Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

PCP Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Richard Brown, age 28, of Lanham, Md., was sentenced to 10 years in prison Jan. 13 for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent...

Business owner charged with shooting man

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police have charged a lounge owner with fatally shooting a man in the venue. Officers found 32-year-old...

Young Musician Fatally Shot as Friends Played with Gun

Errick Lamar Pratt planned a career in music. But his hopes to make it big ended on Jan. 9 when he was killed in...

Former Prince George’s Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Disclosing Info in Narcotics Probe

Vanessa Edwards-Hamm, a former officer with the Prince George’s County Police Department, pled guilty recently to unlawfully disclosing information about a wiretap being used...

Second Conspirator Pleads Guilty in Bank Fraud Schemes

Paul Essel, 26, of Laurel, pleaded guilty Jan. 14 to conspiring to commit bank fraud, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with...

Prince George’s County, Md. Schools Chief Named Finalist for National Award

Prince George’s County, Md. Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell is one of four finalists for the 2014 National Superintendent of...

Bowie State Graduated 375 at Winter Commencement

It wasn't the usual warm time of the year, but nothing could dampen the spirits of the 375 students who graduated, Dec. 20, at...

The White House has a Special Homework Assignment for Students

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting the first ever White House Student Film Festival highlighting the importance of technology...

Zetas to Honor Philanthropist Karen Arrington and Host International President

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. - Tau Delta Zeta Chapter will celebrate the 94th anniversary of the sorority’s founding with a Founders’ Day Luncheon....

Prince George’s County Crime Rate in 2013 Declines

New Year’s Day had come and gone but for some of the state’s top law enforcement and elected officials gathered in Woodmore Town Centre...

Prince George’s County Bans Use of Plastic Bags for Yard Waste

As of Jan. 1, Prince George’s County residents are no longer allowed to use plastic bags to collect and set out their yard waste. From...

Prince George’s Students Holiday Break Included ‘Optional’ Homework

While Prince George’s County school administrators call the Dec. 23-Jan. 1 gap the Winter Break, what they really mean is “Testing is Coming! Get...