Prince George's County


Police, Public-Safety Officials Feted at Landover Church

Police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians were honored Sunday during a ceremony at a Prince George's County church, with the prevailing message that first-responders are heroes who should be appreciated every day.

Brothers Indicted for Prince George's Police Officer's Shooting Death

A grand jury has indicted three brothers for ambushing a Prince George's County police station that resulted in the death of Officer Jacai Colson.

District Heights Mayor James Walls, 39, Dies In Home

District Heights, Maryland, Mayor James L. Walls Jr., the youngest person ever elected to the position, died in his home Thursday, police said. He was 39.

Prince George's Co. EDC's 'Dolphin Tank' Companies Give Perfect Pitch

More than 75 local entrepreneurs were given the chance to get their feet wet Tuesday during the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation's inaugural "Dolphin Tank" networking event at the county's Department of Housing and Community Development headquarters.

Vigil Remembers Victims of Md. Shooting Spree

The victims of a deadly two-day shooting rampage in the D.C. region last week were remembered Monday night at a somber vigil outside Goshen United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg.

Prince George's Planning Board OKs Wal-Mart Expansion in Landover Hills

The Prince George's County Planning Board voted unanimously Thursday for Wal-Mart to expand with a grocery store and garden center in Landover Hills after a discussion lasting more than five hours.

PGC State's Attorney Alsobrooks to Address Community College Graduates

Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will deliver the keynote address at Prince George's Community College's 57th commencement exercises on May 26 at the Show Place Arena and Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro.

Md. Delegates Honor Teachers with Dinner

State delegates Dereck Davis and Darryl Barnes wanted to pay homage to those whom they say are Prince George's County's most important workers: teachers.

PGCPS Task Force to Make Safety Recommendations in Wake of Abuse Scandal

A task force created by the Prince George's County Public Schools system will release recommendations and other information on student safety by the end of the month after receiving overwhelming feedback from the community in the wake of a sexual-abuse ...

Piscataway Hills Day Declared After Mudslide Battle

After a mudslide caused the closure of a road in a Fort Washington neighborhood nearly two years ago, officials honored those residents and proclaimed Monday as Piscataway Hills Day in Prince George's County.

Prince George's County Election Results: School Board, Circuit Court Judge

Here are the results and what's next for each contest.

Prince George's Co. Kicks Off Fitness Program

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined several other county employees and residents Wednesday to sport lime green T-shirts and conduct stretching exercises.

MGM, PGCC Launch Training Program for Casino Resort

MGM National Harbor is partnering with Prince George's Community College for a new workforce training program that will provide potential employees with the skills needed to apply for nearly 1,000 jobs in the forthcoming resort's casino table games department.

Van Hollen Defeats Edwards in Senate Primary

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, with the support of major Black legislatures in Maryland, defeated fellow Rep. Donna Edwards in Tuesday's Democratic primary.

Md. Candidates Hit Polling Stations, Make Last Pitches to Voters

Candidates throughout Prince George's County and the state are making last-ditch efforts to seek votes on Election Day.