Prince George's Headlines: Upper Marlboro Teen Cancer-Free, Verdict in Acid Attack and More

This week's top Prince George's County news.


Here are the biggest stories that made the headlines across Prince George's County:

Upper Marlboro Youth Takes on Cancer and Wins
Now 9-year-old Zane Mosby is living cancer-free and raising funds and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Jackson Found Guilty of Planning Greenbelt Woman's Acid Attack
Tamara Jackson, of Bladensburg, was found guilty of planning an acid attack that injured a woman and her toddler, according to NBC Washington. The woman who confessed to throwing the acid-like substance is Tikia Anderson, of Greenbelt, testified against Jackson, leading to Friday's verdict.

Carjacking Story Fabricated
A victim's car and property were allegedly stolen late Tuesday night near the University of Maryland in College Park. However, Prince George's County Police discovered that the incident was fabricated by the supposed victim, who now faces a criminal charge, according to police.

It's closing time at the Laurel Mall. Redevelopment plans at the shopping center charged forward this week as the mall officially closed. Developers said they are close to finalizing plans for its demolition and redevelopment as a town center.

Higher Sewer, Water Fees May Hit Bowie Residents
The proposed increases would take effect in July if approved by the city and county council.

Sylvia May 06, 2012 at 10:08 PM
The picture of the father and sons(one who just beat cancer) does not belong with this story. The reading of your paper is a little confusing online.
Sonia Dasgupta May 06, 2012 at 10:43 PM
You're right we should have put a more positive headline.. will change it now! Thanks for the feedback!


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