Overall crime in Prince George's County this year is up by about 2 percent through Sunday, although Prince George's police said it is too soon to draw conclusions. By Jan. 10, 2010, there had been four slayings in Prince George's. Here are details and locations of this year's homicides:
SOURCES: Prince George's police department; staff reports | Bill Webster and Gene Thorp/The Washington Post - Jan. 12, 2011
String of slayings continues in Md. Article | A University of Maryland student killed during a drug-related robbery Tuesday became the 11th homicide victim in Prince George's County in as many days this year, putting added pressure on the police department to come up with a way to stop the violence.
Portraits of the 16 killed this year in Prince George's County Article | One was a teenager who would cook eggs for his 3-year-old brother so his mom could grab a few extra hours of sleep. Another was an ice cream truck driver known to kids as the "Dollar Man" because his cold treats cost about a buck. A third was a physics and astronomy major at the University of Mar...