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Charles County BBQ restaurant shut down after video reveals filthy conditions
INDIAN HEAD, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - George’s BBQ in Indian Head was recently shut down by the Charles County Health Department due to filthy conditions inside. Inside the kitchen, you can see several layers of grease caked on several surfaces and even some condiment containers on the floor. The meat is al
Routine Prisoner Transport for Charles County Corrections Officers Turns into Life-Saving Event
On March 13 at 3:35 p.m., Charles County Corrections officers CFC Eric Keys and Cpl. Phillip Norris were conducting a prisoner transport in the area of Route 301 and Trade Zone Avenue in Bowie, when they observed an SUV had run off the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire.
Husband, Stepdaughter Charged In Jacquelyn Smith's Murder Return To Maryland
A man and his daughter charged with Jacquelyn Smith's killing on Dec. 1, 2018 have arrived back in Maryland from Texas. Investigators said the two concocted a story about a panhandler killing Jacquelyn Smith in east Baltimore.
Pellet gun used to shoot out windows of more than 2 dozen vehicles across Charles County, police say
WALDORF, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Authorities are offering a reward and have released surveillance video after they say a pellet gun was used to shoot out the windows of more than two dozen vehicles across different areas of Charles County.
Woman dies in Maryland Avenue crash
Hagerstown police said one person died after the vehicle they were driving crashed into a tree Thursday morning in the 1200 block of Maryland Avenue. The woman’s name is not being released until the family has been notified.
Thomas Stone administrator promoted to acting principal for remainder of year
Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf is under new management with acting Principal Sharif Pearl, a former vice principal who was promoted internally, following the recent resignation of the school’s principal, Michael Charlton.
6th suspect arrested in MS-13 gang related killing; police say victim stabbed as many as 100 times
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police have arrested a sixth suspect in connection with the murder of a 16-year-old whose body was found in Stafford County with as many as 100 stab wounds.
‘Harry Hughes Was Class,’ Funeral Held For Maryland’s 57th Governor
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Relatives, friends and former colleagues said good-bye to Maryland’s 57th governor Thursday. Harry Hughes died on March 13, at the age of 92. Hughes was eulogized as, “all about bringing people together.”
UPDATE: La Plata Student Had Been Bringing Loaded Handgun to School Since December of Last Year
UPDATE 3/19/2019: According to court documents, Kristopher Alexander Raul McDonald, 16, of La Plata, told police he made the brownies the day before (3/18/2019) and infused them with marijuana. He stated he had eaten two brownies prior to his arrest. He stated he was going to give some brownies to h
Water bill increases proposed for county budget
The average quarterly residential water and sewer bill could go up by nearly $20 next year to help pay for system upgrades, county commissioners learned on Tuesday. County residents currently pay an average of just under $162 per quarter for their water and sewer bills. Next year, that average could
Maryland weather: Heavy rain prompts flood watch Thursday, storm could become 'bomb cyclone'
A flood watch has been issued for Central Maryland, including the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan areas, from 10 a.m. Thursday to Thursday night, the National Weather Service said Wednesday night.
4th suspect in alleged Damascus High School hazing incident to stand trial in juvenile court
ROCKVILLE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A judge has decided that the fourth suspect in the alleged Damascus High School hazing incident should stand trial in juvenile court. The judge has previously decided to allow the other three teens charged in the attack to have their cases heard in juvenile court.
Forgotten Ticket Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize for Newburg man
“Who would want to win a measly $1 million prize?” was the question that a self-described jackpot “Bandwagon Player” would often ask himself. That was before March 9, when the Charles County resident captured that tidy sum while attempting to hit the rapidly rising Powerball jackpot. The new million
Alexandria man sought by police for showing teen explicit video arrested
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - An Alexandria man who was wanted for allegedly showing a sexually explicit video to a teen he followed around at a Goodwill on Sunday is under arrest.
Clinton native completes Air Force basic training
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dayon L. Stokes of Clinton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical f
Hagerstown Man Sentenced 14 Years For Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy Resulting In 2 Fatal Overdoses
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Hagerstown man will spend 14 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute 40 or more grams of fentanyl.
Maryland State Police Investigating 16-Year-Old Male Shot on I-495 In Prince George’s County
Maryland State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening on Interstate 495 South in Prince George’s County. At approximately 6:45 p.m. on Monday, troopers from the Criminal Enforcement Division South Region responded to University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center on
DC grandma who took custody of 3 great-grandchildren face eviction
WASHINGTON — Geneva Weeks, a grandmother living in Northeast D.C. took custody of three of her great-grandchildren when her granddaughter could no longer care for them. Now, Weeks is in danger of being evicted.
Chesapeake Beach councilman charged with illegal wiretapping
A former Maryland State Police Officer and current member of the Chesapeake Beach City Council in Calvert County was charged for allegedly making 275 illegal recordings, in which he didn’t notify the person he was speaking with that he was recording them, according to a press release.
Police in Calvert County Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect in Dunkirk
In the early morning hours of March 10, 2019, the subject shown burglarized R & J Liquor at 2797 W Chesapeake Beach Road, in Dunkirk. The subject stole multiple bottles of alcohol for possible resale purposes in the DMV area.