Prince George's County News

Storms may worsen Fort Washington hillside problem

"The rain certainly should be a concern," says Maryland state geologist Richard Ortt. "Prince George's County is going to be monitoring the situation very tightly."

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:47pm EDT

New peril and hope for honey bees

So many honey bees are dying each year that commercial beekeepers who pollinate food crops are in danger of going out of business.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 08:00am EDT

Bi-county tunnel takes shape deep below Beltway

More than 90 feet below ground, an 8-foot-high tunnel is being constructed out steel and concrete to ship millions of gallons of clean drinking water to Prince George's County.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Pr. George's developer Daniel Colton sentenced in corruption scandal

Developer Daniel Colton has been sentenced to two years in prison and three years of supervised probation for his role in the corruption scandal tied to former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson.

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Police ID teen found stabbed to death on Md. trail

Park police identify man, 19, found stabbed to death on trail in Prince George's County

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 11:47am EDT

Maryland agency responds to College Park pedestrian accidents

After several students have been hit crossing a busy intersection at Route 1 in College Park, the Maryland State Highway Administration is stepping in to work with the University of Maryland to improve safety for pedestrians.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 11:49am EDT
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Slope failure continues in Prince George's County neighborhood, residents still displaced

The slope failure in the Piscataway Hills neighborhood of Fort Washington still is being evaluated. People don't know when they'll be allowed back into their homes.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:54am EDT

Man stabbed to death on Northwest Branch Trail

A man was stabbed to death on the Northwest Branch trail on Saturday night.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 07:17am EDT

Hearings set for public comment on Pepco rate hike

Maryland's Public Service Commission will hold hearings in Rockville and College Park.

Monday - 05/12/2014, 04:42am EDT

Ex-Metro contractor pleads guilty to copper thefts

A former contractor for Metro has pleaded guilty to stealing 30,000 pounds of copper wire and cable from Metro facilities and selling it for $88,000.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Prince George's police arrest bank robbery suspect

The Prince George's County police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man they say robbed a bank in Seat Pleasant.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 11:09am EDT

New charge for man facing trial in officer's death

Witness retaliation charge for man awaiting trial after officer's death during chase

Friday - 05/09/2014, 09:23am EDT

Prince George's police seek help finding missing man

Ben Bennett, 25, was last seen in the 1200 block of Adeline Way, in Capitol Heights, at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:27am EDT

Man shot in Oxon Hill dies

A man has died from gunshot wounds in Oxon Hill, Maryland Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 08:58am EDT

Piscataway Drive remains closed after partial road collapse

Prince George's County officials say they have no idea at this point when evacuated residents will be allowed back into their homes.

Wednesday - 05/07/2014, 03:01am EDT

Man gets 16 years for shooting friend

Man gets 16 years for shooting friend while high on PCP; was arrested naked on fire truck

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Speed cam tickets plunge in D.C., spike in Montgomery

Speed cameras have become so commonplace in D.C. and Maryland, that drivers are taking notice and slowing down. However changes in speed limits and where the cameras are placed can help or hurt drivers.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 01:03pm EDT

Prince George's County homes evacuated due to road failure

More than two dozen Prince George's County homes were evacuated on Monday because a portion of road is collapsing, causing water main and sewer failure.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 02:12am EDT

Crash in Fort Washington leaves one dead

A man is dead Monday morning after a two-car crash in Fort Washington, Maryland.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 08:15am EDT

Police investigating sexual assault in Hyattsville

A man robbed a woman and assaulted her, according to police.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 05:11am EDT
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