Prince George’s News

Wednesday’s Pet is TAVEE

Wednesday’s Pet is TAVEE

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/21/2016 TAVEE Featured Pet: Tavee Rescue Group: Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Golden Retriever Sex: Female Size: Large (under 80 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $100.00 Tavee is an 11-year-old sweet golden oldie looking for a loving, forever home. She has been given up...
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Blue Angels Won’t Perform at the Patuxent River Air Expo This Year

Blue Angels Won’t Perform at the Patuxent River Air Expo This Year

The Blue Angels recently announced they will not be performing at the NAS Patuxent River Air Expo Oct. 29 and 30. Following the mishap involving Blue Angel #6 in June of this year, Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific (CNAP) decided the team would need to take off one weekend every eight weeks during their...
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Detectives in Prince George’s County Charge Suspect in Connection with Death of Six-Month-Old Baby

Detectives in Prince George’s County Charge Suspect in Connection with Death of Six-Month-Old Baby

The Prince George’s County Police Department, Homicide Unit has charged a suspect in connection with the homicide of a baby boy. The suspect is 48-year-old Lenwood Pearson of the 300 block of Zelma Avenue in Capitol Heights. The victim is six-month-old Demetri Hooper of Allendale Circle in Landover. The suspect is the victim’s step-grandfather....
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Waldorf Burch Mart Closes for Short Time While Bomb Squad Responds

Waldorf Burch Mart Closes for Short Time While Bomb Squad Responds

On Monday, September 19, 2016, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Prince George’s County Bomb Squad and officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Burch Mart convenience store, at 10195 Berry Road, in Waldorf, for a report of a suspicious package Police used a robot to diagnose the situation and determine the scene to be safe. According...
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Wanted Ft. Washington Woman Charged with Possession of Prescription Medication

Wanted Ft. Washington Woman Charged with Possession of Prescription Medication

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Masheca Letoya Mcgirt, 36, of Ft. Washington, was being served a warrant at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center, in Leonardtown. A search of her purse revealed she was in possession of a medication bottle containing suspected Oxycodone Hydrochloride. Mcgirt did not have a prescription for the medication. Mcgirt...
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Maryland Announces More Than $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Maryland Announces More Than $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

On September 19, 2016, Governor Larry Hogan announced over $12.5 million in federal highway safety funds granted to more than 80 agencies and organizations across Maryland to help strengthen and expand the state’s efforts to save lives on Maryland roads. The funds will be distributed by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office...
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Police in Prince George’s County Charge Suspect in Connection With Fatal Shooting

Police in Prince George’s County Charge Suspect in Connection With Fatal Shooting

Detectives from the Prince George’s County Police Department Homicide Unit are conducting an investigation into the death of a man in the unincorporated part of Hyattsville. He is 21-year-old Eulises Alvarado-Reyes of Hamilton Street. The suspect is 18-year-old Henry Reyes of the 5700 block of Gallatin Street. The suspect and victim were friends. On September 15th,...
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Governor Larry Hogan Reaffirms State’s Commitment to Fighting Cancer, Hosts Blood Drive

Governor Larry Hogan Reaffirms State’s Commitment to Fighting Cancer, Hosts Blood Drive

On September 15, 2016 Governor Larry Hogan reaffirmed the state’s commitment to fighting cancer by highlighting the recently updated Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan and by signing an Executive Order that renews the Council on Cancer Control. The governor made today’s announcement outside of the State House, where he is hosting a blood drive...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Announce Winners in Annual Photo Contest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2016 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Mitch Adolph of Lutherville for his excellent action photo of sparring egrets on Assateague Island. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2017 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription...
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Weis Markets Announces Plans to Convert Food Lion Locations

Weis Markets Announces Plans to Convert Food Lion Locations

Weis Markets, Inc., a Mid-Atlantic food retailer, announced on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016, plans to convert 38 Food Lion supermarket locations to Weis Markets stores. The Company has completed the purchase of these locations operating in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware, and plans to complete the conversion process by the end of...
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Bowie Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Bowie Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

A lucky Bonus Match 5 player just hit it big in Bowie! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky person who bought the $50,000 winning ticket in the Tuesday, Sept. 13 drawing from T & T Liquors in Bowie. The winning ticket matches the five numbers of 24, 25, 30, 31 and 33; the...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GLORI

Wednesday’s Pet is GLORI

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/14/16 is GLORI Featured Pet: Glori Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Pomeranian Mix Sex: Female Size: Small (10 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE. Glori is a lovely senior. Glori is gentle, quiet, social, and a delightful...
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Be Aware of Deer This Fall Season

Be Aware of Deer This Fall Season

Drivers traveling along county roads are reminded to heighten their awareness of deer during the fall breeding “rutting” season. Collisions between deer and automobiles result in a substantial cost, including damage to vehicles, the loss of a valuable wildlife resource and human injuries or fatalities. As our population continues to grow, this danger becomes...
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Forestville Woman Arrested on Drug Charges in Owings

Forestville Woman Arrested on Drug Charges in Owings

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, while Deputy M. Trigg of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a patrol check, he detected the odor of marijuana emitting from a vehicle on East Chesapeake Beach Road, in Owings. He later determined the driver, Shalandria Freeman, 23, of Forestville, to be in possession of a prescription pill...
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Clinton Firefighter Suits Up for Blazing Racetrax Win

Clinton Firefighter Suits Up for Blazing Racetrax Win

A 45-year-old firefighter from Prince George’s County was bursting with enthusiasm after claiming a $14,021 Racetrax prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. The lucky man placed a Superfecta wager at Tucker’s Liquors in Clinton on Sept. 1 and picked horses No. 6, 5, 1 and 12 to complete the race in that exact order....
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Governor Hogan Announces New Tablet Program for Low-Income Marylanders with Disabilities

Governor Hogan Announces New Tablet Program for Low-Income Marylanders with Disabilities

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. The announcement coincided with the start of “Telecommunications for...
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Gridiron or Gridlock? Plan Ahead to Make Redskins Home Opener or Just Home

Gridiron or Gridlock? Plan Ahead to Make Redskins Home Opener or Just Home

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is advising commuters that Monday afternoon rush hour in Prince George’s County near FedEx Field could be extremely congested, due to an early 7 p.m. start for Monday Night Football. “If you regularly commute on I-95/I-495 in the Landover area, make a game plan to...
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Largemouth Bass Reef Project Seeks Volunteers

Largemouth Bass Reef Project Seeks Volunteers

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, and National Harbor have formed a task force to construct and place 80 small concrete reef balls in Smoots Bay in the Potomac River to help improve the fishery. “The submerged grasses in this largemouth bass nursery have virtually disappeared over the past decade and the spawning...
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State Highway Administration Enhances MD 5 Bridge Over Coventry Way in Prince George’s County

State Highway Administration Enhances MD 5 Bridge Over Coventry Way in Prince George’s County

On Monday, September 12, 2016, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) begins a project to paint a steel beam on the MD 5 (Branch Avenue) Bridge over Coventry Way in Clinton.  The project will be completed mid-fall, weather permitting. Beginning at 10 p.m. SHA crews will close the southbound MD 5...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 15th Anniversary of September 11 Terror Attacks

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on 15th Anniversary of September 11 Terror Attacks

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement on the 15th anniversary of September 11 terror attacks: “The events of September 11, 2001, changed our nation forever. In one tragic day, we witnessed the best and worst of human nature. In the face of true evil, everyday Americans became heroes as police, firefighters, and...
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Greenbelt Man Arrested in Prince Frederick on Multiple Drug Charges

Greenbelt Man Arrested in Prince Frederick on Multiple Drug Charges

On Friday, September 2, 2016, at approximately 4:00 p.m, Deputy M. Trigg from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received an alert for a vehicle being driven unsafely on Sherry Lane, in Prince Frederick. Tigg conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle being driven by Edwen Primrose, 35, of Greenbelt, and discovered he was in...
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Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 9

Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 9

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 9, and continues through Jan. 31, 2017. The bag limit for white-tailed bucks is one per weapon season. Maryland hunters in Region B have the option to take one additional bonus buck after purchasing a Bonus Antlered Deer Stamp and taking two antlerless deer. The antlerless...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $100.3 Million in Revenue During August

Maryland Casinos Generate $100.3 Million in Revenue During August

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced August 2016 revenue numbers for the state’s five casinos – Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County. August 2016’s combined statewide...
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Wednesday’s Pet is HAMILTON

Wednesday’s Pet is HAMILTON

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/07/2016 HAMILTON Featured Pet: Hamilton Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Hound Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium (35 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Hamilton the Hound mix is approximately 5 years old. When he was rescued from a local shelter he was sick...
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Maryland State Police Inform Public About Window Tint Regulations for Vehicles

Maryland State Police Inform Public About Window Tint Regulations for Vehicles

There are many questions that the  receive about window tint on vehicles.  The Automotive Safety Enforcement Division(ASED) of the Maryland State Police have put together some information about window tint that should answer most questions about the topic. Window Tinting Regulations for vehicles registered in the State of Maryland The State of Maryland regulates...
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