Group Calls For Hate Crimes Investigation Into Attacks On Muslim Family In GreenbeltThe Council on American-Islamic Relation on Friday asked law enforcement authorities to investigate alleged hate crimes against a Muslim family in Greenbelt, according to a statement from CAIR, the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization.
Community Gathers, Leaders Speak Out After Gravestones Vandalized At Jewish Cemetery In BaltimoreA community came together after more than a dozen gravestones had swastikas spray-painted on them at German Hill Road Jewish cemetery over the fourth of July holiday weekend.
Darryl Doles Charged In Series Of Attacks On Asian American-Owned Baltimore BusinessesA 22-count indictment was returned Monday against a man who was seen on surveillance camera striking two Asian American women with a concrete block inside their liquor store last month in what city officials are calling a hate crime.
Woman Treated For Possible Chemical Burns After Hate Crime Reported In Harford CountyThe Harford County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman told them that two people yelled homophobic slurs and threw an unknown liquid causing chemical burns.
Police Patrols Around Asian American Businesses In Maryland Increased Following Deadly Atlanta-Area Spa ShootingsGov. Larry Hogan shared his condolences Wednesday saying that he was "horrified" by the deadly spa shootings in Georgia.
CAIR Calls For Hate Crime Investigation After Alleged Noose Found At Johns Hopkins UniversityThe Maryland office of the Council on American Islamic Relations or CAIR is calling for a hate crime investigation after a noose was reportedly found at Johns Hopkins University.
Police Investigating After Swastika Drawn Onto NW Baltimore HomePolice are investigating after a swastika was drawn on a home and a bench in a Jewish community in northwest Baltimore.
Bills Strengthening Hate Crime Statute, Increasing Penalty For Strangulation To Become Law Without Hogan's SignatureBills that will strengthen Maryland's hate crime statute and make strangulation a felony will become law without Gov. Larry Hogan's signature.
Andrew Lemond Costas Arrested In Vandalism Of Maryland SynagogueA 28-year-old Rockville man was arrested in the vandalism of the Tikvat Israel Congregation last month.
UMD Student Charged For Allegedly Sending Anti-Semitic Texts To Fellow StudentPolice have arrested and charged a University of Maryland, College Park student who allegedly sent anti-Semitic text messages to another student on campus.
Parents Of Murdered College Student Richard Collins III Fighting To Change Maryland Law About Hate CrimesThe 2017 murder of a Bowie State student has pushed his family to advocate for stronger hate crime laws in Maryland.
Maryland Lawmakers Propose Legislation For Stricter Penalties Against Hate CrimesHate crimes are on the rise in the U.S. and Maryland is no exception.
As Attacks On Religious Institutions Rise, Lawmakers Weigh Increasing Funds For SecurityIn the wake of targeted attacks on synagogues, mosques and churches across the United States, local leaders came together Monday to take a stand against religious bigotry.
Judge Drops Hate Crime Against Sean Urbanski; Murder Charges StandA judge has dropped a hate crime charge against a white Maryland man in the fatal stabbing of a black Bowie State University student in College Park in 2017.
Prosecutors Say Sean Urbanski Was ‘Poisoned’ With Hate; Defense Blames Killing on AlcoholUrbanski faces a possible sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole if he is convicted.