Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Capitol Heights, Md. Man Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence for Pimping Teens

GREENBELT, Md.--A 31-year-old Capitol Heights, Md. man is to spend just over 12 years in jail and another decade in supervised release for his...

Census: Maryland Redistricting Produced Predictable Results for Democrats

WASHINGTON - Maryland’s redrawn congressional map, which paved the way for a Democratic victory in November, significantly altered the makeup of two of the...

Slain Prince George’s Teen Buried

Hundreds of mourners, many of them wearing T-shirts, buttons and headbands bearing the words “RIP Spike” filed by the open casket at Ebenezer AME...

Want to Buy a Gun? Get in Line.

COLLEGE PARK - Maryland State Police are taking three times longer than usual to finish background checks on new gun purchases, Maryland gun dealers...

Two Dead, Dozens Displaced after Blaze Set In New Carrollton

A man and a woman died in a New Carrollton apartment fire that erupted January 13 and a third man who was injured in...

School Boundary Hearings Set

School officials are calling on parents and other stakeholders in Prince George’s schools to weigh in on a plan to adjust boundaries for two...

Former FBI Agent Jailed for Drunk Driving Fatality

A former FBI agent was sentenced Jan. 4 to 18 months in prison for a 2011 drunken-driving crash that left an 18-year-old man dead....

Ousted Delegate Cannot Get Job Back

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state's highest court has ruled that former delegate Tiffany Alston will not get her seat back and that the...

Grandmother, Mother, Daughter Die in Crash in Jamaica

They headed to Jamaica for a respite from the East Coast winter, the grandmother from Brooklyn, N.Y., her daughter, a nurse at Southern Maryland...

Research Confirms: Casino Table Games Bring Jobs

WASHINGTON - The implementation of table games and 24-hour gaming in Maryland will create employment opportunities, but competition from Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore and...

Crafting the Fabric of Michele Obama’s American Tapestry

After covering Michelle Obama during her first year in the White House, New York Times reporter Rachel L. Swarns said she jumped at the...

D.C. Firefighter Doubles as Santa Claus

Clarence Zieglar learned about being a hero working as a D.C. firefighter for the last five years. This year, though, he has learned that...