Prince George’s County News

  • Local Transportation Company Basking in Success

    In 2006, Darnell Lee was sitting in church and heard a message that would forever change his life. That message led the man to start his own transportation company. “The question was if you were to die today; how would you want to be remembered? What would you like someone to say over you ...

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  • Maryland Unveils Program to Monitor Prescription Drugs

    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed a bill into law last week creating a program to monitor prescription drug use in the state of Maryland. “Public safety is among our most solemn obligations as public servants, and preventing the abuse of prescription drugs – the fastest ...

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  • Johnson Pleads Guilty

    Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson pled guilty on May 17 to extortion and witness and evidence tampering charges at U.S. District Court in Greenbelt. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Jack Johnson admitted to several things reported in the original affidavit ...

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  • Eight Counts against Currie Dismissed

    Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie, D-Dist. 25, had eight of the 18 charges levied against by the federal government dropped as he continues to fight corruption charges. In the motion to dismiss, U.S. attorney Rod Rosenstein wrote he is dismissing the charges in order to “streamline the ...

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  • Legislator Travel Expenses Cost Maryland Taxpayers

    A Fox 5 News report on the expenses of state legislators has triggered a strong reaction from many major players in Prince George’s County. According to the report, many legislators cost the state thousands of taxpayer dollars in work-related travel expenses, though many of them live less ...

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  • Despite Murders, Confidence in Chief Magaw Remains High

    Prince George’s Police Department (PGPD) has had a very inauspicious beginning to 2011. Despite that, confidence remains high in Interim Police Chief Mark Magaw’s ability to effectively run his department. The department had a public relations nightmare in the first two months of ...

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