prince georges county

November 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

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UPDATE: MCPD Officer Shot During Attempted Arrest in PG County, Suspect Dead

Update (Nov. 18): The officer that was shot during an attempted arrest of a homicide suspect in Prince Georges County on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Detective Donnie Oaks, a 20-year veteran of the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD). Authorities say Detective Oaks underwent surgery last night and remains in stable condition. The suspect […]

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October 27, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

Two Suspects Arrested and Charged for Instagram Check Scam

Montgomery County Police have charged two individuals with multiple frauds, forgery, and theft offenses related to a check scam they ran via Instagram. Nasir Eggleston, 24, and Julenni Mora, 25, were issued warrants for their arrest on June 19, 2020. Mora was arrested on June 25 and Eggleston was arrested on September 23. Both suspects […]

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July 22, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Resolution Aims to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Councilmember Nancy Navarro introduced a resolution Tuesday that would officially recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Currently that day on the calendar is known as Columbus Day. October 12, 2020 would officially be the first celebratory day if the bill is passed. The resolution also directs all official calendars to be […]

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June 1, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Coronavirus Testing Expands to Two Days a Week at Six Flags America

The Maryland Department of Health set a new record Friday for the most tests at a community-based site. They conducted 1,686 COVID-19 tests at the new Six Flags America site. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that the state is expanding testing to two days a week at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro. State health […]

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April 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan to Announce Maryland’s ‘Roadmap to Recovery’ on Friday

Gov. Larry Hogan announced he’ll unveil a statewide coronavirus recovery plan on Friday called “Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery.” Hogan made the announcement at a news conference Tuesday outside of Laurel Medical Center in Prince George’s County, which has been reopened and renovated to address the coronavirus crisis. PG County currently has the most coronavirus […]

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April 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

P.G. County Councilmember Says 20 of her Relatives in New York Affected by COVID-19

Prince George’s County Councilmember Deni Taveras (District 2) is all too familiar with the pain COVID-19 brings.  She has lost four family members to the illness, and said two more are on the verge of passing away. 14 more are either confirmed or suspected to have the virus, she said in an interview with MyMCMedia’s […]

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March 10, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Additional Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in Prince Georges County

PG County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced on Tuesday that two additional COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Prince Georges County bringing the total there to three. Officials believe the couple traveled internationally on a cruise, and they are also quarantined at their home and in good condition. On Monday, Governor Larry Hogan announced that the […]

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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

Prince George’s Delegate Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

A former Maryland state delegate who was a member of the influential House Appropriations Committee has been charged with federal wire fraud by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Tawanna P. Gaines, 67, of Berwyn, resigned Monday. She joined the House in 2001 when she was appointed to fill a vacancy. She represented District 22 in Prince […]

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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Boxer Dies Following Fight at MGM National Harbor

A Russian boxer died Tuesday from wounds sustained during a fight at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill Friday night. 28 year-old Maxim Dadashev, a junior welterweight, was facing Subriel Matias in a world title elimination fight to earn the right to challenge the current International Boxing Federation champion Josh Taylor. The fight, televised […]

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July 19, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Riders on Six Flags Roller Coaster Get Stuck for 2 Hours

After two long hours being stuck almost 100 feet in the air, riders of Six Flags’ new roller coaster, FireBird, were finally escorted off Thursday night in Bowie, Maryland. #BREAKING The Firebird rollercoaster at Six Flags in Bowie, MD has been stuck at the top since 6:15pm. pic.twitter.com/gE66r1Ubzh — Allison Papson (@AllisonPapson) July 19, 2019 […]

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