Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

UMD Spring Big Band Showcase

On March 7 and 8 at 7: 30 p.m., the University of Maryland jazz ensembles are scheduled to give a lively concert that features...

Md. Medical Marijuana License Debacle Gives State Black Eye

When former Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the Medical Marijuana Law that led to the Natalie Laprade Commission which established a commission to...

Mother Vows To Continue Fight For Unarmed Son Killed By Sheriff’s Deputy

Michele Minor refuses to give up on what she calls “getting justice for her son” Michael Minor, who was shot and killed by a...

Mother Charged with Fatally Shooting Son

Angelique Renee Chase, the mother of 17-year-old Christopher Perry, was charged Feb. 23 with first- and second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault in the first degree,...

Man Sentenced for Killing 3-year-old

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting a 3-year-old girl in Landover in 2014. The Prince George's County...

Maxwell Gets New Contract Despite ‘Hiccups’

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern T. Baker III took a bold step recommending County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell receive a contract extension despite concerns...

Civil Rights Icon Calls on Students

Bowie State University students received a call to action from the first Black person to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark....

Jealous Tells NAACP to Fight

On Feb. 17, the Prince George's County branch of the NAACP held its Founder's Day program and installation of 2017 executive committee members. The...

Maryland Senate moving fast on Metro safety bill

The Maryland Senate is moving fast on a measure for a Metro safety program, after the federal government has threatened to withhold millions of...

Spotlight on Black Educators: Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim

Even though Mickey Burnim will soon relinquish his position as president of Bowie State University (BSU), his passion and work for Black higher education...

Names Begin to Circulate for Next County Executive

While Prince George’s County Executive Rushern T. Baker IV counts down his final days and contemplates his next political move, not many people have...

Prince George’s Police Plan to Roll out Body Camera Program

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At some point before April, 70 officers from the Prince George's County Police Department will go to work with...