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.
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.
Jury Selection In Sean Urbanski Hate Crime Trial Expected To Begin MondayJury selection is expected to start Monday. Prosecutors said they will not seek the death penalty.
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.
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 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.
Defense Asking For More Time To Prepare For Sean Urbanski TrialHe is charged in the May 2017 death of Richard Collins, a Bowie State graduate who was visiting friends in College Park.
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.