Prince George's County News

Cal Ripken honored at University of Maryland

Cal Ripken Jr. now has an honorary degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 07:09am EDT

Police: Md. trio that robbed more than 50 homes arrested

Three suspects have been arrested in Prince George's County for a string of more than 50 burglaries since December 2012, officials say.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 08:52pm EDT

Michelle Obama speaks of 'hunger' for education

Michelle Obama speaks about importance of education to black community in commencement address

Friday - 05/17/2013, 05:09pm EDT

Police tout naked man's arrest as textbook use of Taser

Police say the arrest of a man, who climbed naked onto a fire truck at a Calverton shopping plaza, was a textbook case of why Tasers are an important tool for law enforcement.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 06:15am EDT

Police tie naked man to Calverton shooting

A man who was found naked on a fire truck at Calverton Shopping Center was high on PCP at the time and now faces an attempted murder charge Wednesday.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 06:00am EDT

4 charged with killing man during robbery

4 charged with 1st-degree murder in killing of Md. man during robbery

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 11:37pm EDT

Naked man jumps onto Prince George's fire truck (Video)

A group of Prince George's County firefighters had a strange encounter Wednesday after stopping for food in Calverton, Md.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 12:07pm EDT

Man shoots estranged wife, kills self in Clinton

A man shot and killed his estranged wife and then turned the shotgun on himself in Clinton, Md., Wednesday night, according to Prince George's County police.

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 10:57am EDT

Md. regents approve university tuition hikes

Maryland board of regents approves tuition hikes for state universities

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 09:21am EDT

College Park Metro station to be closed on UMd. graduation weekend

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 10:01am EDT


Missing Laurel girl found

A 9-year-old girl has been found and is safe.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 07:53am EDT

Forum to be held on Purple Line

Construction industry experts to discuss Purple Line

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 05:55am EDT

West Laurel man charged with murdering wife, stepdaughter

A West Laurel man killed his wife and stepdaughter on Monday morning, Prince George's police say.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 04:31pm EDT

A crowded field for Prince George's school board

More than 150 people have applied to serve on the Prince George's County school board, as part of the reform process approved by legislation in Annapolis that takes effect next month.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 09:13am EDT

Man found dead in Brandywine home, police investigate

Police in Prince George's County are conducting a death investigation after a man was found dead in his Brandywine home Sunday.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 10:14pm EDT

Casino developer seeks to calm safety fears

As two more casino proposals for Prince George's County came in before Friday's deadline, bringing the total to three, one developer is already seeking to soothe residents' fears about security.

Saturday - 05/11/2013, 05:35pm EDT

Md. Lt. Gov. Brown announces bid for governor

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announces candidacy for governor

Friday - 05/10/2013, 09:16pm EDT

2 more apply for casino license near Washington

2 more casino companies apply for casino license for site near nation's capital

Friday - 05/10/2013, 06:30pm EDT

East about to be overrun by billions of cicadas

Bugged by the billions: East Coast about to see power of big numbers in coming cicada invasion

Friday - 05/10/2013, 02:10pm EDT

4-year-old boy killed in Cottage City car crash

Speeding appears to be a factor in a crash that killed a 4-year- old boy and injured his father and sister, according to Maj. Robert Brewer of the Prince George's County police department.

Friday - 05/10/2013, 09:09am EDT
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