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Greenbelt PD looks to improve non-emergency line

17-01-2018 Hits:505 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

GREENBELT — The Greenbelt Police Department hopes to start streamlining non-emergency calls by implementing a new automated system.

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Three students involved in stabbing at Central High School

11-01-2018 Hits:332 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

CAPITOL HEIGHTS - Two students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries after an interpersonal dispute between three students at Central High School resulted in a stabbing.

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New townhomes coming to Clinton

10-01-2018 Hits:2372 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

UPPER MARLBORO — Thirty-four townhomes will soon be going up along the side of Branch Avenue in Clinton after the county planning board approved their detailed site plan.

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:156 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:706 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:1073 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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Crime

Man shot to death in Bowie

22-01-2018 Hits:57 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BOWIE – The Bowie City Police Department recorded its first homicide of the year after a 27-year-old Capitol Heights man was shot inside a house in Bowie.

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Beltsville woman assaulted and taken advantage of

19-01-2018 Hits:180 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BELTSVILLE – A 25-year-old man from Baltimore has been arrested by Prince George's County Police for allegedly raping and assaulting a Beltsville woman.

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Fatal shooting in Landover

18-01-2018 Hits:284 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LANDOVER – Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department made an arrest in the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Armani Coles, a D.C school employee found shot on Dec...

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Sports

Want more? This week in photos

17-01-2018 Hits:366 Sports Sentinel Staff - avatar Sentinel Staff

Prince George's Sentinel photographer Michael Smith captured some great action this week. You should really check it out! Don't forget to come back every week and look at some of...

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Lady Raiders slip past 'scrappy' Lady Rams

17-01-2018 Hits:392 Sports Jose Umana - avatar Jose Umana

SUITLAND – Eleanor Roosevelt Head Coach Delton Fuller called it an “unfamiliar feeling” seeing his Eleanor Roosevelt girls’ basketball team down 18-15 at the end of the first quarter against...

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Lady Terrapins 13-game winning streak ends in 82-68 loss vs. Michigan State

17-01-2018 Hits:135 Sports Jose Umana - avatar Jose Umana

COLLEGE PARK – In one day, the No. 11 Maryland Terrapins women’s basketball team rode high with a 13-game winning streak but suddenly crashed down to earth in defeat.

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Entertainment

Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:2107 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Many history buffs know the story of Harriet Tubman, the former slave from Dorchester County, who escaped to freedom and later helped other slaves accomplish the same. But...

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Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:2016 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:3942 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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