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County elementary school teacher arrested in prostitution sting

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County elementary school teacher arrested in prostitution sting

LANHAM -- A 29-year-old Prince George's County fourth grade teacher was arrested Tuesday at a Lanham hotel during a prostitution sting.

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Fire truck collides with vehicle on the way to a fire

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Fire truck collides with vehicle on the way to a fire

SEABROOK – Four people were injured Tuesday night when the car they were traveling in collided with a fire truck from West Lanham Hills Fire Department.

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Board of education passes $1.93B budget, adds more literacy coaches

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Board of education passes $1.93B budget, adds more literacy coaches

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Board of Education passed a $1.93 billion budget last week, and although the budget was approximately 4.9 percent larger than fiscal year 2016, it wasn’t enough to fund everything the school system wanted.

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County representatives part of sit-in for gun control

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County representatives part of sit-in for gun control

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Local members of Congress are participating in a sit-in in the Well of the House of Representatives that is entering its second day in an effort to force House leadership to vote on gun control measures.

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County council, state delegates question Metro leaders

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County council, state delegates question Metro leaders

UPPER MARLBORO – From the House of Representatives to the Prince George’s County Council, Metro leaders are being called to explain the state of affairs at the transit agency.

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Council confirms Rogers as new WSSC commissioner

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Council confirms Rogers as new WSSC commissioner

UPPER MARLBORO – The county council agrees with the U.S. government that Thomasina Rogers is “meritorious,” confirming her for a three-year term as a new commissioner for the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission (WSSC).

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Crime

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D.C. police may have stopped mass shooting with arrest

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington D.C. police may have stopped a massive shooting in Greenbelt after they arrested a 17-year-old District of Columbian boy who told his ex-girlfriend he would shoot her, her family, her mother’s workplace and then open fire at students at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt.

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Detectives investigating homicide in Oxon Hill

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Detectives investigating homicide in Oxon Hill

OXON HILL – Early Saturday morning in Oxon Hill, homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department responded to the county’s 45th homicide of the year when an adult male was shot and killed in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

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Police make arrest in Bladensburg murder

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Police make arrest in Bladensburg murder

LANDOVER – It took less than 24 hours for homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department to close the case in the county’s 44th homicide that occurred Thursday evening in Bladensburg.

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Sports

Greenbelt Municipal Swim Team begins 2016 season

Greenbelt Municipal Swim Team begins 2016 season

GREENBELT – Summer has finally arrived and the Greenbelt Municipal Swim Team officially kicked off its season with a meet against the West Arundel Swim Team.

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Features

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High school students think creatively, honor black innovators

High school students think creatively, honor black innovators

BRENTWOOD – It is not every day that 13 high school students have the opportunity to showcase their artwork in a museum while honoring the contributions of Black innovators who have shaped and impacted our world.

Second annual Prince George’s Book Festival features diverse local, national talent

Second annual Prince George’s Book Festival features diverse local, national talent

LANDOVER – Approximately 500 adults and children attended the second Prince George’s Book Festival on May 14 at the Wayne K. Curry Sports and Learning Center in Landover.

Pee Wee Piano presents the musical “More Than A Dream”

Pee Wee Piano presents the musical “More Than A Dream”

CHEVERLY – It has been said that if a person has dreams then they should chase them, and once they do, the dream will come true.

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