Prince George's County News

Laurel playground reopens after arson (Photos)

A playground that was set on fire and destroyed in March is back open in Laurel, Md.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 09:38pm EDT

Two additional fires added to arson list in Laurel

Two more fires will be added to the list of "incendiary" incidents being investigated in Laurel.

Monday - 06/03/2013, 05:55pm EDT

Correctional officer sentenced in death of inmate

Ex-correctional officer sentenced in death of inmate; had found victim hanging in cell

Monday - 06/03/2013, 05:28pm EDT

Prince George's Co. runs to remember officer

Last August, Prince George's County police officer Adrian Morris was killed in the line of duty when his cruiser crashed during a high-speed chase. He was just 23 years old.

Sunday - 06/02/2013, 11:11am EDT

Prince George's police seek help locating missing man

The Prince George's County Police Department is looking for a 64-year-old man who was last seen Thursday.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 05:25pm EDT

New Prince George's school board chief selected

On Saturday, County Executive Rushern Baker appointed a new Board of Education chairman.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 04:01pm EDT

Pr. George's closer to getting first Whole Foods market

Prince George's County is closer to getting its very first Whole Foods Market.

Saturday - 06/01/2013, 12:24pm EDT

Greenbelt's 2014 budget includes tax rate increase for residents

The Greenbelt City Council has proposed a 2014 budget that includes a 1.5 cent tax increase for city residents.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:35am EDT

Chance for sibling 1st at National Spelling Bee

Big sis, little sis: A chance to make sibling history at National Spelling Bee

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 03:24am EDT

Maryland housing agency to move to Prince George's

Board approves plan to move Maryland's housing agency to new site in Prince George's County

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 02:21pm EDT

US gun debate overlooks daily violence

Amid mass shootings, US gun debate overlooks those coping with daily violence

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:35am EDT

Troubled PGCPS gets ready for big changes

On Saturday, June 1, a new Maryland law takes effect allowing County Executive Rushern Baker of Prince George's County to appoint a new superintendent of schools for the troubled school system.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:03am EDT

Mother accepts diploma for daughter killed in shooting

The mother of Amber Stanley, who was shot and killed in her own bed last fall, accepted her high school diploma during the Charles H. Flowers High School graduation Tuesday.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 08:48pm EDT

Amtrak train hits, kills 1 person

One person is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train just outside of the New Carrollton station Sunday morning.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 11:10am EDT

Bowie celebrates Memorial Day with parade

Onlookers in vehicles ranging from strollers to wheelchairs lined Belair Drive to honor service members present and departed during the town's annual Memorial Day Parade on Saturday.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:50pm EDT

3 high school students shot after leaving party

3 high school students shot after leaving birthday party at Capitol Heights nightclub

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Firefighter goes extra mile for elderly driver

When a West Lanham Hills volunteer firefighter saw a disabled car in town on Saturday, he pulled over to see whether there was anything he could do to help. As it turned out, there was a lot.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 06:05pm EDT

Man charged with murder in death of boy, 2

Man charged with first-degree murder in beating death of 2-year-old boy in Suitland

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 01:48pm EDT

2 teens arrested in Seat Pleasant shooting death

Two teenagers have been arrested in the shooting death of a Seat Pleasant man earlier this month.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:13pm EDT

Silver Alert issued for missing 82-year-old Md. man

Police say Richard Walter Haynes was last seen about noon Thursday in Landover, Md.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 03:54pm EDT
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