Prince George's County


Maryland Man Indicted for Deadly Shooting Rampage

The former Federal Protective Service employee who killed three people — including his estranged wife — in a two-day shooting rampage in suburban D.C. last month was indicted Thursday in Montgomery County Court in Rockville.

Prince George's Schools Task Force Tackles Student Safety

After months of anticipation, a student safety task force created by Prince George's County Public Schools released its report Tuesday for the system to improve current policies, procedures, processes and practices designed to safeguard and protect students.

Prince George's Council OKs Fiscal 2017 Budget; No Tax Increase

After last year's budget hassle that ultimately resulted in a tax hike for Prince George's County residents, the county council adopted the fiscal 2017 budget Thursday without incident — and without a tax increase.

Prince George's County EDC Woos Nigerian Investors

The Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation recently hosted a delegation of 10 investors from Nigeria interested in investment opportunities in the county.

Flint II?: Lawsuit Fights Plans for Md. Power Plant in Black Neighborhood

The practice of environmental racism in Maryland is now reaching the legal system.

Prince George's to Hold Immunization Clinic for Students

Prince George's County Public Schools will hold an immunization clinic Thursday in Hyattsville for students entering kindergarten and sixth grade next school year, with those who decline risking being able to enroll in school this fall.

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 ...