Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Despite Politics, County will Persevere, Baker Says

In a week when the Affordable Health Care Act was scheduled to be voted on in Congress and budget priorities are being debated in...

Redistricting Lawsuit Hangs Over Sen. Miller

Minority voters are concerned about the power of political bosses and gerrymandering in the state of Maryland, which won a key victory last week...

Student Killed on Spring Break

Family members say a college freshman travelled to Prince George’s County (her home) for spring break and was watching a friend film a music...

Family, Officers Remember Jacai Colson One Year Later

Surrounded by dozens of grieving officers, the family of slain Prince Georges County Police Officer Jacai Colson came to the sidewalk outside the Palmer...

Are Black Politicians Unfairly Scrutinized?

The recent indictment of former Maryland Del. Michael Vaughn has generated speculation among Black Prince Georgians that elected officials of their race are being...

Shot and Killed in Suitland Rd. Parking Lot

On March 9, 24-year-old Charles Romain, a resident of Alexandria, Va. was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of...

Baker Optimistic about New Budget

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III recently unveiled his $3.8 million FY2018 budget proposal that he said reflects how far the county...

Frustrated County Promoters Adjust to New Laws

When Prince George's County Council Rep. Karen Toles (D-Suitland) led the fight three years ago to close nightclubs and strip bars in the county...

Possible Delay in New Prince George’s Hospital Plan

Everyone agrees that Prince George’s County needs a new hospital. Like the old D.C. General in neighboring District of Columbia, Dimensions Healthcare seems to...

Grand Jury Indicts Former Md. Del. Michael Vaughn for Bribery

A grand jury recently indicted a former state delegate on bribery charges in a case involving liquor sales in Prince George's County. Democrat Michael Vaughn...

Prince George’s Politicians All On Board for New Hospital

Prince George's County elected officials may have their differences but one thing they are united on: the building of a county hospital located in...

The Gathering Men Empowerment Programs

The Gathering of Men, a men’s empowerment group is scheduled to hold a biweekly program at Greater Beulah Baptist Church, 6056 Central Avenue from...