Prince George's County News

Sentencing delayed for convicted cop after courtroom outburst

A former police officer screamed obscenities and lunged at prosecutors during a sentencing hearing Tuesday and the courtroom erupted into chaos.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 04:42pm EDT

Police identify woman killed in pedestrian crash

Prince George's County police have identified the mother who died after she and her daughter were hit crossing a busy street Monday.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:24pm EDT
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Data: University of Maryland among nation's most caffeinated schools

Area colleges are back in session, which means many students are gulping down coffee and cramming for tests. New data show one local school is among the top in the nation with the caffeine jitters.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:05am EDT

In September, minor leaguers go big or go home

Labor Day marks the beginning of the pennant race in the major leagues, but end of the season for most minor league players.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:21am EDT

New ride to look forward to at Six Flags

Summer's slipping through your fingers fast, but maybe you're squeezing in a few last rides at the amusement park before parks close in the autumn. Then, there's always next year.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:31pm EDT

1st case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

Health officials confirm 1st case of West Nile virus in Maryland this year

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Dead man found on Prince George's County trail

The man's identity is unclear. Detectives are looking for suspects and a motive in this case.

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 05:31pm EDT

Man gets 27 years for robbing armored vehicle

DC man gets 27 years for robbing armored vehicle in Glenarden, Maryland

Friday - 08/29/2014, 06:21am EDT

Roommates charged with killing man found in bags

Two Laurel men have been arrested on murder charges for the slaying of their roommate, whose remains were found in two bags Sunday, police say.

Friday - 08/29/2014, 04:46am EDT

Six Flags coaster that stranded 24 people running again

The roller coaster that stranded 24 people for hours at Six Flags in Prince George's County is up and running again.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 02:02pm EDT

Cellphones 101: Schools adopt the phones they once banned

Cellphones and tablets have become an integral part of modern life, and the Prince George's County school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them in the classroom.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:17am EDT

Missing 80-year-old woman found safe

The Prince George's County police say a missing 80-year-old woman has been found safe.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:20am EDT

Police: Dismembered man was targeted

Police in Prince George's county made a grisly discovery when they found two bags containing a man's body parts Sunday. They now have more information about who was killed.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Police identify man whose body was found in bags

Police identify man whose body was found in bags in Laurel, Maryland

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:04pm EDT

Security changes made in PGPS

Security is tighter at schools in Prince George's County, and a change has been made to the school system's cellphone policy.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 11:56am EDT

Police ID body found in 2 bags in Laurel

Detectives are still trying to establish a motive.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Police investigating Oxon Hill homicide

Police investigating homicide in Oxon Hill, don't believe the shooting was random

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:18pm EDT

Police: body found in 2 bags in Laurel

Prince George's County police: body found in 2 bags in Laurel

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 02:50pm EDT

PG officer suspended over assault charge

Police in Prince George's County say a rookie patrol officer has been suspended after being charged with assault related to a domestic "situation."

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Evicted mayor sets up 'mobile' office

After being ordered out of his city hall space, third-term mayor Eugene Grant has taken his office on the road -- in a tent.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 03:27pm EDT
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