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Prince George's Headlines: Former UMD Student Sentenced for Online Threat, Police ID Robbery Suspect

County planners may back off plans to widen several roadways and more.

Prince George's Headlines: Former UMD Student Sentenced for Online Threat, Police ID Robbery Suspect

Here are some of the most recent top stories from Prince George's County.

Former UMD Student Sentenced for Online Threats

A former University of Maryland student who made an online threat to go on a campus shooting rampage was sentenced to three years of supervised probation in Prince George's County Circuit Court on Thursday, according to a news release from the county State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks.

Suspect Sought in London Lane Armed Robbery Identified

Bowie police have identified a suspect in last week's armed robbery at the 14000 block of London Lane, where a woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking from a parking lot to her house. 

Explaining Question 6 to a 7-Year-Old

A young boy asks his mother about a yard sign on Question 6, and a conversation ensues. Here's an excerpt:

“You know how me and mommy got married in Washington, D.C.? Well this question 6 is for couples, like me and mommy, to get married in Maryland. Right now it’s not legal and we want it to be legal.”

“What do you mean? It’s against the law for you and mommy to be together?” The confusion on his face is changing to panic.

Greenbelt Sector Plan May Back Off on Widening Roadways

On the heels of an official letter blasting tenets of the preliminary Greenbelt Sector plan, a county planner said changes may be on the way. New transportation guidelines may alleviate some Prince George's communities' concerns, according a planning coordinator.

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