Former Del. Tawanna Gaines (D-Prince George’s) pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal wire fraud charge in the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, after prosecutors say she used an undisclosed PayPal account to defraud campaign contributors.

Attorneys in the Capital Gazette shooting trial are not to discuss the findings of the defendant’s mental health evaluation during the guilt or innocence phase of proceedings, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken ruled during a Friday motions hearing.


Melwood Veterans Services unveiled its new high ropes challenge course Saturday, inviting recent graduates from its Operation Tohidu program for veterans recovering from service-related trauma to be among the first to use it.


House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer convened a roundtable discussion Oct. 8 at the county’s health department offices in White Plains to hear firsthand about the many shortcomings surrounding black maternal health care.

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether to uphold Virginia’s life sentences without parole imposed on Washington sniper Lee Boyd Malvo for murders and other crimes committed when he was 17.

Beaudouin Tchakounte was driving for Uber on the night of Aug. 27 in Oxon Hill when he and passenger Casey Xavier Robinson were fatally shot inside the 2015 silver Mercedes-Benz, Prince George’s County Police said.

The 11th Civil Engineer Squadron will initiate an installation-wide “No Heat/No Cool” period at Joint Base Andrews to assist in switching heating, ventilation and air conditioning units from cooling to heating modes.

An Upper Marlboro man was killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday evening in Brandywine. The Maryland State Police were searching for a driver who fled the scene following the crash.

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The Prince George’s County Police Department reported Friday that a teacher at Bladensburg High School has been arrested and charged with the sexual abuse of a student at the school.

Last Sunday evening Rosecroft Raceway kicked off a 15-race card with a pair of Maryland Sire Stakes finals that were contested as non-betting events and later the standardbred oval presented two more MDSS finals on the parimutuel portion of the program amid ideal conditions.

Lt. Col. Wanda McDonald, 11th Mission Support Group deputy commander, hosted a tour for interns and members of Project Search at Joint Base Andrews in August.