Prince George's County News

    Three Judge Panel Rules in Favor of O’Malley’s Redistricting Plan

    The battle over Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s redistricting plan may be over as a three-judge panel ruled against those trying to overturn the plan. Patricia Fletcher, on behalf of the Fannie Lou Hamer Political Action...

    Prince George’s Ends Year with Man Charged in Brother’s Death

    A District man was arrested and charged by Prince George’s County Police in the slaying of his brother. Samuel Ulysees Wilson, 55, whose last known address was on Farragut Street NW in the District, was...

    Council Loses another Court Battle with Reaching Hearts International

    U.S. District Court Judge Roger Titus ruled that the Prince George’s County Council must revisit its decision on Reaching Hearts International (RHI) because he said it didn’t comply with an earlier court ruling. New Council...

    Capitol Heights Woman Sentenced for Social Security Fraud

    A Capitol Heights woman has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for committing Social Security fraud. Mattie Lee Neal, 61, will spend time in federal prison for falsely representing herself...

    Accokeek Woman Sentenced to 27-Months for Theft

    Former Charles County Public Schools employee and Accokeek resident Rhayda Barnes-Thomas was sentenced to 27 months in prison on Dec. 20 after she pleaded guilty to using federal funds to purchase electronic items for...

    Prince George’s Gets in the Holiday Spirit

    In the spirit of the season, several Prince George’s County agencies are donating their time and energy to help the less fortunate. Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker joined with public safety officials to kick...

    Black Church, Athletes, Entertainers to ‘Occupy the Dream’

    Americans nationwide have watched for weeks as police forces have taken action against Occupy Wall Street and its sister Occupy movements across the country. One by one encampments filled with peaceful protesters have been...

    Leslie Johnson Joins Jack in Federal Prison

    Former Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison on Dec. 9 in a ruling which means the former first couple of Prince George’s County will...

    Take It Back: Students Bring ‘Right’ Stuff to Prince George’s County Foreclosure Residents

    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY - When Gabriel Rodriguez-Rico and Danielle Dean met one recent Saturday in Prince George's County to help residents of foreclosed homes, they ended up heeding, in a way, the advice they...

    Prince George’s Council Elects Leaders for 2012 Session

    The Prince George’s County Council had a change in leadership for the 2012 legislative year as Andrea Harrison, D.-Dist. 5, was named council chair while Eric Olson, D.-Dist. 3, reprises his role as vice-chair. “Together...

    Challenge to State Redistricting Moves Forward in Fed. Court

    A challenge to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s new redistricting plan is moving forward in federal court after a judge countered the argument of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler. Several groups have accused O’Malley of racially gerrymandering...

    Former Prince George’s Exec Jack Johnson Sentenced to 7 years

    An apologetic former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. “I want to apologize to you for being here and giving up...

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