Thursday Apr 17
Prince Georgea s council approves MGM casino zoning
Despite pleas from residents who voiced concern that the planned $925 million MGM casino at National Harbor would negatively impact their community, the Prince George's County Council voted 7-1 Tuesday to pass a zoning bill authorizing the gaming facility approved by Maryland voters in a 2012 referendum.
The Washington Post
Man sentenced to 50 years in killing of 16-year-old Friendly High School student
A Temple Hills teenager was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday in the shooting death of a Prince George's County high school student believed to be in a rival gang.
Alexandria to hold annual tree sale April 26th in honor of Earth Day
Alexandria 's Park Operations and Natural Resources Division will hold a tree sale on Saturday, April 26th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ben Brenman Park, located at 4800 Brenman Park Dr. The goal of the sale is to promote the preservation of the Alexandria's tree canopy by encouraging the planting of trees on private property throughout the City .
Prince George's Police Investigate Murder-Suicide
A Prince George's woman who had been out celebrating her birthday was shot to death by her ex-husband who then turned the gun on himself, committing suicide, according to police.
Two dead in Fort Washington murder-suicide
Prince George's County police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in a Fort Washington apartment complex Wednesday morning.
Motorcyclist killed in collision with car
Prince George's County Police say a motorcyclist was killed and two people were hurt when the motorcycle collided with a car in Fort Washington.
Charges dropped in stabbing
A Virginia State University student who stabbed another student in October during a homecoming event was had his charges dismissed in Chesterfield County Circuit Court.
American Library Association
School Library Month PSAs with spokesperson Jeff Kinney now available
Two new video PSAs featuring Jeff Kinney, New York Times bestselling author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, are now available from the American Association of School Librarians .
The Baltimore Sun
Archaeologists seek War of 1812 remnants buried within Patterson Park
Today it's best known for the pagoda, summertime jazz concerts and some of the city's best sledding.