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    Rash of Recent Homicides Lead to Open Cases

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A series of homicide investigations continue in Prince George’s County as law enforcement detectives continue to search for leads after a spike in the number of fatal attacks throughout...

    Traffic Congestion Relief May Impact Area Homeowners

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to alleviate traffic congestion on the Capital Beltway, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is endorsing a plan that may affect homeowners in Prince George’s County.  Most experts...

    County Liquor Board Not Compliant According to State Audit

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Another state audit has revealed Prince George’s County is not compliant when it comes to following guidelines to oversee its regulatory practices.  The General Assembly's Office of Legislative Audits...

    Legislative Update: Get Ready to Read Maryland

    By Renee Foose and Ndeye Aminata Ndiaye, Special to the AFRO The 2019 Maryland General Assembly passed the Ready to Read Act, a screening and early intervention bill that will help prevent reading failure in schools...

    Former Riverdale Baptist Stars Leads Baylor To National Title

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Riverdale Baptist star Chloe Jackson made a shot for the ages and established her place in women’s college basketball history as the Baylor University defeated Notre Dame on April...

    Morning Show Boot Camp Helps Promote Wellness in Upper Marlboro

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Since mid-February NBC-4 reporter Molette Green has been live, local and late breaking while in boot camp on early morning TV.  With her fitness trainer and coach Leona Brown, Green...

    Preakness May Have to Leave Baltimore for Laurel to Stay in MD

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer. [email protected] Baltimore may have to rely on the CIAA Basketball Tournament to recoup whatever the city may lose in tourism dollars if the Preakness moves to Laurel in 2021.  Despite pleas...

    Apparent Terrorist Attack Thwarted By Feds at National Harbor

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] National Harbor may have been the target of a terrorist plot that was thwarted by authorities.  Federal officials have charged Rondell Henry, 28, of Germantown, who allegedly planned to...

    Transgender Community Rallies After Homicide in Prince George’s

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The investigation into the apparent homicide of a transgender woman in Fairmount Heights continues in Prince George’s County.  Ashanti Carmon, 27, of Alexandria, Va. was fatally shot several times...

    Speaker Busch to Lie In Annapolis

    By AFRO Staff Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates Michael E. Busch will lie in state April 15 under the State House dome in Annapolis, which will mark the beginning of two days of...

    Maryland Leads With Health Care Initiatives

    By Renee Foose, Special to the Afro On the final day of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, history was made with the passage of two bills to establish the nation’s first Prescription Drug Affordability Board and...

    US: Man Inspired by IS Planned Truck Attack Near DC

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man inspired by the Islamic State group plotted to ram a stolen U-Haul truck into as many pedestrians as possible at a popular convention and...
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