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Prince George's Headlines: Officer Sues for Harassment, Marijuana Ring Dismantled

Hundreds are displaced due to lingering storm damage, customers are set to pay Pepco for power outages, and more this week from Prince George's County.

Former Hyattsville Cop Sues City in Sexual Harassment Case

A former Hyattsville police officer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging systemic sexual discrimination and sexual harassment within the city’s police department, including charges that she was sexually assaulted by a ranking officer while attending a Fraternal Order of Police conference.

Nine Charged in Prince George's-Arizona Marijuana Ring
Homeland Security special agents Wednesday charged nine people in an Arizona-Maryland marijuana trafficking and money-laundering ring, dismantling the organization, the U.S. Department of Justice said.


County officials condemned a 65-unit apartment building in Riverdale Park this week due to damage from last month's violent storms, leaving about 200 residents displaced from their homes.

Bowie Hip Hop Group ISH Drops Second Mixtape
A few years ago they were just five teenagers who attended , loved music, rapping and hanging out together. Now, they are the Bowie-based group ISH and their second mixtape, Shogun, is trending on Twitter and their video High Grade has gotten more than 3,000 views on YouTube (WARNING: Video includes explicit lyrics and actions.)

Report: Customers to Pay Pepco, BGE for Lost Storm Income
Although some Pepco and BG&E customers had no power for days, the power companies are still charging them an extra fee.


The College Park City Council voted Tuesday night to extend the city's rent stabilization ordinance through 2013 while simultaneously suspending its enforcement, effectively lifting the law for one year as councilmembers work to address opponents' concerns.

Douglass High Senior Decides Between USC and Tennessee
Paul Harris, a senior wide receiver at Frederick Douglass High School, has a big decision to make about his future in football.

Laurel’s Annexation Plan Draws Concerns of Residents 
A group of residents in Laurel are protesting plans for the city to annex a small plot of land that abuts a residential neighborhood. Community members say they have been left in the dark on the city's plan to annex the property owned by a Presbyterian church.

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