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Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

As families across Maryland prepare for the start of the school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) joined AAA Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) and Baltimore County Police at Timber Grove Elementary School to remind drivers and pedestrians that everyone has a role in keeping Maryland’s youngest commuters...
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Former Aide At Prince George’s County Elementary School Sentenced To 75 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

Former Aide At Prince George’s County Elementary School Sentenced To 75 Years In Federal Prison For Production Of Child Pornography

US District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Deonte Carraway, age 23, of Glenarden, Maryland, to 75 years in federal prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release for 15 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor to produce child pornography, involving 12 minor victims ranging in age from nine to 13 years old. According...
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Two Men Charged with Alcohol Violations in Lexington Park

Two Men Charged with Alcohol Violations in Lexington Park

On Wednesday. July 12, 2017, Corporal W. Ray and Corporal T. Snyder of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office were in the area of Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park when they observed Joseph W. Young, 62, of Lexington Park and James A. Courtney, 59, of no fixed address, consuming alcoholic beverages in a public...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Bejamin Jamal Washington was last seen on August 21, 2017, at approximately noon, in the 23000 block of Watervale Drive in Leonardtown. Age: 17 Height: 5’07” Weight: 130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Duty Officer at 301-475-4041.
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Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

Stolen Vehicle Set on Fire in Charlotte Hall

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at approximately 10:40 a.m., police responded to a wooded area behind 29890 Three Notch Road, in Charlotte Hall, to investigate a burned out vehicle. The 2008 Chevrolet Impala was reported stolen from Charles County and intentionally burned. The vehicle was destroyed and the fire had self-extinguished before the vehicle...
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Eight Charles County Students Receive $1000 Toward College Tuition

Eight Charles County Students Receive $1000 Toward College Tuition

For over seventeen years, the Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) has offered arts scholarships to one qualifying graduating senior from each Charles County public high school. These individual $1,000 scholarships will help students continue their visual, performing or literary arts college education. The scholarship recipients are Charles County residents and have each earned a...
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‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’

‘How Does Your Garden Grow?’

Students at the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center (CLC) at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) are learning how plants grow and how they provide us with both food and beautiful flowers. In a joint effort between the center’s before- and after-care students and all three preschool classrooms, students planted seeds and seedlings in...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/21/2017 to 8/25/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 8/21/2017 to 8/25/2017

During the week of August 14, to August 18, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three Lucky Winners Take Home $10,000 Prizes

Three lucky players visited the Maryland Lottery’s Baltimore headquarters office in the past week to claim $10,000 scratch-off prizes: A Suitland man was a $10,000 winner on the $10 Super Crossword ticket, claiming his prize on Aug. 14. The Prince George’s County resident bought the lucky ticket at Best One Convenience, located at 4523 Silver Hill...
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Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

Back-to-School Community Fiesta Draws Large Crowd

A special thank you to all the sponsors, community partners, businesses, non-profit organizations, partnering agencies, and Mattawoman Middle School for your participation and assistance in making this event successful. More photos from the event can be seen HERE.
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Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

Waldorf Native Helps Keep One of the Navy’s Newest, Most Advanced Aircraft Flying

A 2003 Thomas Stone High School graduate and Waldorf, Maryland native is serving with a U.S. Navy electronic attack squadron that flies one of the Navy’s newest and most technologically-advanced aircraft, the EA-18G Growler. Petty Officer 2nd Class Diane Sandoval is a legalman with the Commander, Electronic Attack Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet, the command...
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St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

St. Mary’s County Native Serves with the U.S. Navy Half a World Away in Japan

A Great Mills High School graduate and St. Mary’s County, Maryland native is serving in the U.S. Navy with the forward deployed unit, Naval Beach Unit 7. Seaman Joshua Hall is operating forward in Sasebo, Japan. A Navy seaman performs many essential functions to run a ship, including serving as a helmsman and lookout,...
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Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

Tomahawk Production Team Delivers 4,000th Missile

The U.S. Navy and Tomahawk manufacturer Raytheon Missile Systems Company celebrated the  delivery of the 4,000th Block IV cruise missile to the fleet in August. “Tomahawk is known as the ‘nation’s weapon of choice’ and delivery of 4,000 missiles is significant,” said Capt. Mark Johnson, Tomahawk Weapons System program manager. “Each member of the Tomahawk...
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Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

The Dream Queen Foundation’s signature teen girl program Gals Lead is helping Southern Maryland combat bullying by providing female middle and high school students a safe place to share, get to know themselves, celebrate successes, overcome obstacles, learn from role models, pursue their dreams and ultimately, embrace their value and worth.  State Farm has...
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St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, announced today three new additions to St. Charles Towne Center Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood is slated to open at the center in August, just in time for back to school meals! Love Culture and Furniture Hub also opened at the center earlier...
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Wanted Man Charged With Attempted Escape And Assault On Trooper In Prince George’s Co.

Wanted Man Charged With Attempted Escape And Assault On Trooper In Prince George’s Co.

A wanted man who dragged a state trooper attempting to arrest him earlier today is now being charged with additional crimes after he assaulted and bit the trooper transporting him to the detention center this evening in Prince George’s County. The accused is identified as Vincente A. Kyle, 34, of Landover, Md. He is...
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Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Lottery Booth located in the lobby of the Exhibition Hall Friday, Aug. 25 – Monday, Sept. 4 Monday – Friday                    Noon – 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday               10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Labor Day          ...
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Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice

Former Bail Bondsman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Conspiring to Obstruct Justice

Anthony Evans Owings Seen, a/k/a “Tony”, age 31, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, pleaded guilty today in federal court to conspiring to obstruct of justice and obstruction of justice, in connection with concealing violations by both pretrial and supervised release defendants from United States Probation and Pretrial Services and Federal Judges. The guilty plea was...
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Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

“Young minds find innovation first,” said Dr. James Sheehy, Naval Aviation Enterprise chief technology officer, as he kicked off the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) Presentation Days here July 26 and 27. The presentations were the culmination of the summer internship work of 27 undergraduate and graduate students and Ph.D. candidates who, under...
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Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Anthropology Julia King, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR), Chesapeake Conservancy, and the state-recognized Rappahannock Tribe of Virginia, have been awarded a $240,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to trace the history and development of the Rappahannock Indians in early...
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12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

Walk to support the men and women in your life at the 12th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins at Indian Head Village Green (100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head) and continues for three miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail....
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MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Named in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017 Edition

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center Named in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2017 Edition

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has been recognized in the most recent Best Hospitals issue of U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked as high performing in the areas of urology, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) procedures, and heart failure procedures. “We’re so proud of our mention in the 2017 Best Hospitals...
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Maryland Man Pleads Guilty for Conspiring to Provide and for Providing Material Support to ISIS

Maryland Man Pleads Guilty for Conspiring to Provide and for Providing Material Support to ISIS

Mohamed Elshinawy, 32, of Edgewood, Md., pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization; providing and attempting to provide material support to ISIS terrorism financing; and making false statements in connection with a terrorism matter. Acting Assistant...
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Maryland Provides First-Time Hunters Opportunity to Experience Sport

Maryland Provides First-Time Hunters Opportunity to Experience Sport

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering a new hunting license for first-time hunters. The Apprentice Hunting License is available to residents and nonresidents of any age who never held a Maryland hunting license. The apprentice license is $10 for residents and $20 for nonresidents, and provides the same privileges as other Maryland hunting licenses. It allows anyone interested...
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Rachel Yasser To Lead The District Of Maryland’s Opioid-Related Healthcare Fraud Unit

Rachel Yasser To Lead The District Of Maryland’s Opioid-Related Healthcare Fraud Unit

Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Stephen M. Schenning announces the appointment of Rachel Yasser to lead the District’s project targeting opioid-related health care fraud. Yasser, 38, graduated from Columbia University in 2001 and Northwestern School of Law in 2004. She has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Maryland since 2008....
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