Radio One DC Director of News Programming and Community Affairs Sheila Stewart recently spoke to Journalism studentsat Prince Ge0rge’s Community College for their “Women In Media” Spotlight for Women’s History Month. Prince Georges Gazette reporter (Laura C. Jackson) wrote about Stewart’s address to the students.  Check out the link below: Stewart with Prince Georges Community […]

(Rockville, MD)  —  About 100 Montgomery County government employees staged a protest at the office of County Executive Ike Leggett yesterday to speak out against proposed changes to their health and retirement benefits.  According to the “Gazette,” the rally started with about 300 employees in the courtyard outside of the Executive Office Building, but about […]

(Richmond, VA)  —  Today is “Dorothy Irene Height Day” in Virginia.  Governor Bob McDonnell has issued a proclamation saying the state will celebrate the life of the one-time preeminent female civil rights leader, who was a Virginia native.  Height was born 99 years ago today.  She died in April of last year at the age […]

(Washington, DC)  — The woman who was struck by a Red Line train at the Rhode Island Avenue station was apparently trying to kill herself .  According to a preliminary report, the woman intentionally placed herself in the path of the train and was conscious and breathing when emergency workers pulled her from the track bed and […]

(Prince William County, VA)  — A Prince William County Police officer is facing domestic violence charges.   Twenty-five-year-old Charles Kincheloe is charged in connection with a Saturday incident in the 79-hundred block of Crescent Park Drive in Gainsville.  Officer Kincheloe has been released on 15-hundred-dollars bond.  His police powers have been suspended pending an internal investigation. Copyright […]

Peace in the Valley Baptist Church and The Boys and Girls Club of Silver Spring, MD will have a “Community-Wide”  (Basketball Game) Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The game will be held at The  Silver Spring Boys and Girls Club located 1300 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901 For more information, visit […]

(Washington, DC)  —  Two more defendants have pleaded guilty in connection with a DC taxi industry bribery scheme.  Forty-five-year-old Berhane Leghese and 52-year-old Amanuel Ghirmazion admitted to conspiring to bribe public officials to obtain multi-vehicle taxicab licenses.  Seventeen other people have pleaded guilty in the investigation, including Ted Loza, the former chief of staff for DC […]

(Washington, DC)  —  The parents of a DC student who allegedly brought crack cocaine to school were in court today for a child protective hearing. The ten-year-old has been in foster care since last Thursday, when several Thomson Elementary School students ingested the drug and ended up in the hospital.  Pending background checks, the child could […]

(Huntingtown, MD)  — One injured Maryland firefighter should be released soon, but it’s not known how long another would be hospitalized.   The two suffered second-degree burns Saturday night at a fire that destroyed a mansion in a remote part of Calvert County along the Patuxent River.  Six other firefighters were treated and released.

WYCB-AM (Spirit 1340) hosted their 2011 Pastors Prayer Breakfast Celebration at Martin’ Crosswind in Greenbelt, MD on Saturday. Musical entertainment was provided by national gospel recording artist Wes Morgan and the event’s keynote speaker was Rev. Patrick J. Walker of New Macedonia Baptist Church. The WYCB-AM Prayer Breakfast recognized individuals who are making contributions in […]