Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Capitol Heights Standoff Highlights County’s Recidivism Problem

When David E. Williams, a convicted felon, barricaded himself in a Capitol Heights home on Sept. 14, it once again highlighted a disturbing problem...

Green Party Candidate Tragically Killed in Accident

Green Party candidate Natasha Pettigrew died on Sept. 21 from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car in the early morning hours...

Annual Youth Conference at Bowie State Sept 25.

On Sept. 25, approximately 300 students, age 12 – 18, from across the region will converge at the Center for Learning and Technology at...

No Gains in Prince George’s Bus Driver Strike

As a bus driver strike enters its second week in Prince George’s County, several hotly contested issues argued by Veolia Transportation and the drivers...

County Executive Candidates Gear Up for the Home Stretch

The open Prince George’s County executive seat pits five challengers, with varying degrees of experience, against each other. The winner may be the person...

PG Teacher Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Tiffany Doster, a fifth-grade teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Upper Marlboro, has been named one of seven finalists for the 2010-2011 Maryland...

Northwest D.C. Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday

It’s not too often that people get to celebrate their 100th birthday, let alone share it with a loving host of family and friends....

Alsobrooks Endorsed by State’s Attorney and Women of Prince George’s

State’s Attorney candidate Angela Alsobrooks received two major endorsements this week from current State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey and also from a conglomerate of powerful...

Harrison says Compassion Should be a Requirement for Office

While candidates across Prince George’s campaign on improving the commercial tax base and making the school system more competitive with the county’s neighbors; Sydney...

Foreclosure Crisis: Protect Yourself

As Prince George’s County continues to lead Maryland in foreclosures, local, state and national legislators still have a cauldron of hurdles to overcome before...

Foreclosure Fallout: Dumping Mortgages

Over the course of the foreclosure crisis in Prince George's County, the dumping of mortgages became a viable choice for some struggling homeowners. While...

Six Flags Grooming Policies to Face Opposition

In the wake of a spring controversy over Six Flags refusing two women employment because of their hair , a group known as Friends...