Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Man Convicted in Shooting Death of 3-year-old

A man has been convicted in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old in Landover, Md. in 2014. The Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office said...

AJ Lytton Delivers Win for Wise Pumas

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: Only one team could make it out of last week’s game with The Wise Pumas vs....

Prince George’s County Officials Break Ground on New Affordable Housing

As part of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s Transforming Neighborhood Initiative program, county leaders and community residents celebrated the groundbreaking of Columbia Run...

Alphas and Zetas Push Success through Education at Career Fair

In an effort to get more Black students enrolled in college, the Kappa Epsilon Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Eta...

Man Beats Another to Death in Landover, Md.

Prince George’s County Police arrested 45-year-old Jimmy Belton in the death of 50-year-old Dwayne Crawford in Landover, Md. The department said in a news release...

Maryland Approves Pepco Rate Hike

The Maryland Public Service Commission has approved a rate hike for Pepco, which provides electricity to two suburban D.C. counties. The commission issued an order...

Former School Aide Faces More Porn Charges

A former elementary school volunteer in Prince George's County previously facing more than a dozen counts of sexual exploitation of a minor in federal...

Baker Expresses Confidence in Police Department Following Racial Incident

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III recently stated that he supports the direction the county's police department is headed. Baker spoke at a forum...

Sen. Currie’s Departure Produces Scramble for Seat

It would appear that the race is on to replace outgoing Maryland State Sen. Ulysses Currie. Currie announced on Nov. 4 that he is...
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is leading a delegation to Cuba to learn about the country and establish relationships.

Delegation of 42 Execs Heads to Cuba

More than 40 Prince George’s County businesses and organizations are headed to Cuba next week on an inaugural trip with County Executive Rushern Baker...

Jury Awards $600K to Man Shot by Police

A jury has awarded $600,000 to a Prince George's County man who sued police after an officer shot him to stop a car he...

Dowtin Leads Prince George’s Realtors

The new president of a group of predominately Black realtors is working hard to change the out-dated notion that Prince George’s County, Md. is...