Prince George's County News

Prince George's County News

Prince George’s County Council OKs Gun-Offender Registry

The Prince George’s County Council approved a measure June 5 that will allow police to operate a gun-offender registry requiring residents convicted of gun...

Bowie State University to Host Biotechnology Summer Institute

DNA extraction, forensic fingerprinting and bacterial transformation laboratory experiences are just some of the opportunities undergraduate students and high school teachers will take part...

Upper Marlboro Couple Pleads Guilty to False Imprisonment Charges

An Upper Marlboro Couple pled guilty to charges that they harbored a Filipino woman against her will for more than a decade. According to...

Local, Federal Officials Call on Congress to pass Anti-Domestic Violence Act

Several local and federal officials have called on the passing of the Senate version of the extension of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA)...

Trial begins for Controversial State Delegate

The trial of Del. Tiffany Alston, D.-Dist. 24, accused of misusing public funds began on June 5 with her lawyer already posturing in the...

Bowie State University Selects Dr. Weldon Jackson as New Provost and Vice President of...

Dr. Weldon Jackson was recently chosen as the new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Bowie State University, effective July 8. Thanks...

Prince George’s Approves FY2013 Budget

After a scare due to a delay in the state’s budgeting process, the Prince George’s County Council adopted a $2.7 billion budget on May...

Casino Debate is Left to the Hands of O’Malley Work Group

Residents of Prince George’s continued to be at the mercy of the Maryland General Assembly as Gov. Martin O’Malley and leaders of both the...

O’Malley Defends Policies to Wall Street Journal

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley found himself defending a recently approved tax hike for high-earners after the {Wall Street Journal} blasted him in an editorial. O’Malley’s...

Seven County Nightclubs Indicted in Joint County/State Investigation

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot have announced indictments in an investigation surrounding seven Prince George’s nightclubs. Puzzles Event...

Twelve Deltas Recognized for Their Service to Prince George’s County Residents

On April 29 at the newly renovated Ridgeley Rosenwald School in Capitol Heights, Md., twelve members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority were recognized...

Prince George’s, Montgomery Work Together on Budget Issues

Amid budget uncertainty in Annapolis, the Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties came together last week to set the fiscal year 2013 budgets for the...