Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Alsobrooks Aims to Increase Second-Degree Murder Penalty

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks is pushing for state Senate Bill 177. This legislation would increase the maximum sentence for those convicted...

Despite Politics, County will Persevere, Baker Says

In a week when the Affordable Health Care Act was scheduled to be voted on in Congress and budget priorities are being debated in...

Edwards Falls but Brown Wins

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards came up short in her desire to become the first African American to represent Maryland in the U.S. Senate but...

Prince George’s Seeks to Improve Health Outcomes

Caroline Adderly of Landover walks with a cane and has a chronic health issue that has yet to be cured. “I’ve been suffering with...

K. Neal Trucks named to Black Enterprise’s 2011 Top BE 100s List

K. NEAL International Trucks, Inc. (K. NEAL) of Hyattsville, Md., was recently named to Black Enterprise magazine's annual Top 100 Largest Black Businesses list for...

U.S. Debt Crisis Inflames County’s Mortgage Woes

As the economic picture continues to worsen, Prince George’s County continues to lead Maryland in foreclosure properties. With close to 625 foreclosure properties and a...

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...

Sex Exploitation Charges Upped for School Aide

A federal grand jury increased the charges against Deonte Carraway Feb 28, indicting him on 13 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor to...

VAWA Passing

  Several local and federal officials have called on the passing of the Senate version of the extension of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) to...

Frustrated County Promoters Adjust to New Laws

When Prince George's County Council Rep. Karen Toles (D-Suitland) led the fight three years ago to close nightclubs and strip bars in the county...

County Executive Candidate Pledges to Clean Up Prince George’s Politics

Former State Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s County Executive has released his proposed plan for ethics reform in the county. Baker’s “Raising Our...

Donna Edwards to Host 2014 Job Fair

U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D-Md.) will host her third job fair Aug. 28 at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover,...