Prince George's County News

Mother accepts diploma for daughter killed in shooting

The mother of Amber Stanley, who was shot and killed in her own bed last fall, accepted her high school diploma during the Charles H. Flowers High School graduation Tuesday.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 08:48pm EDT

Amtrak train hits, kills 1 person

One person is dead after being hit by an Amtrak train just outside of the New Carrollton station Sunday morning.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 11:10am EDT

Bowie celebrates Memorial Day with parade

Onlookers in vehicles ranging from strollers to wheelchairs lined Belair Drive to honor service members present and departed during the town's annual Memorial Day Parade on Saturday.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:50pm EDT

3 high school students shot after leaving party

3 high school students shot after leaving birthday party at Capitol Heights nightclub

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 06:30pm EDT

Firefighter goes extra mile for elderly driver

When a West Lanham Hills volunteer firefighter saw a disabled car in town on Saturday, he pulled over to see whether there was anything he could do to help. As it turned out, there was a lot.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 06:05pm EDT

Man charged with murder in death of boy, 2

Man charged with first-degree murder in beating death of 2-year-old boy in Suitland

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 01:48pm EDT

2 teens arrested in Seat Pleasant shooting death

Two teenagers have been arrested in the shooting death of a Seat Pleasant man earlier this month.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 05:13pm EDT

Silver Alert issued for missing 82-year-old Md. man

Police say Richard Walter Haynes was last seen about noon Thursday in Landover, Md.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 03:54pm EDT

Metro worker charged with stealing 13 defibrillators

A Metro maintenance worker was charged on Thursday for stealing 13 defibrillators from WMATA facilities and selling them on eBay for a fraction of their worth, according to a news release.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Prince George's interim superintendent to stay

Prince George's interim superintendent to stay on through summer

Friday - 05/24/2013, 10:38am EDT

Lawsuit over Md.'s ACC exit goes before Md. court

Md. judge hears arguments in case about University of Maryland's withdrawal from ACC

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 06:58pm EDT

Baker asks Prince George's school leader to stay

Baker asks Prince George's interim superintendent to stay on through summer

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 12:23am EDT

Silver Alert in Lanham canceled, man found unharmed

Paul Darwin Oliver was located unharmed.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 10:11pm EDT

Fire breaks out inside Home Depot store in Md.

Fire breaks out inside Home Depot store in Capital Heights, Md.; no injuries reported

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:10pm EDT

Prince George's County officials unveil foreclosure action plan

Officials in Prince George's County have unveiled a new foreclosure action plan aimed at speeding up the demolition process.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 07:36am EDT

Whole Foods plan likely to move forward in Prince George's County

After a heated approval process, the $250 million project that would give Prince George's County its first Whole Foods store appears to be moving forward.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 07:33am EDT

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
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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
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