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Purple Line judge affirms need for SEIS

24-05-2017 Hits:116 Local Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

SEABROOK – A federal judge has doubled down on his decision to halt the Purple Line in its tracks.

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Prince George’s County student government elections give voice to student concerns

24-05-2017 Hits:157 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

TEMPLE HILLS – As each busload of students entered into Crossland High School’s auditorium Monday morning, they were swarmed by dozens of peers soliciting votes.

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Board Awards recognize parents, comeback kids

24-05-2017 Hits:465 Local Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

GREENBELT – Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and the Prince George’s County Board of Education pulled out all the stops to make sure its student awardees felt like stars.

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State News

Washington Wednesday: Technology upgrades, federal protections speed through House floor

24-05-2017 Hits:90 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

CAPITOL HILL – The House of Representatives had a full docket of bills last Wednesday, including measures spearheaded by Maryland Congressmen.

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Prince George’s, Montgomery councils pass bi-county agency budgets

17-05-2017 Hits:198 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

LAUREL – Bi-county cooperation continued in 2017, with Prince George’s and Montgomery counties coming together to approve the budgets for several bi-county agencies last week.

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House Republicans barely manage to pass Obamacare repeal

08-05-2017 Hits:241 State Emily Blackner - avatar Emily Blackner

CAPITOL HILL – At first, Republicans didn’t succeed in repealing Obamacare, but they tried again last week – and were successful.

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Crime

Man charged with stabbing father to death

26-05-2017 Hits:134 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

FORT WASHINGTON – An 82-year-old man is dead after his son stabbed him to death inside his Fort Washington home.

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Police make arrest in Oxon Hill shooting

26-05-2017 Hits:146 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

FORT WASHINGTON – A man was shot and killed in the middle of the street Wednesday morning in the Fort Washington Estate of Oxon Hill.

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College Park homicide being looked at as possible hate crime

23-05-2017 Hits:121 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

COLLEGE PARK – A 23-year-old graduating senior from Bowie State University who was a newly commissioned Second Lieutenant in the United States Army was stabbed to death early Saturday morning...

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Sports

County coaches name first-ever Elite 22 football team

24-05-2017 Hits:119 Sports Tauren Dyson - avatar Tauren Dyson

CAPITOL HEIGHTS – High school football players throughout Prince George’s County had their talents recognized at a banquet on May 19.

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Hat trick for Russell family at MGM

24-05-2017 Hits:115 Sports Ron Harris - avatar Ron Harris

NATIONAL HARBOR – Featherweight world champion Gary Russell, Jr. began his night working the corner of his younger brothers in their preliminary fights to his main event at the MGM...

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Eleanor Roosevelt grad Marshall transfers to Xavier

24-05-2017 Hits:343 Sports Traevon Benjamin - avatar Traevon Benjamin

SEABROOK – After averaging 18 points and nine rebounds per game at Hargrave Prep, Naji Marshall, a former 2016 Maryland state basketball champion, will chase his childhood dream of going...

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Entertainment

Upcoming fashion show, gospel concert to benefit African village

08-03-2017 Hits:1666 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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African drum and dance troupe celebrates 33 years with show

01-03-2017 Hits:1386 Entertainment Andrea Blackstone - avatar Andrea Blackstone

MOUNT RAINIER – Explosive drum beats and energetic African dancing infused with African culture served as a fitting celebration of Black History Month for dance troupe Soul in Motion Players...

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PHOTOS: Brandywine Elementary library ribbon cutting

19-01-2017 Hits:1742 Entertainment Candace Rojo Keyes - avatar Candace Rojo Keyes

Check out our gallery from the recent ribbon cutting at Brandywine Elementary School, where they celebrated the grand reopening of their newly-renovated library. The renovation was made possible through The...

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