Prince George's County


Casino Training Facility Trumps P.G. County Community Center

Residents in Fort Washington, Md., who had hoped an old school building could be converted into a community center now say they are irked by a decision to turn the building into a training facility for an impending casino.

P.G. County AG Gansler 'Out of Touch,' Lawmakers Say

A group of elected leaders in Prince George's County are calling comments made by Attorney General Doug F. Gansler regarding economic development in the county "out of touch" and "irresponsible."

Program Educates Youth on Dating Violence

Patrice George realized she became the victim of domestic abuse after police charged her boyfriend with the murder of her infant son.

P.G. County Residents to Weigh In on National Harbor Casino

Prince George's County residents hoping to give their input on plans to bring a casino to National Harbor near Oxon Hill will have a chance to weigh in during Tuesday's county council meeting.

P.G. County Among Md.'s Top Recyclers

Prince George's County now ranks among the top recycling jurisdictions in Maryland, surging past eight other counties to land in third place in recycling efforts in waste diversion.

P.G. County's Graduation Rate Creeps Upward

The graduation rate for Prince George's County Public Schools has inched upward, according to new data released by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Purple Line Nears Crucial Junction

State and local leaders in Maryland are bracing for a springtime decision from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on the fate of the proposed $2.2 billion Purple Line.

P.G. County Exec Baker to Hold Budget Meeting

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is prepping a rollout of his proposed fiscal 2015 budget during a public hearing Tuesday night in Upper Marlboro.

Hyattsville Development Pushes Forward

A development project that planners hope will revitalize the University Town Center in Hyattsville, Md., is moving forward with a grocery store and retail development.

P.G. County Eyes Diversity Initiative

Officials in Prince George's County government are hoping to diversify their ranks with the formation of a special task force aimed at outreach to immigrant communities.

P.G. County Delegate Does About-Face on Speed Cameras

Less than two weeks after withdrawing legislation that would have expanded the operating hours of speed cameras in Prince George's County, a state lawmaker is now pushing a bill that would prohibit use of the devices during holidays and summer ...

D.C. Region Readies for More Snow, Frigid Temperatures

Less than two weeks after a "polar vortex" blasted across the nation, the D.C. region steeled Tuesday for another cold front expected to deliver as much as 10 inches of snow.

P.G. County Warns Businesses of Fire-Inspection Scam

Prince George's County is warning business owners to look out for scammers offering to perform fire inspections at a discounted rate.

Push to Raise Minimum Wage Gains Momentum

A Maryland lawmaker is poised this week to introduce legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016.

Legislation Scrapped for 24-Hour Speed Cameras in P.G. County

A Prince George's County lawmaker said he plans to scrap legislation that would have allowed nearly 100 speed cameras in the county to operate 24 hours a day.