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Mourners honor college student slain days before graduation

In the photo provided by Neal Augenstein, WTOP, Richard Collins III's graduation gown draped over front row chairs at Bowie State University ceremony, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in College Park, Md.   (Neal Augenstein/WTOP via AP)

COLLEGE PARK — Mourners holding flowers have paid their respects at the site where a student was fatally stabbed days before his graduation. Hundreds gathered Wednesday at the University of Maryland, College Park’s chapel garden to honor Richard Collins III, ...

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Md. proposal would include police in hate-crime law

A Senate committee heard testimony regarding a proposal to extend Maryland hate-crime protections to law enforcement officers. The bill, originally titled The Blue Lives Matter Act of 2017, adds language to the Police Protection Act defining a law enforcement officer ...

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Teen gets 5 years in attack on transgender woman

TOWSON — A Baltimore County judge sentenced a 19-year-old woman to five years in prison Tuesday for her role in the beating of a transgender woman inside a McDonald’s restaurant, an attack that attracted national attention when it was captured ...

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