Prince George's County News

    Alleged Killer Was Doing Time for Assault on Family Member

    A 22-year-old man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend was on home confinement stemming from an incident involving her stepfather. Nathan Cedric Rogers of District Heights has been charged with first-degree murder in the...

    County Council Introduces Gun Offender Registry

    If Prince George’s County legislators have their way, police will be able to track the whereabouts of gun offenders similarly to the way sex offenders are tracked. Councilwoman Karen Toles, D.-Dist. 7, sponsored the legislation...

    Brandywine, Md. Native Looking to Take Next Step Toward Heavyweight Title

    Seth Mitchell has been billed as the next great American heavyweight, and he’ll have a chance to earn the praise in an April 28 bout against Chazz Witherspoon in Atlantic City. “I’m tired of training,”...

    Jericho Saga Continues: Joel Peebles Fired

    A once proud church was rocked by another controversy as the board of Jericho City of Praise fired Pastor Joel Peebles last week. The two sides had been in a lengthy and nasty battle over...

    County Officials Announce Program to Improve Inner Beltway Communities

    Prince George’s officials have announced an initiative to alleviate problems in some key inner beltway communities. “I am a citizen and resident just like you which means that I have the same concerns and compassion...

    Bowie State University to Attend Science and Engineering Festival at Convention Center

    Robotic programming, virtual reality theme-based gaming, and chemistry in crime scene detective work are just a few of the activities students will participate in at Bowie State University’s exhibition booths at the 2nd Annual...

    Former DHCD Head Sentenced in Payola Case

    One of the main cogs in the pay-for-pay scandal involving former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in prison. The former chief of the county’s Department of Housing and...

    Shooting of Clinton Boy Puts Gun Laws into the Crosshairs

    When a Clinton boy was fatally wounded by an accidental gunshot, how the gun got into the house and how gun laws are enforced undoubtedly became hot topics of conversation. Prince George’s County Police (PGPD)...

    Prom Trends and Events Well Worth the Stress for Area Teens

    Each year Spring brings flowers, the chirping of birds and the promise of warmer weather; but even more important, for hundreds of thousands of teen girls around the country- Spring means one thing: Prom....

    Prince George’s Young Democrats Serve Notice

    There’s a grassroots force in local politics and it may not be one people have seen before. The Prince George’s County Young Democrats (PGCYD) proved their power in the primary elections last week and...

    Final Days for Maryland General Assembly is a Mixed Bag for Prince George’s

    The Maryland General Assembly concluded its first session of 2012 without a House vote on a gaming bill or an agreement on how the state will fund its budget. On April 7, the Senate passed...

    Five Dead in Violent Weekend in Prince George’s

    Prince George’s County Police were in crisis mode last weekend as eight shootings from March 30 through April 1 tested the county’s police force. “I’m extremely proud of how the men and women of...
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