Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Violent Crime Surge Continues

Four homicides were committed in Prince George’s County within six days, continuing the surge of violent crime. In 2015, the total number of homicides...

District Heights Selects Jack Sims To Replace Deceased James Walls As Mayor

Jack Sims is in the saddle again. The venerable former mayor of District Heights will be returning to office to replace his old friend...

Residents Demand Share of MGM Local Impact Funds

Local residents crowded into a small conference room at Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington, Maryland on June 30. They came to demand...

Prince George’s County EDC Hosts South African Mutual Briefing

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host the Embassy of South Africa Minister of Economics for a Mutual Briefing on the...

AME Churches Celebrate Seawright’s Election to Bishop

A Prince George’s County clergyman was elected to lead the African Methodist Episcopal Church as one of its bishops during the denomination’s quadrennial conference...

Effort Underway to Increase Number of Council Members

(Updated 07/18/2016) The Prince George's County Council held a public meeting July 11 at the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The goal...

Police: Neighbor arrested in slaying of Landover Hills woman

Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of his neighbor in Landover Hills, Md. Prince George's County police said 61-year-old...

Md. Racing Commission Approves Racetrack Sale in Fort Washington

The Maryland Racing Commission has approved the Stronach Group's purchase of Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County. The Baltimore Sun reports that the commission voted...

Six Flags Closes After Receiving Bomb Threat

Authorities say Six Flags America in Prince George's County is closed after the park received a bomb threat. County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady tweeted...

Prince George’s County Public Schools Nurses Recruitment Fair

The Prince George's County Public Schools is scheduled to hold a Nurses Recruitment Fair July 14 at the Green Valley Administrative Offices, 2215 Chadwick...

Prince George’s County, Md. School Aide Indicted on 270 Counts of Sex Abuse

A former Prince George’s County, Md. teacher’s aide who allegedly enticed young children to perform sex acts with him and on each other...

Local Bishop Candidate – Rev. Dr. Harry L. Seawright

The Rev. Harry L. Seawright, a Prince George's County minister, is seeking to become a bishop in the AME Church at its 50th Quadrennial Session. The...