Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Maryland Senate moving fast on Metro safety bill

The Maryland Senate is moving fast on a measure for a Metro safety program, after the federal government has threatened to withhold millions of...

Spotlight on Black Educators: Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim

Even though Mickey Burnim will soon relinquish his position as president of Bowie State University (BSU), his passion and work for Black higher education...

Names Begin to Circulate for Next County Executive

While Prince George’s County Executive Rushern T. Baker IV counts down his final days and contemplates his next political move, not many people have...

Prince George’s Police Plan to Roll out Body Camera Program

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At some point before April, 70 officers from the Prince George's County Police Department will go to work with...

Possible FBI Headquarters Traffic Concern Greenbelt Residents

The FBI is poised to announce the site for its new headquarters and Prince George's County officials are hopeful that the facility, scheduled to...

Race-based Complaints Lead to Formation of Police Panel

Following more than 70 Black and Hispanic officers filing a complaint with the Department of Justice, a panel was formed by Prince George’s County...

Bill Introduces Criminal, Civil Penalties for Ransomware

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill that introduces steep penalties for the perpetrators of ransomware attacks, like the one that disabled the network of...

Residents Tell Baker What They Want in Next County Budget

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III got an earful at a budget listening session in Upper Marlboro, Md. Baker held the second...

‘Voices in the Dark’ Play Brings Slaves Stories to Light

The people who packed the University of Maryland’s Kay Theatre grew silent as an 121 year-old freed slave named Sarah Gudgrer was brought to...

Mayor Positions Seat Pleasant as Future Tech Hub

Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene Grant told a group of residents recently that his city would be known as an innovative city that uses the...

Ex-school Aide Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case

A former elementary school volunteer in Prince George’s County, Md., who is charged with more than a dozen federal counts of sexual exploitation of...

Battle Lines Drawn As New Leaders Emerge

There used to be a time when everyone on the Democratic Central Committee would rubberstamp the wishes of county party leaders who were marching...