Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Pr. George’s Native Markelle Fultz: From DeMatha to Draft Day

Markelle Fultz may not be dominating the sports news cycle like some of his peers, but he is leading the pack where it counts....

2018 Election Cycle Candidates Remain In Limbo

With a little more than 13 months remaining before the June 2018 Gubernatorial election, some leading Black candidates have not declared their intentions. While...

Police: Man Found Fatally Shot at Gas Station

Police say a man has been found fatally shot at a Suitland, Md. gas station. County police tweeted that officers were called to an Exxon...

Hyattsville Elects New Faces to Council

For the 2017 Election race, 12 candidates vied for five seats on Hyattsville, Md.’s city council. Community residents locked in their decisions on May...

Aminta Breaux Named President of Bowie State University

USM-PR---The University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents has appointed Aminta Hawkins Breaux as president of Bowie State University (BSU), one of the...

Broadwater Remains the Godfather

It has been 42 years since Tommie Broadwater Jr. was elected as the first African-American senator from Prince George’s County. Today, that seems light...

Local Artists Bring Colorful Change to West Hyattsville Metro Station

The West Hyattsville Metro Station has been undecorated since its opening in 1993. Usually viewed as just a pass-through for residents to get to...

Police Officers Match Up in Remembrance of Slain Det. Jacai Colson

Police forces from around the nation got together to play in a weekend basketball tournament at Oxon Hill High School in Prince George’s County...

Police Arrest Another Teacher for Child Pornography

On April 20, another Prince George’s County teacher was arrested on child pornography charges. A Maryland State Police release stated, “34-year-old Christopher H. Speights,...

Prince George’s County Adds Healthier Options with Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market, an organic food specialty store, recently opened in Riverdale Park, Md. The market is part of a city-wide plan to develop...

Hyattsville Council Candidates Address Issues in Election Forum

The city of Hyattsville may be facing a new era as it gears up to elect City Council members. On April 19, a forum...

Temple Hills Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Firefighter’s Fatal Shooting

A Maryland man who fatally shot a firefighter he mistook for an intruder will spend four years in prison. Darrell Lumpkin, a Black man, who...