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Prince George's County

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  • Laurel offices close, trash rescheduled for Labor Day

    City and county offices in Laurel will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1, and trash and recycling collections will also be canceled or rescheduled for the Monday holiday. Trash and recycling usually collected by Laurel Department of...
  • Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing

    Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts sailed through a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, with City Council members and residents praising his accessibility and moves toward reform. At this time last year, Batts faced questions from city...
  • Lawsuit filed over Purple Line's environmental impact

    Lawsuit filed over Purple Line's environmental impact
    A Washington-area trail users' group and a pair of environmental advocates have filed suit to block the Purple Line, contending the $2.4 billion light-rail project in the DC suburbs threatens to harm two species of endangered crustaceans that live in...
  • Baltimore's casino reality [Editorial]

    Baltimore's casino reality  [Editorial]
    Tonight, Baltimore becomes a casino town. With the opening of the $442 million Horseshoe Casino Baltimore on Russell Street, the city enters an era of legalized slots, table games and poker that seemed impossible just a dozen years ago. Back then,...
  • O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge

    O'Malley appoints General Assembly's top lawyer as judge
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has appointed the lawyer who defends the General Assembly to a seat on the state's second highest court. O'Malley on Tuesday appointed Dan Friedman, an assistant attorney general, to the at-large position on Maryland's Court of...
  • Laurel High football points toward turnaround as season approaches

    Laurel High football points toward turnaround as season approaches
    After a 1-9 season last year and a 2-8 campaign in 2012, first-year Laurel football coach Delbert Hughes can summarize what he's looking for in one word: improvement. Hughes, a varsity assistant for the past two seasons, takes over for Todd Sommerville....
  • Victim identified after body is found in bags in Laurel

    Victim identified after body is found in bags in Laurel
    Prince George's County police are investigating a murder after officers found body parts in bags Sunday at an apartment complex in Laurel. The victim was identified Monday as Jacinto Perez, 28, of Laurel. A motive and suspects have not been determined....
  • Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino

    Woman accused of stealing Maryland Live high-rollers list for rival casino
    In the casino industry, they are known as "whales." At Maryland Live, they are plied with personal parties, guaranteed seating at concerts, free tickets to sporting events and even quarterly car detailing. Helena Wong, a former VIP host at the Hanover...
  • Horseshoe Casino gets approval for operating license

    Horseshoe Casino gets approval for operating license
    Following two days of controlled demonstrations, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore won state regulators' approval Monday as to open as scheduled Tuesday night. The $442 million development near M&T Bank Stadium becomes Maryland's fifth casino to receive an...
  • Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday
    Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
  • Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills

    Maryvale's new upper school head emphasizing leadership skills
    Maryvale Preparatory School's new upper school head was recently getting ready for his first day of school. He'd moved into his new second-floor office, although he said the walls still need some art. He'd met with all of his teachers, moved a few...
  • Maryland football players Levern Jacobs, Alex Twine charged with assault

    Maryland football players Levern Jacobs, Alex Twine charged with assault
    Two Maryland football players — junior wide receiver Levern Jacobs and senior inside linebacker Alex Twine — were charged Thursday with second-degree assault, according to Maryland court records. Twine was arrested and is scheduled to appear...