Prince George's Headlines: Teen Gunned Down, NAACP Files Complaint Against Laurel Police
Police hope outreach will help solve honor student's murder; an off-duty policeman pulls a woman away from a burning truck; and Bed, Bath & Beyond officially closes in Bowie town Center.
A high school junior is gunned down, the NAACP files a complaint against Laurel police; county police hope outreach will help solve student's murder; off-duty policeman works to rescue woman from flaming truck; and Bed, Bath & Beyond officially closes in Bowie Town Center—in Prince George's County headlines this week.
Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Marckel Ross, a junior at Central High School in Capitol Heights.
After a video of a Laurel Police officer striking a handcuffed man in August surfaced, the Prince George's County Chapter of the NAACP is asking the Department of Justice to intervene and investigate the city's police department.
Prince George's County Police will be handing out fliers in the Kettering community to help get more information on Amber Stanley's death.
An off-duty Greenbelt police officer stops to help when a truck flips over and catches fire while exiting Route 50 in Annapolis, according to Greenbelt Police. Officer Michael Apgar said he and another citizen pulled a woman away from the flaming vehicle.
Another storefront in the Bowie Town Center has been left empty with the official relocation of Bed Bath & Beyond to Gambrills. Patch learned last spring that the store was relocating about three miles north with no plans to open another store in Bowie.
University Park lost five residents—three adults and two children—when American Flight 77 struck the Pentagon eleven years ago on Sept. 11, 2001.