Prince George's County News

Immediate action urged with Piscataway Drive slope

The heavy rain, mixed with Marlboro clay is what a new report says is to blame for triggering a slow moving landslide in Fort Washington.

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 08:43am EDT

Ticketbuster: Prince George's County hopes to avoid mistaken ID

Prince George's County wants to make sure delinquent ticket citations are legit.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 04:30am EDT

Vigil brings neighborhood together to fight violence on trail

A candlelight vigil on Monday night brought kids and adults alike to the community center at CASA of Maryland in Langley Park.

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 09:13am EDT

Vigil set for Northwest Branch Trail after stabbing death

The Northwest Branch Trail is supposed to be a pleasant hiker-biker trail, but after a brutal murder last week, two civic groups say gang violence has made it dangerous.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 08:03am EDT

Park Police investigating fatal accident on Suitland Parkway

A man was struck as he tried to cross the parkway on Saturday.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 12:56am EDT

Slope failure evacuees get monetary assistance

You can donate to the cause if you want.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Dad charged with manslaughter in death of son, 3

A Palmer Park man faces manslaughter and first-degree child abuse charges in the January death of his son.

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Pedestrian killed by commuter train outside DC

Man struck, killed by commuter train outside DC; Amtrak, commuter rail service delayed

Friday - 05/16/2014, 06:59pm EDT

Md. man charged in 3-year-old son's death

A Prince George's County man is charged in his 3-year-old son's death after authorities say they don't believe drugs found in the boy's system got there by accident.

Friday - 05/16/2014, 05:02pm EDT

Officials to break ground on project at Metro stop

Maryland officials to break ground on access enhancement to Branch Avenue Metro station

Friday - 05/16/2014, 07:00am EDT

Storms may worsen Fort Washington hillside problem

"The rain certainly should be a concern," says Maryland state geologist Richard Ortt. "Prince George's County is going to be monitoring the situation very tightly."

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:47pm EDT

New peril and hope for honey bees

So many honey bees are dying each year that commercial beekeepers who pollinate food crops are in danger of going out of business.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:00am EDT

Bi-county tunnel takes shape deep below Beltway

More than 90 feet below ground, an 8-foot-high tunnel is being constructed out steel and concrete to ship millions of gallons of clean drinking water to Prince George's County.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Pr. George's developer Daniel Colton sentenced in corruption scandal

Developer Daniel Colton has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years of supervised probation for his role in the corruption scandal tied to former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Police ID teen found stabbed to death on Md. trail

Park police identify man, 19, found stabbed to death on trail in Prince George's County

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 11:47am EDT

Maryland agency responds to College Park pedestrian accidents

After several students have been hit crossing a busy intersection at Route 1 in College Park, the Maryland State Highway Administration is stepping in to work with the University of Maryland to improve safety for pedestrians.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 11:49am EDT
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Slope failure continues in Prince George's County neighborhood, residents still displaced

The slope failure in the Piscataway Hills neighborhood of Fort Washington still is being evaluated. People don't know when they'll be allowed back into their homes.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:54am EDT

Man stabbed to death on Northwest Branch Trail

A man was stabbed to death on the Northwest Branch trail on Saturday night.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:17am EDT

Hearings set for public comment on Pepco rate hike

Maryland's Public Service Commission will hold hearings in Rockville and College Park.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 04:42am EDT

Ex-Metro contractor pleads guilty to copper thefts

A former contractor for Metro has pleaded guilty to stealing 30,000 pounds of copper wire and cable from Metro facilities and selling it for $88,000.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 04:01pm EDT
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