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County police hoping to implement body cameras this fall

21-05-2015 Hits:37 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

County police hoping to implement body cameras this fall

UPPER MARLBORO – Although the proposed 2016 budget does not include funding for a pilot body camera program, Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw said the department still plans to implement body cameras in the fall.

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New county police station to open this fall

21-05-2015 Hits:65 Local PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

New county police station to open this fall

UPPER MARLBORO – The Prince George’s County Police Department’s seventh district station is set to finally open in the fall, Chief Mark Magaw told the Prince George’s County Council Thursday, but the department is still trying to figure out how it needs to shift staff.

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Hyattsville looks to redevelop vacant buildings

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Hyattsville looks to redevelop vacant buildings

HYATTSVILLE – With the city election completed, the city council is looking to move forward with the development of the vacant BB&T Bank building and the vacant arcade building.

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State News

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Public Service Commission approves Pepco/Exelon merger

15-05-2015 Hits:244 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Public Service Commission approves Pepco/Exelon merger

Chicago-based Exelon Corporation agreed to Tuesday to comply with the conditions put forth by the Maryland Public Service Commission to move forward with a merger with Pepco Holdings, Inc.

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Baltimore Burns

29-04-2015 Hits:681 State PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Baltimore Burns

BALTIMORE – Fires burned and stores got looted as anger and violence escalated in the city on the day Freddie Gray was laid to rest.

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General Assembly approves Public Information Act reform

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General Assembly approves Public Information Act reform

ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill before the end of its legislative session Monday night that provides reform of the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) which advocates of the bill say will provide greater transparency and access to public information.

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Crime

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Elementary school teacher charged with sexual abuse

13-05-2015 Hits:134 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Elementary school teacher charged with sexual abuse

LAUREL – Prince George’s County Police arrested and charged a William Paca Elementary School teacher last Wednesday with sexual abuse for a series of alleged incidents with one of his male students.

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Police search for “menace” who stole boy’s wheelchair

22-04-2015 Hits:426 Crime PG Editor - avatar PG Editor

Police search for “menace” who stole boy’s wheelchair

Days after a man allegedly stole 4-year-old Langley Park resident Joshua Romero’s wheelchair, another Prince George’s County resident stepped forward to give the boy a replacement. 

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Suspect arrested, one dead after shooting at Census Bureau

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Suspect arrested, one dead after shooting at Census Bureau

WASHINGTON – The Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate a kidnapping, police chase and shooting that occurred between Prince George’s County lines and Washington, D.C. on April 9. 

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Sports

Baysox fall to Flying Squirrels

Baysox fall to Flying Squirrels

BOWIE – In the final game of their homestand on Sunday afternoon the Bowie Baysox fell behind quickly and were upended by the visiting Richmond Flying Squirrels, who cruised to a 9-4 victory.

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Features

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Local musician finds her calling and “It’s Alright”

Local musician finds her calling and “It’s Alright”

When Akeira Cramer attended high school, she had never had any formal music training and just participated in school musicals and plays. 

Owning consignment shop a “dream come true” for local business owners

Owning consignment shop a “dream come true” for local business owners

BOWIE — For Dina Bennett and Karen Whitney, owning and operating their own local consignment and boutique is a dream come true.

Prince George’s only winery provides country feel

Prince George’s only winery provides country feel

BRANDYWINE – For the owners of the Romano Vineyard and Winery the business is not only about selling wine—it’s also about making customers feel like they are a part of the family. 

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