Prince George’s County News

  • Prince George’s County School Budget Hits Crisis Level

    The Prince George’s County Public Schools budget situation has hit a crisis level as a severe deficit is threatening over 1,000 jobs within the school system. From the superintendent down to the teachers, staff members in the public school system are concerned about the future of Prince ...

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  • Settlement Impacts Pr. George’s SWAT Tactics

    Prince George’s County and Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo have reached a settlement in a suit over the unlawful shooting of Calvo’s two dogs during a raid on his home in 2008. As a part of the settlement, Calvo will be paid an undisclosed sum of money, but he’s also ...

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  • Another Crisis at the Top of Forest Heights Leadership

    Once again, the town of Forest Heights has disciplined its chief executive over improprieties in office. According to reports, Mayor Andrea McCutcheon has been accused of spending town funding without council approval. The suspension comes at a pressing time for the small town hugging the ...

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  • County Accountability Task Force has Tough Task

    With Prince George’s County being placed under the microscope after the Jack Johnson scandal, county officials sought to find a way to clean up county government. That effort led to the creation of the Accountability, Compliance Integrity (ACI) Advisory Board. At its first meeting, Jan. ...

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  • Murders in Prince George’s Highlight Divide

    The murders in Prince George’s County highlight another striking issue within the county – the divide between inner and outer beltway communities. All 15 murders so far this year were inside the beltway, proving that while wealth and pride reign in communities like Bowie, Upper ...

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  • Disconnect May be Preventing Police-Community Partnership

    Prince George’s County officials and community groups both acknowledge that in order to solve many of the violent crimes that have plagued the county in the early days of 2011, the community will have to get involved. However, some community groups think there is a disconnect between the ...

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  • Prince George’s Officials Scramble to Curb Violence

    Prince George’s County officials are working hard to stem a tide of violence that swept the county in the early days of the new year. There have been 11 murders in the first 11 days of 2011, causing a mad scramble among public safety and executive level officials. “We will stop the ...

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  • Baker Makes More Changes

    New Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker continued his overhaul of the Prince George’s County government as he announced new changes at the top of several county departments. Baker named Douglas A. Brown to the deputy chief administrative officer position, Glenda R. Wilson ...

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