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Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Shellfish from South Korea could be unsafe, Maryland officials warn

Maryland health officials advised consumers not to eat any fresh or frozen molluscan shellfish that come from South Korea.

By Lena H. Sun  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Pr. George’s eager to help residents insulate homes, cut energy costs

Prince George’s County is trying to help residents insulate their homes to lower their energy bills, but it has had fewer applicants for a funding program than expected.

By Miranda S. Spivack  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland Politics | Tags:  prince george's county, home insulation prince george's, prince george's county housing

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Prince George’s approves new planning board member

The Prince George’s County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the nomination of John Shoaff, a University Park resident with an environmental background, to the county planning board.

By Ovetta Wiggins  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 10/01/2011

U-Md. ‘WaterShed’ home wins Solar Decathlon

A green home designed and built by University of Maryland students took top overall honors in this year’s U.S. Energy Department Solar Decathlon, which aims to showcase innovative and affordable solar-powered homes.

By Emma Brown and Juliet Eilperin  |  06:01 PM ET, 10/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Maryland

Posted at 08:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Man found in burning car identified

Prince George’s County Police said they discovered the body after extinguishing the fire.

By Matt Zapotosky and Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/25/2011

Delaware man dies in Md. boating accident

A Delaware man has died after a boating accident in Chesapeake City.

By The Associated Press  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Crime and Public Safety

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 05/28/2011

Md. boater sought in Chesapeake Bay

Authorities in Maryland are searching the Chesapeake Bay for a missing boater.

By The Associated Press  |  01:58 PM ET, 05/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Crime and Public Safety

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Wheaton Costco incentive moves forward

It looks like Costco will come to Wheaton after all.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 04/23/2011

Woman dies after being struck by cars

A 47-year-old Forestville woman was struck by two vehicles and killed as she tried to cross Pennsylvania Avenue Friday night, police said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  04:59 PM ET, 04/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 04/23/2011

D.C. teen fatally shot

A D.C. teenager was shot to death in the Hillcrest Heights area of Prince George’s County Friday night, and police are looking for three people who were spotted leaving the scene.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:23 PM ET, 04/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Man shot in Temple Hills

A man was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday night in the hallway of a Temple Hills apartment building, Prince George's County police said. Witnesses heard the sound of gunshots and then saw a man on the hallway floor of...

By Clarence Williams  |  11:47 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 03/02/2011

Shooting in Beltsville

A male was shot Wednesday night in the parking lot of a Beltsville area apartment complex, Prince George's County police said. Officers were called to a complex in the 3900 block of Lakehouse Road for a shooting and found...

By Clarence Williams  |  09:29 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Bag tax in Montgomery County?

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) is proposing a 5-cent fee for paper and plastic bags at grocery stores in the county, The Gazette reports. If his plan is approved, Leggett said it would go into effect Jan. 1, 2012....

By The Gazette  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:07 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Fire at Cheverly apartment building

Update, 10 p.m.: Nearly 30 people were displaced from their homes tonight after a fire damaged 15 apartments in an apartment building in the Cheverly area. Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark Brady said 22 adults and five children...

By Clarence Williams  |  08:07 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Bay group wants more plants planted

Homeowners in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia are being encouraged to plant more plants this spring to help Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. The effort announced Tuesday by the Chesapeake Bay Program aims to increase planting as a way...

By Associated Press  |  06:33 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  DC, Maryland, Virginia

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Four rescued in Prince George's fire

Prince George's County firefighters helped four people to safety after a blaze broke out in a District Heights apartment building Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Emergency responders were called to the three-story building in the 6800 block of Walker Mill Road...

By Matt Zapotosky  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Truckers protest gas tax in Annapolis

About 40 trucks have rolled by the Maryland State House to protest a proposed gas tax increase. The Maryland Motor Truck Association and the Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association held a rally in Annapolis on Tuesday. Mel Fair of the Beltway...

By Associated Press  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Frederick police seize drugs, $33K in cash

Frederick police have arrested a man and woman and are looking for more leads after they seized cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, PCP and $33,000 in cash in two drug raids a week apart, said Lt. Clark Pennington, a police spokesman,...

By Frederick News-Post  |  11:44 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Lawsuit filed in medevac crash death

The mother of a teen killed in a 2008 medevac is suing the Federal Aviation Administration alleging that air traffic controllers gave the pilot inaccurate weather information. The suit was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt by Stephanie...

By Associated Press  |  10:53 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland