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Maryland Reports 11,572 Confirmed Cases and 425 Deaths, an Increase of 788 Cases and 33 Deaths Overnight

Maryland Reports 11,572 Confirmed Cases and 425 Deaths, an Increase of 788 Cases and 33 Deaths Overnight

Maryland, as of Friday, April 17, 2020, reports an increase of 788 cases and 33 deaths overnight. Which puts Maryland at 11,572 confirmed cases, and 425 deaths. Zero patients have been released in the past 24 hours, with 161 patients being hospitalized. Maryland reports over 2,300 negative test results. ALL information on these daily...
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Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

Two Injured, One Flown to Trauma Center After Motor Vehicle Accident in Lexington Park

On Friday, April 17, 2020, at approximately 8:35 a.m., fire and rescue personnel responded to Midway Drive and Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one patient unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a t-bone style collision, with one driver unconscious and...
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90 Residents and 23 Employees at Six Nursing Homes and Senior Living Facilities Through Charles County Tested Positive for COVID-19

90 Residents and 23 Employees at Six Nursing Homes and Senior Living Facilities Through Charles County Tested Positive for COVID-19

The Charles County Department of Health is announcing an official count for COVID-19 cases at nursing homes throughout the County. As of Wednesday, April 15, 90 residents and 23 employees at six nursing homes and senior living facilities through the county have tested positive for COVID-19. The Health Department has been closely monitoring this...
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NEX and Commissary Announce Special Hours for Active Duty and Their Dependents, and Patrons 60 and Older Effective Friday, April 17, 2020

NEX and Commissary Announce Special Hours for Active Duty and Their Dependents, and Patrons 60 and Older Effective Friday, April 17, 2020

Effective Friday, April 17, Active Duty Military members and their dependents will be allowed exclusive access at the NEX and Commissary for the first 60 minutes of normal operating hours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Eligible patrons aged 60 years or older will be allowed exclusive access for the first 60 minutes of normal...
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Police Arrest Glen Burnie Man for Multiple Armed Robberies

Police Arrest Glen Burnie Man for Multiple Armed Robberies

On 12/05/19 at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the China Spring Carry-Out for a report of a robbery. Officers spoke with the victim, delivery driver, who advised that earlier that evening he was dispatched to deliver food to the 6400 block of Jefferson Place in Glen Burnie. When he arrived, he was approached...
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10,784 Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland, an Increase of 43 Deaths and 752 Cases Overnight

10,784 Cases of COVID-19 in Maryland, an Increase of 43 Deaths and 752 Cases Overnight

Maryland, as of Thursday, April 16, 2020, reports 10,784 cases and 392 deaths, an increase overnight of 752 cases and 43 deaths. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases: 10,784 Number of negative test results: 48,059 Number of deaths: 392 Number of probable deaths: 67 Hospitalizations: 2,451 ever hospitalized Released from isolation: 736 Cases and Deaths Data Breakdown Parenthesis...
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Second Collision on St. Andrew’s Church Road in Less Than Two Hours Leaves Three Injured After Four Vehicle Pileup in California

Second Collision on St. Andrew’s Church Road in Less Than Two Hours Leaves Three Injured After Four Vehicle Pileup in California

On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrew’s Church Road and Old St. Andrew’s Church Road in California, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with multiple patients trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find four vehicles involved in the collision,...
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Three Transported to Area Trauma Centers After Head-on Collision in West River

Three Transported to Area Trauma Centers After Head-on Collision in West River

On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at approximately 6:45 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to W (between Sudley Road and Swamp Circle Road) in West River, for a motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and subjects trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-vehicle, head-on style collision involving an SUV...
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UPDATE: Waldorf Man who Killed His 13-Month Old Daughter Charged With First-Degree Murder

UPDATE: Waldorf Man who Killed His 13-Month Old Daughter Charged With First-Degree Murder

UPDATE 4/15/2020: On April 14, McKay was charged with first-degree murder. He is being held in the Charles County Detention Center with no bond. 4/2/2020: On March 28, 2020, officers responded to an apartment on St. Thomas Drive, in Waldorf, for the reported subject not breathing, Upon arrival, EMS and officers arrived on scene and...
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Calvert County Board of Commissioners Clarify “Assigned Shopping Days by Last Name”

Calvert County Board of Commissioners Clarify “Assigned Shopping Days by Last Name”

UPDATE 4/15/2020: The Board of County Commissioners seeks to clarify recent news reports about restrictions on local shopping, specifically the days which consumers may shop in grocery stores. The public is advised there are currently no restrictions in Calvert County, Maryland. Citizens may continue to shop at their convenience. Confusion arose when the Calvert...
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Maryland Surpasses 10,000 Cases of COVID-19, Increase of 47 Deaths and 560 Cases Overnight

Maryland Surpasses 10,000 Cases of COVID-19, Increase of 47 Deaths and 560 Cases Overnight

Maryland, as of Wednesday, April 15, 2020, reports 10,032 cases and 349 deaths, an increase overnight of 560 cases and 47 deaths. Number of confirmed cases: 10,032 Number of negative test results: 45,731 Number of deaths: 349 Number of probable deaths: 64 Hospitalizations: 2,231 ever hospitalized Released from isolation: 607 Cases and Deaths Data Breakdown Parenthesis = Number of confirmed...
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First Responders from Calvert, and Anne Arundel Save Two Men on Fishing Trip After Going Overboard in Chesapeake Bay

First Responders from Calvert, and Anne Arundel Save Two Men on Fishing Trip After Going Overboard in Chesapeake Bay

On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to Cadle Creek off of the Rhode River, for the open water rescue. The 911 callers reported they observed two people in the water without life vests. Firefighters and police arrived on the scene in under 5 minutes, with...
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Face Covering FAQs: Public Health Order for Enhanced Consumer & Employee Safety

Face Covering FAQs: Public Health Order for Enhanced Consumer & Employee Safety

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. WHO? Consumers/Customers (over age 2) & Retail & Transportation Employees/Drivers WHAT? Wear cloth face coverings as recommended by the CDC *Cloth face coverings should...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata Sends One to Area Trauma Center

Motor Vehicle Accident in La Plata Sends One to Area Trauma Center

On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Charles Street and Rollins Court in La Plata, for the motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene and found a single vehicle off the roadway and into the woods, and confirmed one...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police and Firefighters Rescue 12 Ducklings Stuck in Storm Drain

Maryland Natural Resources Police and Firefighters Rescue 12 Ducklings Stuck in Storm Drain

On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, the Maryland Natural Resources Police and Maryland NRP Officer Miller, assisted by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Station 23, rescued 12 ducklings that were stuck in a storm drain. Officers responded to the 8000 Block of Ritchie Highway, after a good samaritan reported that she saw a mother...
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Here are Some How-to Instructions and Videos to Make Your Own Cloth Masks – All Southern Maryland Counties Require Use of Masks in All Retail Establishments

Here are Some How-to Instructions and Videos to Make Your Own Cloth Masks – All Southern Maryland Counties Require Use of Masks in All Retail Establishments

If you want to make your own cloth masks, here are some how-to instructions and videos: First up is a 45 second video from the Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, who is also a Southern Maryland native (Chopticon High School):  Next is a how-to showing 3 different facemask designs and instructions on how...
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Calvert County Health Department Orders Face Coverings to be Worn in all Retail Establishments

Calvert County Health Department Orders Face Coverings to be Worn in all Retail Establishments

The Calvert County Health Department has issued an order for enhanced consumer and employee safety. The order identifies additional directives for businesses to protect customers and employees to help slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The following new measures will take effect Thursday, April 16: Customers should wear face coverings in grocery...
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Man Stabbed on Easter Sunday in Lexington Park Remains in Critical but Stable Condition

Man Stabbed on Easter Sunday in Lexington Park Remains in Critical but Stable Condition

UPDATE 4/14/2020: On April 12, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. A male victim, age 61 of no fixed address, was located on scene suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting of 22-Year-Old Man in Waldorf on Easter Sunday

UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting of 22-Year-Old Man in Waldorf on Easter Sunday

4/14/2020 – Charles County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On April 12 at 2:44 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Brookside Place in Waldorf for the report of the sound of gunshots. When officers arrived, they learned a male, age 22, had been shot multiple times and was driven to the hospital by...
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Health Order Requires Masks in Charles County Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Retail Establishments, and Public Transportation

Health Order Requires Masks in Charles County Grocery Stores, Pharmacies, Retail Establishments, and Public Transportation

The Board of County Commissioners, in partnership with the Charles County Health Department, announced that beginning Wednesday, April 15, the public will be required to wear face coverings in grocery stores, pharmacies, retail establishments, and public transportation. The order is aimed at protecting shoppers, employees, drivers, and passengers from the spread of COVID-19. A...
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Police Arrest Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect in Manassas, Virginia, After a Non-Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County in March, 2020

Police Arrest Attempted First Degree Murder Suspect in Manassas, Virginia, After a Non-Fatal Shooting in Prince George’s County in March, 2020

On April 9, 2020, The Officer of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitives Division reported the arrest of Derrick James Bass, after an investigation by deputies assigned to the United States Marshal Service Capital Area Regional Task Force led them to a Federal Probation Office in Manassas, Virginia. Upon arrival, deputies identified Bass, served the arrest warrant...
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Prince George’s County Detectives Charge Suspect in Connection with Murder of Woman Found Deceased at Apartment Fire

Prince George’s County Detectives Charge Suspect in Connection with Murder of Woman Found Deceased at Apartment Fire

UPDATE 4-14-2020: The Prince George’s County Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for the man wanted in connection with fatally shooting a woman inside of the suspect’s Chillum apartment on Friday night. The suspect then set a fire in the home before fleeing the scene. The victim is 23-year-old Zena Nichols of Washington, D.C. The...
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Maryland COVID-19 Reports, 9,472 Cases and 302 Deaths, Increase of 536 Cases and 40 Deaths Overnight

Maryland COVID-19 Reports, 9,472 Cases and 302 Deaths, Increase of 536 Cases and 40 Deaths Overnight

As of Tuesday, April 14, 2020, Maryland is reporting 9,472 cases and 302 deaths, an increase of 536 Cases and 40 deaths Number of negative test results: 44,261 Number of Deaths: 302 Hospitalizations: 2,122 ever hospitalized Released From Isolation: 607 Cases and Deaths by County (deaths): Allegany 17 Anne Arundel 783 (32) Baltimore City 962 (29) Baltimore County...
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No Injuries Reported After Overturned Propane Truck Causes Evacuations in Huntingtown

No Injuries Reported After Overturned Propane Truck Causes Evacuations in Huntingtown

On Monday, April 13, 2020, at approximately 8:45 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of White Marsh Court and Huntingtown Road in Huntingtown, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a propane truck with an active leak. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find an overturned propane truck in the...
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Commissioner President Randy Guy Orders Maryland State Flag and St. Mary’s County Flag to be Lowered at Half-Staff in Honor of Firefighter Marcus Paxton

Commissioner President Randy Guy Orders Maryland State Flag and St. Mary’s County Flag to be Lowered at Half-Staff in Honor of Firefighter Marcus Paxton

Commissioner President Randy Guy has ordered the Maryland state flag and the St. Mary’s County flag immediately lowered to half-staff. This action is in honor of Bay District Volunteer firefighter Marcus Paxton, who died April 10, 2020. The flags are to remain lowered until sunset the day of his interment on a date to...
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