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The Prince George's County Public Safety Valor Awards

28-04-2017 Hits:82 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

The Prince George's County Public Safety Valor Awards were held on April 26 at Martins Crosswinds in Greenbelt.

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Capital Caring opens doors to terminally ill patients in Prince George’s County, celebrates 40 years in hospice care

28-04-2017 Hits:721 Local Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

LANHAM – After completing a process of obtaining permits and completing paperwork, the new Capital Caring Center, which is Prince George’s County’s first inpatient hospice center, began accepting hospice patients...

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Council upset over unspent litter funds

26-04-2017 Hits:302 Local Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

UPPER MARLBORO – The department of public works and transportation (DPW&T) is one of the more visible government agencies, responsible for street repair, snow removal and TheBus service. As the...

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State News

Former congressman, county exec. Hogan dies at 88

21-04-2017 Hits:320 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – Lawrence Hogan Sr., former Prince George’s county executive and father of Maryland’s current governor, has died.

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Washington Wednesday: Hoyer holds wide-ranging town hall during Congress’ two-week recess

19-04-2017 Hits:234 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

GLENN DALE – With Congress on a two-week recess, many representatives are returning to their districts to engage with constituents. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.-5) was one of them, hosting a...

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Governor, environmentalist claim victories, school board reform defeats in General Assembly session

12-04-2017 Hits:499 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – The General Assembly session ended Monday with a flurry of votes, and as the dust settles stakeholders are claiming wins – or lamenting losses.

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Crime

Maryland State Police arrest Capitol Heights man for child pornography

21-04-2017 Hits:238 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

CAPITOL HEIGHTS  A 34-year-old Capitol Heights man who is a  Prince George's County substitute elementary school teacher and basketball coach was arrested Thursday morning by Maryland State Police and charged...

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VIDEO: Police arrest one homicide suspect, seek helping finding two others

20-04-2017 Hits:245 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

COLLEGE PARK – Homicide detectives from Prince George's County Police Department have made an arrest in the March 26 shooting of 36-year-old Rawle Farley.

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Police nab man related to Seat Pleasant stabbing

20-04-2017 Hits:171 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SEAT PLEASANT – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's Homicide Unit have arrested a 30-year-old man for a fatal shooting of 51-year-old Jan Cotto on April 6 in...

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Sports

County natives help Rhode Island earn NCAA tourney win

28-04-2017 Hits:240 Sports Eric Detweiler, Photos courtesy Rhode Island Athletics - avatar Eric Detweiler, Photos courtesy Rhode Island Athletics

SEABROOK – The stat line figures to stand the test of time, at least in University of Rhode Island basketball history. Jeff Dowtin’s career-high 23 points, including 10-of-10 from the foul...

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Mitchellville prodigy drafted into the WNBA

28-04-2017 Hits:912 Sports Eric Detweiler, Photo courtesy Notre Dame Athletics - avatar Eric Detweiler, Photo courtesy Notre Dame Athletics

SEABROOK – The first call came seconds after Lindsay Allen’s name flashed on ESPN2 as the No. 14 pick in the WNBA Draft. It was coach Bill Laimbeer welcoming her to...

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Dixon to take over at Coppin State, BSU softball wins again

28-04-2017 Hits:81 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BALTIMORE – Former University of Maryland basketball star Juan Dixon appears to be on his way to becoming the men’s basketball coach at Coppin State University in Baltimore.

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Entertainment

Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:1367 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

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African drum and dance troupe celebrates 33 years with show

01-03-2017 Hits:1118 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

MOUNT RAINIER – Explosive drum beats and energetic African dancing infused with African culture served as a fitting celebration of Black History Month for dance troupe Soul in Motion Players...

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PHOTOS: Brandywine Elementary library ribbon cutting

19-01-2017 Hits:1467 Entertainment Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

Check out our gallery from the recent ribbon cutting at Brandywine Elementary School, where they celebrated the grand reopening of their newly-renovated library. The renovation was made possible through The...

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