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Prince George’s Co. marks 11th homicide in 11 days

COLLEGE PARK — Prince George’s County Police say a man was shot to death in College Park, bringing the county’s homicide total to 11 in as many days. County police say a man was fatally shot in the 8800 block ...

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Steven I. Platt: PG County needs a political climate change

I adopted the state of Maryland and made my home in Prince George’s County in the spring of 1970 when I returned home from four months of active duty as a member of the Maryland National Guard. I did so ...

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New state’s attorney hopes to restore P.G. County’s reputation

Being the first woman elected state’s attorney in Prince George’s County carries with it an extra obligation to succeed in the position, said Angela Alsobrooks, who will take office on Tuesday. Young women and girls — including her 5-year-old daughter, ...

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Audit reveals Md. inmates handle SSNs, other private data

Maryland officials for the last seven years have used inmates to process Social Security numbers and other personal information from low-income residents receiving medical benefits, a state audit revealed. And prisoners with a history of fraud or theft were not ...

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P.G. store owners charged in corruption probe were big campaign donors

COLLEGE PARK — Campaign finance records show that companies owned or affiliated with the Langley Park liquor store owner charged last month in a federal corruption investigation contributed thousands to the campaigns of several Prince George’s County elected officials in ...

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Suspended Prince George’s County police officers return to duty

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County police say seven suspended officers have returned to full duty. Police spokesman Maj. Andy Ellis says a department review panel decided to bring the officers back this week. The group includes a deputy chief ...

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Newsmakers: Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon

Baltimore's former Mayor Sheila Dixon gives her first major interview since her conviction last December to The Daily Record, where she talks about apologizing, the trial, the jury and how she believes the city is being run since she resigned.

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FBI talks to Prince George’s County officers about beating

WASHINGTON — The FBI was interviewing dozens of Prince George’s County officers on Friday about a videotape showing three officers in riot gear beating a University of Maryland student during a rowdy celebration after a basketball game. Agents are interviewing ...

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Now entering their appearances…new Prince George’s corruption counsel!

A month and a half ago I wrote about the addition of a young but high-profile lawyer to the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s office, Leo J. Wise. When U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein told me Wise, who policed Congressional ethics for the ...

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