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Leslie Johnson to be sentenced

GREENBELT — The wife of a former Prince George’s County executive is being sentenced for her role in obstructing an investigation into her husband’s corruption. Leslie Johnson has admitted flushing down the toilet an illicit $100,000 bribe check as FBI ...

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Prince George’s Democrats pick Davis in primary

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County voters have chosen a replacement for Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. According to the county board of elections, Derrick Leon Davis won Tuesday’s special primary election to fill Johnson’s District 6 seat. Davis, a former school ...

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Prince George’s to hold special primary election

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County voters are choosing a replacement for Councilwoman Leslie Johnson. A special primary election is being held Tuesday to fill Johnson’s District 6 seat. Johnson pleaded guilty in June to destroying evidence in a federal ...

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Johnson returns to work at Prince George’s County Council

UPPER MARLBORO — The wife of former Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson has returned to work at the county council. Leslie Johnson on Monday voted on several nominations, nearly a week after handing in her resignation letter. The council ...

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Montgomery County Council passes $4.37B budget

ROCKVILLE — A new budget in Montgomery County cuts workers’ health and retirement benefits by $33 million. The $4.37 billion budget, aimed at closing a $300 million shortfall, was unanimously approved Thursday by the Montgomery County Council. It also includes ...

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Leslie Johnson barred from Prince George’s council panels

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Council has barred newly elected member Leslie Johnson from serving on any committees while she is under federal investigation. Council chair Ingrid Turner said Tuesday that the measure was taken “to avoid any ...

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PG County exec. and wife charged with evidence, witness tampering

ANNAPOLIS — Federal authorities on Friday arrested outgoing Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson and his wife, who was recently elected to the County Council, but details of the allegations against them have not yet been made public. Marcy Murphy, a U.S. ...

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