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Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet is TYRA

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/30/18 is TYRA Featured Pet: Tyra Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Weimaraner Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Tyra is a 5-year-old girl that is new at HSCC, but she’s already stole everyone’s heart. She...
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Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

Spring Turkey Hunters Harvest 3,861 Gobblers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters reported harvesting 3,861 wild turkeys during the 2018 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons. This year’s harvest was 8 percent lower than the record 2017 harvest, but well above the 10-year average of 3,406. “Turkey populations continue to grow in a few areas of the...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Motors Officers Escort Riders in Rolling Thunder Event

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Motors Officers Escort Riders in Rolling Thunder Event

Charles County Sheriff’s Office motors, along with St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Prince George’s County Police Department, and Maryland National Capital Park Police motors escorted the All American Harley Davidson chapter of riders to the Pentagon for the Rolling Thunder event, during which thousands of motorcyclists ride from across the...
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Crime Solvers Offering up to $2,500 Reward in Murder Case of 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Crime Solvers Offering up to $2,500 Reward in Murder Case of 20-Year-Old Waldorf Man

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of Antonio Lamount Harper, Jr. 20, who was shot and killed on May 1 at 10 p.m. outside of his residence in the 2200 block of...
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Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

Troopers Urge Safety And Sobriety As Enforcement Increases During Memorial Day Weekend

With extra traffic expected this Memorial Day weekend, additional Maryland State Police troopers will be on patrol and using a variety of initiatives to keep traffic moving, respond quickly to highway incidents and take appropriate enforcement action when violations are observed that threaten the safety of travelers. Beginning Friday, troopers from each of the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

Governor Larry Hogan Saves Marylanders $46 Million by Permanently Eliminating E-ZPass Transponder Fee

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will permanently eliminate the $7.50 E-ZPass Maryland transponder fee for all new customers, putting $46 million back into Marylanders’ wallets over the next five years. In 2015, the governor announced major toll rollbacks across the state, resulting in $270 million in savings for our citizens....
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Wednesday’s Pet is WILSON

Wednesday’s Pet is WILSON

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/16/2018 WILSON Featured Pet: Wilson Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Terrier/Poodle Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (10 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Wilson is a handsome 1-2-year-old mix. He is friendly, playful, and smart. He gets...
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Detectives Charge Three Suspects for Sexual Abuse of Four Victims in Church Program for At-Risk Youth

Detectives Charge Three Suspects for Sexual Abuse of Four Victims in Church Program for At-Risk Youth

Prince George’s County Police detectives charged three men in connection with the sexual abuse of four female victims. The crimes occurred between 2001 and 2008 when the victims were between the ages of 15 and 18 and were enrolled in a program run by the Oxon Hill Assembly of Jesus Christ in Fort Washington....
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Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Student

Teacher Charged With Sexually Abusing Student

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department charged a Waldorf man with sexually abusing a student at a school in Morningside. The suspect is 31-year-old Simeon Smith of the 3000 block of Midlothian Place in Waldorf. Smith is a teacher at Imagine Foundations at Morningside Public Charter School. The preliminary investigation reveals Smith...
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Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Governor Larry Hogan Reminds Marylanders to Prepare for Continued Rain, Storms throughout this Week

Rain is in the forecast for the remainder of this week and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is reminding residents to be prepared for additional storms and flooding. “Much of the state has already experienced heavy rain and flooding and these conditions are predicted to continue for the next several days,” said Governor Larry Hogan....
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$5,000 Becomes $50,000 Win for Prince George’s County Scratch-off Fan

$5,000 Becomes $50,000 Win for Prince George’s County Scratch-off Fan

Sometimes, more is better and that’s true in the case of the prize tied to a winning Maryland Lottery scratch-off. Solomon Zewudie of Oxon Hill thought his Cash Craze Doubler instant ticket was a $5,000 winner until the lucky scratch-off slowly revealed its $50,000 top prize. Talk about lucky! “I still can’t believe it,”...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Tax Relief & Job Creation Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan was joined today by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Michael Busch to sign 229 bills into law at a signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. The governor and presiding officers signed House Bill 365/Senate Bill 184, which will save Marylanders from nearly...
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Prince George’s County Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Prince George’s County Man Pleads Guilty To Production Of Child Pornography

Jayron Khalil Foster, age 21, of Riverdale, Maryland, has pled guilty to production of child pornography. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge Andre R. Watson of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); Colonel William M....
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New Striped Bass Regulations Effective May 16

New Striped Bass Regulations Effective May 16

The opening of regular striped bass season May 16 begins with new conservation-minded regulations pertaining to the use of bait, gear and hooks. The Maryland General Assembly Joint Committee Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review Committee recently approved Maryland Department of Natural Resources regulations, which are effective now through Oct. 12, 2018. Effective May 16, 2018, in Chesapeake Bay and its...
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Scratch-Off Game Brings $2 Million Fortune to Lucky Prince George’s County Lady

Scratch-Off Game Brings $2 Million Fortune to Lucky Prince George’s County  Lady

The Maryland Lottery’s $2,000,000 Fortune scratch-off delivered a life-changing top prize to a Hyattsville woman, answering her prayers for an improvement in the family’s finances. “We’ve had some financial issues and I prayed and prayed for some help,” she said, smiling. “But, this win is so much more.” The scratch-off fan started playing the Lottery’s first...
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Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet is SNICKERS

Wednesday’s Pet for 5-9-18 SNICKERS Featured Pet: Snickers Rescue Group: Pets In Need in Southern Maryland Breed: Rottweiler/Bully Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots, currently on heartworm and tick preventatives and micro-chipped Adoption Fee: $300.00 Snickers is a 3-month old mix that was rescued from the local shelter. ...
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DEA Brings in Record Number of Unused Pills During 15th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

DEA Brings in Record Number of Unused Pills During 15th Annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Americans nationwide did their part to drop off a record number of unused, unwanted or expired prescription medications during the DEA’s 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, at close to 6,000 sites across the country. Together with a record-setting amount of local, state and federal partners, DEA collected and destroyed close to one million...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $143.5 Million in Revenue During April

Maryland Casinos Generate $143.5 Million in Revenue During April

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that April 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $143,491,191, an increase of 5.7% from the April 2017 total of $135,714,016. Maryland has six privately owned casinos: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City;...
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Bowie Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

Bowie Woman Arrested on Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in Waldorf

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, at approximately 1:35 a.m., Trooper Lee from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack conducted a traffic stop on a white Lincoln Zephyr for the driver swerving between lanes on Northbound Route 301, south of the County Line. Upon making contact with the operator, Nicollette Lavinia Harrison, 31, and...
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Hurricane Season Begins June 1: Are You Prepared?

Hurricane Season Begins June 1: Are You Prepared?

Maryland Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 6-12 this year. Prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.  Hurricane hazards come in many forms: storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding.  Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Take the time today to ensure...
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Troopers Investigating A Single Vehicle Fatal Crash In Forestville

Troopers Investigating A Single Vehicle Fatal Crash In Forestville

Maryland State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in Forestville that claimed the life of a Prince George’s County man. The victim is identified as Jerome Sligh, 2nd, 35, of Glenn Dale, Maryland. He was the driver and sole occupant in a silver Mercury Grand Marquis. Emergency medical services personnel pronounced him deceased...
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Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

As temperatures continue to rise, so will the number of mosquitoes throughout the state. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s mosquito control program urges residents to take measures on their own property to help reduce mosquito populations. Aside from being a nuisance, mosquitoes can carry harmful diseases like West Nile virus and Zika virus. “The...
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Racetrax Prize Gives Prince George’s County Man a Fresh Start

Racetrax Prize Gives Prince George’s County Man a Fresh Start

A self-employed Lanham landscaper made the Maryland Lottery Racetrax record book last week when his Superfecta bet delivered the second-largest prize in the game’s history in Maryland. While his favorite game delivered, the avid player credits his $224,529 prize to Keno. The Prince George’s County man found Lottery luck waiting at Seabrook BP. “I had a set of numbers...
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Calvert County – Missing Person – 33-Year-Old Kevin Dillard

Calvert County – Missing Person – 33-Year-Old Kevin Dillard

The Maryland State Prince Frederick Barrack is conducting a missing person investigation to locate Kevin Matthew Dillard, 33. Kevin Matthew Dillard is described as Height: 5’6” Weight: 205 lbs. bald head black goatee green eyes He was last seen on Tuesday, May 1, 2018,  in the area of 3015 Nutwood Lane, in Bowie. Kevin...
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Maryland Fishing Report Now Available as Amazon Alexa Skill

Maryland Fishing Report Now Available as Amazon Alexa Skill

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that it is expanding its communications channels and services to include Amazon Echo. Through an innovative partnership with NIC Maryland, the department will now offer the Maryland Fishing Report, which provides anglers with the latest fishing hotspots, catch of the week, water and weather conditions and more, as an...
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