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  • Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson speaks to the media outside the U.S. Federal Courthouse, in Greenbelt, Md., Tuesday, May 17, 2011. Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of extortion and one count of witness tampering. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    Johnson pleads guilty to public corruption charges

    Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson on Tuesday pleaded guilty to two felony charges involving thousands of dollars in bribes he solicited as part of a "pay-to-play" culture federal authorities say he fostered throughout his two terms in office.


  • Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson has pleaded not guilty to a series of charges stemming from a corruption investigation. (Associated Press)

    P.G. County resolution at heart of Johnson indictment

    A seemingly inconsequential resolution introduced before the Prince George's County Council last March is now a prominent part of an eight-count indictment announced Monday against former County Executive Jack B. Johnson that charges him with conspiracy, extortion and bribery.


  • Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson has pleaded not guilty to a series of charges stemming from a corruption investigation. (Associated Press)

    Ex-P.G. Executive Johnson indicted for bribery, extortion

    Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson was charged in an indictment with conspiracy, extortion and bribery related to the performance of his official duties, along with charges of tampering with a witness and evidence.


  • Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson, 61, right, speaks to the media with his lawyer Brian McDaniel, left, outside U.S. District Court, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, in Greenbelt, Md. Johnson and his wife Leslie were arrested by federal law enforcement agents and charged with witness tampering and destruction of records. (Associated Press)

    Corruption charges spread in Prince George's

    The shadow of corruption over Prince George's County government widened Monday with indictments against two county police officers and others on charges of trafficking bootleg cigarettes and alcohol, just days after County Executive Jack B. Johnson's arrest on charges of trying to conceal tens thousands of dollars in suspected payoffs from a developer.


  • MEREDITH HULLEY/SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Anna Leung's company sells merchandise, such as the recycled rice tote bag at left, made by survivors of human trafficking and donates the profits.

    CITIZEN JOURNALISM: To end human trafficking

    Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson was the keynote speaker at the Human Trafficking Summit hosted by the African Tourism Organization at the National Harbor earlier this fall.


  • CITIZEN JOURNALISM: Georgeous Prince George's

    Want to make Prince George's County "prettier than [it] already is?" Just want to earn community-service credits?


  • New hospital leadership sought

    Prince George"s County Executive Jack B. Johnson says the county"s largest health provider needs to rid itself of mismanagement before it gets any more public subsidies.


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