Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Prince George’s County Liquor Commission Chair Charged with DUI

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say the chairman of the liquor license commission has been arrested on a DUI charge. Police...

Body Cameras Inbound for Prince George’s County, Md. Cops

Beginning next month, Prince George’s County, Md. Police Department is expected to outfit 10 officers in each of the department’s seven districts with body...

NAACP Officers Plan Ahead for New Administration

On Nov. 18, members of the Prince George's County branch of the NAACP elected its 2016-2018 officers and executive committee. They are planning a...

Man Released from Hospital After Scuffle with Officers

Frederick, Md. police say a Prince George's County man has been released from the hospital after he became incoherent following a scuffle with officers. Lt....

New Affordable 3D Scholars Degree Program

University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Prince George’s Community College (PGCC), and Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS)launched a pilot scholarship program. The Prince...

Maryland’s Casino Taxes Set to Change when MGM Opens

Two Maryland casinos will keep a higher share of slot machine revenue when MGM National Harbor opens this week, in a deal state lawmakers...

First Baptist Church of Glenarden Christmas Play

The First Baptist Church of Glenarden will feature gospel artists Ruth La’Ontra and Brandon Gaines as Mary and Joseph along with Leah Clark Leach...

Local Journalist Named Media Spokeswoman for Pr. George’s Police Dept.

Journalist Jennifer Donelan has been appointed as the new director of media relations for the Prince George’s County Police Department. In a statement released Nov....

Schools Launch Student Safety Plan

The Prince George’s County Public Schools system has launched a detailed student safety plan to address lapses in vetting, reporting procedures, and incident investigation....

Currie Rescinds Resignation

In a surprise move, Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie has decided not to resign and will serve out the remainder of his term in the...

Councilman Charged with Drunk Driving

A Prince George's County Council member has been charged with drunken driving. Maryland state police say Council member Mel Franklin crashed a county-owned vehicle into...

Baker Initiative Upgrades Glassmanor-Oxon Hill Area

The Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) was launched in April 2012 by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. The goal is to help six...