La Plata

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Woman Found Pushing Dead 3-Year-Old Son in Swing

A woman was found in a Maryland park pushing her dead toddler in a swing, and authorities say she may have been there all night.



2 People die After Pickup Truck Crash in Md.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a second person has died after a pickup truck crashed into a tree in La Plata.



1 Killed, 2 Hurt in Pickup Truck Crash

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was killed and his two passengers were hurt when a pickup truck hit a tree in La Plata.



Woman Killed, 2 Children Hurt When Car Hits Tree

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a woman was killed and her two young children were injured when the car the woman was driving left the road and hit a tree.


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Man Charged with Raping Minor in Hotel

Maryland State Police have charged a man with rape, human trafficking and other sex offenses after an underage girl says he raped her in a La Plata hotel.


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Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead in La Plata

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in La Plata.


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Police to Reactivate Speed Cameras in La Plata

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says it will reactivate the three speed cameras that it had stopped using after one camera’s cement pad was incorrectly placed.


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La Plata Man Dead After His Motorcycle Hits Box Truck

A 27-year-old La Plata man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a box truck.


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Five Barns Burned in Md. Brush Fire

Fire officials say five barns were burned in a two-alarm brush fire in Charles County.


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Infant’s Body Discovered in the Attic of La Plata Home

The body of a newborn baby was found in the attic of a Charles County home on Friday, leaving police wondering who the mother is.