Bladensburg councilman alleges five men tried to set him on fire following mayoral election

CouncilmanBLADENSBURG-- Bladensburg Councilman Selwyn "Donnie" Bridgeman filed a police report claiming a group of men tried to set him on fire Wednesday evening as he was picking up campaign signs in a residential neighborhood following a loss in Tuesday's mayoral election.


Three arrested in relation to Riverdale Heights homicide

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homicideRIVERDALE HEIGHTS – Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department have responded to 63 homicides in the county this year (not including four homicides in Greenbelt). On average, there are one to two homicides a week in the county.

Over the last 28 days (from Aug. 18 to Sept. 16), the county had not experience a homicide, but that run ended early Saturday morning when a man was found dead in Riverdale Heights.