Prince George's County News

High winds push flames through house

Fire briefly trapped three people, including a child, in a home in Hyattsville, Md.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 12:05pm EDT

Data breach at University of Maryland dates back to 1992

The breadth of a cyber-attack at the University of Maryland is larger than school officials previously reported, but the number of Social Security numbers stolen is smaller than previously reported.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 08:37am EDT

High water bill? WSSC says blame snow days

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the water company.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 07:52am EDT

Prince George's County budget to be proposed

County executive to propose budget for Prince George's County

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 05:01am EDT

Say 'Aaaaa': Mobile dentist office takes care of kids one cleaning at a time

Seven years after a 12-year-old boy died of a dental infection, some parts of the Washington metro region still have a shortage of dentists. But a mobile dentist's office on wheels is offering help and hope -- one kid at a time.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:51am EDT

Prince George's police arrest man for attempted kidnapping

Prince George's police quickly caught a man who they say tried to abduct a girl as she walked to school Monday morning.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:45pm EDT
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Local rescuers rely on Narcan to help overdose victims

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Monday called heroin a "public health crisis" and urged first responders to help overdose victims by using a counter-agent known as Narcan, which has been used in Prince George's County for years.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 05:27am EDT

D.C. officer charged with insurance fraud

A D.C. police officer is facing insurance fraud and attempted theft charges related to alleged damage to police equipment.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:28am EDT

Peterson Family Foundation donating $1M to Teach for America

A million dollar gift isn't pocket change -- that's how much a foundation funded by the developer of National Harbor is donating to benefit Prince George's County Schools and the local Teach for America efforts.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 12:15pm EDT

Truck overturns, catches fire, blocks I-95 SB

The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed before Route 198 on Sunday night after a tractor-trailer truck overturned and caught fire at about 8 p.m., injuring two people.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 02:25am EDT

Donald Trump 'kills off' Jimmy Carter during CPAC speech

During Donald Trump's speech at Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, he made a reference to the "late, great Jimmy Carter." The 39th president of the United States, however, is still alive at 89 years old.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 09:30am EST

Health enterprise zone to open in Prince George's

Health enterprise zone to open in Prince George's County

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 07:17am EST

1 dies in Laurel two-car crash

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 01:55am EST

Prince George's police seek help finding girl, 13

Maurisha Branae Davis was last seen in the 4000 block of McKinley Street, in Temple Hills.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:47pm EST

Md. woman dies after shoveling snow

Prince George's Co. woman dies after possible heart attack while shoveling snow

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 09:30am EST

When the snow falls, plow driver is king of the road

WTOP goes out on the road with Dave Howard, a snowplow driver for Prince George's County. See video from the snowplow driver's perspective.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:09am EST

Weather postpones promotion of Md. site for FBI

Weather postpones event promoting Prince George's County for new FBI headquarters

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:40am EST

Charity, Parents, Children Benefit from 'Wee-Sale'

Hundreds of local families will gather March 7 - 9 at the Greenbelt Armory to sell or buy baby and children's clothes, furniture, accessories and supplies. Anything unsold at the end of the three-day consignment event will go to Streetlights of Bethany, a program that helps homeless people and others in need in Prince George's County.

Saturday - 03/01/2014, 04:16am EST

School system audit finds weak financial controls

An audit of Prince George's County schools has found problems that led to $1 million in overpayments to employees.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 12:03pm EST
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