Prince George's County News

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

Heroes in hardhats: The men who kept the water flowing in Prince George's

They stood in 3-feet of water, 20 feet underground for hours trying to close an enormous, corroded valve, which was the key to keep water flowing to more than 100,000 Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers. Their herculean effort averted a major water outage during a summer heatwave.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 08:59pm EDT
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Man sentenced to 115 years for stalking ex-wife

Prince George's Co. man sentenced to 115 in prison for sending threatening messages to ex-wife

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 07:01pm EDT

Police hunt for D.C. man wanted in May shooting, robbery

Prince George's County police are looking for a D.C. man wanted for a May shooting and robbery.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 04:49pm EDT

Man found in Md. yard may have been electrocuted

Officials: Man found dead in Prince George's Co. yard may have been electrocuted

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 09:08am EDT

Inner Loop reopens after fatal crash

A fatal crash closed the Capital Beltway's Inner Loop for more than five hours early Thursday.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 08:26am EDT

9-yr-old boy struck by car in Md. dies

A 9-year-old boy who was hit by a car as he rode his bike in Bowie, Md., died from his injuries two days after the collision.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 07:51am EDT

Prince George's cooling centers

Prince George's County has several cooling centers that are open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the week.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 02:10am EDT

Some schools, programs still closed Prince George's due to water issues

In response to the water outage planned by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Prince George's County Public Schools are closing several summer programs on July 17 and 18.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 02:03am EDT

National Harbor prepares to reopen after water scare

As Prince George's County braces for a massive water outage, businesses in National Harbor, Md. are preparing to shut their doors during the height of tourist season.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 09:15pm EDT

PG officer charged with tampering with drug probe

PG police officer charged with interfering with drug-dealing investigation; among 17 indicted

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 07:00pm EDT

Md. man under investigation for police impersonation

A Landover man is under investigation for police impersonation after a Prince George's officer stopped him with a siren blaring from his vehicle.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 04:43pm EDT
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