Prince George's County News

Laurel boy, 8, saves family

An eight-year-old Laurel boy is being called "truly amazing" by firefighters after he probably saved his family from their burning house on Thursday morning.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 04:54am EDT

'Sovereign citizen' house catches fire during eviction

A man whom the Prince George's County police were trying to evict on Thursday barricaded himself inside and declared himself "a sovereign citizen" before his home caught fire.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 12:02am EDT

Train skids off tracks in Prince George's County (Photos)

A train carrying 8,000 tons of coal skidded off its tracks in Prince George's County early Thursday morning.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 09:21am EDT

Laurel residents return home after evacuation

People are being evacuated in Laurel, Md., after all seven gates of the Duckett Dam were opened to relieve water pressure

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 08:36am EDT

Federal court in Greenbelt hosting Law Day

Federal court in Greenbelt hosting annual Law Day, Md. attorney general Gansler to speak

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 08:06am EDT

D.C. to study extending streetcar to National Harbor

The top complaint D.C. residents have about National Harbor is that they can't get there by transit. There are other issues, certainly, but inaccessibility is challenge No. 1.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 06:02pm EDT

Crash sends 7 to hospital

A serious crash in Prince George's County sends seven people to the hospital Tuesday morning.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 07:33am EDT

Mt. Rainier ATM theft latest in string

Thieves pulled into a BP gas station on Eastern Avenue in Mount Rainier and drove off with an ATM after assaulting the clerk early Monday.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 05:01pm EDT

2 Prince George's moms lobby for bilingual schools

A quest by two Prince George's County mothers to lobby the county school system to begin offering Spanish immersion classes for elementary students is starting to pay off.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 08:38pm EDT

Victim dies of gunshot wound in Prince George's County, police investigate homicide

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a homicide in Suitland. The victim is identified as 27-year-old Maurice Donnell Featherson.

Saturday - 04/26/2014, 09:44am EDT

Proposals made for solutions at deadly UMd intersection

The intersection of Route 1 and Knox Road in College Park sees a lot of foot traffic throughout the day, and even more so on weekend nights when bars are packed with University of Maryland students. This year, there have been several accidents -- the most recent last Friday night.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 01:25am EDT

Car slams into house in Glenarden

A car slammed into the living room of a home in Glenarden, Maryland shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 06:58am EDT

U.Md. calls for changes, plans tougher enforcement at deadly intersection

In a letter to the University of Maryland community, President Wallace Loh calls for safety improvements at the deadly intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Knox Road.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 06:51am EDT
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Baker promises to make Prince George's Co. more competitive

In his State of the County address before business and community leaders, County Executive Rushern Baker said the county has built a solid foundation and is now ready to "take it to the next level."

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 11:50am EDT

Woman pleads guilty to $144K theft from nonprofit

Md. woman pleads guilty to stealing more than $144K from education nonprofit in DC

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 09:26am EDT

Enrollment up in Prince George's Co. schools

Prince George's Co. schools see enrollment bump, 1st in a decade

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 09:10am EDT

Air Force officer pleads guilty to child porn

Air Force officer pleads guilty to producing child pornography

Monday - 04/21/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Police: Suspects slam cars into CVS during attempted robbery (Photos)

Police are looking for suspects after an attempted robbery at a CVS store in Prince George's County Monday morning.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 08:14am EDT

Pr. George's speeds up application process as work starts at casino

Heavy construction equipment is on the way to a 23-acre parcel of land near the National Harbor as work will begin shortly on the $925-million luxury gambling resort.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 07:46am EDT

Second pedestrian death at College Park intersection prompts calls for change

Family and friends gathered to remember Carlos Pacanins and to call for changes at the intersection where he was killed.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 03:42am EDT
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