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Art and pizza share space, community in Hyattsville

19-07-2017 Hits:229 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

HYATTSVILLE – July 15 is officially a day for art and pizza in both Prince George’s County and the city of Hyattsville after both the county executive and the Hyattsville...

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Bowie residents not okay with proposed maglev train

19-07-2017 Hits:893 Local Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

BOWIE – Residents and officials in Bowie are emphatic: they do not want a high-speed train line cutting through their city.

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Hyattsville bakery scores sweet deal with Wal-mart

19-07-2017 Hits:2327 Local Emily Blackner, photo courtesy April Richardson - avatar Emily Blackner, photo courtesy April Richardson

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – It was a nearly 18-hour drive from Prince George’s County to Arkansas for April Richardson and DC Sweet Potato Cake, but the reward was great.

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State News

Washington Wednesday: Defense authorization bill passes House

19-07-2017 Hits:609 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

CAPITOL HILL – One of the most consequential bills on the House of Representatives calendar each year, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), got a thorough hearing over three days...

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FBI headquarters project canceled, alarms local officials

12-07-2017 Hits:267 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Years of waiting and advocacy have come to naught as the federal government pulled the plug on the FBI headquarters relocation project.

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Council of Governments seeks public input on transportation priorities

12-07-2017 Hits:515 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – With a projected 23 percent increase in population over the next three decades, making sure transportation systems across the Washington, D.C. region function effectively is at the top...

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Crime

Police release sketch of victim, seek community help

20-07-2017 Hits:66 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

RIVERDALE HEIGHTS – On July 18, detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department's homicide unit released a composite sketch of the unidentified homicide victim who was found Sunday in...

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UPDATE: Teenager found shot in car, dies

19-07-2017 Hits:279 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

LAUREL – A 17-year-old teenager who would have been celebrated his 18th birthday in a few days was shot and killed Tuesday night in Laurel.

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Shooting during robbery leaves one man in critical condition

19-07-2017 Hits:177 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

DISTRICT HEIGHTS – A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot early Wednesday morning during a home invasion robbery in District Heights.

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Sports

Two local fighters pick up belts

19-07-2017 Hits:99 Sports Ron Harris, photos courtesy Team Douglas and Team Quigley - avatar Ron Harris, photos courtesy Team Douglas and Team Quigley

MIAMI, Okla. – Washington D.C.’s Antoine Douglas improved his record to 22-1-1 with a fourth round knockout of Juan De Angel in Miami, Oklahoma, to become the North America Boxing...

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Lady Terps to represent USA at World University Games

19-07-2017 Hits:300 Sports Jose Umana - avatar Jose Umana

COLLEGE PARK – Ieshia Small was stunned. As a video played in the University of Maryland women’s basketball team's locker room, Small believed it was another tribute video for her soon-to-be...

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Redskins increase food variety at FedExField after fan feedback

19-07-2017 Hits:159 Sports Jose Umana - avatar Jose Umana

LANDOVER – Washington Redskins fan Charlotte Nick has been a season ticket holder since 2007. She regularly tailgates outside FedExField before watching the Redskins play in the regular season. Like many...

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Entertainment

Students bring history alive, wow crowd at historic Warner Theatre

12-07-2017 Hits:430 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Many history buffs know the story of Harriet Tubman, the former slave from Dorchester County, who escaped to freedom and later helped other slaves accomplish the same. But...

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Local museum revives spirit of ‘Chocolate City,’ preserves history and culture

14-06-2017 Hits:463 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

NORTH BRENTWOOD – Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center (PGAAMCC) is located within the first municipality in Prince George’s County which was incorporated by African Americans. North Brentwood is...

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Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:2210 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

SPRINGDALE – Justina Thompson, a Springdale resident who has worked as a licensed cosmetologist for 34 years, wants to make the world, as well as her clients, more beautiful.

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