Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Schools Launch Student Safety Plan

The Prince George’s County Public Schools system has launched a detailed student safety plan to address lapses in vetting, reporting procedures, and incident investigation....

Currie Rescinds Resignation

In a surprise move, Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie has decided not to resign and will serve out the remainder of his term in the...

Councilman Charged with Drunk Driving

A Prince George's County Council member has been charged with drunken driving. Maryland state police say Council member Mel Franklin crashed a county-owned vehicle into...

Baker Initiative Upgrades Glassmanor-Oxon Hill Area

The Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) was launched in April 2012 by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. The goal is to help six...

Darryl Barnes Emerges As Most Likely To Replace Departing Ulysses Currie

Maryland Delegate Darryl Barnes (D-25) appears to be the leading candidate to replace legendary Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie in the 25th Legislative District. Currie,...

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...