Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Safeway Departure Leaves Central Prince Georgians in Food Desert

Two Safeway grocery stores in Maryland will close on July 2 resulting in the loss of 164 jobs, according to Work Adjustment and Retraining...

Police Identify 3 People Fatally Shot in Prince George’s County District Heights Home

DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police have identified two women and one man who were fatally shot at a home in a Washington suburb. Prince...

Police: Black Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by White University of Maryland Student

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A University of Maryland student fatally stabbed a visiting student on campus early Saturday in what appears to be...

Community Mourns Loss of Civil Rights Attorney Jimmy Bell

Civil Rights Attorney Jimmy Bell of Upper Marlboro, Md. who carved out a legal reputation for his willingness to take on and win difficult...

Baker’s Neighborhood Initiative Draws Cautious Praise

An effort by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III to fight crime and improve living conditions in certain areas of the county has...

Local Fraternity Uses Father’s Day to Inspire Incarcerated Youth

Brothers of the Prince George’s County Omega Psi Phi Gamma Pi chapter promoted Black unity, fatherhood and mentorship, during a Father’s Day discussion on...

Police Still Search for Suspect in Attempted Child Abduction

Police are searching for a man who they say tried to grab a sleeping 7-year-old boy fromhis bedroom window in Prince George's County. Fairmount Heights...

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...

5 Shot in District Heights, Suspects Still At-Large

Maryland authorities say three people have been killed and two others wounded in a shooting in an eastern suburb of Washington D.C. The police...

Brothers Charged with Murder in Upper Marlboro Man’s Death

Authorities say two brothers have been arrested in connection with the slaying of their friend, who was found June 9 outside a home in...

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...

Mother Charged with Fatally Shooting Son

Angelique Renee Chase, the mother of 17-year-old Christopher Perry, was charged Feb. 23 with first- and second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault in the first degree,...