Local News

Townhouse engulfs in flames, resident dies

15-02-2018 Hits:59 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

DISTRICT HEIGHTS – An 84-year-old woman died on Feb. 11 after her District Heights townhouse went up in flames.

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Shelter receives $10K for childcare center

14-02-2018 Hits:95 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

CAPITOL HEIGHTS — Sharon Westman has put her life into running the childcare center at the United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) Shepherd’s Cove shelter. She is no stranger to 12-hour...

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Cheverly Green Space Will Not Be Developed

07-02-2018 Hits:292 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

UPPER MARLBORO – The audience of about 35 Cheverly residents broke into applause as the Prince George’s district council unanimously voted on Jan. 23 to approve the Greater Cheverly Sector...

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:426 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:975 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:1322 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 dead in Chapel Oaks

15-02-2018 Hits:91 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

CHAPEL OAKS – Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department are investigating the county's eighth homicide of the year after a man was found dead behind a vacant...

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Temple Hills Homicide

08-02-2018 Hits:1175 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

TEMPLE HILLS – A 46-year-old homeless man has been arrested in Kernersville, North Carolina in connection with a homicide that happened on Jan. 24 in Temple Hills.

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Fire rages in Adelphi

07-02-2018 Hits:159 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

ADELPHI – Three people including two firefighters were injured on Jan. 6 during a house fire in Adelphi. 

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Hall wins national honor, PG track and wrestling heat up

15-02-2018 Hits:252 Sports Jeff Seidel, Photo by Daniel Kucin Jr. - avatar Jeff Seidel, Photo by Daniel Kucin Jr.

BALTIMORE – Bowie State quarterback Amir Hall was picked as the Black College Football Player of the Year winner last week. Hall was given the Deacon Jones Trophy at the...

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Want More? Photos of the week

14-02-2018 Hits:195 Sports Sentinel Staff - avatar Sentinel Staff

Our Prince George's Sentinel photographers 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 our...

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Pumas run wild on Mustang's Senior Night with 80-57 victory

14-02-2018 Hits:234 Sports José Umaña  - avatar José Umaña

BLADENSBURG – It was set up to be an emotional affair for Sherwyn Devonish. One year ago, the six-foot point guard used to call Bladensburg High School his home.

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Quirky ‘Almost, Maine’ explores the ups and downs of love

14-02-2018 Hits:342 Entertainment Edith Billups, Courtesy photo - avatar Edith Billups, Courtesy photo

GREENBELT – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “Almost, Maine,” John Cariani’s quirky play on the many facets of love, is onstage at the Greenbelt Arts Center and features a...

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Mary Kathryn Nagle’s ‘Sovereignty’premieres at Arena Stage

07-02-2018 Hits:144 Entertainment Edith Billups, Courtesy photo - avatar Edith Billups, Courtesy photo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Sovereignty,” a play by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle, had its world premiere at D.C.’s  Arena Stage on Jan. 24. There could...

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Soprano Kathleen Battle’s “Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey”

31-01-2018 Hits:645 Entertainment Edith Billups, courtesy photo - avatar Edith Billups, courtesy photo

WASHINGTON, DC - Soprano Kathleen Battle performed a program of traditional spirituals in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Sunday that left no doubt that she still is one of...

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