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Dec 18, 2019

Jury deliberates in college student’s fatal stabbing

A jury is expected to hear attorneys' closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black college student at a bus stop on the University of Maryland's campus.

Dec 3, 2019

Maryland task force meets on electronic smoking devices

A Maryland task force on electronic smoking devices is holding its first meeting.

Aug 9, 2019

Maryland universities named in list of top global institutions

Several Maryland universities have been ranked among the best in the world by a group that looks at 20,000 institutions of higher learning. The Center for World University Rankings lists the top 2,000 of the 20,000 universities it scores. Six Maryland universities made the list, including Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College […]

Dec 3, 2018

UMd says 22 confirmed cases of adenovirus

More cases of a respiratory virus have been confirmed at the University of Maryland, College Park, where a freshman died of complications from the virus last month.

Nov 26, 2018

College Park’s Discovery District adds Cybrary to tech roster

Cybrary, which bill itself as world’s largest online cybersecurity and information technology training platform, will relocate its headquarters to College Park’s Discovery District. The Greenbelt-based firm plans to eventually open  a 25,000-square-foot facility at 4600 River Road. The state has approved a $750,000 conditional loan via the Maryland Advantage program to help the compan[...]

Sep 25, 2018

University moves students after mold found in dorms

The University of Maryland is moving hundreds of students to hotels after mold was reported in dorm buildings.

Jul 10, 2018

Capital Gazette writer McNamara ‘always fair in his writing’

John McNamara loved sports. Most of all, he loved watching and writing about Maryland basketball.

May 8, 2018

Murder, hate crime defendant seeks Facebook evidence ban

Lawyers for the man charged with murder and a hate crime in the fatal stabbing of a black student in Maryland have asked a judge to exclude evidence tying him to a Facebook page called "Alt-Reich: Nation."

Mar 30, 2018

WeWork picks College Park for first Maryland location

Co-working company WeWork plans to open its first location in the state at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Feb 20, 2018

Maryland deputy recovering, stabbed during distress call

Authorities say a sheriff's deputy was stabbed while answering a distress call in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.

Dec 19, 2017

Rep. Elijah Cummings to give commencement address

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will deliver the winter commencement address at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Oct 18, 2017

Maryland man indicted for hate crime in student’s slaying

ANNAPOLIS — A white man was indicted Tuesday on a hate crime charge for allegedly stabbing a black college student to death “because of his race,” a Maryland prosecutor said. Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks announced the grand jury indictment against Sean Urbanski at a news conference in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Richard Collins […]

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