Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Bowie State President Announces Retirement

Just as Bowie State University’s largest freshman class began their academic journey, President Mickey Burnim announced his retirement. He is set to leave the...

Baker Ponders Run for Governor in 2018

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III recently revealed that he is seriously looking at running for governor in 2018. On the Sept. 23 edition...

Del. Barnes Sets Up Citizen’s Police Task Force

Maryland Del. Darryl Barnes wants to make sure Prince George's County doesn't have incidents like those in Ferguson, Mo., New York City, and Baltimore...

Man Charged in Death of 6-month-old Baby

Authorities recently charged a man in the death of his wife's 6-month-old grandson. Prince George's County police announced in a statement Sept. 20 that 48-year-old...

Eugene Grant Wins Record Fourth Term in Seat Pleasant

Though Eugene Grant spent his previous term fighting with the Seat Pleasant City Council over a wide variety of issues with the city’s budget...

Fort Washington Medical Center Holds Children’s Health Expo

The Fort Washington Medical Center will be holding its first Children’s Health Expo themed “Fitness is a Family Affair.” The event will be on...

Wise Slams Parkdale, Roosevelt Trounces Laurel

Two teams claimed blowout wins over their rivals in Prince George’s County, Md. high school football action last week: The Parkdale Panthers (Riverdale, Md.)...

Hill, Edelman Highlight Education Meeting

Hill Harper, one of the country's leading actors and social activists, and Marian Wright Edelman, a longtime leading advocate on behalf of children, spoke...

Driver Saves Kids from Burning School Bus

On the 9600 block of 51st Avenue in College Park, Md. a school bus driver became a hero. On Sept. 12, a school bus caught...

One of Two Suspects Arrested in UMD Robbery

The University of Maryland Police Department Criminal Investigations unit arrested Jamal Ulysses Green on Sept. 6. He was charged with attempted first-degree murder and...

Islamic Leadership Institute of America Hosts Voices for Change

The Islamic Leadership Institute of America will be hosting a Voices for Change event on Sept. 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at...

2 Dead in Fatal Forestville Car Crash

Two people are dead after a car wreck in Forestville, Md. on Sept. 4. Prince George's County police say the wreck occurred at about 1:15...