Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Md., D.C. Lawmakers Issue Joint Call for $11.50 Hourly ‘Regional’ Minimum Wage

Prince George’s County Council Chair Andrea C. Harrison, District of Columbia Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and Montgomery County Council Member Marc Elrich came together...

State Regulators Approve Licenses for Prince George’s County Casino Candidate

BALTIMORE - The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission on Thursday gave gambling licenses to the three companies competing to build the state’s sixth casino...

Laurel’s Emmanuel Baptist Church Celebrates 32 Years

By the time the celebration started at 5 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church was already packed. The choir, resplendent in blue and gold robes, sang...

Prince George’s Fire Department Tops Cops in Barbeque Contest

The Prince George’s County fire and police departments went head to head Oct. 5 in the Second Annual Public Safety BBQ Cook-Off. Television Top...

Second Man Charged in Bowie, Md. Slaying

Prince George's County Police have charged a second man in a shooting death in a domestic dispute in Bowie. Thirty-one-year-old Demarco James of Washington was...

Black Pilots and Black Aviators Honored

Black aviators and instructors were honored for their contributions to the field at an all-day event in Ft. Washington, Md. The day’s event began...

Prince George’s County Vendors Flock to MGM Information Sessions

Several hundred vendors who are seeking a role in the casino and resort development proposed for Prince George’s County gathered Sept. 27 at two...

Md. Housing Agency Headquarters Plans Clear P.G. County Council

The Prince George’s County Council ratified a plan on Sept 23 for a state agency headquarters to be built at Carrollton Station, paving the...

Andrews AFB Welcomes Troops from Southeast Asia

Little Elias Pena and his sisters, Vicky and Anne, were told they were going to Andrews Air Force Base on Sept. 23 to pick...

O’Malley Orders Probe of Abuses at Crownsville State Hospital

At the direction of Gov. Martin O’Malley, the Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene announced recently at a Legislative Black Caucus hearing that...

Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to Make Campaign Announcement Sept. 22

Maryland Lt. Anthony Brown and his running mate, Howard County, Md. Executive Ken Ulman, are poised to make a major campaign announcement Sept 22...

Prince George’s, Md. Police Investigate Ft. Washington Murder

The Prince George’s County, Md. Police Department is investigating the murder of a man in Fort Washington, Md. The incident was discovered by police about...