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18-Year-Old Struck And Killed By Vehicle In College Park

Prince George’s County Police said a vehicle fatally struck an 18-year-old female in College Park Sunday. Approximately 6:20 a.m. Sunday, the Prince George’s County Police Department received a report of a pedestrian collision at the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chef Brings His Arlington, Virginia Greek Restaurant To College Park

Washington, D.C.-based chef and restaurateur, Mike Isabella, opens his restaurant at the University of Maryland in College Park Monday. Kapnos Taverna will serve Greek-inspired foods, appetizers, entrees and an extensive wine selection. The 4,000-square-foot restaurant at 7777 Baltimore Avenue will … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Forth-Degree Sexual Assault In College Park

Prince George’s County police said a woman reported being sexually assaulted in her apartment in College Park Saturday. Around 3:30 a.m., a male suspected entered an apartment in the 4500 block of Guilford Ford through an unlocked window. The occupant, … Continue reading

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Non-Citizens Now Permitted To Vote In College Park Municipal Elections

College Park has taken the steps to permit non-citizens to vote in local elections. The Washington Post reports Mayor Patrick Wojahn and city council of College Park voted Tuesday night to expand voting rights to student-visa, illegal immigrants, residents with … Continue reading

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‘Person Of Interest’ Named In Campus Park Noose Incident

On Friday, the University of Maryland Police Department said a “person of interest” has been named in the ongoing investigation into a noose incident that occurred in a fraternity house kitchen on April 27. Police were called to investigate a … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Liquor Board Official On Charges Of Bribery

A federal grand jury indicted a Prince George’s County Liquor Board official on charges associated with a bribery conspiracy Monday. Thirty-nine-year-old Anuj Sud of Hyattsville was accused of soliciting and accepting bribes from lobbyists in exchange for his assistance with … Continue reading

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College Park: Noncitizens May Soon Be Allowed To Vote In Municipal Elections

Noncitizens living in the United States are not allowed to vote in federal or state elections, even though they pay property taxes. There are currently 10 local governments in Maryland that permit noncitizens to vote in their local elections, including … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed Against University Of Maryland For Alleged Racial Discrimination

Earlier this week, two employees at the University of Maryland in College Park filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination, seeking $1.5 million. DuRay Jones and Michael Bell, both facilities management workers and African-American, accuse the university of fostering a hostile … Continue reading

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Prince George’s County Unveils A Plan To Launch A Bike Share Program

Cities and counties throughout the country are turning to cycling infrastructures to reduce greenhouse emissions and traffic congestion. However, these structures would not be successful without a bike share program, which allows people to rent bikes from a kiosk or … Continue reading

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