Local News

Local culinary competition heats up

21-03-2018 Hits:61 Local Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

OXON HILL – Junior and senior high school students from across the Washington, D.C. region participated in a two-hour cooking competition at Oxon Hill High School on March 17. Those competing...

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Happenings in the city of Laurel

21-03-2018 Hits:62 Local Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

Opioid Epidemic A panel of Laurel law enforcement officials and addiction recovery advocates discussed the far-reaching and local effects of this public health crisis, as well as how residents can be...

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Colmar Manor Fire leaves man dead

16-03-2018 Hits:129 Local Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

COLMAR MANOR – Just after 10:00 p.m. on March 11, firefighters from Prince George's County Fire Department were called to the 4200 block of Monroe Street in the Colmar Manor...

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State News

State lawmakers discuss plan to keep health care individual mandate

17-01-2018 Hits:925 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland state lawmakers and health care advocates announced a plan on Jan. 9 to continue the health care individual mandate in the state.

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Appeals Court: Purple Line can move forward

03-01-2018 Hits:1905 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

UPPER MARLBORO –  A decision by a U.S. Appeals Court will allow construction on the Purple Line to continue.

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Proposed FBI headquarters may bring the project to the county

20-12-2017 Hits:1823 State Rachel Cain - avatar Rachel Cain

UPPER MARLBORO - The FBI has has needed a new headquarters for over a decade. The J. Edgar Hoover Building on Pennsylvania Avenue is too small to house the entire...

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Homicide in Seat Pleasant

21-03-2018 Hits:49 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

SEAT PLEASANT – Homicide detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department are investigating the county's 11th homicide of the year after a man was allegedly shot and killed on...

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Child shot at home in Bowie

21-03-2018 Hits:69 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

BOWIE – An 11-year-old boy was shot on March 18 inside his home in Bowie.

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Police nab shooting suspect

21-03-2018 Hits:39 Crime Jim Davis - avatar Jim Davis

GREENBELT – It only took a week for detectives from Greenbelt Police Department to make an arrest in the fatal shooting of Gabriel Hernandez Dreke of Greenbelt that occurred on...

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The Cinderella Man: Former DeMatha guard makes history

21-03-2018 Hits:59 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BALTIMORE – The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) men’s basketball team was loose and relaxed during a pre-NCAA Tournament workout earlier last week. There was no question that they knew...

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Wilcox leads Lady Mustangs to shutout Panthers

21-03-2018 Hits:517 Sports Zach Selby, Photo by Chris Thompson - avatar Zach Selby, Photo by Chris Thompson

FORESTVILLE — A frigid burst of cold weather and howling winds beat down on Bishop McNamara High School when the Lady Mustangs played the Paul VI Catholic High School on...

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Bowie High School wrestler caps off a magical season

21-03-2018 Hits:51 Sports Jeff Seidel - avatar Jeff Seidel

BOWIE – One day, many years from now, Nathaniel White of Bowie High School will be having a conversation with friends or family about his high school days. And when...

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The Gospel at Colonus' message of acceptance is timely in today’s political climate

21-03-2018 Hits:47 Entertainment Edith Billups - avatar Edith Billups

ARLINGTON, VA – The Gospel at Colonus is onstage at the Gunston Arts Center in Arlington through March 25th and is the African-American inspired version of Sophocles’ tragedy, “Oedipus at...

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‘Frankenstein' production in Bowie is a spooky thrill ride

21-03-2018 Hits:202 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

BOWIE – Most of us are familiar with “Frankenstein” from the horror movies on late-night TV in which villagers retreat in terror from a colossal, robot-like hideous Frankenstein monster who...

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Don Carlo Staged at the Kennedy Center

14-03-2018 Hits:161 Entertainment Mark Dreisonstok - avatar Mark Dreisonstok

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kennedy Center audiences currently have an opportunity to see "Don Carlo," an opera of Giuseppe Verdi, based on a play by Friedrich Schiller. This opera by Verdi...

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