Prince George's County News

Equity firm plans Prince George's County power plant

Dallas-based Panda Power Funds plans an 859-megawatt natural gas power plant in Prince George's County, and says it will create as many as 800 construction jobs.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 11:06am EDT

More school security measures in place in PGCPS

WTOP's Kristi King reports.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 10:05am EDT


175K students head back to classes today

More than 175,000 students returned to school on Monday in Maryland's Prince George's and Frederick counties and in Fauquier County, Va., one of the few school Virginia school systems to open before Labor Day.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 10:03am EDT

Police: Infant critically injured in beltway crash

Md. state police: Infant critically injured in crash with tractor trailer on Capital Beltway

Monday - 08/19/2013, 09:50am EDT

With new school year, pedestrian safety a priority in Prince George's County

As Prince George's County students return to school Monday, a top transportation official wants the public to know pedestrian safety is a top priority.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:06am EDT

Md. man charged after fight outside Odenton bar

Md. man charged with intentionally ramming car into another man outside Odenton bar

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 11:50am EDT

FBI bid could fast-track Greenbelt Metro station improvements

Last month, Gov. Martin O'Malley approved improvements to the Greenbelt Metro station. If the FBI chooses to relocate to Prince George's County, it's likely the project will be fast tracked.

Sunday - 08/18/2013, 07:36am EDT

Twerkout: From Internet craze to bootcamp

There's a new workout in town -- the twerkout. Based on suggestive dance moves, twists, and grinds to popular music, the twerkout brings an internet craze into the gym.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 01:54pm EDT

Man sentenced for shooting in Pr. George's

Man sentenced for shooting outside Prince George's County center that injured wife

Friday - 08/16/2013, 06:10pm EDT

U. Md. student's longboarding Kickstarter almost halfway to goal

A Kickstarter to fund Wheel Shields aluminum coverings that help longboards safely make sharp turns is nearing $12,000 in donations, nearly half the goal set by creator and University of Maryland student Chase Kaczmarek.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 02:47pm EDT

Bank teller sentenced for embezzling

Bank teller sentenced for embezzling from elderly customers' accounts

Friday - 08/16/2013, 07:02am EDT

Ex-deputy pleads guilty to sex with inmate

Ex-deputy pleads guilty to sex with inmate in holding cell at courthouse

Friday - 08/16/2013, 06:59am EDT

Police question College Park speed cam's fairness (Video)

A speed camera in College Park, Md., is so tricky, even police are calling its fairness and placement into question.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 05:03am EDT

Former deputy sheriff pleads guilty to sex with inmate

Prince George's County officials say a former deputy sheriff has pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate in the holding cell of a local courthouse.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 03:43pm EDT

Police release photos of suspects in attempted ATM thefts

Prince George's County police have released surveillance photos of two men they say are linked to two separate attempted ATM thefts.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 10:27am EDT

Head of D.C. youth basketball program faces drug trafficking charges

The head of a prominent D.C. youth basketball program is facing charges for conspiring to sell heroin.

Wednesday - 08/14/2013, 12:51pm EDT

Md. senator: Invest in water systems like roads, bridges

On the heels of a major break that forced many living in southern Prince George's County to curtail their water usage at the height of the summer, help may be on the horizon.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:12pm EDT

One year later, police seek answers in Md. teen's murder

Almost one year ago, a Prince George's County teen was murdered as she slept in her bed.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:12am EDT

Md. couple accused of grocery store pick-pocketing

Md. couple accused of stealing woman's wallet at grocery store; racking up credit card bill

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Police arrest 1 of 2 in Prince George's County murder

One of two suspects has been arrested in connection with a killing police say happened around 6 a.m. on Sunday in Bowie, Md.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 02:01pm EDT
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