Chillum Giant to Close, Riverdale Town Center Updates and More in Prince George's Headlines
A look at the top stories from the week of March 4, 2013 in Prince George's County, MD.
There were a lot of big stories around Prince George's County this week, even if the snowquester (or lack thereof) took up many of the headlines.
Here are the biggest stories:
One of the area's oldest supermarkets will be shutting down after nearly six decades in business.
This step is the first in preparing the property for tenants, according to a town official.
The Lanham man reportedly tried to slam his car into his wife's car on Greenbelt Road while she was fleeing from him.
Authorities say a Washington, D.C. man was arrested last week and charged with fatally shooting 20-year-old David Esequel Avelar in College Park.
Adeniyi "Niyi" Adebiyi, 28, got four years behind bars for the scheme.
Tyronski Johnson, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene after his car collided with a cement truck on Landover Road on Monday.
The measure gives developers the ability to propose a mix of residential and retail development on the tract of land, and also increases the city's zoning authority over the property.
A two-alarm fire swept through the Laurel Fuel Oil building Wednesday night, injuring one firefighter and causing up to $1 million in damage.
Mayor Vernon Archer said the Purple Line could provide important public transit opportunities for the eastern part of Riverdale Park, where two stations are proposed.