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Fraser Smith: The good, the bad and P.G. County

Reverberations from Bra-Gate. Some troubling, others quite reassuring. The downside first. Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. Johnson famously urged his wife by tapped telephone to hide more than $79,000 — in cash — in her underwear. Federal authorities were ...

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Rangel faces punishment, seeks fairness and mercy

WASHINGTON — Rep. Charles Rangel of New York pleaded Thursday for “a drop of fairness and mercy” as he braced for likely punishment for his ethical misdeeds. The Harlem Democrat, who rarely sticks to a script, released prepared remarks for ...

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PG County residents launch petition drive against Leslie Johnson

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County residents have started a petition aimed at preventing Leslie Johnson, who was elected to the County Council this month, from taking office after being arrested in a federal probe. The Washington Post reported about ...

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Feds charge 3 Prince George’s County police officers, 6 others

GREENBELT — Federal authorities charged nine people, including three Prince George’s County police officers, in two indictments unsealed Monday as part of an ongoing federal investigation in the county. Seven people, including two of the officers, were charged with conspiring ...

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Md. biker convicted on bomb-making charge

HAGERSTOWN — The leader of a Hagerstown motorcycle club is going to jail for a year for possessing bomb-making materials. Thirty-seven-year-old Bryan Piper was found guilty Thursday after entering an Alford plea to one count of possessing incendiary materials with ...

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