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Posted on: August 12, 2019

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

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It's never too late to pick up a new skill. As kids go back to school, you can also learn something new.

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Labor Day Closures

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Labor Day Closures; This national tribute is for the contributions workers have made to the strength of our country.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Prince George’s County Announces Holiday Closings for Labor Day

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County government offices, with the exception of public safety agencies, will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day

LARGO, MD – The following offices, services and facilities will be closed or suspended on Monday, September 2, 2019:

 *Facility only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday*

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Summer Safety Tips for Pet Parents

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Tips to help keep your pet safe in hot weather

LARGO, MD – Excessive high temperatures can be dangerous not only to humans but to your furry companions as well.  With temperatures expected to reach 90 degrees or above the next few days, the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

The Father’s Day Pledge Initiative Set for June 14th

Free Event to Highlight the Unified Vision of a Community Free of Domestic Violence, Led by Men.

Camp Springs, MD- On Friday, June 14, 2019, the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division is sponsoring a FREE Father’s Day Pledge Initiative at the Sanctuary at Kingdom Square...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

MOMENTUM Conference Set for March 23rd

Department of Family Services to Host Free Conference for Men and Boys to Promote Healthy Relationships and Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence

Camp Springs, MD –  The Prince George’s County, Department of Family Services, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division will host a FREE a conference entitled MOMENTUM: Men Making our Relationships Excellent at Camelot...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Prince George’s County Launches Senior Resource Guide

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County Partners with Prince George’s Provider Network to Produce a Comprehensive Directory of Local Agencies, Business and Non-Profit Organizations Dedicated to Serving Older Adults.

Camp Springs, MD – In an effort to expand and create a more comprehensive resource directory of information and referral services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, the Prince George’s County, Department of Family Serv...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Health Department and Community Partners to Offer Free HIV Testing on National HIV Testing Day

Public is invited to multiple county locations for HIV screenings on June 27th

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Health Department is joining community-based organizations in the county in offering free HIV screenings to the public to commemorate National HIV Testing Day on Thursday, June 27th.“Our mission is to help r...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Free Community Health Screenings Event Commemorates National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

LARGO, MD – As part of its ongoing effort to help educate the African-American community about the importance of knowing their HIV status, and to commemorate the 2019 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,

the Prince George's County Health Department is participating in a free HIV testing event for the community on Tuesday, February 12th at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC).

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Prince George’s County Announces Holiday Closings for Labor Day

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County government offices, with the exception of public safety agencies, will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019, in observance of Labor Day

LARGO, MD – The following offices, services and facilities will be closed or suspended on Monday, September 2, 2019:

 *Facility only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday*

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Prince George’s County Receives $100 Thousand Dollar Grant

Prince George’s County Receives $100 Thousand Dollar Grant to Improve Food Access for Needy Residents via Farmers’ Markets

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY POLICE OFFICER FOUND GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE ASSAULT AND MISCONDUCT

Officer repeatedly punches man in the face while handcuffed behind his back

 

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

DRIVER CONVICTED OF CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT MANSLAUGHTER FOR CRASHING INTO TWO U.S. NAVY MEN

Defendant strikes two victims, flees the scene in his car and continues on foot

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – John Mueller, Jr., 32, faces over 14 years in prison for taking the life of Christian Guerreiro and injuring Ryan Eades in a car crash in August 2018. In addition to criminally negligent manslaughter, the defendant ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

STATE’S ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR YOUTH JUSTICE REFORM

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy today unveiled her comprehensive youth justice reform plan, which is aimed at reducing the number of juveniles that enter the criminal ju...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Thomas Hughes Gets Eight Years in Prison for Manslaughter

Victim Dies as a Result of a Fist Fight in Shopping Center Parking Lot

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Thomas Hughes, 32, of Greenbelt, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, suspending all but eight, for manslaughter and second degree assault for causing the death of a man after a fist fight, announced State&rsquo...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

DEMARKO WHEELER SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR KILLING 68-YEAR OLD VETERAN

Carjacker Demands Car Keys After Fatally Shooting Victim

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced today that Demarko Wheeler, 23, was sentenced to life in prison, suspending all but 70 years, for killing a 68-year old U.S. Marine Corp...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

FORMER GEORGETOWN BASKETBALL STAR SENTENCED FOR ATTEMPTING TO SEXUALLY ASSAULT A MINOR

Victor Page attacks 17-year-old daughter of live-in girlfriend; Three people pull him off the victim

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced today that former Georgetown University basketball player Victor Page, 44, was sentenced to twenty-five years, suspend all but twenty ye...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Lanham Man Convicted of First Degree Child Abuse, Faces 25 Years in Prison

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Today, Robert St. Russell, 27, of Lanham, has been found guilty of first degree child abuse and related offenses for causing life changing injuries to his four-month-old son, Prince George’s County State&a...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Jamal Speaks Indicted for Involuntary Manslaughter and Obstruction of Justice

UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N. Braveboy announced that Jamal Speaks, 19, was indicted by a Prince George’s County grand jury Thursday for involuntary manslaughter, obstruction of justice, use of a firearm in...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Hosts Community in the Courthouse

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UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha N...

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