Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

NAACP Investigating Alleged Police Beating in Laurel

The Prince George’s County Chapter of the NAACP is investigating an incident in which a man claims he was beaten by a Laurel police...

Md. General Assembly Approves Gambling Expansion Bill; Allows Casino in PG County, Table Games

The Maryland General Assembly early Wednesday passed a measure to allow a new casino in Prince George’s County as well as table games such...

In the Quest to Draw More Souls, Turner Memorial AME Redefines Itself

Turner Memorial AME Church sits at a fork in the road of an unassuming community in Hyattsville, a transitioning church in a county full...

Prince George’s Fire Department Defends Response Times

The Prince George’s County Fire Department is clashing with CountyStat over data that showed that the county had six stations with high failure to...

Prince George’s Exec Rushern Baker and Family Coping With Dementia

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III reaches over and takes his wife’s hand. She looks at him and smiles. “I love you, Booby,”...

New Report Shows County Has Long Road to Reach Healthcare Goals

The road to a new hospital and improved health care in Prince George’s County paved with obstacles, according to a University of Maryland School...

Successful QUEST Program Ends at Roosevelt

On May 29, the last members of Eleanor Roosevelt High School’s Quality Education in Science and Technology (QUEST) program received diplomas marking the end...

School Board Cites Timeline to Replace Hite

The Prince George’s County Board of Education will use a search firm to find a candidate to replace outgoing Prince George’s County Public Schools...

Prince George’s County, Md. Executive Rushern Baker Receives Black Public Administrator’s Leadership Award

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III was recognized for his public service at the National Forum for Black Public Administrators' (NFBPA) ninth...

Two County Officers Indicted For Misconduct

An alleged scare tactic went awry after two Prince George’s County officers who were invited by the host to a Memorial Day party in...

Greater Mt. Nebo’s Weaver Receives Honorary Doctorate

The Rev. Jonathan L. Weaver, pastor of Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Church in Bowie, was honored earlier this month with an honorary doctorate from...

Creekmur Named Prince George’s Health Officer

The Prince George’s County Council confirmed Pamela Brown Creekmur as the new head of the of the Department of Health, despite questions about a...