Monthly Archives: June 2020

Maryland Reports 58,404 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,653 Deaths. An Increase of 431 Cases, and 28 Deaths – New Tests Coming Back Positive Now at 7.38%

Maryland Reports 58,404 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,653 Deaths. An Increase of 431 Cases, and 28 Deaths – New Tests Coming Back Positive Now at 7.38%

On Monday, June 8, 2020, Maryland reports 58,404 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,653 deaths. An increase of 431 cases, and 28 deaths. Negative tests results now total 313,099, an increase of 6,269 tests. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 58,404 Number of persons tested negative : 313,099 Total testing volume : 435,363 Number...
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Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 7.38%, Hospitalizations Drop Below 1,000

Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 7.38%, Hospitalizations Drop Below 1,000

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the state of Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate continues to decline and now stands at 7.38%, and total current hospitalizations dropped below 1,000 for the first time since April 10. The governor also announced that beginning this week, state-operated testing sites at Six Flags America and other locations across...
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UPDATE: MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is No Longer Operating Under Code Green “Mini-Disaster” Due to Power Outage

UPDATE: MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is No Longer Operating Under Code Green “Mini-Disaster” Due to Power Outage

UPDATE 6/7/20 @ 4:25 p.m.: Code GREEN has been lifted, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is back to a normal status. 6/7/20: The   is currently under code GREEN “Mini-Disaster” due to a power outage, and is not accepting any transported patients. All emergency medical transport units will be transporting patients to the CalvertHealth Medical Center...
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No Injuries Reported After Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport in Hollywood

No Injuries Reported After Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing at St. Mary’s County Airport in Hollywood

On Sunday, June 7, 2020, at approximately 10:25 a.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River, Hollywood, Bay District, Leonardtown, and Valley Lee responded to the St. Mary’s County Airport in Hollywood, for the aircraft in distress. Firefighters arrived on the scene and made contact with the air traffic controllers and aircraft in distress to find...
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Maryland Reports 57,973 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,625 Deaths. An Increase of 491 Cases, and 9 Deaths – New Tests Coming Back Positive Now Under 8%

Maryland Reports 57,973 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,625 Deaths. An Increase of 491 Cases, and 9 Deaths – New Tests Coming Back Positive Now Under 8%

On Sunday, June 7, 2020, Maryland reports 57,973 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,625 deaths. An increase of 491 cases, and 9 deaths. Negative tests results now total 306,830, an increase of 6,936 tests. Testing positivity continues to drop and is now under 8% at 7.63%, compared to 8.44% on Friday, June 5, 2020....
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GoFundMe Stated for Founder of Southern MD Survivors, Kayce Kerr

GoFundMe Stated for Founder of Southern MD Survivors, Kayce Kerr

On Sunday, December 1, 2013, Kayce Kerr was in a near fatal car accident along I-95 returning from Thanksgiving weekend in Maryland with her family back to her home in Raleigh, NC. Rescue crews worked for over 2 hours in an attempt to extricate her from the vehicle. As a result of the crash...
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Three Victims Transported to Trauma Center After Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in St Inigoes

Three Victims Transported to Trauma Center After Serious Motor Vehicle Collision in St Inigoes

On Friday, June 5, 2020, at approximately 3:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Beachville Road in St Inigoes, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle off the roadway and into a pole, with...
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Maryland Reports 57,482 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,616 Deaths. An Increase of 712 Cases, and 36 Deaths

Maryland Reports 57,482 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,616 Deaths. An Increase of 712 Cases, and 36 Deaths

On Saturday, June 6, 2020, Maryland reports 57,482 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,616 deaths. An increase of 712 cases, and 36 deaths. Negative tests results now total 299,894, an increase of 8,938 tests. Testing positivity continues to drop and is now at 8%, compared to 8.44% on Friday, June 5, 2020. Number of...
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One Transported to Trauma Center After Box Truck Overturns in Avenue

One Transported to Trauma Center After Box Truck Overturns in Avenue

On Saturday, June 6, 2020, at approximately 12:23 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Oakley Road and Colton Point Road in Avenue, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with a trash truck overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to confirm one vehicle overturned, and reported the overturned vehicle...
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One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Valley Lee

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in Valley Lee

On Monday, June 1, 2020, at approximately 9:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Piney Point Road and Andover Estates Road in Valley Lee, for the reported single vehicle into a tree. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree,...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Bryantown That Killed 50 Year Old Pomfret Woman

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Bryantown That Killed 50 Year Old Pomfret Woman

On Friday, June 05, 2020, at approximately 2:10 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision on Maryland Route 5 (Leonardtown Road) south of Olivers Shop Road in Bryantown, Maryland. Due to the seriousness of the collision, the Maryland State Police La Plata...
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Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

Two Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision in Lexington Park

On Friday, June 5, 2020, at approximately 9:50 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with the operator of each vehicle trapped....
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Police in Charles County Need Help Locating Missing Juvenile

Police in Charles County Need Help Locating Missing Juvenile

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating Cary O. Spiers, III, 12, of Waldorf, who was reported missing on June 5 2020. A family member last saw him on June 4 at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the 9600 block of Lynchburg Place in Waldorf. Spiers is 5’3” and weighs about...
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Jimmy Edward Wathen, 54

Jimmy Edward Wathen, 54

Jimmy Edward Wathen, 54, of Callaway, MD, passed away on May 28, 2020 in Dameron, MD. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Angela Wathen (Carroll) and daughters Sophia Wathen and Ashley Wathen. Jimmy was a devoted father and husband, the true definition of a provider. He was employed by Carroll’s Equipment and worked as...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Youth Baseball Day Camp in June, 2020

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Youth Baseball Day Camp in June, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their plans to host a Youth Baseball Day Camp for the week of June 22nd at Regency Furniture Stadium. The camp will be run following social distancing guidelines. Twenty campers will be allowed to sign up each day, and will be separated into two groups of ten. Former...
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Noise Advisory – NAS PAX RIVER Sets Noise Advisory for Low-Level Nighttime Helicopter Testing at Webster Outlying Field June 9-12, 2020

Noise Advisory – NAS PAX RIVER Sets Noise Advisory for Low-Level Nighttime Helicopter Testing at Webster Outlying Field June 9-12, 2020

Communities surrounding the Webster Outlying Field are advised that low-altitude nighttime testing helicopter testing events are scheduled to take place June 9 to June 12, 2020 from 5 p.m.– 10 p.m. As with all operations, NAS Patuxent River takes precautions to lessen the impact of testing activities on the community. For more information call...
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Maryland Surpasses Milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 Tests, Positivity Rate Drops to 8.4%

Maryland Surpasses Milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 Tests, Positivity Rate Drops to 8.4%

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, after a series of testing expansions, the State of Maryland has surpassed the milestone of 400,000 COVID-19 tests. As the state prepares to enter Stage Two of reopening, Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 8.4% and total current hospitalizations have fallen to their lowest level since April 13....
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Maryland Reports 56,770 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,580 deaths. An Increase of 912 Cases and 34 Deaths.

Maryland Reports 56,770 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,580 deaths. An Increase of 912 Cases and 34 Deaths.

On Friday, June 5, 2020, Maryland reports 56,770 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,580 deaths. An increase of 912 cases, and 34 deaths. Negative tests results now total 290,956, an increase of 9,796 tests. Testing positivity continues to drop and is now at 8.44%, compared to 8.91% on Thursday, June 4, 2020. Number of...
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VIDEO: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking the Identities of Theft Suspects in California

VIDEO: The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking the Identities of Theft Suspects in California

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 10:11 am, the suspects arrived at the 23000 block of Three Notch Road in California in a gray 2012-2016 Ford F150 truck driven by a white male wearing sunglasses. The passenger, wearing a Washington Redskins hoodie, grabbed the victim’s Stihl model 430 gas-powered leaf blower from the back...
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Wanted: Lifetime Registered Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County – Gary Ignatius Branson

Wanted: Lifetime Registered Sex Offender – St. Mary’s County – Gary Ignatius Branson

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Gary Ignatius Branson, 34 of Lexington Park. Branson, a lifetime registered sexual offender, is wanted on a warrant for failing to register as required by the sex offender registry and additional unrelated warrants. Branson is described as a black male with brown eyes...
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Police Investigating Hit and Run After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and Unoccupied SUV in Lexington Park

Police Investigating Hit and Run After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and Unoccupied SUV in Lexington Park

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, at approximately 6:45 p.m., police responded to Butlers Place in area of Three Notch Road and Melissa Moore Lane in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Police arrived on the scene to find the single vehicle off the roadway and in the parking lot of Butlers Place....
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VIDEO: A Message from the Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry

VIDEO: A Message from the Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry

A Message from Sheriff Troy Berry: “I’d like to thank the Youth Council of the Charles County Chapter of the NAACP for inviting me to speak at the Gathering of Remembrance. I was humbled to be among the many young people who gave remarks. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office continues to be deeply committed...
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Maryland Reports 55,858 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,546 deaths. An increase of 876 Cases and 27 Deaths

Maryland Reports 55,858 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 and 2,546 deaths. An increase of 876 Cases and 27 Deaths

On Thursday, June 4, 2020, Maryland reports 55,858 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,546 deaths. An increase of 876 cases and 27 deaths. Negative tests results now total 281,160, an increase of 8,517 tests. Testing positivity continues to drop and is now at 8.91% Number of confirmed cases : 55,858 Number of persons tested negative...
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Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Receives $10,000 from Waldorf Business Owners

Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation Receives $10,000 from Waldorf Business Owners

The Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation has received a $10,000 gift from Kamleshkumar and Javanika Patel, the owners of Bud Liquors, Inc. in Waldorf. The Foundation is earmarking the charitable contribution to the CRMC Resiliency Fund, which will support hospital care providers and operations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. “The generosity of our...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Slice House Burglary Suspect in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Slice House Burglary Suspect in Leonardtown

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a burglary investigation. On Monday, June 1, 2020 at 1:18 am, the suspect broke into the Slice House restaurant in Leonardtown and took an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or this...
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