CRIME & SAFETY
Smells Like Decomposition: Officers Sniff Out PG Grandma's Remains, Mom-Daughter Duo Charged
Candace Craig, 44, had help from her 19-year-old daughter Salia Hardy, hiding the remains of her mom, Margaret Craig, who she killed on May 23, police in Prince George's County said. Patrol officers responded to a home in the 200 block of Hill Road in Landover for a welfare check...
Man Arrested After 2 Shot During Carjackings in Hyattsville: Police
Police arrested one man for two separate shootings and carjackings in Hyattsville, Maryland, on Saturday. Hyattsville police said the suspect, whose name was not immediately released, shot a man he was trying to carjack on Hamilton Street in the Driskell Park area. He then allegedly fled the scene in the carjacked car and crashed less than a mile away on 36th Avenue and Farragut Street.
Motorcyclist dies in Temple Hills vehicle crash, police say
TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (7News) — The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred in Temple Hills, Md. Saturday afternoon. Police said that the crash occurred around 3:40 p.m. in the area of Curtis Drive and Branch Avenue. Officers responded and located a motorcyclist who was struck by another vehicle, officials explained. The driver of the striking car reportedly remained on the scene after the incident.
Greenville Co. children’s choir performance at U.S. Capitol cut short by Capitol Police
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A children’s choir that traveled to Washington D.C. to visit the U.S. Capitol were interrupted when they started singing the national anthem. The Rushingbrook Children’s Choir were singing when they were told to stop by Capitol Police. However, according to a tweet from...
Neighbors on edge after teen girl shot during underage party in Silver Spring
WHITE OAK, Md. — A teenage girl is recovering after police say she was shot outside the White Oak Apartment complex in Silver Spring Friday night. At 10 p.m., officers with the Montgomery County Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 11400 block of Stewart Lane.
Fatal Motorcycle Crash Under Investigation by Prince George’s County Police
BELTSVILLE, MD – The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Thursday. The incident, involving a single motorcycle, took place around 6:05 pm at the intersection of Powder Mill Road and Old Gunpowder Road. The investigation indicates that the rider lost control and collided with a guardrail. The identity of the deceased rider has not been released pending notification of next of kin. The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation. The post Fatal Motorcycle Crash Under Investigation by Prince George’s County Police appeared first on Shore News Network.
Generous donation aims to help robbed landscaping business owner stay afloat
Last week, we brought you the story of a small business owner in Prince George's County, Kevin Moore, of DLC DMV landscaping and Jireh's Place Nursery - and how burglars stole nearly $40,000 worth of his equipment. The insurance company, according to Moore, would only pay $18,000 of the $40,000...
Bizarre Boulevard: The Freeway Phantom of DC
In the mid-1970s, an unidentified serial killer, later named the Freeway Phantom, cast dread over Washington, D.C. The Phantom's rule of fear spanned from April 1971 to September 1972, during which he is accepted to have ruthlessly killed six young African-American girls and a woman. The casualties' bodies were found in different areas across the District of Columbia and Prince George's County, Maryland, frequently close to roads, thus the killer's moniker. Regardless of the passing of more than fifty years, the character of the Road Ghost remains a secret, making him quite possibly one of the most perplexing figures in the chronicles of American crime.
Driver who survived attack on her school bus speaks after multiple teens arrested
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — The Prince George's County school bus driver who survived an attack on her bus on May 1 as an alleged hit squad of teens tried to kill an eighth grader said her mother's instinct prevented her from running off the bus. Natalie Brower has been...
Caught on camera: DC woman says she was pepper sprayed by apartment manager
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — A D.C. woman was recovering after she said her assistant property manager pepper sprayed her instead of answering a question she was asking him. It happened at her apartment in Adams Morgan on Friday morning. The people who live there have a list of concerns, and they are trying to […]
Update: Teenage Girl Shot, Three Vehicles Hit by Bullets Friday Night
Montgomery County Police responded to a shooting on Friday, June 2, 2023, in the 11400 block of Stewart Lane in White Oak. According to MCPD, “At approximately 9:58 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the location for the report of a shooting. Officers located a teenage female with an...
18-year-old killed in Prince George's Co. crash
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — Police are investigating after an 18-year-old was killed in a crash on Auth Place in Camp Springs Friday morning. According to the Prince George's County Police Department, officers were called to the 4700 block of Auth Place around 7 a.m. for reports of a car crash.
Judge Sentences Murder Suspect to 24-Years in ‘Good Conscience’
On June 2, DC Superior Court Judge Milton Lee sentenced a homicide defendant in connection to a 2019 killing, saying, “I can’t give you a break today.”. Brandon Randall, 36, was indicted for first-degree murder while armed, two counts of possession of a firearm during a crime of violence, assault with intent to kill while armed, and unlawful possession of a firearm due to his alleged involvement in the murder of 30-year-old David Brandon on Feb. 24, 2019 on the 4300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW.
Man taken into custody after shooting two people in the Driskell Park area, Hyattsville Police say
HYATTSVILLE, Md. — Hyattsville Police say a man is in custody after allegedly shooting two people and trying to carjack them Saturday afternoon. The initial investigation reveals that the suspect crashed a vehicle in the 3900 block of Hamilton, which had been previously reported stolen in a carjacking, before attempting two more carjackings in Driskell Park and 36th Avenue.
Woman shot inside vehicle on Alabama Avenue in Southeast
WASHINGTON - D.C. police are searching for a tan-colored Chevy Tahoe they believe was used as a getaway vehicle in a shooting Thursday evening in Southeast. Police said at 6:14 p.m. a woman was shot inside a vehicle in the 2800 block of Alabama Avenue. She was awake when she was taken to the hospital.
Victim reports carjacking to officers investigating another carjacking at Maryland cemetery
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A 33-year-old man is facing charges after he reportedly tried to carjack people visiting a gravesite before taking a company car by force from a cemetery employee in Brentwood. Prince George's County Police Department officers were called to the Fort Lincoln Cemetery on Bladensburg...
Three shot, one dead in Brandywine
BRANDYWINE, MD – A man was fatally shot Wednesday night in Brandywine. The victim was identified as Joe Louis Washington, a 32-year-old local resident. On the evening of Wednesday, around 8:45 pm, Seat Pleasant Police Department officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 6000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. On arrival, they found Mr. Washington outside with a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was declared dead shortly afterwards. Two additional men, also victims of gunshot wounds, arrived at a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives from the Homicide Unit The post Three shot, one dead in Brandywine appeared first on Shore News Network.
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