Wanted La Plata woman captured in Baltimore
A wanted La Plata woman who has been on the run for two years was captured in Baltimore by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday.
Man arrested in New Year's Eve homicide in La Plata: police
Authorities have arrested a man they say shot and killed a person in Charles County on New Year's Eve.
Former lover accused of killing ex-girlfriend, 3 others before shooting self in La Plata home
Police say a former lover is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend before killing three other people and himself inside a Charles County home.
18-year-old arrested in connection with shooting of 13-year-old in La Plata
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old in La Plata over the summer, according to the Charles County Sheriff's Office.
13-year-old boy shot in La Plata
A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in the wrist late Monday night in La Plata, Maryland.
Police release statement on viral video appearing to show officers spraying women at La Plata car wash
The La Plata Police Department is investigating whether their officers were involved in a social media video that appears to show two women getting sprayed down at a Charles County car wash.
Remembering the devastating La Plata tornado 20 years later
One of the most powerful tornadoes to ever strike our region hit Southern Maryland 20 years ago today.
3 dead in head-on collision in Charles County
Authorities have identified the three people who were killed in a head-on collision in Charles County.
Waldorf woman who rammed car into Taco Bell employees, storefront pleads guilty
A Waldorf woman who rammed her car into a Taco Bell and several patrons outside the eatery pleaded guilty on Monday.
La Plata High School ‘champions of civil rights’ celebrate graduation over 5 decades later
"Got it!" shouted a La Plata High School Class of 1969 grad, as he clutched his original high school diploma for the first time, at a Charles County, Md. graduation ceremony that was 52 years in the making.
Woman killed in shooting while riding ATV in Charles County
Charles County investigators are searching for the person who shot and killed a young mother in La Plata Saturday.
Armed doctor killed by Charles County deputy was shot first by neighbor in self-defense, police say
Thirteen days after a Charles County Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed a man firing a rifle in a La Plata neighborhood, FOX 5 has confirmed the gunman was shot first by a homeowner who was defending himself and his family.
Son mourns for mom who lived at Sagepoint and died of COVID-19 ahead of Mother's Day
Sunday is Mother’s Day: the first holiday Patrick Chesley says his mother won’t be around to celebrate.
Sagepoint senior living facility fined $10K a day for failing to address COVID-19 adequately
A senior living facility that accounted for the vast majority of cases among residents in care centers in Charles County has been ordered to pay $10,000 per day for “widespread deficiencies” in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Charles County deputy kills man who was seen shooting at homes in La Plata: officials
A Charles County doctor wearing a helmet and armed with a long gun opened fire on several of his neighbors on Sunday morning before being shot by a deputy with the sheriff's office.
Maryland Governor’s Office says state 'Strike Team' sent to Sagepoint
A spokesperson for Maryland Governor Larry Hogan wrote on social media Tuesday that a state “Strike Team” has responded to the Sagepoint Living Services Facility in Charles County.
FOX 5 continues to seek answers on Sagepoint Senior Living in Charles County
Only on FOX 5 Monday, Maryland Deputy Health Secretary Fran Phillips was asked about Charles County’s nursing facilities hiding behind ‘patient privacy’ as the reason for not publically reporting COVID-19 outbreaks. This is been an issue across the region—and in Charles County, MD, where one senior living facility refuses to report their potential outbreak publically even though other counties, including Montgomery and Carroll, have done so following the same patient privacy guidelines.
‘Unavoidable’ some nursing home residents will contract COVID-19, says MD health official after report of Sagepoint outbreak
Maryland health leaders say that even though aggressive measures are in place to mitigate the impact of corornavirus outbreaks in skilled nursing facilities it is unavoidable that some residents will contract COVID-19.
Prince George's County Public Schools employee accused of using racial slur during parking dispute
FOX 5's Lindsay Watts reports.
Mayor causes uproar after Facebook post calls for Nike boycott over Colin Kaepernick ad campaign
FOX 5's Lindsay Watts reports.