Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Man Sentenced for Killing 3-year-old

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting a 3-year-old girl in Landover in 2014. The Prince George's County...

Maxwell Gets New Contract Despite ‘Hiccups’

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern T. Baker III took a bold step recommending County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell receive a contract extension despite concerns...

Civil Rights Icon Calls on Students

Bowie State University students received a call to action from the first Black person to graduate from Central High School in Little Rock, Ark....

Jealous Tells NAACP to Fight

On Feb. 17, the Prince George's County branch of the NAACP held its Founder's Day program and installation of 2017 executive committee members. The...

Maryland Senate moving fast on Metro safety bill

The Maryland Senate is moving fast on a measure for a Metro safety program, after the federal government has threatened to withhold millions of...

Spotlight on Black Educators: Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim

Even though Mickey Burnim will soon relinquish his position as president of Bowie State University (BSU), his passion and work for Black higher education...

Names Begin to Circulate for Next County Executive

While Prince George’s County Executive Rushern T. Baker IV counts down his final days and contemplates his next political move, not many people have...

Prince George’s Police Plan to Roll out Body Camera Program

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — At some point before April, 70 officers from the Prince George's County Police Department will go to work with...

Possible FBI Headquarters Traffic Concern Greenbelt Residents

The FBI is poised to announce the site for its new headquarters and Prince George's County officials are hopeful that the facility, scheduled to...

Race-based Complaints Lead to Formation of Police Panel

Following more than 70 Black and Hispanic officers filing a complaint with the Department of Justice, a panel was formed by Prince George’s County...

Bill Introduces Criminal, Civil Penalties for Ransomware

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill that introduces steep penalties for the perpetrators of ransomware attacks, like the one that disabled the network of...

Residents Tell Baker What They Want in Next County Budget

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III got an earful at a budget listening session in Upper Marlboro, Md. Baker held the second...