St. Mary’s News

Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

Police Investigating Stabbing in Lexington Park, Victim Transported to Area Trauma Center

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, at approximately 10:05 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the area of the A&E Motel in Lexington Park, for the reported stabbing. Police arrived on the scene to find an adult male in the parking lot of the The Episcopal Church of the Ascension with multiple stab wounds...
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State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

State Police Enforcement Of Governor’s Executive Orders Continues

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers.  However,...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Governor Hogan’s Stay at Home Order

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Answer Frequently Asked Questions about Governor Hogan’s Stay at Home Order

Governor Hogan has issued a Stay at Home Order in response to the global COVID-19 public health crisis. While there are certain exceptions for essential functions, the primary intent of the order is for people to stay at home in order to limit the spread of the virus. With that in mind, here is...
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FDA Calls for Heartburn Drug Zantac to be Pulled from Market Immediately

FDA Calls for Heartburn Drug Zantac to be Pulled from Market Immediately

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is requesting manufacturers withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). The agency has determined that the...
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[LIVE] Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News

[LIVE] Coronavirus Pandemic: Real Time Counter, World Map, News

Novel coronavirus Live Streaming: Breaking news, world Map and live counter on confirmed cases, recovered cases(COVID-19)
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Kidz Meal Bagz Available at Sheetz to Help Feed Children and Families in Need

Kidz Meal Bagz Available at Sheetz to Help Feed Children and Families in Need

Kidz Meal Bagz is a program providing free meals to help children and families in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals will be available all day starting Thursday, April 2nd and will include a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink. Families interested in taking advantage of the free Kidz Meal Bagz...
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Maryland Now at 1,989 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 31 Deaths

Maryland Now at 1,989 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and 31 Deaths

As of Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Maryland now has 1,989 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Number of negative test results: 17,233 Number of Deaths: 31 Hospitalizations: 522 ever hospitalized Released From Isolation: 69 St. Mary’s County: 23 (map shows 19) Charles County: 56 Calvert County: 18 The Maryland Department of Health and St. Mary’s County...
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Twenty-three COVID-19 Cases In St. Mary’s – Community Spread Confirmed

Twenty-three COVID-19 Cases In St. Mary’s – Community Spread Confirmed

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has confirmed additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in St. Mary’s County residents, bringing the total case count to twenty-three. Additionally, there is now strong evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in St. Mary’s County. Community spread is the passage of illness from person to person...
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Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Piney Point Road and Reindeer Way in Valley Lee, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end-style collision, with one...
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UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: On March 24, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported robbery in the 20800 block of Callaway Village Way. Investigation determined an unknown male wearing a hooded jacket, entered the business and brandished a knife. The suspect assaulted...
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Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Number of Confirmed Cases: 1661 – 249 increase overnight. Number of negative test results: 14,868 – 1,552 Negative tests since Monday Number of Deaths: 18 – 3 overnight Hospitalizations: 429 ever hospitalized – 76 more than Monday Released From Isolation: 53 – 10 more from Monday Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.,...
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St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Government owned and operated parks are operating with additional limitations in response to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order issued by Governor Larry Hogan. Waterfront parks, including Elms Beach, Myrtle Point, and Snow Hill Park, remain closed to the public. Public landings, including boat ramps, piers and gathering spaces are closed to the...
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State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However,...
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St. Mary’s County Public Parks, Boat Ramps, Piers, and Waterfront Parks Closed to Public to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Public Parks, Boat Ramps, Piers, and Waterfront Parks Closed to Public to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Government owned and operated parks are operating with additional limitations in response to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order issued by Governor Larry Hogan. Waterfront parks, including Elms Beach, Myrtle Point, and Snow Hill Park, remain closed to the public. Public landings, including boat ramps, piers and gathering spaces are closed to the...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government is committed to being responsive to all guidelines and orders from the Centers for Disease Control, the White House and the Governor of Maryland to slow the spread of the coronavirus and the following changes and adjustments now apply to county operations. Department of Aging & Human Services – Home-Delivered...
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VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered orders in two separate civil actions, barring eight individuals and entities from continuing to facilitate the transmission of massive volumes of fraudulent robocalls to consumers in the United States, the Department of Justice announced. In one of the matters, United States v. Nicholas...
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As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an...
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UPDATE: Read the Stay-At-Home Order That Governor Hogan issued Today, Effective at 8 p.m.

UPDATE: Read the Stay-At-Home Order That Governor Hogan issued Today, Effective at 8 p.m.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is issuing a stay-at-home order for the state as COVID-19 spreads. It becomes effective at 8 p.m. Monday. “No Maryland resident should be leaving their home unless it is for an essential job or for an essential reason such as obtaining food or medicine, seeking urgent medical attention or for...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Telephone Reporting for Certain Crimes, Non-Urgent 911 Calls

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Telephone Reporting for Certain Crimes, Non-Urgent 911 Calls

As part of the statewide and national response to ongoing Coronavirus concerns, Sheriff Tim Cameron has authorized Telephone Reporting for certain crimes. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office encourages the public to utilize the telephone reporting system to minimize social contact. Telephone reporting through the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be available by...
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Maryland Department of Health Reports 174 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Maryland has 1,413 Confirmed Cases & 15 Deaths

Maryland Department of Health Reports 174 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, Maryland has 1,413 Confirmed Cases & 15 Deaths

As of Monday morning, March 30, 2020, Maryland has 1,413 confirmed cases with 15 deaths. Charles County has not publicly released any updates or information on the number of confirmed cases or patients, and the Maryland Government is reporting 33 confirmed cases, and one death. The last update we have received from the Charles...
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LIVE VIDEO: Governor Larry Hogan Holding Press Conference Now

LIVE VIDEO: Governor Larry Hogan Holding Press Conference Now

Governor Larry Hogan will be holding a press conference at 10:45 a.m., the live video can be watched below when the conference goes live. 
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St. Mary’s County Now at Twelve Total Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Now at Twelve Total Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has confirmed that two additional St. Mary’s County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A man in his 30s whose method of exposure is still being determined A woman in her 40s whose method of exposure is still being determined SMCHD is currently conducting an...
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VIDEO: Watch Governor Hogan as he Joins FOX News Sunday (3/29/20)

VIDEO: Watch Governor Hogan as he Joins FOX News Sunday (3/29/20)

This morning, Governor Hogan joined Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to discuss Maryland’s aggressive measures to combat COVID-19.  Excerpts: “Look, I think the virus is going to dictate the time frame, and we’re going to follow the advice of the scientists and doctors, like Dr. Inglesby, who you just had on a...
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Two Additional Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in St. Mary’s County, Now Ten Total Cases

Two Additional Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in St. Mary’s County, Now Ten Total Cases

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has confirmed that two additional St. Mary’s County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A man in his 50s whose method of exposure is likely international travel A man in his 70s whose method of exposure is still being determined SMCHD is currently conducting an...
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Governor Hogan Statement Regarding Outbreak at Carroll County Long-Term Care Facility, Doubling of COVID-19 Death Toll and More Than 2,000 Cases in The National Capital Region

Governor Hogan Statement Regarding Outbreak at Carroll County Long-Term Care Facility, Doubling of COVID-19 Death Toll and More Than 2,000 Cases in The National Capital Region

State officials tonight, in coordination with the Carroll County Health Department, announced an outbreak of COVID-19 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, where a total of 66 residents have tested positive, with 11 currently hospitalized. Earlier this evening, the Maryland Department of Health announced five additional deaths as a result of the...
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