Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

County Exec Baker Schmoozes for Prince George’s at CBC

Prince George’s County was in the house for the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference last week at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center...

Assault of 84 Year Old Woman Leads to Arrest through New DNA Match Process

For six months Prince George’s County Police searched for a man who assaulted and robbed an 84-year-old woman in her Suitland apartment and for...

High School Student Fatally Shot

As Prince George’s County mourned its 9/11 dead on the morning of Sept. 11, an 18 year-old youth lost his life while walking to...

Prince George’s Never Forgets 9/11

Never forget. Those words carry a special meaning in Prince George’s County where, on Sept. 11, 2001, 24 county residents were among the dead from...

Five DeMatha Football Players Dismissed After Allegedly Buying Prostitutes

Five members of the DeMatha Catholic High School football team have been dismissed from the Hyattsville, Md. school’s squad after allegedly paying for prostitutes...

MGM, Penn National Pumping Millions into Casino Debate

Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts International are spending millions of dollars in the fight over a possible National Harbor Casino. According to campaign finance...

Despite Long Fight, Baker Gets Gaming Referendum He Wants

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III introduced a plan last fall and has seen it through to a November referendum where Maryland...

U.S. Treasury’s Planned Move Angers Md. Delegation

Officials in Maryland are hoping mad about the decision by the Department of Treasury to move 450 jobs from its Financial Management Service (FMS)...

Police From All Over Pay Homage to Adrian Morris

Police officers from throughout the mid-Atlantic region traveled to Woodstream Church in Mitchellville, Md. on Aug. 28 to pay their respects to Prince George’s...

New School Year Signals Season of Change in Prince George’s

The starts of the 2012-13 school year marks a season of change for Prince George’s County public schools. However, that doesn’t diminish the hope...

Officer Who “Loved” his Job Dies in the Line of Duty

To be a Prince George’s police officer was what Adrian Morris wanted to do from the time he was a teenager. Police officials say...

Top High School Students Awarded PGCC Board of Trustees’ Legacy Scholarships

Nine top performing Prince George’s County high school students have been awarded the Board of Trustees’ Legacy Scholarship at Prince George’s Community College. Each...