Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Parents Concerned about Proposed School Transfer

Parents at Whitehall Elementary School in Bowie are upset about a proposed transfer of students to Kenilworth Elementary next school year. Roughly 140 students...

Two Men Charged in the Murder of Maryland State Trooper

Two men are being held in connection with the murder of Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Wesley W. Brown. Cyril Williams, 27, of Seat...

Maryland State Trooper Murdered in Forestville

Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Wesley W. Brown, 24, was gunned down while working part-time security at an Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar...

Residents Say Boulevard is ‘Failing’

When the Boulevard at the Capital Center was opened in 2003, it was promoted as the first major retail hub in Prince George's County....

District 6 County Council Candidates Searching for Change

In central Prince George’s County, the District Six County Council race is shaping up to be one of the key races in local politics....

Black Officers File Complaints Against Hyattsville Police Department

The Hyattsville Police Department is under increased scrutiny as a retired police lieutenant and a current officer have filed EEOC complaints alleging racism and...

Baker Introduces Jobs and Economic Development Plan

Former Del. Rushern Baker, candidate for Prince George’s county executive, is using the momentum of new labor union endorsements to lay out his new...

Justice Served in 2009 Double Murder

On May 26, a Landover man was convicted for his role in a brutal double murder which took place exactly one year ago. Lawrence...

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...

Haitian Native Perseveres through Tragedy

During the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that devastated Haiti in January, Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) student Jemima Pierre-Jacques was powerless to help any family or...

Ehrlich to Halt Purple Line Project if Re-Elected

Robert Ehrlich (R), former governor of Maryland, recently made comments that have ruffled the feathers of many officials in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties....

Pr. George’s Bus Driver Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Scott Smallwood, a 27-year-old Upper Marlboro resident and bus driver for Prince George’s County Public Schools, was arrested on May 21 at a Prince...