Tougher Anti-Hate Crime Law Goes Into Effect In MarylandA tougher anti-hate law named in honor of 1st Lieutenant Richard Collins, III went into effect in Maryland on Thursday.
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.
Maryland Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Strengthen Hate Crime StatutePrince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy announced Tuesday the successful passage of legislation to strengthen Maryland’s hate crime statute.
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.
Family Of Murdered Bowie State Student Richard Collins III Pushes To Expand Maryland's Hate Crime LawThe family of Richard Collins III wants an expansion of Maryland’s hate crime law following a jury finding their son’s killer guilty of first-degree murder.
Sean Urbanski Found Guilty In Richard Collins III's Fatal StabbingA jury found Sean Urbanski guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the May 2017 killing of 23-year-old Richard Collins, III. Collins was days from graduating from Bowie State University when he was killed.
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.
Prosecution Rests In Hate Crime Murder Trial Of Former UMD Student Sean UrbanskiProsecutors in the murder trial of former University of Maryland student Sean Urbanski rested their case Monday.
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.
Jury Seated In Hate Crime Trial Of Sean Urbanski, The Man Accused Of Killing Richard Collins IIIA jury has been seated in the hate crime trial of a white man accused of killing a black Bowie State University student in College Park in 2017.
Potential Jurors Questioned About Race, Alcohol In Richard Collins III Murder TrialSean Urbanski, from Anne Arundel County, is accused of stabbing Collins at the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2017.
Md. Senators Introduce Bill To Ensure Death Benefits For ROTC MembersMaryland Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin have introduced a bill to make sure ROTC members who die before their first assignment still get death benefits.
Judge Allows Racist Facebook Page As Evidence In Fatal Stabbing TrialA judge is allowing prosecutors to present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland's campus belonged to a racist Facebook group and had racist memes on his cellphone.
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.
Prosecutors Won't Seek Death Penalty In Sean Urbanski Case, Report SaysThe FBI did not find enough evidence to suggest federal hate crime charges be filed against Sean Urbanski.