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.
Ex-Girlfriend Seeks To Avoid Testifying At Sean Urbanski Hate Crime TrialSean Urbanski's former girlfriend, Kim Stringer, says he mistakenly believes she would testify that Urbanski, a 24-year-old white man, had no racial animus that would motivate him to commit a hate crime.
Police Investigating Hate Crime Vandalism Incident In Edgewater; Reward Offered For InformationAnne Arundel County Police are investigating what they described as a hate crime vandalism incident that happened last month in Edgewater.
Judge Delays Sean Urbanski Trial To DecemberThe 10-day trial was scheduled to begin in about two weeks, but now it will not get underway until December.
CAIR Training Teaches Bystanders What To Do When Hate Crimes HappenThe Council on American Islamic Relations taught a crowd how to intervene when a hate crime is happening.
Hearing Delayed For Man Facing Hate-Crime Charge In StabbingA judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland's campus.
Hearing Delayed For Sean Urbanki Facing Hate-Crime Charge In Fatal Stabbing Of Richard Collins IIIA judge is postponing a pretrial hearing for a white man charged with a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student on the University of Maryland's campus.
'We Can Build A Better Society' | Leaders From Area Religious Communities Join Together To Stop HateThe Interfaith Coalition was formed in light of recent hateful acts across Maryland.