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Maryland State Highway Administration Pre-treating Roads in Advance of Winter Storm

Maryland State Highway Administration Pre-treating Roads in Advance of Winter Storm

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is pre-treating roads in advance of a storm that is forecast to affect the region later today. Midday drivers are encouraged to provide pre-treating trucks ample room to effectively pre-treat the highways. “This storm is forecast to arrive at the worst possible time –...
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Motorists Urged To Be Cautious With Winter Weather Expected

Motorists Urged To Be Cautious With Winter Weather Expected

Troopers are urging motorists to be cautious and be aware of potentially hazardous road conditions with winter weather expected today for much of Maryland. According to the National Weather Service, a winter weather advisory has been issued for 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. today for most of the Baltimore-Washington metro area. An inch or two...
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UPDATE: Police Release Name of 18-Year-Old Man Murdered in Waldorf

UPDATE: Police Release Name of 18-Year-Old Man Murdered in Waldorf

UPDATE – 12/15/2017 – Press Release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office: On December 14 at approximately 8:24 p.m., officers responded to the 8000 block of Holly Avenue in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a victim not breathing and suffering from several gunshot wounds to his torso. The victim...
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Missing Person by Request – Christopher Hicks – 17-Years-Old – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person by Request – Christopher Hicks – 17-Years-Old – St. Mary’s County

The family of 17 year old Christopher Hicks is asking for the public’s assistance in locating him, he is missing out of the Lexington Park area. Christopher was last seen in Baltimore County on November 13, 2017. He has been reported missing to the following Counties: St. Mary’s, Montgomery and Baltimore. If you have...
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IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information. The phishing email subject line reads: “Internal Revenue Service Email No. XXXX | We’re processing your request soon | TXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX.” The email leads taxpayers to sign...
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WARM Program Seeks Volunteer Drivers

WARM Program Seeks Volunteer Drivers

As the cold weather sets in, The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services is in search of additional volunteer drivers for Wrapping Arms ‘Round Many (WARM). The program provides emergency shelter for homeless individuals during the winter in St. Mary’s County. Wondering how you can make a difference regarding homeless individuals...
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Maryland Hunters Harvest 34,000 Deer during Firearm Season

Maryland Hunters Harvest 34,000 Deer during Firearm Season

Maryland hunters reported taking 34,412 deer during the state’s most popular hunt, the two-week firearm season. The total was similar to last year’s official harvest of 35,002. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported that more than 4,000 deer were taken on the two Sundays during the season, more than 10 percent of the total take during...
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Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

Purse Snatching Sends Elderly Woman to Hospital, Female Suspect at Large

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim, an elderly female was in the parking lot of Dollar General, located in Charlotte Hall, when she was approached by a white female. The female suspect then attempted to take the victim’s purse; after a brief struggle the suspect was able to obtain...
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Dr. Richard Fleming Retires asVice President at CSM’s Prince Frederick Campus; Barbara Ives Appointed asInterim

Dr. Richard Fleming Retires asVice President at CSM’s Prince Frederick Campus; Barbara Ives Appointed asInterim

After nearly nine years at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), Dr. Richard Fleming, vice president and dean of the Prince Frederick Campus at the College of Southern Maryland, has announced his retirement from CSM effective the end of December. Barbara Ives, who serves as director of CSM’s Office of Strategic Partnerships, which includes...
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Lottery Luck Arrives While Player Waits for Pizza in Lusby

Lottery Luck Arrives While Player Waits for Pizza in Lusby

A Maryland Lottery scratch-off fan who took a chance on Keno landed a $10,000 prize just in time for the holidays! The St. Mary’s County resident won his holiday cash following a long day at work. After coming home, the winner and his uncle set out to visit their favorite pizza place in Lusby. They ordered...
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Two Women Dead After Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

Two Women Dead After Motor Vehicle Crash in Huntingtown

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at approximately 11:55 a.m. deputies with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Plum Point Road and Cecil Lane, in Huntingtown, for a report of a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival deputies requested members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Team (CRT) respond. Reconstruction...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces 2018 Jobs and Economic Development Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan Announces 2018 Jobs and Economic Development Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of new initiatives to spur job creation and economic growth in Maryland and further establish the state’s leadership in key STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) industries. The governor was joined by Commerce Secretary Mike Gill, Labor Secretary Kelly Schulz, University System of Maryland Chancellor Robert Caret, Wicomico...
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Suspect Charged for Making Bomb Threat at Power Plant

Suspect Charged for Making Bomb Threat at Power Plant

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homeland Security Division charged a man for making a bomb threat against the Keys Energy Plant in Brandywine. The suspect is 22-year-old Raekwon Dixon of the 2900 block of Brinkley Road in Temple Hills. Dixon is an employee of a construction company currently building the power plant. On...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint during the evening of Wednesday, December 13, 2017, in central St. Mary’s County. Sobriety checkpoints are a tool utilized in the battle against impaired driving. Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills three people every two hours, according to the United...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Pixie

Wednesday’s Pet is Pixie

Wednesday’s Pet for 12/13/17 is Pixie Featured Pet: Pixie Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Cattle Dog/Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Pixie was found at a dumpster along with her brother. She was taken in by a rescue in Virginia. She is...
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Kansas City Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby for Disorderly Contact

Kansas City Man Arrested at Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby for Disorderly Contact

On Friday, December 8, 2017 Deputy Boerum of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Buckets Sports Bar, in Lusby to assist Deputy Livingston with a disorderly subject. Deputy Livingston made contact with a male later identified as Mustafa Abdualla, 43, of Kansas City being disorderly in the bar. Deputy Livingston asked the male...
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Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf Found with Knife, Taser and Pepper Spray

Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf Found with Knife, Taser and Pepper Spray

On Thursday, December 7,2017, at approximately 10:20 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3200 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of someone turning doorknobs and peering in windows of a single family home. PFC C. Caywood arrived and spotted a male looking into the window...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

12/12/2017 – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release:  On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 10:18 p.m., deputies form the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown, for a report of a shooting. A male victim, age 37, from Chaptico, arrived at the hospital to seek treatment...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Hit and Run Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On December 10, 2017, at approximately 3:10 a.m., at the Mechanicsville Wawa, the suspect pictured, backed into a VW Jetta in the parking lot and then left the scene. The suspect was operating a silver Chevrolet Tahoe at the time...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision In Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision from Monday, December 11, 2017,  in which one person died and another was injured in Prince George’s County. At approximately 9:15 p.m., troopers from the Forestville Barrack responded to the outer loop of I-495 south of MD 202 regarding a reported collision. According to investigators’ preliminary...
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Wanted Lusby Man Arrested on Drug and Theft Charges

Wanted Lusby Man Arrested on Drug and Theft Charges

On December 6, 2017 Deputy Ostazeski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Peace Pipe Court, Lusby for the report of a theft and a subject with multiple warrants. While responding to the residence it was confirmed through Emergency Communications that the subject at the residence had warrants through two different counties. Deputy...
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Comptroller Launches Petition to Rally Support for Craft Beer Legislation

Comptroller Launches Petition to Rally Support for Craft Beer Legislation

As a statewide coalition of brewers, consumers and stakeholders gear up for the effort to modernize Maryland’s antiquated and dysfunctional beer laws, Comptroller Peter Franchot today launched a petition drive in support of his proposed Reform on Tap Act of 2018. Comptroller Franchot announces this new petition drive with the goal of collecting a...
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Culinary Specialist Named Pax River’s Junior Sailor of the Year

Culinary Specialist Named Pax River’s Junior Sailor of the Year

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Iesha Jolly was named the NAS Patuxent River 2017 Junior Sailor of the Year (JSOY) – not bad for someone who was certain in high school that she was joining the Army. “I was in JROTC in high school and I planned to go into the Army,” said Jolly, who...
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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested After Giving Fake Name on Traffic Stop

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested After Giving Fake Name on Traffic Stop

False Statement (Fraud): On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Trooper First Class Harrod from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 2 near Aspen Woods Dive in Sunderland, for traffic violations. In an attempt to avoid arrest from driving on a suspended license, the driver gave...
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Traffic Stop in Lusby Leads to Arrest of Wanted North Beach Woman

Traffic Stop in Lusby Leads to Arrest of Wanted North Beach Woman

On Monday, December 4, 2017, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Corporal Wiesemann and Trooper Keyser from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle on Route 4 near HG Trueman Road, in Lusby for traffic violations. Allison R. Beyer, 31 of North Beach, was found to have an open warrant through Prince George’s...
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