charles county

March 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Man Arrested for Hosting 60 People at Bonfire

Gov. Larry Hogan is not messing around. In what could be seen as a stern message to every resident of the state of Maryland, a Charles County man was arrested and charged with failure to comply with an emergency order after he hosted 60 people for a bonfire Friday night.  This is the second time […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Student and Mother Die in Car Wreck in Charles County

Maryland State Police (MSP) from the LaPlata Barrack are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed two people in Charles County on July 27. Police say that 15-year-old Halimatou Diallo and her mother, 49-year-old Fatoumata Binta Diakite, died in the wreck. The two lived in Silver Spring and Diallo was a student at Paint Branch High […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Charles County Sheriff’s Office in Partnership with Six Allied Agencies Honoring Officer Leotta (PHOTO)

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Operations unit will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint tonight in memory of Officer Noah Leotta. The sobriety checkpoint will be in partnership with the Montgomery County Police Department, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, La Plata Police Department, Natural Resources Police, Maryland Department of Transportation, Maryland State Police, and the Maryland […]

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September 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Governor Orders Maryland State Flag to Half Staff

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of Delegate James E. Proctor Jr., who died on Thursday September 10. Delegate James E. Proctor Jr. represented District 27A for Charles and Prince George’s Counties. The flag shall continue to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Saturday, […]

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