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May 25, 2017

Mourners honor college student slain days before graduation

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, who was killed Saturday on the campus. Mourners placed red and white flowers in the […]

May 22, 2017

Judge orders U of Md. stabbing suspect to remain behind bars

COLLEGE PARK — A white University of Maryland student accused of stabbing a black man on campus in a possible hate crime will remain behind bars after a judge denied his request for house arrest on Monday. The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of Richard Collins III as a possible hate crime. The suspect, […]

Jul 21, 2016

Man stabbed to death outside Md. Metrorail station

WALKER MILL — Authorities say a man has been fatally stabbed and another arrested following an argument outside a Metro station in Prince George’s County. Metro spokesman Dan Stessel says the suspect stabbed the victim with a folding knife in the chest Wednesday night at the bus bay located outside of the Addison Road Metro […]

Mar 9, 2016

Attorney: Garrett College stabbings were in self-defense

OAKLAND — The attorney for a Baltimore woman accused of stabbing two fellow students in the Garrett College cafeteria last year has told a jury that his client acted in self-defense. The Cumberland Times-News reports that the trial for Shamaine N. Moore began Tuesday in Garrett County Circuit Court. Authorities say Moore attacked two other […]

Feb 19, 2016

Md. man gets life for killing roommate, dumping body in river

BEL AIR — An Abingdon man has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for killing his roommate and dumping his body in the Susquehanna River. Twenty-nine-year-old Sean Turkot was sentenced Tuesday in a Harford County court, the State’s Attorney’s Office said in a news release. He was convicted in December of first-degree […]

Jan 4, 2016

Court date for man charged in fatal Md. church stabbing

FREDERICK — A judge in Frederick is getting an update on the mental health of a northern Virginia man accused of fatally stabbing a South Korean visitor at a rural religious retreat last summer. The status hearing for 30-year-old Song Su Kim of Falls Church, Virginia, is set for Monday afternoon. The court ordered a […]

Jul 24, 2013

Woman enters plea in Md. parking lot stabbing

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County prosecutors say a woman accused of randomly stabbing a woman in a parking lot has entered into a plea agreement. The State’s Attorney’s office says Antoinette Starks entered a plea Wednesday of guilty to a charge of attempted first-degree murder. As part of her plea she was found not […]

May 22, 2013

Md. woman pleads guilty in comb stabbing

HAGERSTOWN — A Hagerstown woman has pleaded guilty to stabbing her boyfriend in the back with a plastic rattail comb. Forty-nine-year-old Saundra Hewlett pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Circuit Court to reckless endangerment and received a suspended four-year sentence. As part of a plea agreement, first- and second-degree assault charges were dismissed. Assistant State’s [&hell[...]

May 14, 2013

$8.6M for slain club patron’s family

A Prince George’s County jury this week awarded nearly $8.6 million to the mother and children of George Cooper, who was fatally stabbed three years ago inside the CFE Event Center, after finding that the Forestville club failed to provide adequate security.

Mar 18, 2013

Former Frostburg student gets 14 years for murder

CUMBERLAND — A former Frostburg State University student is starting a 14-year prison sentence for fatally stabbing another female student during an off-campus fight in 2011. Twenty-five-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was sentenced Monday in Cumberland. The judge suspended six years of a 20-year sentence. Liggins pleaded guilty in December to second-degree murder in the […]

Feb 5, 2013

1 teen dead after stabbing in downtown Baltimore

A teenage boy has died and two other teenagers were hurt Tuesday in a stabbing downtown. Baltimore police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the boy died at Johns Hopkins Hospital the same day thousands of Baltimore Ravens fans were in the city for celebrations for the Super Bowl championship team. One of the other victims was […]

Apr 26, 2012

Baltimore mother charged with stabbing infant

Baltimore authorities are charging a mother accused of stabbing her 8-month-old baby at a social services office with attempted first-degree murder. According to a statement of probable cause filed Wednesday, 29-year-old Kenisha Thomas was on a supervised visit with her daughter at the social services office. The document says she slipped a kitchen knife past […]

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