FBI probes Pr. George’s County police in U-Md. beating.

The FBI is investigating an incident last month in which three Prince George’s County police officers in riot gear used their batons to beat an unarmed University of Maryland student after a basketball game — an event captured on video and aired nationwide on Tuesday…

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Beating of University of Maryland student by police probed by county prosecutors.

Prince George’s prosecutors have begun a criminal investigation of three county police officers who beat an unarmed University of Maryland student with their batons after a basketball game last month in an incident that was caught on video and surfaced publicly…

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Officers investigated in U-Md. beating; Pr. George’s police seen on video hitting student after game against Duke.

Prince George’s prosecutors have begun a criminal investigation of three county police officers who beat an unarmed University of Maryland student with their batons after a basketball game last month in an incident that was caught on video and surfaced publicly Monday, authorities said…

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Pr. George’s to pay man who accused police of assault.

A federal civil lawsuit filed by a man who was beaten and pepper-sprayed by two Prince George’s County police officers during a traffic stop has been settled for $125,000…

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Pr. George’s settles police brutality lawsuit.

A civil lawsuit alleging that a Prince George’s County police officer beat a young man outside a nightclub without provocation and then collaborated with another officer to falsely charge the man was settled…

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Bowie Man Acquitted of Murder After Serving 12 Years.

A Montgomery County jury yesterday acquitted a Bowie man who was accused in the 1994 slaying of a drug dealer, marking the first time county prosecutors have lost a first-degree murder case outright in more than a decade…

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Two Pr. George’s Murder Cases Dismissed.

Twice in the past week, Prince George’s County judges have dismissed murder charges against defendants because of what they considered flaws in the prosecution…

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Judge Approves Settlement In Fatal Shooting by Officer.

The 7-year-old daughter of an unarmed man fatally shot in the back by an undercover Prince George’s County police detective will receive more than $4.6 million over the next 33 years…

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Officer Liable In Student’s Killing, Pr. George’s Jurors Award 3.7 Million.

A Prince George’s County undercover narcotics police corporal who followed an unarmed college student to Fairfax County and fatally shot him more than five years ago was held responsible for his wrongful death yesterday by a civil jury that awarded $3.7 million in damages…

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Off-Duty Police Accountability in Question.

It was just after midnight on Sept. 18, 2003, when a Prince George’s County police dispatcher broadcast the call: Several teenagers in a van were tampering with a car in the parking apartment complex…

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