Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Crafting the Fabric of Michele Obama’s American Tapestry

After covering Michelle Obama during her first year in the White House, New York Times reporter Rachel L. Swarns said she jumped at the...

D.C. Firefighter Doubles as Santa Claus

Clarence Zieglar learned about being a hero working as a D.C. firefighter for the last five years. This year, though, he has learned that...

Prince George’s Homicides Drastically Down

Prince George’s County has tallied 59 homicides as of Dec. 3, significantly fewer than the same time last year and police attribute the reduction...

Judge Rules Against Alston, Hall

Prince George's County Circuit Judge C. Philip Nichols Jr. ruled, Dec. 5, that a Maryland House of Delegates seat is vacant. The ruling scuttles an...

Judge Says Court Should Review Delegate Nomination

A judge says the nomination of a Prince George's County businessman to fill a seat in the House of Delegates once held by Tiffany...

HBCU Equity, Health Care Top Black Legislative Agenda

Maryland’s African American lawmakers converged on the Sheraton Annapolis hotel Nov. 15-17 for the 2012 Maryland Black Legislative Caucus Weekend, which included the annual...

Jury: Alexis Simpson Not Guilty in Bowie State Roommate Fatal Stabbing

A Prince George’s County, Md. jury found a Bowie State University student not guilty of first-degree murder and related charges in the Sept. 15,...

Trial starts in case of slain Bowie State student

A witness has testified about a fight between college roommates that led to the stabbing death of one woman. Alexis Simpson is standing trial in...

Prince George’s Approves Same-Sex Marriage and National Harbor Casino

Voters in Prince George’s County narrowly approved casino gambling and same-sex marriage on an election day that started out with long lines but ended...

Bowie State University Opens Business Incubation Center

The nonprofit Business Innovation Center opened at Bowie State University in October, initially hosting four resident businesses. More than five years in the making, the...

Byron Cage: Ministering God’s Word through Music

On a recent Thursday, evening at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, music minister Byron Cage counted down the tasks he needed...

Prince George’s Community College Hosts Women’s Legislative Conference

Hundreds of women convened on the campus of Prince George’s Community College Oct. 28 for the first Women’s Legislative Conference, for an opportunity to...