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Prince George's County police. (Washington Post/Matt McClain)
Sep 27, 2021

Police: Prince George’s officer shoots suspect who pulled out gun

A Prince George’s County police officer shot a carjacking suspect in Temple Hills on Sunday and a second suspect fled and remains at large, police said.

Prince George's County police. (Washington Post/Matt McClain)
Sep 13, 2021

PG County officer killed man who pointed replica guns at him, police say

A police officer in Prince George’s County fatally shot a man who had pointed guns at him that each turned out to be a “realistic replica," authorities said.

Jan 19, 2015

Henson Creek Manor hits Suburban D.C. market

The estimated value of the Fort Washington affordable housing complex is $7.64 million.

Sep 22, 2014

After assault charge in Baltimore, Prince George’s officer suspended

(AP) A Prince George’s County police officer has been suspended after he was charged with assault over the weekend. Prince George’s police say that Baltimore police charged Officer Michael O’Connell with second-degree assault on Saturday. O’Connell was off-duty at the time. Prince George’s police say they’ve launched an internal investigation and that O’Co[...]

Aug 28, 2014

Prince George’s Baker headed to China

(AP) Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is leading a trade mission to China next week. The Washington Post reported Baker is hoping to attract foreign investment for his ambitious economic development plans for the county. It’s a nine-day trip. The Prince George’s delegation will visit Beijing and Shanghai. It also will participate in a […]

Aug 15, 2014

Water advisory ends in Prince George’s County

(AP) The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission lifted a precautionary boil-water advisory for southern Prince George’s County. The advisory was lifted at 12:40 a.m. Friday. The problem started Tuesday with a break in a main in Brandywine that crosses Piscataway Creek. Crews isolated a section of the pipe, and samples tested negative for harmful bacteria. Once […]

Apr 6, 2012

Sindler joins Hyatt Commercial

John L. Sindler has joined Annapolis-based Hyatt Commercial as a sales and leasing agent. Sindler has been in commercial real estate since 1995, following a decade in general construction, doing predominantly municipal contracts. As an active broker in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, his deals have included industrial, office and retail transactions as well as the development […]

Mar 26, 2012

Prince George’s 5-cent bag tax dies in Annapolis

UPPER MARLBORO — An attempt to allow Prince George’s County lawmakers to impose a 5-cent fee on disposable shopping bags has died in the General Assembly. The bill fell one vote short of a majority in the House Environmental Matters Committee on Saturday. It had been supported by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, the […]

Feb 6, 2012

Frederick County sees boom in Asian immigrants

FREDERICK — Officials say Frederick County is seeing an influx of Asian immigrants with a population that has grown to more than 10,000 people. Elizabeth Chung, executive director of the Asian American Center of Frederick, tells WTOP Radio that there are significant populations of Indian, Korean and Chinese immigrants. Chung says the biggest draw for […]

Nov 23, 2011

Intercounty Connector off to a smooth start

GAITHERSBURG — Officials say everything went smoothly on opening day for approximately 11 miles of a new toll road linking Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. The section of the Intercounty Connector that opened Tuesday runs from Georgia Avenue to just east of Interstate-95. The first seven miles of the $2.55 billion roadway opened in February […]

Jun 22, 2011

Maryland to evaluate teachers on student performance

Maryland plans to begin evaluating teachers based in part on how well students have learned their lessons. The Maryland Council for Educator Effectiveness says 50 percent of a teacher’s job rating will be based on student performance. The council was appointed by the governor last year to develop a new teacher and principal evaluation system. […]

May 23, 2011

Prince George’s to offer 50 new taxicab licenses

LARGO — Cabdrivers interested in doing business in Prince George’s County are about to get an opportunity. The county will hand out applications for 50 new taxicab driver’s licenses starting Monday at the Business License Office in Largo. Ten stand-by applications will also be available in case any of the 50 applicants fail to take […]

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