Prince George's County News

    Rushern Baker Prepares for County’s Top Office

    Rushern Baker had to wait eight years to become Prince George’s County executive. Now, as he prepares for the position he’s longed for, the reality of being in charge of one of the most...

    Should Leslie Johnson Take Her Oath?

    A federal investigation into Jack Johnson and his wife, Leslie, has caused many to question whether she should take her oath on Dec. 6. Some District 6 residents want her gone, while others are...

    Pr. George’s Woman and Presidential Appointee Sworn In at New Post

    Glenn F. Ivey, state’s attorney for Prince George’s County, recently announced the appointment and confirmation of Prince George’s County Deputy State’s Attorney J. Patricia Wilson Smoot as a commissioner of the United States Parole...

    Residents, Officials React to Johnson Scandal

    News of Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson’s arrest has spread like a wildfire throughout the county, igniting a mixture of emotions among the area’s denizens from scorn to disappointment to amazement at the...

    County Police Officer Will Remain Detained in Federal Drug Trafficking Case

    GREENBELT-A federal judge Wednesday ordered one of the three Prince George's County Police officers arrested this week in an FBI corruption probe detained until his trial date in U.S. District Court. Magistrate Judge Charles Day...

    Johnson Probe Yields More Arrests

    Three Prince George’s police officers have been arrested in connection with a FBI investigation that brought charges against County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife Leslie. “Police officers are given badges and guns to prevent...

    Prince George’s County Executive, Wife Arrested

    Upper Marlboro, Md. – FBI agents arrested Jack Johnson, the outgoing Prince George's county executive and one of Maryland’s premier leaders, and his wife Leslie Nov. 12 in connection with illegal conduct in what...

    PG County, Baltimore Can Leverage Large Vote Margins in Upcoming Legislative Session

    ANNAPOLIS - Prince George's County voters paved Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley's path to a second term, casting ballots in his favor at an almost 8-to-1 ratio. Baltimore wasn't far behind, backing O'Malley with five...

    New County Council Members Prepare for Office

    With five new members of the Prince George’s County Council, the transition into office will have to be made as smooth as possible. The new members have already starting working to make sure they...

    Racial Profiling Case Reaches Maryland’s Highest Court

    A Maryland state trooper’s traffic stop of a Black family returning from a funeral 18 years ago is at the core of an important racial profiling case before the state’s highest court. The Maryland Court...

    Audit Reveals Clean Bill of Financial Health for Prince George’s Schools

    An external auditor gave Prince George’s County Public Schools a passing grade after looking at the system’s books recently. The audit’s findings were so positive, Prince George’s schools may receive a certificate of achievement...

    Bowie Police Department Seeking New Chief

    The City of Bowie is searching for a new police chief after Kathy Perez, the city’s first and only chief, resigned to take a position as assistant chief of the Federal Reserve Board Police...
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