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  1. 1 dies in Waldorf camper fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Around 3:30 p.m., a fire started in a fifth-wheel camper parked on Goldie Farm Place in Waldorf, Maryland. The Charles County Volunteer Fire Department responded to help fight the blaze, but one person died, said spokesman Jeff Duer.


  2. Program that pairs service dogs with veterans hounded by complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An April 3rd letter from a military contract officer laid out several complaints about the performance of Warrior Canine Connection, the group that trains veterans to train service dogs for their fellow disabled vets. A letter sent to the firm managing the contract for Warrior Canine Connection complained about the "health and well-being of animals, specifically as it pertains to standard precautions in a health care setting".


  3. Officials seek suspect who shot man at Charles Co. motel newRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Charles County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they say shot another in a motel room Thursday afternoon. Deputies responded to the Super 8 motel on Crain Highway in Waldorf, Maryland, around 2 p.m., and found a man who was shot once in the buttocks.


  4. Volunteer Prince Georgea s Co. fire chief arrested, charged with 22 traffic violations newRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A volunteer Prince George's County fire chief was arrested in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday in Waldorf, Maryland, and has been charged with 22 traffic violations. The Charles County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that they went to a house on Lisa Drive, in Waldorf, at about 4:50 a.m. after getting a call that a man was threatening to slash the tires on his girlfriend's car.


  5. 3 dead after police pursuit ends in crash in Charles Co. newRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Maryland State Police trooper attempted to pull over a 2013 Honda Civic around 2 a.m. for "numerous traffic violations" on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, Maryland, police said in a statement. As the police pulled behind the Honda, without turning on sirens and lights, the Honda ran a red light in an apparent attempt to flee.


  6. 2-year-old drowns in Waldorf backyard pool newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 2-year-old boy drowned while in the care of a day care provider in Charles County, Maryland, Monday morning. The 2-year-old boy wandered out the back door of a residence in the 3600 block of Yorktown Drive in Waldorf and fell from a deck into an aboveground pool, authorities said.


  7. Spells, Mason jar dossiers found at Md. home of woman accused in $20M fraud newRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A financial adviser and former radio host accused of running a Ponzi scheme has discovered there is no magic way to escape the charges. An FBI affidavit made public this week says agents searching Dawn J. Bennett's home recovered instructions for placing three Securities and Exchange Commission attorneys under a "Beef Tongue Shut Up Hoodoo Spell."


  8. More children victimized while police had evidence in Bell case; lack of manpower citedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In Maryland, 17 people stand between a tidal wave of cellphone and computer evidence and the few bytes of data needed to help put criminals behind bars. The limited manpower and the small number of police departments capable of processing digital evidence is contributing to monthslong backlogs for some agencies and is slowing down investigations for others.


  9. Metro work zone to shut down Green Line nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Metro's next 24/7 work zone shuts down the Branch Avenue and Suitland stations on the Green Line for two weeks starting Aug. 5. Crews are scheduled to focus on rebuilding a crossover where trains move from one track to another, similar to the dilapidated one where a train derailed last summer near East Falls Church. As with previous surges, crews will replace rail ties along much of the closed stretch as part of broader efforts to bring the track into a better state of repair.


  10. 'Heartbreaking': 'We could have stopped him from sexually abusing' other kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    For Dr. Howard Dubowitz and the young patients he works with, the wait for charges to be filed in cases of child sexual abuse can be frustratingly long. "The uncertainty, the not knowing - just that is terribly stressful," said Dubowitz, a pediatrician and professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who specializes in child sex abuse and neglect.


  11. Md. school district pledges new training after child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Maryland school district rocked by allegations a former middle school teacher's aide sexually assaulted students and produced child pornography, says it's rolling out new classes to help both students and teachers recognize sexual harassment. Those are some of the steps outlined in a July 17 letter to parents from Charles County Public Schools Superintendent Kimberly A. Hill.


  12. Charles Co. superintendent apologizes after arrest of ex-school aide newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The superintendent of Charles County Public Schools pledged a full investigation and to provide counseling for the students who were sexually assaulted by a former school aide . Superintendent Kimberly Hill said she learned on Friday that former instructional assistant Carlos Bell had been indicted on child pornography and assault charges for sexually abusing students and recording it.


  13. What to know before hitting the road for Memorial Day weekend newRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When it comes to avoiding getaway traffic, there are no secret, alternate routes. Dodging delays comes down to timing and flexibility.


  14. Young talent singled out for 'The Opportunity'Read the original story

    May 10, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Some incredibly talented singer-songwriters in the area - all still in high school - have been competing to win the opportunity at a record deal, and the winners have been chosen. The goal of the locally produced contest called " The Opportunity" - or "The O" for short - is to help young artists launch a career in music.


  15. Md. authorities search for person who shot, wounded cat newRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Charles County authorities want to know who shot a woman's pet cat in the leg. The 3-year-old tabby's leg had to be amputated. 1 comment

  16. new Toddler, man killed in Charles Co. shooting; 2 others in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A young girl and a man are dead after a shooting Thursday night in Waldorf, Maryland. Two other people have been airlifted to an area hospital.


  17. new Woman killed, 2 children injured when car veers off Charles Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A woman is dead after her car veered off the road and hit a tree in Waldorf, Maryland, on Friday evening, Maryland State police said. Akeema Perry, 25, of La Plata, Maryland, was driving south on U.S. Route 301 north of Gillespie Circle at 5:40 p.m. when her car left the roadway, hit the curb, became airborne and struck a tree on the driver's side, police said in a news release.


  18. new Driver dies after losing control, hitting tree in Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A driver was killed after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree late Friday night in Waldorf, Maryland, police said. The 18-year-old man was driving a Honda south on St. Peters Church Road when he came to a curve and lost control of the car, Charles County police said in a news release.


  19. new 2 dead, 1 injured after car hits pole in Charles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two people were killed and another was injured after a car crashed into a utility pole Friday afternoon in Waldorf, Maryland, the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department said. The crash occurred before 1 p.m. in the intersection of Smallwood Drive and St. Nicholas Drive.


  20. new Police: Son arrested following fathera s death in Charles Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 66-year-old man was found dead in his Waldorf, Maryland, home Friday and police have named his 22-year-old son as a suspect, the Charles County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. When officers entered a house in the 5400 block of Topsmelt Court around 5 p.m. for a welfare check, they found Carlton Bell Sr. dead with "obvious signs of trauma," police said.


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