A Prince George's County Circuit Court judge declared a mistrial Monday in the double murder trial of Jason Thomas Scott, who is accused of killing a Largo woman and her daughter.
A suspected serial killer already serving a 100-year federal prison sentence for crimes committed during a spree of burglaries is set to go to trial Tuesday for the killing of a mother and daughter in Prince George's County in 2009 -- one of two sets of mother-daughter killings investigators think he committed.
A lawyer urged a Prince George's County judge on Tuesday to order Gov. Martin O'Malley to appoint a businessman to a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates, but an attorney for the governor said it was up to Mr. O'Malley to make the final call on the appointment — not the county's Democratic central committee.
One parcel of a massive mixed-used development project in central Prince George's County, which was left in a lurch after its developer was embroiled in an extortion scheme that involved a former county executive, could make headway Monday when county officials are set to reconsider plans for the land.
An unarmed college student beaten by police after a University of Maryland basketball team victory in 2010 was an aggressive agitator who police thought could pose a threat to their safety, said an attorney for one of two officers now facing criminal charges in connection with the beating.
The streets of College Park were awash in celebratory chaos on March 3, 2010 the night the University of Maryland men's basketball team triumphed over rival Duke when police began arresting students they accused of attacking officers and inciting mayhem.
A former Prince George's County sheriff's deputy charged with raping a female inmate while she was awaiting a hearing at the county courthouse is now facing a $15 million civil lawsuit.
A D.C. police officer filed a $3 million civil lawsuit Wednesday against two Prince George's County police officers, saying the officers beat him with a baton and struck him in the face while he was handcuffed during a confrontation outside a Fairmount Heights restaurant and strip club.
A 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old foster sibling was not the focus of detectives' investigation until he admitted to police to "play fighting" and striking the girl up to six times, a Prince George's County homicide detective said.