Prince George’s County News

  • Kingdom Village to Open Doors

    Kingdom Village opened its doors Dec. 9 to welcome battered women and children to their facility. The shelter, brainchild of the Rt. Rev. Shirley Holloway, is set to be a safe haven for victims of domestic violence. Kingdom Village will be located on the 2400 block of Brooks Drive in Suitland ...

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  • Rushern Baker Prepares for County’s Top Office

    Rushern Baker had to wait eight years to become Prince George’s County executive. Now, as he prepares for the position he’s longed for, the reality of being in charge of one of the most talked about places in the region is finally beginning to set in. “I have had moments when ...

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  • Bowie State Exceeds Maryland MBE goals

    For the second consecutive year, Bowie State University exceeded the state's expectation of 25 percent for issuing contract awards to Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) during fiscal year 2010. MBE awards accounted for more than 31 percent or approximately $7.5 million of the ...

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  • Should Leslie Johnson Take Her Oath?

    A federal investigation into Jack Johnson and his wife, Leslie, has caused many to question whether she should take her oath on Dec. 6. Some District 6 residents want her gone, while others are willing to give her the benefit of the doubt. One resident who wants her gone is Allen King. He ...

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  • Residents, Officials React to Johnson Scandal

    News of Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson’s arrest has spread like a wildfire throughout the county, igniting a mixture of emotions among the area’s denizens from scorn to disappointment to amazement at the ballooning scandal. FBI agents arrested Johnson, 61, the ...

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  • Johnson Probe Yields More Arrests

    Three Prince George’s police officers have been arrested in connection with a FBI investigation that brought charges against County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife Leslie. “Police officers are given badges and guns to prevent crimes, but these police officers allegedly used them ...

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  • Prince George’s County Executive, Wife Arrested

    Upper Marlboro, Md. – FBI agents arrested Jack Johnson, the outgoing Prince George's county executive and one of Maryland’s premier leaders, and his wife Leslie Nov. 12 in connection with illegal conduct in what the FBI described as “official corruption and extortion in ...

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