Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

D.C. Churches Find Promised Land in Md.

For Sandy Tate, worshipping at Rock Creek Baptist Church meant making a 45-minute trek from Upper Marlboro, Md. into the District and then trolling...

Del. Barnes Sets Up Citizen’s Police Task Force

Maryland Del. Darryl Barnes wants to make sure Prince George's County doesn't have incidents like those in Ferguson, Mo., New York City, and Baltimore...

Prince George’s County Md.: Probe to Look at Discrimination Claims by Minority Officers

PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating allegations of discrimination against Black and Hispanic officers in the Prince George's County Police...

Bay Street Lounge Provides Safe Late Night Fun

Though the competition surrounds BayStreet Lounge, it has stayed relevant for over 20 years. When the Capital Beltway had limited party spots for Prince...

Let’s Hoop

Wanda Durant, NBA-star Kevin Durant’s mom, attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation’s renovated basketball court in Seat Pleasant, Md.

Arts Festival Fetes Black Women’s Artistic Expression

The multidimensional facets of Black womanhood and the artistic mediums that represent it are the crux of an upcoming festival hosted by the Prince...

Murders Up, Crimes Down

As of Dec. 1, Prince George’s County, Maryland  officials reported that this year’s overall crime rate—reduced by 17.4 percent compared to 9 percent the...

Moe Wins Third Term Despite Mudslinging

Laurel Mayor Craig Moe won a third term as mayor despite charges of fraud being thrown at him by former Laurel City Councilman Michael...

Glenarden Police Department Shares Holiday Spirit to Fifteen Children

The order of the day was “Hands Out,” instead of “Hands Up” Dec. 14 as the Glenarden Police Department partnered with The Centre at...

Charlottesville Race Riots: A Reminder of County’s Divided Past

The recent race riots in Charlottesville, Va. precipitated by a White Power March by Neo-Nazis and the KKK in an effort to preserve a...

Temple Hills Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Firefighter’s Fatal Shooting

A Maryland man who fatally shot a firefighter he mistook for an intruder will spend four years in prison. Darrell Lumpkin, a Black man, who...

Law Signed to Curb Violence at County Nightclubs

On May 21, Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law a bill that would require all nightclubs in Prince George’s County to provide security plans...