Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Possible FBI Headquarters Traffic Concern Greenbelt Residents

The FBI is poised to announce the site for its new headquarters and Prince George's County officials are hopeful that the facility, scheduled to...

Race-based Complaints Lead to Formation of Police Panel

Following more than 70 Black and Hispanic officers filing a complaint with the Department of Justice, a panel was formed by Prince George’s County...

Bill Introduces Criminal, Civil Penalties for Ransomware

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill that introduces steep penalties for the perpetrators of ransomware attacks, like the one that disabled the network of...

Residents Tell Baker What They Want in Next County Budget

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III got an earful at a budget listening session in Upper Marlboro, Md. Baker held the second...

‘Voices in the Dark’ Play Brings Slaves Stories to Light

The people who packed the University of Maryland’s Kay Theatre grew silent as an 121 year-old freed slave named Sarah Gudgrer was brought to...

Mayor Positions Seat Pleasant as Future Tech Hub

Seat Pleasant Mayor Eugene Grant told a group of residents recently that his city would be known as an innovative city that uses the...

Ex-school Aide Pleads Guilty in Child Porn Case

A former elementary school volunteer in Prince George’s County, Md., who is charged with more than a dozen federal counts of sexual exploitation of...

Battle Lines Drawn As New Leaders Emerge

There used to be a time when everyone on the Democratic Central Committee would rubberstamp the wishes of county party leaders who were marching...

Officials Raise Concerns about Hogan’s Unwillingness to Support County Hospital

Prince George's County lawmakers and health officials addressed a new proposed hospital in Largo, Md. amid concerns about how the project will be funded. The...

Spotlight on Black Educators: PGCC President Charlene Dukes

From sharing a four-bedroom house with eight siblings to having her own head office, Charlene Dukes, PhD, holds the position as the first female...

First Baptist of Glenarden Presents ‘Black Boy Blues’ Play

Kenny Dickerson and Ashley Rios star as Carter Blue and Jonni Mae Thomas in “Black Boy Blues: The Struggle of African-American Men,” a dramatic...

Jazz Lewis Replacing Vaughn as Md. Delegate

Jazz Lewis, a campaign professional with close ties to U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was selected to be the next...