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Prince George's County

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  • Four more cold weather deaths reported across Md.

    Four more cold weather deaths reported across Md.
    Cold temperatures were a factor in four more deaths in recent weeks, including that of a man in Baltimore, according to state health officials. That brings the death toll this winter to 11 across the state. Recent cold-related deaths included two men in...
  • Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights

    Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights
    Students from school districts across the state testified Thursday in opposition to a state Senate bill that would strip the student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education of full voting rights. They presented their arguments to members of...
  • Arundel councilman, police chief seeking to revive police cadet program

    Arundel councilman, police chief seeking to revive police cadet program
    Anne Arundel County is moving to restart its police cadet program, which was eliminated more than a decade ago in a round of budget cuts. Officials said this week that for about $180,000 per year, the county's Police Department could hire 10 part-time...
  • Bill targets 'rape by proxy' [Commentary]

    Bill targets 'rape by proxy' [Commentary]
    Last year, in Prince George's County, more than 50 strangers visited a woman during a two-week period. The uninvited men arrived at all hours, day and night, some trying to force their way into her house. Each showed up expecting to have violent sex...
  • Arundel officer who shot dog now on administrative duty

    Arundel officer who shot dog now on administrative duty
    As Anne Arundel County's police chief pledged a thorough investigation Monday into the shooting death of a dog by a police officer, the pet's owners remained in mourning and the officer involved was placed on administrative duty. "I'm devastated," said...
  • Two motor vehicle thefts reported by Laurel Police

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Anne Arundel County police report major crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts....
  • Obama to speak on economy in Md.

    Obama to speak on economy in Md.
    President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Tuesday to deliver remarks on the economy, a White House official said Friday. The trip will mark the fourth time Obama has visited Maryland in as many weeks. The president has spoken twice...
  • Brown leads Democrats in governor's race, but many undecided

    Brown leads Democrats in governor's race, but many undecided
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun. Bolstered by...
  • Dems in governor's race see opportunity in undecided voters

    Dems in governor's race see opportunity in undecided voters
    Democrats vying to be governor found reasons for optimism Sunday after a Baltimore Sun poll showed that 40 percent of primary voters had not settled on a candidate. With four months until the June 24 primary election, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown...
  • Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage

    Most Marylanders back raising minimum wage
    By a wide margin, Maryland voters want to raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 a hour, a poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun shows. A majority of voters in every region of the state supports that wage increase, and the proposal has near-unanimous...
  • Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive

    Commission proposes raises for Howard council, executive
    When Howard County Budget Director Ray Wacks spoke last year to a commission charged with considering salaries for Howard's elected officials, he struck a guarded tone. "Things are getting better," he told the group in November. "We're in a period, I...
  • Senate passes domestic violence bill

    Senate passes domestic violence bill
    The Maryland Senate passed one of the governor's proposals to combat domestic violence Thursday, sending to the House a bill that would make it easier for assault victims to obtain permanent court orders telling their abusers to stay away. Meeting...