Prince George's County News

DC students see big gains on standardized tests

District of Columbia public and charter school students have achieved their highest marks ever on the city's standardized tests.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 01:21pm EDT
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Pit bull bites 2 children, owner arrested

The owner of a pit bull faces a charge of violating Prince George's County's ban on the dogs after his bit two children in Clinton, Md.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 10:05am EDT

2 indicted on sex trafficking charges

2 indicted on sex trafficking charges; allegedly threatened women with guns

Monday - 07/29/2013, 09:29pm EDT

Prosecutors drop case against Maryland RB Brown

Prosecutors dropping charges against Maryland RB Brown following review of evidence

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Local teens to AG Holder: We want to live without fear

Teens in the D.C. area say they are still seeking justice for Trayvon Martin, and they're taking their message to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 01:21pm EDT

Police investigate shooting of Clinton, Md. man

Detectives are investigating the slaying of an adult male in Clinton on Saturday morning, according to the Prince George's County Police Department.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 12:18am EDT

2 sites left in bid for new Pr. George's hospital

2 sites remaining in bid to land new medical complex in Prince George's County

Friday - 07/26/2013, 08:50am EDT

Casino bidder buys land in Prince George's County

One of the three bidders for a Prince George's County casino site has purchased a 22-acre site in Fort Washington.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 03:19pm EDT

Scam alert: Beware of WSSC impersonators

A scam alert is going out to Montgomery and Prince George's county residents after some area residents reported utility impersonators are trying to gain access to homes and businesses to gain information for identity theft or fraud.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 10:15am EDT

Man pleads guilty to nearly striking officer with car

A D.C. man pleaded guilty to second-degree assault on Wednesday after striking a Prince George's County police cruiser and almost hitting a police officer last August.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:33am EDT

Woman enters plea in Md. parking lot stabbing

Prince George's woman enters plea in random stabbing in parking lot

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 12:10pm EDT

In Bowie, turning foreclosures into housing for vets

It's a triple punch: Find veterans affordable homes, fill foreclosed homes and improve the community.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:39am EDT

Prince George's ticket writer had issues before ticket scandal

A Prince George's County Revenue Authority employee is charged with writing fraudulent tickets and now WTOP is learning more about why it happened and the employee's past legal problems.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 07:04am EDT

Parx owner buys land for Prince George's casino

Greenwood Racing Inc., one of three firms vying to build a casino in Prince George's County, has paid $1.2 million for the site of its planned casino-resort in Fort Washington while it awaits a ruling by Maryland casino regulators.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 05:19pm EDT

Another water-main break in Prince George's County

A 24-inch main broke around 6 a.m. Saturday along Branchville Road, near Greenbelt Road in College Park.

Sunday - 07/21/2013, 04:48am EDT

Area marchers' demand: 'Justice'

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 05:40pm EDT

WSSC: Water restrictions end, normal service resumes

While water restrictions remain in southern Prince George's County, no customers are expected to be without water this week, according the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 08:13pm EDT
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12-inch water main breaks in Hyattsville

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says the break in the 12-inch main occurred after 1:30 a.m. Friday. The main dates back to 1949.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 09:22am EDT

Man gets 30 years in DUI crash that killed 3

Md. man sentenced to 30 years in DUI crash that killed 3

Friday - 07/19/2013, 12:06am EDT

Baker: WSSC needs to answer 'serious questions'

Now that a water crisis that would have left parts of southern Prince George's County without water for days has been averted, County Executive Rushern Baker says the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission needs to answer questions about its operations.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 09:07pm EDT
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