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Riverdale Park official convicted of beating homeless man with bat

Council member Raymond Rivas resigned after his conviction. He also threatened the victim with a handgun.

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Douglass set for another state semifinal

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | The No. 3 Eagles will look to maintain their form when they host South Carroll with a spot in the Maryland 2A title game on the line.

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Hornets look for a better result

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Amaru Major and Surrattsville will look to upset defending state champ Fort Hill in Friday’s Maryland 1A semifinal.

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Prince George’s crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

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Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

Hospice of the Chesapeake seeks drivers with four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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Prince George’s County calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2014

World AIDS Day observance, basketball clinic, craft sessions, support groups and nature hikes.

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Going Out Guide, Nov. 27-Dec. 3 2014

(Photo courtesy of Historic St. Mary’s City / Photo courtesy of Historic St. Mary’s City )

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.

Travel tips for Thanksgiving eve getaways

Know before you go: Some last-minute tips on the roads ahead.

Wintry mix messes with Thanksgiving getaway timing.

The good times to escape have passed. Now it’s time to choose the lesser evil.

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Police still looking for car in fatal hit-and-run of bicyclist

Pr. George’s police say Dwight Calvin Johnson, 34, was hit early Sunday morning by a black Nissan Altima.

 

Michael S. Rosenwald

Wild turkeys return with a vengeance

They were nearly extinct a century ago, but now 7 million turkeys roam across the American landscape, sometimes unnerving unsuspecting suburbanites with their aggressive behavior.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Great moments in wild turkey attacks

The wild turkey population has rebounded from near extinction, but sometimes turkeys wander into civilization and cause havoc.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Frederick County sheriff cruises to re-election victory

Chuck Jenkins’s electoral test follows controversy over 3 deputies’ role in death of man with Down syndrome.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Prince George’s County police officer arrested for DUI

The officer, an 8-year-veteran of the department, has been suspended, following her arrest Saturday.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Prince George’s crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

Hospice of the Chesapeake seeks drivers with four-wheel-drive vehicles.

Prince George’s County calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2014

World AIDS Day observance, basketball clinic, craft sessions, support groups and nature hikes.

Prince George’s County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince George’s County, Greenbelt, Hyattsville and Laurel.

Prince George’s County volunteer opportunities

Hospice of the Chesapeake seeks drivers with four-wheel-drive vehicles.

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D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

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