Fire Scorches UPS Customer Center in Landover
Prince George's County firefighters battled a fire in the UPS Customer Center - located at 8440 Ardwick Ardmore Road near the New Carrollton Metro station - which officials say is the length of three football fields.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Washington Post
Local digest: Salvation Army donations stolen; apartment fire displaces 24; Metro fight
A thief who broke into the Salvation Army community center in Southeast Washington early Sunday absconded with a "substantial" amount of cash after threatening a security guard with a knife, the charity said.
Gunshots Fired Inside D.C. Metro Train
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority says one man riding the orange line New Carrollton-bound train was struck in the head with a gun by the other adult male.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Planning board recommends tunnel for Capital Crescent Trail
Constructing the underground section of the Capital Crescent Trail in downtown Bethesda in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act would cost the county about $40 million, county planners said at a Thursday planning board meeting.
Long Branch plan taps Purple Line potential for development in Silver Spring
The Montgomery County Council last week approved the Long Branch Sector Plan, which provides new zoning density to allow developers to take advantage of the Silver Spring neighborhood's potential as a stop along the proposed Purple Line light rail system.
Hyattsville native receives a oeA Passion for Caring Awarda
The “A Passion for Caring Award” was created to honor an individual or organization that positively impacts the residents of Prince George's County and the region in some fashion, according to the release.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Metro official: Woman falls on top of Orange Line train in suicide attempt
A woman fell on top of a moving Orange Line train early Sunday morning in what Metro officials say was a suicide attempt.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Washington Post
Critics say Doug Duncan's support for Purple Line has changed in key ways over the years
While answering questions from Democratic activists at a Rockville restaurant Monday night, Doug Duncan - the former Montgomery County executive who is running to regain that office - said he'd "always" been a steadfast supporter of the Purple Line .
New Carrollton students explore the news biz
Charles Carroll Middle School seventh-grader Christopher Zerneri works on a video Nov. 14 for the school's student-led online newspaper, as part of its journalism program, at the New Carrollton school.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
FTC stops online Yellow Pages scam
"Once I heard the recording, I said, well you agreed to something. We'll just have to pay the bill," says Tammy DeSilva.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Report: Montgomery still hopes to demolish Apex building
The back and forth over razing the Apex building in downtown Bethesda to make way for a Purple Line terminus station continues with a report issued by the Montgomery County Planning Department to be discussed at planning board meeting on Thursday.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Owner of Bethesdaa s Apex building wants more time, incentives before agreeing to demolish structure
Not enough time and too few incentives, says the owner of the Apex building in downtown Bethesda - the site where state and county planners want to build the “optimal” station for the western terminus of the $2.2 billion Purple Line.