Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards Takes Steps to Avoid Staff Furloughs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards says her staff has taken a 2 percent pay cut to avoid anyone being furloughed as a...

Rev. Jeremiah Wright to Kick off Conference on Dr. Martin Luther King at Bowie...

The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright Jr. will explore the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King’s nonviolent social change philosophies at a free public lecture on...

P.G. School Takeover Foes Confront State Lawmakers

Retired educator L. Regina Barton, 71, inched towards the hearing room of the Department of Legislative Services in Annapolis on April 1 with the...

Mail Fraud Scheme Targeted Non-Profits

Stephen Reid, age 50, of Frederick, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud relating to the failure to provide...

Lanham Md. Driver Charged With Murder in Deaths of His Passengers

Prince George’s County police have charged a 35 year-old man with two counts of homicide following a two-car collision that killed two persons in...

P.G.C.C. President Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame March 21 in a ceremony that...

Lockdown Lifted at Duval High

LANHAM, Md. (AP) — A lockdown has been lifted at a Prince George's County high school. DuVal High School in Lanham was temporarily locked down...

County Executive Proposes Schools Takeover

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III wants to assume full control of Prince George’s County’s massive—and troubled --school system in a move...

Former Prince George’s Police Official Convicted of Killing Delivery Man Back in Court

A former Prince George's County police official who was convicted of killing a furniture delivery man in his Accokeek home, and seriously wounding another,...

P.G.C.C. Post-Start-Up Program Preps Minority Firms for Large Contracts

Tisa Clark, president and owner of J.D. Clark Professional Services, is one of more than a dozen minority-owned businesses to refine their approach to...

Death Penalty Repeal Opponents Plan to Put Up Fight

ANNAPOLIS – One week after the Maryland Senate passed a bill to repeal the state’s death penalty, the House of Delegates is poised to...

Rep. Hoyer: Budget Sequestration to Impact Md. Jobs, Education, Health Care

Maryland’s employment, education and health care sectors will all be negatively impacted by federal sequestration, Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told the AFRO. “The sequester across...