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  • NAACP Leader Slams Obama's Amnesty: 'We're Not Going to the Back of the Bus Again'

    03/11/2015 5:27:26 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 51 replies
    nation.foxnews.com ^ | Alex Griswold
    A local NAACP president spoke out against how illegal immigrants are using up public resources that would have otherwise gone to people of color in the country legally on “The Laura Ingraham Show” Monday. Bob Ross, president of the Maryland Prince George’s County NAACP, was on the show to discuss his efforts to lobby against Prince George County’s efforts to create two high schools specifically for recent immigrants and dedicated to teaching students English. The local NAACP chapter is vocally against the proposal, with Ross calling it ”separate but equal.” (RELATED: NAACP Battles Latino Group Over Special Schools For Immigrant...
  • Teens arrested in bomb threat to high school (PG, MD)

    10/28/2011 10:10:24 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/28/11 | Scott McCabe
    Prince George's County Police have arrested two juveniles for allegedly making a bomb threat at a Riverdale high school. Police said the threat was called in to Parkdale High School at 10:15 a.m. Thursday. When officers arrived to the school they were approached by two students who said an individual asked where he could find the school principal, and threatened to blow up Parkdale High School if they didn't tell him. Through the course of the investigation, the detectives were able to trace the initial phone call of the bomb threat to one of the students' cell phone, police said....
  • Ex-PG executive Johnson indicted for bribery (Maryland)

    02/14/2011 7:37:59 PM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 14, 2011 | Ben Conery
    For virtually his entire eight years as Prince George’s County executive, federal authorities say, Jack B. Johnson sat atop an expansive and lucrative pay-for-play fiefdom. According to a federal indictment unsealed Monday charging Mr. Johnson with corruption, the former county executive was captured on a wiretap advising another official on just how profitable politics in Prince George’s County could be. “Two years you got a couple hundred thousand dollars, you know, cash, then you can go and … get your little retirement,” Mr. Johnson said, according to authorities. “You know what I mean?” Mr. Johnson, 61, of Mitchellville, Md., was...
  • 3 officers, 6 others charged in drug, cigarettes, alcohol scheme (Prince George County, MD)

    11/15/2010 10:43:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 15, 2010 | Mary Pat Flaherty , Allison Klein and Matt Zapotosky
    Nine people, including three Prince George's County police officers, were arrested Monday on charges involving drugs, guns and a large-scale scheme to distribute untaxed cigarettes and alcohol, according to federal officials. Sources said the charges are connected to the recent arrest of Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, but it is unclear exactly how the cases are related. The arrests are part of a larger investigation of corruption in Prince George's. The nine arrested Monday were taken into custody in the early morning hours during an operation that involved 150 law enforcement officers executing as many as a dozen...
  • Jack B. Johnson, Prince George's County executive, arrested (taking bribes)

    11/12/2010 4:01:03 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 12, 2010 | Ruben Castaneda, Cheryl W. Thompson, and Avis Thomas-Lester
    Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson and his wife were arrested at their home Friday and charged in federal court with trying to hide or destroy the proceeds from a bribe from a local developer, according to court papers and federal law enforcement authorities. Johnson and his wife, Leslie E. Johnson, were charged with evidence tampering and destruction, alteration and falsification of records. After brief hearings late Friday, U.S. Magistrate Judge William Connolly ordered Jack Johnson to be released and placed under electronic monitoring. The judge released Leslie Johnson on her own recognizance. Both Johnsons were ordered to surrender...
  • BODY FOUND IN CONCRETE IN Prince George County

    09/07/2001 11:38:07 AM PDT · by Teacup · 157 replies · 695+ views
    WUSA-TV9 ^ | Sept. 7,2001
    Adelphi - Prince George's County police say they've found a body encased in concrete in an Adelphi home. The house is in the 9000 block of Highland Drive. Police say they don't know if the body is that of a man or a woman. They also aren't sure how old the person was. Police are chipping the body out of the concrete.