Prince George's County News

PG County lawmakers cope with county violence

Prince George's County lawmakers are coping with the gun violence gripping their communities as legislators in Annapolis debate the merits of a far-reaching gun bill backed by Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 06:16am EST

Md. man pleads guilty to 4 bank robberies

A Laurel man has pleaded guilty to robbing four banks in Maryland during a five-month period.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 08:09pm EST

18-year-old shot and killed in Lewisdale

An 18-year-old man was shot and killed in Lewisdale, Md., Thursday, Prince George's County police say.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 04:27pm EST

Maryland state troopers injured by drunken driver

Two Maryland state troopers are recovering after their patrol car was hit by a drunken driver early Friday morning in College Park, Md.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 01:48pm EST

Prince George's police arrest armed robbery suspects

Prince George's police have arrested two suspects connected to the robbery that occurred Wednesday in Seat Pleasant.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 08:02am EST

Who benefits if sequestration happens? (VIDEO)

March 1 is the sequestration deadline. Does anyone benefit?

Friday - 03/01/2013, 03:55am EST

No speed cameras damaged since Pr. George's police installed security camera

Since Prince George's County police started monitoring a speed camera that had been destroyed, none of the county's 72 mobile speed cameras has been vandalized or damaged.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 07:36am EST

Arrest in death of Md. teen shot walking to school

Prince George's County police say an arrest has been made in the killing of a Maryland teenager gunned down while walking to school in Capitol Heights.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 07:13pm EST

Mistrial declared in double murder trial

Mistrial declared in case of man accused of killing nurse, daughter

Monday - 02/25/2013, 07:10pm EST

Md. man accused of killing 71-year-old woman

A Capitol Heights, Md. has been arrested for the murder of a 71-year-old woman last week.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 05:52pm EST

Pr. George's police arrest suspect in student's murder

Prince George's County police say Travon Bennett, 20, of Bryans Road, Md., has been arrested for the murder of Marckel Ross.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 12:15pm EST

Prince George's Police investigates murder in College Park

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a murder in College Park, Md. The victim is identified as 20 year-old David Esequel Avelar of the 6600 block of 94th Avenue in Hillcrest Heights.

Sunday - 02/24/2013, 04:19pm EST

Phone scammers targeting Prince George's County

Prince George's County detectives are warning residents of a phone scam that threatens to blackmail residents' in order to ask their financial information.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 04:43pm EST

Escape plan helped 2 survive fatal Glenarden fire

A fire in Prince George's County this week offered a reminder to parents the importance of having working smoke detectors and of crafting an evacuation plan for their families.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 03:07pm EST

Cause of fire, victim IDs released in fatal Glenarden fire

Prince George's County Fire has released the preliminary cause of a house fire that killed three and injured three. They say the cause was electrical in nature and was accidental.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 12:35pm EST

Prince George's County reacts to gun show ban

A decision by a Maryland county is roiling the contentious debate over potential gun control laws.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 01:26pm EST

After fatal Glenarden fire, fire chief urges use of smoke detectors

Prince George's County firefighters are stressing the importance of a working smoke detector following a fire that killed two young girls and their father Thursday.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 07:00am EST

Rolling car kills 3-year-old boy in Oxon Hill

Prince George's County police say a 3-year-old boy was run over and killed by his father's car in what looks like an accident.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 05:33am EST

D.C Fashion Week: Who is Mikki Taylor, and what inspires her? (VIDEO)

Graphic designer Mikki Taylor gets a shot at the fashion big time with a first ever appearance at D.C.'s Fashion Week this weekend.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 03:53am EST

Inside the court: Challenging speed camera tickets

Ever get a $40 ticket from a speed camera in Maryland and think about challenging it court? What exactly happens there? WTOP Sprawl and Crawl reporter Ari Ashe visits a courthouse in Hyattesville to find out.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 06:13pm EST
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