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School district insists it doesn’t have a rodent infestation, but students say their videos prove it

Hours after Prince George's County Schools stated there was 'no rodent infestation' at Parkdale High School, students reached out to WUSA9 with videos.

Teacher claims neglected bathrooms equivalent to a ‘jail cell’

RIVERDALE, Md. — A Prince George's County teacher exposed what appears to be decaying conditions at Parkdale High School. Monica Brokenborough ...

Police identify person accused of email threats against Prince George's County schools  FOX 5 DC

Police say they have identified the person accused of making email threats against three Prince George's County schools over the holiday break and have ...

Student says college is now on hold because of PGCPS mistake

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. - A former Prince George's County high school student said he had to put college on hold because of the school district's ...

Police: Teen student stabbed multiple times during assault near Parkdale High School  FOX 5 DC

Police say a 16-year-old male student from Parkdale High student was stabbed multiple times during an incident near the school grounds in Prince George's ...

Stabbing of 16-year-old Md. student was MS-13 related, prosecutors said  The Washington Post

The stabbing of a 16-year-old student outside a Maryland high school Tuesday was related to MS-13 and several other students are in custody in connection ...

Prince George's County High Schoolers Use 3D Printer to Build Prosthetic Arm for Classmate  NBC4 Washington

Carla Rivera Interiano was interested in her technology class at Parkdale High School in Riverdale Park, Maryland, but she found it tough to do some of the ...

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin talks gun control, school safety at Parkdale High  WTOP

Students at Parkdale High School in Prince George's County invited Sen. Ben Cardin to take a measured look at gun violence, school safety and related ...

'All clear' given at Parkdale High School after evacuation due to bomb threat  WJLA

Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Md. was briefly evacuated Wednesday morning due to a bomb threat, Prince George's County Schools confirmed.Officers ...

Stabbing Near Riverdale High School Is MS-13 Related: Prosecutor

Stabbing Near PG County High School Gang-Related - Bowie, MD - Police have determined that Tuesday's stabbing that left one person injured near Parkdale ...

‘A ticking time bomb’: MS-13 threatens a middle school, warn teachers, parents, students  The Washington Post

Administrators deny there is a gang problem at William Wirt Middle in Maryland. But more than two dozen teachers, parents and students tell a different story.

Parkdale High School principal dies unexpectedly - Story | WTTG  FOX 5 DC

Students and staff at Parkdale High School in Prince George's County are mourning the death of their principal.

Prince George's County Students Head Back to School  The Washington Informer

Juanita Poole smiled Tuesday when she peeked inside her new second-grade classroom at Tulip Grove Elementary in Bowie after the school's recent $26 ...

Parkdale High School student arrested for alleged violent 'clown' threat  Fox Baltimore

RIVERDALE, Md. (WBFF) – One teenage suspect has been arrested for allegedly making a threat of mass violence to his high school on Sunday evening in ...

Police investigate reported shooting; search for suspects is ongoing  Hyattsville Life & Times

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Just before 11 a.m., police received a call for gunshots fired near Hyattsville Middle School. Residents reported on social media they ...

Parkdale High School to hold memorial service for teacher slain by estranged husband  WJLA

RIVERDALE, Md. (ABC7) - Students at Parkdale High School in Riverdale will hold a memorial *service* Monday for beloved chemistry teacher Gladys Tordil, who ...

Lockdown lifted on two Prince George's County schools  FOX 5 DC

A lockdown has been lifted after it was placed on two schools in Prince George's County.

Teachers reportedly fearful after MS-13 infiltrates Maryland school  Fox News

The violent gang MS-13 has infiltrated a predominantly Hispanic school in Maryland, bringing terror and the campaign to recruit young students, with teachers ...

Two arrested for fake bomb threat at Parkdale High School  WJLA

Two juveniles have been arrested for allegedly making a false bomb threat at Parkdale High School in Riverdale, Md. Prince George's County Police responded ...

Clean Water Crusaders  Storm Water Solutions

In 2015, Prince George's County, Md., pursued a community-based public-private partnership (CBP3) model developed by the U.S. EPA Region 3, and selected ...

A look at past incidents of violence in and around Maryland schools  Baltimore Sun

The shooting at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland on Tuesday morning, in which two students were wounded and a third, the alleged shooter, was ...

'Black Lives Matter Week of Action' begins in Prince George's County Schools  FOX 5 DC

The organization whose mission is to intervene in violence inflicted on black communities is getting attention in one Maryland county.

Prince George's County Mother Gets 6 Years for Role in Infant Son's Death  NBC4 Washington

The Maryland mother who was connected in the death and burial of her 2-month-old son, Antoine Flemons, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, the ...

Ralph Kendall Caparratto | Obituaries

Ralph Kendall Caparratto, 66, of Chesapeake Beach, MD, passed away November 30, 2018. He was born March 23, 1952 to Dominick J. and Sybil (Jones) ...

Teen's stabbing linked to MS-13, prosecutors say | Crime & justice  Frederick News Post

The stabbing of a 16-year-old student outside a Maryland high school Tuesday was related to MS-13 and several other students are in custody in connection ...

Md. Couple Charged for Murder of 2-year-old Son  Afro American

Antoine Petty's past caught up him in a Prince George's County courtroom Oct. 20, when Judge Michael Pearson sentenced him to 40 years behind bars for ...

Parkdales New Principal Wants to Boost School Spirit  Patch

Riverdale Park-University Park, MD - New Principal Cheryl Logan has a few goals set for the school year.

High school students protest the jury decisions in Brown and Garner killings  Washington Post

About 30 students at a Prince George's County high school walked out of their student government class on Thursday with their hands up and marched to the ...

Maryland 2018 Primary Elections Voting Guide  Hyattsville Life & Times

The Hyattsville Life & Times reached out to candidates registered to run in our local primary elections. You'll find unedited statements of those who submitted ...

Eleanor Roosevelt HS Lady Raiders Proceed to Championship Crusade  Afro American

Coming into the 2017-2018 high school basketball season, the Eleanor Roosevelt Lady Raiders knew that they had to play together as one unit after losing ...

Shooting suspect on the run after wounding man, killing estranged wife picking up kids at Maryland high school  New York Daily News

The suspected gunman is Eulalio Tordil, a 62-year-old employee of Homeland Security's Federal Protective *Service*.

PG County Dad Pleads Guilty To Killing His 2-Month-Old Son

Dad Pleads Guilty To Killing His Infant Son - Greenbelt, MD - A dad pleaded guilty to punching his infant son​ to death, burying him in a shallow grave and ...

Two Teens Face Charges Over Shooting at Oxon Hill High School  Afro American

Two Clinton teenagers were arrested and charged with attempted murder of a 17-year-old male victim. On Feb. 5, Prince George's County police charged, ...

Parents charged with murder of 3-month-old baby boy  FOX 5 DC

Prince George's County police have arrested a man and woman for the murder of their baby boy.

Deceased = Caparratto, Ralph Kendall :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Ralph Kendall Caparratto, 66, of Chesapeake Beach passed away November 30, 2018. He was born March 23, 1952 to Dominick J. and Sybil (Jones) ...

Dad Gets 40 Years For Brutal Murder Of Infant Son

Dad Gets 40 Years For Killing Son - Greenbelt, MD - "I don't think there's any case that has disturbed me to the core as much as this one," Prince George's ...

‘This situation . . . made my first four years of teaching so much harder’: How a grant became a loan  Washington Post

Public Citizen is suing the U.S. Department of Education seeking the release of records on the federal TEACH grant, a federal program that provides money to ...

Parkdale High School Student Sworn in as Student Board Member

Bowie, MD - Parkdale High School senior Juwan Blocker will represent students interests on the Prince George's County Board of Education.

'The Adults Have Failed Us': Thousands of DC-Area Students Walk Out of School for Gun Protests  NBC4 Washington

Thousands of young people across the D.C. area walked out of school Wednesday morning to demand action on gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet ...

Prince George's students, a Bhutanese refugee, receives Gates scholarship  Washington Post

Riverdale senior plans to attend Middlebury College in the fall.

Two Teachers Gunned Down by Their Partners

Bowie, MD - Weekend Read: After shocking killings — including last week's DC Beltway shootings — a Maryland community struggles with domestic violence.

Khendi White, Adebanjo Solaru  The New York Times

The couple met through the dating website eHarmony in September 2015.

Creepy Clowns Making A Comeback In Maryland?

New "It" Movie May Bring New Creepy Clown Reports - Annapolis, MD - The scary clown phenomenon swept the nation last year — and some regional police ...

New Carrollton Grandmother Ready for Citizen Patrols  Afro American

For two decades Phelicia Nembhard has volunteered in the Prince George's County schools serving in various roles, such as the President of the PTA at Lamont ...

PGCs Schools Team Up With the Clean Water Partnership For Green Stormwater Retrofit Projects

Bowie, MD - 18 schools in PGC will receive green stormwater retrofits to be used as teaching tools and outdoor classrooms to more than 15K students.

James A. Myrick Jr. | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

CHESTER — James “Jimmy” A. Myrick Jr. of Chester, MD passed away on February 12, 2016 at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 33.

Eradicating bullying in Maryland  Washington Post

When a teacher is accused of bullying students, others should step in.

Comcast NBCuniversal Awards $110,000 In Scholarships To 101 Maryland High School Seniors  PR Newswire

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $110,000 in scholarships for the ...

DuVal Blows Out High Point 44-0  Afro American

Lanham, Md.-based DuVal High School shut out High Point High School, located in Beltsville, Md. on Sept. 29. Tigers running back David Dupree stole the show ...

Douglass Dismantles Largo 38-3  Afro American

Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Frederick Douglass High School completely dismantled Largo High School, also located in Upper Marlboro, 38-3 on Sept. 23.

County Graduation Rates Climb to Record Levels: PGCPS

Upper Marlboro, MD - Bowie High School and three other schools in Prince George's County have graduation rates at or above the state average.

David Eugene 'Gene' Eakle, 60  Herald-Mail Media

David Eugene "Gene" Eakle, 60, of Hagerstown, Md., lost his life to colon cancer after a two-year and nine-month battle on Sept. 6, 2016, dying peacefully at ...

Special Olympics champion, friend of governor, dies at 33

Jimmy Myrick Jr., a pillar in the Special Olympics Maryland community, died Feb. 12 after a four year battle with leukemia.

Commentary: 8 Teachers You'll Wish You Had in School

These eight extraordinary public school teachers will make you want to be a student again.

A crying baby woke up a napping nanny. So she force-fed her until the child died, police say.  The Washington Post

A crying baby woke up a napping nanny who then force-fed the child until the child became unresponsive and died, police said. Oluremi Oyindasola, 66, of ...

College Park City Council awards $35k in local school grants to boost programming and tech  The Diamondback

Three schools received $7500 and five received $2500.

Comcast Awards $119,000 In Scholarships To 110 Maryland High School Seniors  PR Newswire

BALTIMORE, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship ...

Where's 'Father Manuel'? Police hunting fugitive priest, teacher accused of raping N.J. teen

Twelve years ago, amid allegations he raped a 15-year-old boy in the rectory of a Plainfield church, the Rev. Manuel Gallo Espinoza vanished. The Archdiocese ...

DeMatha Defeats McDonogh  Afro American

Hyattsville, Md.-based DeMatha High School, took down McDonogh High School, located in Baltimore, 17-14 on Sept. 15 in a highly anticipated matchup that ...

Plenty Of Opportunities To Volunteer Around DC On MLK Day Of Service  WAMU 88.5

Since 1994, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which is observed every year on the third Monday in January, has also been a National Day of *Service*. The.

Leon Brown feels comfortable with all the Alabama Ravens around him

Guard Leon Brown had a chance to join the Jacksonville Jaguars in his attempt to jump from Alabama to the NFL. He chose the Baltimore Ravens instead.

Refugees from Bhutan face strange new world of Maryland suburbs  Washington Post

After spending nearly two decades in U.N. camps 10000 miles away, a group of Bhutanese refugees in Prince George's County are starting anew.

CSM Signs 10 Hawks to Basketball Team - Southern Maryland Headline News  Southern Maryland Online

CSM signed 10 players to the 2016-17 women's basketball team.

4 Boys Charged for Creepy Clown Threats on Social Media in Montgomery Co.

Rockville, MD - Four 13-year-old boys were arrested for threatening to kill everyone at an Olney school, and making threats to a Silver Spring school.

Landover Hills hardware store closes after nearly 58 years  The Gazette

It's a sign of the times for a local Landover Hills business. After nearly 58 years in the community, Bill's Hardware will close its doors at the end of February.

Daron Dylon Wint suspected of killing Savvas Savopoulos and his family  Daily Mail

Daron Dylon Wint, 34, of Maryland, is accused of torturing American Iron Works CEO Savvas Savopoulos, his wife, son and housekeeper in their $4.5 million ...

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