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Car fire stops traffic on East West Highway

June 19, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — At approximately 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night, a car fire erupted near the intersection of East West Highway and Adelphi Road.  It made for quite a scene outside of the home of Elizabeth Pfaffenroth, who captured the image above.  Elizabeth told us: The police stopped traffic [read more]

City police officer is finalist for national award

May 10, 2011

BY PAULA MINAERT — Detective Suzie Johnson of the Hyattsville Police Department is a finalist in America’s Most Wanted All-Star Award for 2011. Sponsored by the popular television program, the annual award honors the country’s first responders – the police officers, firefighters, and [read more]

Keeping vigil: After fire, community rallies to help family

February 10, 2011

BY SUSIE CURRIE — In the aftermath of a fire that claimed the lives of two sisters and destroyed the family home, neighbors and businesses have come together to help pick up the pieces. Candlelight vigils for Kelli, 13, and Kimberly, 9, were held on January 29, which would have been [read more]
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