Tuesday, April 2, 2013
How do Prince George's County residents feel about the three choices for superintendent?
UPDATE, 11 p.m.: The Prince George's County Public Schools announced at 10 p.m. that one of the three superintendent candidates has withdrawn from the position: Original Post, 2 p.m.: In early March, Patch reported on the announcement by the Prince George’s County Board of Education that they had whittled the list of candidates to replace school superintendent William R. Hite, Jr., who vacated the position to become chief of schools in Philadelphia. Pared down from an initial list of ten, the three candidates are: Patch wanted to find out what residents thought about the three candidates and while some were familiar with the candidates, many were not, but a number of locals were more than happy to share their opinions. Alice Tennin, 38, …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The records for Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, were not updated and that resulted in her early release from jail, according to Maryland correctional services.
Warrant officers found an Upper Marlboro woman on Tuesday who had been released prematurely from jail because her records had not been updated, according to the Prince George's County Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. The department's warrant apprehension unit located Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, at a home in Lothian and she was returned to custody, according to department spokeswoman Erin Julius. Hager was released from the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup after having served a sentence for conspiracy to commit robbery with a deadly weapon and theft, but she had not yet served her second sentence for burglary, according to Julius. Get Upper Marlboro news fast with Upper Marlboro's Patch newsletter …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Update: Warrant officers found Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, according to the Maryland correctional services.
Update, Dec. 11, 5:40 p.m.: Warrant officers Tuesday morning found an Upper Marlboro, MD woman who was released prematurely from Jessup Correctional Institution due to an erroneous release date, according to the Prince George's County Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. Dec. 10, 8:23 p.m.: An Upper Marlboro woman was released from women's jail by mistake, according to The Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services. The department's warrant apprehension unit is actively looking for Tamicia Renea Hager, 26, according to department spokeswoman Erin Julius on Monday. Hager was released on mandatory supervision from the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup as though she had served her full sentence—…
Friday, December 7, 2012
The man featured in an Upper Marlboro convenience store video released last week was not the person who claimed the ticket in Arizona.
A video released from an Upper Marlboro convenience store that showed a man celebrating a big Powerball win led many in Maryland to believe that man was a Powerball jackpot winner. That no longer appears to be true. WJLA is reporting that the man in the video is not the person who claimed the ticket in Arizona. The man who claimed his ticket is remaining anonymous, but he is in his 30s from Fountain Hills, AZ, WJLA reports. WUSA9's Scott Broom is reporting that the man in the Upper Marlboro video was a Maryland man recently arrested in Virginia for credit card larceny. According to CNN, the second ticket holder in November's record Powerball win came forward Friday to claim the nearly $200 million prize before taxes. Editor's Note: This …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Students from Anne Arundel County learned about how to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
Friday, November 30, 2012
A man in a Maryland gas station was caught on tape celebrating after examining a Powerball ticket.
UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. - NBC4 is reporting the man may be from Chillum, MD. In a strange local connection, a man in Maryland might be the owner of the winning Powerball ticket sold in Arizona. According to a CBS report, footage recorded inside an Upper Marlboro gas station may have caught the winner checking his Powerball ticket for the first time, discovering it's a winner and then showing it off to co-workers and store employees. In the video, the man, dressed in a neon-yellow jumpsuit, walks into the gas station examines the ticket and becomes visibly surprised and excited. CBS News caught up with some of the people in the store that day who looked at the ticket and they told the news organization that the man did in fact have the winning…
Monday, October 22, 2012
A Pepco crew rescued a 3-year-old boy after a fire broke out in an Upper Marlboro home, according to reports.
A 19-year-old Pepco lineman and the crew he was working with rescued a 3-year-old boy from an Upper Marlboro home on Oct. 17 after it caught on fire. Pepco employee Ryan Callahan was upgrading electricity in a home under renovation in the 2600 block of Ritchie-Marlboro Road when he noticed the smoke, according to NBC4 Washington. "It was pretty bad ... I have to admit the smoke was very thick, I went into the kitchen area and you couldn't see anything," Callahan told NBC's Jackie Bensen. Callahan ran inside to help, while other crew members went to alert the homeowner, Malebogo Munamunungu, who was walking two of her children to the bus stop, Bensen reported. Munamunungu ran back to the house when she realized her son Asher was still …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Images from the Prince George's County Fair in advance of the thunderstorm that hit on Saturday, September 8.
The Prince George's County Fair held Sept. 6 through Sept. 9, attracts people from all over the area as it's one of the last summer carnivals in the area. Saturday afternoon with an impending thunderstorm on its way and a tornado warning issued, organizers tried to help fairgoers take cover inside. Some in the crowd panicked as they tried to rush inside, leaving 12 injured and four hospitalized. Here are some images of fairgoers on Saturday before the storm hit the region. Have images from the fair? Add them to this gallery!
Thursday, August 23, 2012
A 17-year-old girl was found dead in an apartment in Kettering, police are reporting.
Update, 2:32 p.m.: The 17-year-old girl fatally shot in Kettering early Thursday morning is Amber Deanna Stanley, police said. Police found Stanley's body in a home on the 100 block of Chartsey Street around 10:23 p.m. Wednesday. At this time police are trying to identify suspects and a motive for the killing. Stanley was a senior at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale, WUSA9 reported Thursday. Principal Gorman Brown made an official announcement at the start of the school day, according to the TV station. Prince George's County Public Schools released this statement Thursday: The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) community is tremendously saddened by the death of Charles Herbert Flowers High School honors student …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The mulch fire occurred in the 6600 block of Crain Highway.
Prince George’s County firefighters are working to extinguish a mulch fire in the 6600 block of Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro on Sunday morning, June 24, Prince George’s County Fire Department Chief Spokesperson Mark Brady reported. “Mulch piles are difficult and time consuming to extinguish,” Brady wrote on the county fire department’s blog. Fire workers were still in the process of extinguishing the fire as of Sunday afteroon, Brady added.