Prince George's County News

Md. universities expect to grow enrollment 15 percent by 2023

University System of Maryland schools are expecting enrollment to grow about 15 percent over the next 10 years.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 01:24am EDT

Driver charged with homicide by motor vehicle

Driver charged with homicide by motor vehicle in crash that killed 2

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 04:40pm EDT

Plan to change who controls PGCPS moves forward in Annapolis

A bill to change who is in charge of Prince George's County's public schools is proceeding in Annapolis over the objections of the school board.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 04:21am EDT

2 killed in Prince George's County crash

2 killed, 2 hurt in Prince George's County crash; investigators probe possible storm factor

Monday - 03/25/2013, 05:21pm EDT

Baker's bid to take over schools gets nod from Rhee

County Executive Rushern Baker's attempt to take charge of the struggling Prince George's County school system has won the qualified support of celebrated school reformer Michelle Rhee.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 02:48pm EDT

Truck rig falls off Branch Avenue, 2 injured

Two people were injured when the tractor trailer they were in fell off an overpass onto Allentown Road in Prince George's County Saturday afternoon.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 08:07pm EDT

Possible warning signs before big water main break

There may have been some warning signs before a 5-foot water main burst in Chevy Chase this week.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 03:58pm EDT

Ex-DC cop to serve 2 life sentences for deaths of mistress, baby

A former D.C. police officer was sentenced to two lifetime terms plus 20 years without parole for killing his mistress and their baby daughter.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 03:46pm EDT

Weed and feed this spring with corn gluten

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath details how to get the most from corn gluten, how to protect your boxwood from manic mulching and how to best protect your daffodils from spring freezes.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 10:40am EDT

WSSC had no warning before water main break

It may take months before Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission knows why a 60-inch water main burst. What it does know is the sensor that was supposed to alert the utility didn't.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Answer Desk: What happens to water restriction violators?

Water restrictions remain in effect for 1.8 million Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers. But what happens to violators? The WTOP Answer Desk set out to find out.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:16pm EDT

Police seek missing Oxon Hill man

Prince George's County police are asking for help finding a 32-year-old man from Oxon Hill, Md.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 10:46am EDT

Imprisoned homeland security official wants new trial

A former Prince George's County police officer who shot and killed a furniture delivery man is seeking a new trial and a reduction in his original sentence.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 10:08am EDT

WSSC customers under mandatory water restrictions after 60-inch water main break

A water main break in a 60-inch pipe in Chevy Chase has prompted mandatory water restrictions for all Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers to ensure fire departments, hospitals and medical facilities have the water they need.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 09:57pm EDT

Man arrested on murder charge in Prince George's

Man charged with murder in Prince George's County, police say stabbing was domestic dispute

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 08:30am EDT

Prince George's school board doesn't back Baker's takeover

The Prince George's County school board is tearing into County Executive Rushern Baker for his proposed school takeover plan.

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:08am EDT

Charity employee sentenced in $166,000 theft

Charity employee sentenced for stealing $166,000 from charity, clients

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 06:26am EDT

PG County Executive seeking more school control

The Prince George's County Executive is seeking legislation to give his office more control over county schools.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 02:59pm EDT

Man charged with taking D.C. cop's car, daughter

A D.C. man was arrested Saturday in connection with stealing a Metropolitan police officer's car with his 9-year-old daughter inside.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 07:08am EDT

Prince George's police ID toddler fatally struck by vehicle

Prince George's County police have identified the 1-year-old boy who died after being hit by a pickup truck Thursday afternoon as Sherrik Farmer.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 11:54am EDT
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