Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Could R&D Legislation Bring More Jobs?

On June 2, U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) introduced the 21st Century Investment Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives. The goal of...

Boxer’s Uncle Charged After Opponent is Hit in Ring

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A boxer's uncle, who is also his trainer, has been charged with assault after he was seen on video...

Outrage Grows Over School Superintendent

A group of community leaders are renewing a call for the resignation of School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell following a series of embarrassing public incidents...

College Park Ponders Way Forward Following Killing of Collins

Richard W. Collins, III was killed in a stabbing while waiting at the bus stop below Annapolis Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, May...

Jack Johnson Returns Home

Jack is coming back. Former Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson is scheduled to be released from custody, after serving more than five years...

Judge Dismisses Suit That Tried to Block Light Rail

A federal judge has removed another issue that could have blocked construction of a light rail in Maryland. The Washington Post reports that on May 30,...

Local Non-Profit Teaches Black Women to Live Healthier

District resident Sonja Houze knew it was time to change her life. Houze, now 53, was raised to eat right and stay active. But...

Student Activists Seek Inclusion on Campus Anti-hate Panel

Young members of the NAACP are calling on the University of Maryland, College Park to include student activists on a task force the school...

Local Pastor Recruits Rev. Jesse Jackson to Spur Action

Most of the young adults who filled the Community of Hope A.M.E. church in Temple Hills, Md. on May 28 were not yet born...

Muse Possibly Eyeing Baker’s Seat

If Maryland State Sen. C. Anthony Muse (D-26), as many political insiders expect, announces his candidacy for Prince George’s County Executive and goes on...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Delivers Social Justice Sermon at Md. Church

The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. delivered a sermon in Prince George’s County on May 28 that addressed President Donald Trump’s recent budget proposal and...

Bowie Pays Tribute to 2nd Lt. Richard Collins

The Martin Luther King Communications Arts Center at Bowie State University was filled with community leaders, grieving soldiers and raw emotions on the night...