Prince George's County News

Say 'Aaaaa': Mobile dentist office takes care of kids one cleaning at a time

Seven years after a 12-year-old boy died of a dental infection, some parts of the Washington metro region still have a shortage of dentists. But a mobile dentist's office on wheels is offering help and hope -- one kid at a time.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 06:51am EDT

Prince George's police arrest man for attempted kidnapping

Prince George's police quickly caught a man who they say tried to abduct a girl as she walked to school Monday morning.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:45pm EDT
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Local rescuers rely on Narcan to help overdose victims

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Monday called heroin a "public health crisis" and urged first responders to help overdose victims by using a counter-agent known as Narcan, which has been used in Prince George's County for years.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 05:27am EDT

D.C. officer charged with insurance fraud

A D.C. police officer is facing insurance fraud and attempted theft charges related to alleged damage to police equipment.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 03:28am EDT

Peterson Family Foundation donating $1M to Teach for America

A million dollar gift isn't pocket change -- that's how much a foundation funded by the developer of National Harbor is donating to benefit Prince George's County Schools and the local Teach for America efforts.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 12:15pm EDT

Truck overturns, catches fire, blocks I-95 SB

The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 are closed before Route 198 on Sunday night after a tractor-trailer truck overturned and caught fire at about 8 p.m., injuring two people.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 02:25am EDT

Donald Trump 'kills off' Jimmy Carter during CPAC speech

During Donald Trump's speech at Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday, he made a reference to the "late, great Jimmy Carter." The 39th president of the United States, however, is still alive at 89 years old.

Friday - 03/07/2014, 09:30am EST

Health enterprise zone to open in Prince George's

Health enterprise zone to open in Prince George's County

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 07:17am EST

1 dies in Laurel two-car crash

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 01:55am EST

Prince George's police seek help finding girl, 13

Maurisha Branae Davis was last seen in the 4000 block of McKinley Street, in Temple Hills.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 10:47pm EST

Md. woman dies after shoveling snow

Prince George's Co. woman dies after possible heart attack while shoveling snow

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 09:30am EST

When the snow falls, plow driver is king of the road

WTOP goes out on the road with Dave Howard, a snowplow driver for Prince George's County. See video from the snowplow driver's perspective.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 08:09am EST

Weather postpones promotion of Md. site for FBI

Weather postpones event promoting Prince George's County for new FBI headquarters

Monday - 03/03/2014, 07:40am EST

Charity, Parents, Children Benefit from 'Wee-Sale'

Hundreds of local families will gather March 7 - 9 at the Greenbelt Armory to sell or buy baby and children's clothes, furniture, accessories and supplies. Anything unsold at the end of the three-day consignment event will go to Streetlights of Bethany, a program that helps homeless people and others in need in Prince George's County.

Saturday - 03/01/2014, 04:16am EST

School system audit finds weak financial controls

An audit of Prince George's County schools has found problems that led to $1 million in overpayments to employees.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 12:03pm EST

Expert: Md. minimum wage increase would increase local cost of living

While raising the minimum wage in Maryland could mean more money for workers, the move could cause some major concerns including an increase in the cost of living in the Old Line State, according to an expert.

Thursday - 02/27/2014, 08:49am EST
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Ousted Md. lawmaker files to run for former seat

Former Prince George's County Del. Tiffany Alston has filed to run for her old seat.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 01:09pm EST

Takoma Park residents voice concerns about crime spike

Police chiefs from Montgomery and Prince George's counties and the District of Columbia listened as Takoma Park residents voiced their concerns and asked what they could do about a recent spike in crime.

Wednesday - 02/26/2014, 07:37am EST

EMS supervisor injured in crash while responding to fire

An Prince George's County EMS supervisor and an unnamed woman were injured when their vehicles collided Monday afternoon in Largo.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 05:03pm EST
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