Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Non-Profit Leaders Detail Plans for Grant Money

On July 13, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III and Kevin M. Maxwell, Prince George's County Public Schools' CEO, recognized nine non-profits that...

Temple Hills Man Pleads Guilty to Assaulting A Police Officer

Danny Lee Harvell pled guilty on July 19 to two counts of first degree assault and possession to distribute marijuana. He faces 25 years...

Negro League Legends Hall of Fame’s 13th Anniversary Celebration

The Negro League Legends Hall of Fame (NLLHOF) will hold its 13th Anniversary Celebration during the week of July 27-30. The vision of the...

Sports Radio/TV Host to Speak at Greater Mt. Nebo Church

James Brown, the 2016 recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award that recognizes host’s longtime and exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional...

Violent Crime Surge Continues

Four homicides were committed in Prince George’s County within six days, continuing the surge of violent crime. In 2015, the total number of homicides...

District Heights Selects Jack Sims To Replace Deceased James Walls As Mayor

Jack Sims is in the saddle again. The venerable former mayor of District Heights will be returning to office to replace his old friend...

Residents Demand Share of MGM Local Impact Funds

Local residents crowded into a small conference room at Harmony Hall Regional Center in Fort Washington, Maryland on June 30. They came to demand...

Prince George’s County EDC Hosts South African Mutual Briefing

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will host the Embassy of South Africa Minister of Economics for a Mutual Briefing on the...

AME Churches Celebrate Seawright’s Election to Bishop

A Prince George’s County clergyman was elected to lead the African Methodist Episcopal Church as one of its bishops during the denomination’s quadrennial conference...

Effort Underway to Increase Number of Council Members

(Updated 07/18/2016) The Prince George's County Council held a public meeting July 11 at the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The goal...

Police: Neighbor arrested in slaying of Landover Hills woman

Authorities say a man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of his neighbor in Landover Hills, Md. Prince George's County police said 61-year-old...

Md. Racing Commission Approves Racetrack Sale in Fort Washington

The Maryland Racing Commission has approved the Stronach Group's purchase of Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George's County. The Baltimore Sun reports that the commission voted...