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Convicted killer gets life in prison for Waldorf slaying

LA PLATA — A man already serving a 45-year prison sentence for killing a cab driver has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of another slaying. Charles County State’s Attorney Tony Covington says 22-year-old Joshua Mebane was ...

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Lawsuit: Charles Co. deputy sheriff used excessive force against elderly man

A 73-year-old disabled Charles County man has filed an excessive force lawsuit alleging a Charles County deputy sheriff punched him in the face and sprayed him with pepper spray multiple times after questioning his practice of burning leaves in a ...

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Charles Co. great-grandfather alleges police brutality in lawsuit

A Charles County great-grandfather has filed suit against the sheriff's office after he was allegedly assaulted and arrested without cause by a former deputy. Robert A. Jones was 70 years old when he claims he was attacked by Michael Armstrong outside of Jones' Hughesville home in October 2012, according to the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Charles County Circuit Court.

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