Prince George’s County News

  • Community Rallies Against Slots in Prince George’s

    Prince George’s County Councilman Eric Olson introduced a bill to ban slots in the county, bringing back a hotly debated topic for the county and garnering remarkable support from many corners of the community. “County Councilman Eric Olson has introduced CB-49 (2011), a bill that ...

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  • U.S. Rep. Edwards Stands Alone in Redistricting Plan

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s state redistricting plan made it through a state senate committee vote, but triggered much handwringing over districts in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties where the minority vote would be affected. In O’Malley’s original proposal, many ...

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  • Arrest Made in Suitland Sexual Assault

    Prince George’s County Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a sexual assault in Suitland. Philip James Fleming of District Heights was arrested Oct. 7 on 10 different charges connected to a Sept. 27 incident in which he allegedly attacked a woman walking to the Suitland Metro ...

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  • Prince George’s is New Home to Global Security Firm

    Prince George’s County officials are beaming over the announcement that it had successfully lured a company out of Virginia into Prince George’s as Coastal International Security announced the opening of its new headquarters in Upper Marlboro. “We stole a business from ...

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  • White House Honors PGCC President

    Prince George’s Community College and its president, Charlene Dukes, was recognized recently by the White House as being a “champion for change.” “It is an honor to represent the work of dedicated faculty and staff at Prince George's Community College and be ...

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  • Trial for Ulysses Currie Begins

    Ulysses Currie’s trial on federal bribery charges began in Baltimore last week where the longtime state senator fights allegations that he used his political influence while a consultant for Shopper’s Food Warehouse (SFW), to advance the grocer’s interests. Neil Pedersen, ...

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  • Muse Launches Exploratory Committee for U.S. Senate Seat

    State Sen. C. Anthony Muse launched an exploratory committee this week to assess his chances of snaring the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Ben Cardin and become the first Black senator from Maryland and the only Black currently in the Senate. Muse, who represents the 26th ...

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  • PG Police Tout Crime Drop after Summer Initiative

    PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George’s County Maryland, scarred by a violent start to the year, reported a drop in crime Wednesday as part of a beefed-up police presence during the summer months. As part of the summer crime initiative, Prince George's County police ...

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  • Mourners Overcome at Funeral for Bowie State Student

    Click here to view a slideshow of the program and scene at Dominique Frazier's funeral service. Hugs are plentiful at Dominique Frazier's funeral today, as mourners embrace, overcome with emotion as they remember a dear friend. One of Frazier's relatives was so overwhelmed that she ...

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