Prince George's County News

    Mother Mourns the Loss of Her Son

    Aaron Leach repeatedly denied his mother’s request to join the military when he graduated from high school. Leach, 21, was afraid he’d have to go to war and he’d be killed in action. Unfortunately for...

    State’s Attorney Candidates Believe in Experience

    The State's Attorney's race in Prince George's County is one that pits foes from different backgrounds against each other. However, the one advantage everyone believes they have is experience. Peggy Magee, a Mississippi native, served...

    Father Expresses Anger over Alleged Bowie High School Attack Video

    An alleged beating at Bowie High School was posted to Facebook last week and it still has the parents of the alleged victim asking questions. Two students have now been charged in the incident, but...

    District 5 County Council Race Matches Experience vs. Activism

    When Andrea Harrison won a special election to become the Prince George’s County Councilwoman for District 5, she held a seat her father once held and was fast-tracked into leadership positions. However, as she...

    Golf Course Foreclosures Disappoint Residents

    The lawn is unkempt. Notices litter the doors of the facility. What was once a symbol of pride in Prince George’s County is now nothing more than an eyesore. “The parking lot over there...

    Slain Trooper’s Family Sets Up Scholarship Fund

    The family of slain Trooper First Class Wesley Brown has announced the creation of a scholarship fund in his name to continue the education and mentoring of youth in his foundation. According to the family,...

    Local Church Finds its “Sanctuary” in Business

    Pastor Anthony G. Maclin and the Sanctuary at Kingdom Square has a model for success many other churches in the area just don't have. It has its own mall. "I think it's a good thing...

    P.G. Council Budget not as Bad as Feared, Still Falls Short

    The Prince George's County Council recently approved the county's $2.6 billion budget. The budget will eliminate some of the furloughs county officials expected, but it's still not enough to completely bail the county out...

    Parents Concerned about Proposed School Transfer

    Parents at Whitehall Elementary School in Bowie are upset about a proposed transfer of students to Kenilworth Elementary next school year. Roughly 140 students would be transferred and parents say they aren't confident the...

    Two Men Charged in the Murder of Maryland State Trooper

    Two men are being held in connection with the murder of Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Wesley W. Brown. Cyril Williams, 27, of Seat Pleasant, Md., was identified from surveillance photos as the man...

    Maryland State Trooper Murdered in Forestville

    Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Wesley W. Brown, 24, was gunned down while working part-time security at an Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Bar on the 3400 block of Donnell Drive in Forestville, Md....

    Residents Say Boulevard is ‘Failing’

    When the Boulevard at the Capital Center was opened in 2003, it was promoted as the first major retail hub in Prince George's County. Just seven years later, people everywhere are questioning its viability...
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