Body found in Potomac River, Dan Morse , July 1, 2010
Md. rescuers fear boater is dead, Dan Morse , June 30, 2010
Puppies stolen from Md. home, Washington Post Editors , June 29, 2010
Teen dies in Charles crash, Mary Pat Flaherty , June 25, 2010
Man survives Md. explosion, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Arson at Md. park cabin: Police, Washington Post Editors , June 21, 2010
Boiling water used in Md. attack: Police, Washington Post editors , June 18, 2010
Charles man charged with filing fake carjacking report, Washington Post Editors , May 18, 2010
Three teens charged with robbery police say they videotaped, Washington Post Editors , May 14, 2010
Suspects in Charlotte Hall killing found in Va. , Mary Pat Flaherty , April 29, 2010
Man, 22, sought in deadly Charlotte Hall shooting, Washington Post Editors , April 15, 2010
Seventh man arrested in connection with Waldorf gang rape, Washington Post Editors , April 6, 2010
Waldorf man killed Saturday in Charles Co. motorcycle crash, Washington Post Editors , March 29, 2010
Six Waldorf men accused in gang rape , Maria Glod , March 17, 2010
Mother convicted of killing daughters, stuffing them in freezer, Washington Post editors , February 22, 2010
Jury deliberating the fate of mom charged with freezer deaths, Washington Post editors , February 22, 2010
Redskins' Westbrook charged with DUI in Charles County, Washington Post editors , February 19, 2010
Fire at Samuel Mudd museum in Waldorf , Tom Jackman , February 18, 2010
Man arrested for January bank robbery may be behind others: Police, Washington Post Editors , January 22, 2010
Bottle of vodka breaks open robbery investigation, Matt Zapotosky , January 21, 2010
Charles firefighters rescued during their own rescue mission, Washington Post Editors , January 12, 2010
Judge's error means retrial for man convicted of murder, Washington Post Editors , December 23, 2009
Md. man charged with stabbing, killing cousin, Matt Zapotosky , December 21, 2009
Appliance thieves hit apartments under construction, Matt Zapotosky , December 15, 2009
Flashing hazard lights lead police to burglary suspects, Washington Post Editors , December 7, 2009
Robbery suspect may have hit same bank before, Washington Post Editors , December 1, 2009
Note to criminals: ATMs not as dumb as they look, Matt Zapotosky , November 24, 2009
Chicken wings, fries and armed robbery, Matt Zapotosky , November 20, 2009
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