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Hyattsville considers becoming a 'sanctuary city'

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Hyattsville considers becoming a 'sanctuary city'

HYATTSVILLE – In the wake of the election of President-elect Donald Trump and the uncertainty that undocumented immigrants face, Hyattsville is considering becoming a sanctuary city.

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Senior housing to be a part of Suitland redevelopement

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Senior housing to be a part of Suitland redevelopement

SUITLAND – Plans to redevelop Suitland Manor into a new town center are beginning to move forward.

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County, cities impacted by comptroller income tax mistake

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County, cities impacted by comptroller income tax mistake

SEABROOK – Some municipalities are seeing an end-of-year windfall from misdirected income tax dollars, while other cities and the county government have another bill to pay.

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Judge reaffirms halt of Purple Line construction

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Judge reaffirms halt of Purple Line construction

SEABROOK – Purple Line opponents had an extra reason to be thankful last week after a federal judge reaffirmed his decision halting construction on the light rail project.

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Legislators question cost of Metro Safety Commission

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Legislators question cost of Metro Safety Commission

ANNAPOLIS – While Metro is asking for increased financial contributions to better handle safety problems, Maryland’s General Assembly is worrying about the costs of setting up a new safety oversight organization.

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State cuts county disparity grant, UMD budget

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State cuts county disparity grant, UMD budget

ANNAPOLIS – Only four months into the fiscal year, the state of Maryland is already imposing budget cuts onto many of its agencies, including several cuts that impact Prince George’s County.

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County officer indicted after hitting suspect with cruiser

02-12-2016 Hits:50 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO – An 11-year veteran of the Prince George's County Police Department has been indicted on one count of second-degree assault and one count of misconduct in office for striking a suspect with his police cruiser during a pursuit this summer.

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Bladensburg sees another homicide

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Bladensburg sees another homicide

BLADENSBURG – Just before 7 a.m. on Nov. 30, patrol units from the Bladensburg Town Police Department, along with units from Prince George's County Fire and Police Departments, responded to the 5300 block of Crittenden Street just off Edmonson Road for a report of a man lying in the middle of street.

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Police department appoints new PIO in Donelan

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Police department appoints new PIO in Donelan

LANDOVER – It's been several months since Julie Parker resigned as chief spokesperson of the Prince George's Police Department's media relations division.

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Sports

DeMatha's Allen commits to the University of Delaware

DeMatha's Allen commits to the University of Delaware

HYATTSVILLE – Senior guard Ryan Allen is the starting point guard for the elite basketball program known as DeMatha Catholic High School.

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PHOTOS: PGCPS Marching Band Showcase

PHOTOS: PGCPS Marching Band Showcase

Check out the sights from Prince George's County Public Schools' Marching Band Showcase that took place last week at High Point High School.

Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

Prince George’s County Fair back at Showplace Arena, continues traditions

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Fair is set to return to The Showplace Arena this Thursday – a year after a double-booking pushed them from the site.

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

Brothers bring inspiring message to community in new sold-out play

SPRINGDALE – A dynamic platform to inspire others began with a vision to create an original play called “Black Boy Blues” and steps that two local brothers took to launch a production company called Jenk Ink.

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