Prince George's County


Father of Slain Prince George's Police Officer: Son Was a 'Hero'

The father of slain Prince George’s County Police Officer Jacai Colson gave thanks Thursday during a public viewing for his son, expressing his gratitude for the support his family has received throughout not only the region, but nationwide.

Vigil Held for Prince George's Police Officer

Prince George's County police officers, public safety workers and residents came to pay homage during a candlelight vigil Sunday afternoon for slain Officer Jacai Colson.

Funeral Services Announced for Slain Prince George's Police Officer

Prince George's County Police announced the funeral arrangements Thursday for Officer Jacai Colson, who was killed in a gunbattle earlier this week.

Prince George's Cop 'Deliberately' Shot by Fellow Officer: Police Chief

Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski confirmed Wednesday that a fellow officer “deliberately” shot and killed Jacai Colson during a gunbattle outside a police station.

Police Chief: Prince George's Officer Possibly Killed by Friendly Fire

The Prince George's County police officer fatally shot Sunday in a gunbattle outside of a police station may have been shot by another officer, authorities said Monday.

Prince George's Police Officer Killed in 'Unprovoked' Shootout at Police Headquarters

A Prince George's County police officer was killed Sunday afternoon in a shootout outside a police station in Landover in what authorities are calling an "unprovoked attack."

Prince George's Primary Hopefuls Woo Undecideds at Forum

Dozens of interested Prince George's County voters attended a forum Saturday at Southern Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Temple Hills to hear from candidates for Senate, Congress and Circuit Court judge.

Purple Line Economic Plans Pitched in Riverdale

A portion of northern Prince George's County could be accentuated with townhouses, apartments, businesses and enhanced walking trails near two proposed Purple Line light-rail stations in Riverdale.

Baker Unveils County Budget Proposal, Sans Tax Increase

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III presented the county's fiscal 2017 budget proposal Thursday — one he happily says comes with no tax increases.

Laurel Hospital Chief Stepping Down

Laurel Regional Hospital's president and chief operating officer announced he is stepping down next month amid the hospital's controversial transition into an ambulatory care center.

Former School Aide Pleads Not Guilty in Federal Child-Porn Case

A former Prince George's County School aide pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to 13 counts of producing child pornography in his initial court appearance and arraignment.

Glenarden, Mayor Accused of Allowing Pedophile Suspect Access to City Property

The city of Glenarden and its mayor are being sued for allegedly allowing a former Prince George's County elementary school employee to sexually abuse a 10-year-old boy inside the city's municipal center.

Whittington New Md. Homeland Security Chief

Gevonia Whittington has made a few firsts as a Black woman during her 26-year tenure as a Prince George's County employee.

Prince George's Economic Corporation Aims to Connect Businesses with $16B

Local business owners flocked Tuesday to the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Largo, where county officials and executives from the IRS, Treasury Department and Small Business Administration provided details for tapping $16 billion in procurement opportunities available ...

Teacher Accused of Ignoring Student's Complaint Against Sexual-Abuse Suspect

A teacher at the Prince George's County elementary school where a former aide is accused of sexually abusing multiple students refused to take action after one student informed her of the abuse, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by the ...