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Prince George's County

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  • Laurel police report robbery with firearm [Crime log]

    Laurel police report robbery with firearm [Crime log]
    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Elaine Court, 9100 block, Feb. 2....
  • Maryland cedes millions in corporate taxes [Commentary]

    Maryland cedes millions in corporate taxes [Commentary]
    Maryland has long been considered among the bluest of blue states, firmly in the Democratic camp. Its recent progressive record on social justice has only further burnished that reputation: passing the Dream Act to allow in-state college tuition —...
  • Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses

    Hampden florist promotes Valentine's Day without roses
    Hampden florist Libby Francis-Baxter is seeing red over roses. Her gripe? Most roses are imported from South and Central America, are costly to begin with, and are even more expensive with shipping, said Francis-Baxter, a Hampden resident. "I don't...
  • Laurel Police report two forced entry burglaries [Crime log]

    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. City...
  • Red Maryland week in review

    Red Maryland week in review
    From the Baltimore Sun op-ed page       Mark Newgent writes about education, nothing that with huge achievement gaps in our schools public education needs fundamental reforms.       Red Maryland Poll Still Open   The Red Maryland...
  • Laurel can count celebrities among its own [Old Town Laurel]

    Old Town folk are certainly no strangers to having the occasional celebrity in their midst. The likes of future President Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, resided on Montgomery Street, when he was an Army lieutenant stationed at Fort Meade, and she a young...
  • Prince George's police investigate auto death

    Prince George's police investigate auto death
    Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Contee Road in Laurel on Wednesday, according to the department's blog.  The victim is identified as Maurice Michael Barnes, 32, of the 13100 block of Larchdale Road in...
  • A three-way race

    A three-way race
    The race for the Democratic nomination for governor has settled into an odd pattern. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, the leader in fundraising and endorsements, has become increasingly aggressive in his attacks on Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, and...
  • Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]

    Dental reform act could save lives [Commentary]
    12-year-old Deamonte Driver of Prince George's County came home from school in February 2007 with a headache, which had started as a toothache days before. His mother, who made ends meet with low paying jobs, searched for a dentist who would accept...
  • Laurel school turns to tech on snow days

    Laurel school turns to tech on snow days
    Digging out from yet another winter blast of snow and ice this week, Laurel-area students had not one, but two snow days. Prince George's County Public Schools have canceled school seven times this winter, said district spokesman Max Pugh. With only...
  • Maryland House gives preliminary OK to raising minimum wage

    Maryland House gives preliminary OK to raising minimum wage
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to legislation that would raise Maryland's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, rejecting a flurry of amendments offered by opponents. The action clears the way for a final House vote on the...
  • Mistakes that let criminals go free [Editorial]

    Mistakes that let criminals go free  [Editorial]
    Statistics suggest that every year thousands of people are convicted and sentenced to prison for crimes they didn't commit because witnesses falsely identified them in police lineups or photo arrays. It is a testament to the fallibility and malleability...