Local News

Colmar Manor Fire leaves man dead

16-03-2018 Hits:103 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

COLMAR MANOR – Just after 10:00 p.m. on March 11, firefighters from Prince George's County Fire Department were called to the 4200 block of Monroe Street in the Colmar Manor...

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House fire leaves two dead

14-03-2018 Hits:105 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

FORT WASHINGTON – An elderly couple has died after an attempted rescue by firefighters on March 8 during a house fire in Fort Washington.

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Peace Cross case to be appealed to the Supreme Court

14-03-2018 Hits:289 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

BLADENSBURG – Judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, voted not to grant a rehearing en banc of a case involving the Bladensburg...

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:890 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland state lawmakers and health care advocates announced a plan on Jan. 9 to continue the health care individual mandate in the state.

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Appeals Court: Purple Line can move forward

03-01-2018 Hits:1826 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO –  A decision by a U.S. Appeals Court will allow construction on the Purple Line to continue.

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Proposed FBI headquarters may bring the project to the county

20-12-2017 Hits:1796 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

UPPER MARLBORO - The FBI has has needed a new headquarters for over a decade. The J. Edgar Hoover Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is too small to house the entire...

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Man found stabbed to death in Calverton

16-03-2018 Hits:83 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

CALVERTON – Detectives from Prince George's Police Department's homicide unit are investigating the county's 11th homicide of the year after a man was allegedly found stabbed to death on March 14...

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Man shot to death in Greenbelt

14-03-2018 Hits:106 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

GREENBELT – Detectives from the Greenbelt City Police Department are investigating the city's first homicide of the year after a man was shot and killed on March 10 in a...

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Two men of Oxon Hill charged with first and second-degree murder

14-03-2018 Hits:94 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

OXON HILL – After an extensive investigation, homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department arrested two 18-year-old males for the stabbing of 23-year-old Yefrin Argueta of Arlington, Virginia...

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High School track results

15-03-2018 Hits:95 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BALTIMORE – No teams won at the recent state track meet held at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex, but there were some good performances over the two-day event.

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Lady Raiders win 4A title over Catonsville, 60-56

14-03-2018 Hits:321 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

TOWSON — The Eleanor Roosevelt girls’ basketball team ran into a bevy of problems during the class 4A state title game at the SECU Arena in Towson on March 10.  

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Gators end Bladensburg’s state championship dreams

14-03-2018 Hits:175 Sports Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith - avatar Jose Umana, photo by Michael Smith

COLLEGE PARK – Bladensburg Boys' Basketball Head Coach Antonio Williams walked by each one of his players, hugging them before they received their Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA)...

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Don Carlo Staged at the Kennedy Center

14-03-2018 Hits:129 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kennedy Center audiences currently have an opportunity to see "Don Carlo," an opera of Giuseppe Verdi, based on a play by Friedrich Schiller. This opera by Verdi...

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Daywalt wins local art competition

14-03-2018 Hits:139 Entertainment Edith Billups - avatar Edith Billups

LAUREL — Glen Burnie artist Kathy Daywalt took first place at the 49th Annual Laurel Art Guild Open Juried Exhibition reception held on March 11 at the Montpelier Arts Center...

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Retro dramas abound in Prince George’s County theaters

07-03-2018 Hits:536 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

GREENBELT – There are several productions in Prince George's County and not far beyond which provide a vicarious return to the 1930s and 1940s - the recent yet increasingly distant...

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