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Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 08:34 PM EST

Driver Indicted in Md. Crash That Killed 3 Young Children

Driver Indicted in Md. Crash That Killed 3 Young Children

A grand jury indicted an alleged drunken driver in a crash that killed three young siblings and injured their parents, the Prince George's County state's attorney said.

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 07:17 PM EST

Maryland Church Feeds Furloughed Workers' Bodies and Souls

Maryland Church Feeds Furloughed Workers' Bodies and Souls

The City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Maryland, gave back to its community Wednesday with a brunch for furloughed federal workers. News4's Chris Gordon reports on their efforts to feed bodies and...

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 05:03 PM EST

Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Shot in Head in Basement of Maryland Home

Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Shot in Head in Basement of Maryland Home

A teenager is in grave condition after getting shot in the head inside a home in Prince George's County, Maryland, Wednesday, police say.

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:01 PM EST

'I Cry Every Day': Federal Workers Line Up for Free Food

'I Cry Every Day': Federal Workers Line Up for Free Food

If you need proof that the government shutdown is affecting people, take a look at these lines. Scores of furloughed federal workers stood in the cold Friday in Capitol Heights, Maryland, to get free groceries....

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 04:58 PM EST

Ellen Surprises Maryland's 'Furlough Cheesecake' Sisters

Ellen Surprises Maryland's 'Furlough Cheesecake' Sisters

turned their love for baking into a business: Furlough Cheesecake. On Friday, Ellen DeGeneres surprised them with a...">Two Prince George's County sisters trying to stay afloat during the government shutdown turned their love for baking into a business: Furlough Cheesecake. On Friday, Ellen DeGeneres surprised them with a...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:41 PM EST

Passenger Shoots Two People in Car in Maryland: Police

Passenger Shoots Two People in Car in Maryland: Police

Police say a passenger in a car in Bowie shot the driver and another passenger and fled but was apprehended with the help of a K-9 unit. Jackie Bensen reports.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:45 PM EST

Physical Therapy Patients Cutting Visits Amid Shutdown

Physical Therapy Patients Cutting Visits Amid Shutdown

"Patients are calling us and saying, 'Well, I can't come in three times this week. Can I just come in one time this week?' Because of their copays," a director at a physical rehab center in Largo said....

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 04:37 PM EST

'Furlough Cheesecake': Side Hustle Raises Dough for Family

'Furlough Cheesecake': Side Hustle Raises Dough for Family

Like many of the 800,000 federal workers going without pay, Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright have struggled with past-due bills and other expenses. Both women also have husbands who can't work.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 09:45 PM EST

Md. Prison Accused of Prisoner Abuse Leading to Miscarriage

Md. Prison Accused of Prisoner Abuse Leading to Miscarriage

A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges abuse at the Prince George’s County Correctional Center led to a prisoner’s miscarriage.

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 12:03 PM EST

100-Pound Dog Rescued From Icy Pond in Maryland

100-Pound Dog Rescued From Icy Pond in Maryland

Rescue workers pulled a 100-pound Doberman Pinscher from an ice-covered pond Wednesday morning after the dog fell through thin ice.

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Meet News4's Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins. Tracee was raised in the Beltsville area and graduated from High Point High School and Frostburg State University; Tracee has been honored for her work by many state and national journalism organizations. She stays active in her community, including founding a teen-mentoring group. Follow Tracee's Facebook page
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