Prince George's County


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.

Dave & Buster's Ready for Business in Capitol Heights

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III joined dozens of county officials and others Wednesday for a sneak peek inside the Dave & Buster's in Capitol Heights opening next week, taking the opportunity to nibble on Swedish meatballs, sip ...

Black Women Show Support for Van Hollen in Md. Senate Race

As the polls opened Thursday morning for early voting in the primary election in Maryland, at least two dozen Black women enthusiastically showed their support for Rep. Chris Van Hollen.

Senate, Congressional Hopefuls Hit the Streets as Early-Voting Period Begins

Maryland state Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk (D-District 21) posted up at the Suitland Metro station at 6:30 a.m. Thursday — the first day of the state's early-voting period for the primary election — handing out campaign literature and reminding commuters that ...

Judge Allows Case Against Brothers to Proceed in Officer's Death

A Prince George's County judge ruled Wednesday there is probable cause to charge three brothers with second-degree murder for an attack at a police station last month that left an officer dead.

Candidates, Others Weigh In on Foreclosures in Prince George's Co.

The Washington Informer questioned Prince George's County candidates for Senate and Congress on why the county has a high number of foreclosures and what they would do if elected to rectify the problem.

Early Voting in Maryland Begins Thursday

Prince George's County and other jurisdictions in Maryland will open its polls at 10 a.m. Thursday to begin the weeklong process of early voting for the primary election.

Prince George's Co. Police Open New Training Facility

Prince George's County Police celebrated a new education and training operations Thursday in Upper Marlboro.

Prince George's Schools Task Force Solicits Public Input on Student Safety

A task force created by the Prince George's County Public Schools wants help from the public on crafting policies and procedures to improve student safety.

Maryland Board OKs Purple Line Light-Rail Contract

The Maryland Board of Public Works unanimously approved Wednesday a $5.6 billion contract for the Purple Line train in Montgomery and Prince George's counties.

Prince George's Co. Man Indicted in Shooting Deaths of 2-Year-Old Daughter, Her Mother

A District Heights man accused of fatally shooting his daughter and her mother in February over child support payments was indicted Friday.

Md. Senate, Congressional Hopefuls Talk Federal Wages, Minority Businesses at Dems' Forum

Attracting businesses, education and bipartisanship were some of the topics discussed by Senate and congressional Democratic candidates at Reid Temple AME Church in Glenn Dale.

Agency Director Fights Domestic Violence

Inside Sophie Ford's office at the Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County in Brentwood are various phrases she tries to follow daily, but one word encased in a tan picture frame symbolizes her work: inspire.

Julia Clark, Prince George's Trailblazer, Still Working for Change at 86

At age 86, Julia Clark is still working hard as an advocate with a stern resolve to see any task through.