| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The Prince George's County Board of Education last week approved a $1.687 billion budget for fiscal year 2014, up $23.3 million from last year.
The budget is approximately $5.5 million below the original request put forth by the board earlier this year....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Before tackling agenda items during last week's meeting, members of the Anne Arundel Board of Education bid farewell to Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, who is leaving this month to become CEO of Prince George's County public schools.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Anne Arundel County's new police chief is pledging to restore order and pride to an agency that has been racked by scandal and leadership changes over the past two years.
Kevin Davis, who takes over Monday as chief, brings with him 21 years of...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:56 AM
A sea of uniformed officers flooded Woodstream Church Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, to honor and mourn Laurel resident and fallen Prince George's County Police Officer 1st Class Adrian Morris.
Morris, 23, was promoted posthumously to the rank of officer 1st...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller testified Wednesday that Maryland's shortage of funds for transportation projects is a crisis that needs to be addressed now.
Appearing before the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee, Miller said his proposed...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley this week announced nearly $650 million in transportation investments for Prince George's County that he said will create 4,000 jobs, reduce traffic congestion and improve pedestrian safety.
The projects will be funded from the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
With the general election less than seven weeks away, candidates Zabrina Epps and David Murray are ramping up their efforts to claim the open District 1 seat on the Prince George's County Board of Education.
The seat is being left vacant by Rosalind...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Some gambling opponents are hoping to block a sixth casino from being built in Maryland by focusing their energy in one place: Prince George's County.
The county is a key battleground because of a provision in the new gambling law that says the state can...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:29 PM
County leaders from three of Maryland's largest jurisdictions stood side-by-side in Montgomery County urging voters to support gambling expansion.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker -- one of the staunchest supporters of gambling in the...
| Sep 21, 2012
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Thursday for the first time publicly endorsed the gambling expansion question that will appear on November's ballot in Maryland.
"It's about education; it's about jobs," Ulman said, speaking alongside Montgomery County...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 4:29 PM
As November gets closer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III is increasing his efforts to drum up support for the gambling expansion question that will be on the ballot.
On Thursday, Baker organized a news conference, calling on fellow...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Last week, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman stood by two of his fellow county executives at a news conference in Silver Spring and endorsed the question on this fall's ballot that would expand gambling in Maryland.
We wish he hadn't.
Question 7 would...