Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Brown Hits the Ground Running in Congress, Boycotts Inauguration

Freshman U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown (D) was sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 3 and he hasn't stopped working since then....

Shooting at Magnet School Worries Community

Despite a shooting at Suitland High School on Jan. 13 that left one student wounded and caused a lockdown, supporters of the school say...

Senate President Vows to Restore Hospital Center Money

Maryland's Senate president vowed to restore money cut from the state budget for the planned Prince George's Regional Medical Center, as more details about...

Basketball: PG Valor Basketball Team vs. Steel City Yellow Jackets

PG Valor is set to play the Steel City Yellow Jackets from Philadelphia on Jan. 21 at New 24 Fitness, 6417 Marlboro Pike. The...

Prince George’s Delegate Michael Vaughn Steps Down; Politicos Step Up to Take His Place

Michael Vaughn, a District 24 Democrat who served years in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently stepped down and several politically active residents are...

Pathway to Purchase Program Paves Way to New Home Owners

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development and the Redevelopment Authority recently launched a new home ownership program. "Pathway to Purchase,"...

Legislators Lay Out 2017 Priorities

The Maryland General Assembly on Jan. 11 kicked off its annual 90-day session with Prince George's County lawmakers focusing on budgeting, public safety, health...

Suspicious Deaths in Greenbelt, Police Say

A man and woman were found dead inside a Prince George’s County home in Greenbelt, Md., police are investigating their deaths as “suspicious.” The...

Suspect sought after DNA links man to 1999 rape of teen girl

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — Police are searching for a 44-year-old man after a DNA test linked him to the 1999 rape of a...

D.C. Churches Find Promised Land in Md.

For Sandy Tate, worshipping at Rock Creek Baptist Church meant making a 45-minute trek from Upper Marlboro, Md. into the District and then trolling...

Police Investigating 2 Homicides

Prince George's County Police are investigating two unrelated homicides. The department said in a news release that the first slaying occurred late Dec. 30, 2016...

Lawsuit: Prince George’s County, Maryland Hotel Discriminated Against Black Guests

CAMP SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — Two guests are suing a hotel in suburban Washington for racial discrimination, saying hotel workers demanded that Black guests...