Prince George's County News

    U.S. Rep. Edwards Stands Alone in Redistricting Plan

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s state redistricting plan made it through a state senate committee vote, but triggered much handwringing over districts in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties where the minority vote would be affected. In...

    Prince George’s is New Home to Global Security Firm

    Prince George’s County officials are beaming over the announcement that it had successfully lured a company out of Virginia into Prince George’s as Coastal International Security announced the opening of its new headquarters in...

    Prince George’s Delta’s Celebrate 25th Annual HBCU Tour

    The Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter (PGCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its annual tour of HBCU’s for local high school students with a ceremony on Oct. 16 in...

    Arrest Made in Suitland Sexual Assault

    Prince George’s County Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Suitland. Philip James Fleming of District Heights was arrested Oct. 7 on 10 different charges connected to a Sept....

    White House Honors PGCC President

    Prince George’s Community College and its president, Charlene Dukes, was recognized recently by the White House as being a “champion for change.” “It is an honor to represent the work of dedicated faculty and...

    Trial for Ulysses Currie Begins

    Ulysses Currie’s trial on federal bribery charges began in Baltimore last week where the longtime state senator fights allegations that he used his political influence while a consultant for Shopper’s Food Warehouse (SFW), to...

    Muse Launches Exploratory Committee for U.S. Senate Seat

    State Sen. C. Anthony Muse launched an exploratory committee this week to assess his chances of snaring the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Ben Cardin and become the first Black senator from...

    PG Police Tout Crime Drop after Summer Initiative

    PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George’s County Maryland, scarred by a violent start to the year, reported a drop in crime Wednesday as part of a beefed-up police presence during the...

    Mourners Overcome at Funeral for Bowie State Student

    Click here to view a slideshow of the program and scene at Dominique Frazier's funeral service. Hugs are plentiful at Dominique Frazier's funeral today, as mourners embrace, overcome with emotion as they remember a dear...

    Prince George’s County Delegate Indicted on Theft Charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland State Delegate Tiffany Alston was charged Friday with using campaign funds to pay for wedding expenses and for the salary of an employee at her law firm. Alston, 34, was indicted...

    Third Time’s the Charm for Derrick L. Davis

    Derrick Leon Davis, running for the third time, won the Democratic primary for the District 6 County Council seat left vacated by disgraced former Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. Davis will face off against Republican Day...

    New Maryland Housing Department Home Finalized

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley announced that he was moving the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development from Crownsville to New Carrollton making good on a promise he made long ago. “Five years ago, Anthony...
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