Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Local, Federal Officials Call on Congress to pass Anti-Domestic Violence Act

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

Pr. George’s Schools’ Busing Plan Change in Jeopardy

Prince George’s County Public Schools is still trying to figure out what it will do with its busing service after a letter from the...

Beltsville Day Festival 2015

At Beltsville Day, join in the celebration of community with performances, food, games, rides for the kids and more.  The free event will take...

Troy Berry, Charles County’s First Black Sheriff

Charles County, Md. swore in Troy Berry Dec. 2, the county’s first African American sheriff in the office’s 356-year history. Berry told NBC, “There’s a single reason I entered the political...

Prince George’s Police Seek Public’s Help in Finding Two Suspects

People who knew Jesse A. Chavez of Fort Washington described him as good people, the kind of young man who was loving to his...

Ekklesia Worship Center Shines Light on Mental Health among Minorities

In 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives designated July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Awareness month. This was an effort to raise...

Bowie State University Professor Named Apple Distinguished Educator

A Bowie State University communications professor was named a 2013 Apple Distinguished Educator for her use of emerging technology in creating a student mobile...

Second Conspirator Pleads Guilty in Bank Fraud Schemes

Paul Essel, 26, of Laurel, pleaded guilty Jan. 14 to conspiring to commit bank fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with...

Statewide Redistricting Plans Move Forward

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed his proposed redistricting plan into law last week after the map garnered the approval of the Maryland General Assembly. “To...

United Way NCA Gives Grants to Prince George’s County Non-profit Organizations

Seven nonprofit member organizations in Prince George’s County will start February off in a new light after receiving over $100,000 in grants from the...

Rushern Baker Prepares for County’s Top Office

Rushern Baker had to wait eight years to become Prince George’s County executive. Now, as he prepares for the position he’s longed for, the...

Prince George’s Police Mourn Colleague

For the second time in as many months, Prince George’s County police are mourning the loss of one of their own in traffic accident. Police...