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University of Maryland accepts ‘legal and moral responsibility' for mistakes in Jordan McNair death
COLLEGE PARK, Md.- The University of Maryland has apologized to the family of Jordan McNair, the 19-year-old football player who died following a strenuous offseason workout, and has accepted “legal and moral responsibility” for the mistakes its athletic staff made, officials announced Tuesday.
Police ID Pedestrian Killed on Georgia Avenue | Montgomery Community Media
Leonel A. Reyes of the 14600 block of Glenhaven Drive in Silver Spring died trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Viers Mill Road about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was declared dead at the scene, police said.
Bullet Grazes Man Inside Maryland Target Store After Clash
A man inside a Target store in Hyattsville, Maryland, was grazed by a bullet on Tuesday after a clash between three other men, police say.
Woman whose vehicle was carjacked and later used during deadly shooting of Makiyah Wilson speaks out
“Next thing I know, there is a gentleman standing at my driver’s side window telling me to get the F out of my car with a gun pointed to my face,” the victim described. “I remember just looking at him like – I’m just shocked. Are you serious? In my head – is this really going on? In front of my hous
Maryland parts ways with assistant coach after player death
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has parted ways with its strength and conditioning coach and "mistakes were made" in the treatment of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on the practice field and subsequently died.
MS-13 Member from Silver Spring Sentenced to Life in Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy, Murder
Raul Ernesto Landaverde-Giron, who also goes by the names “Humilde” and “Decente,” was convicted by a federal jury in March of racketeering conspiracy and other offenses. During a three-week trial, prosecutors presented evidence that various cliques of MS-13 – a transnational gang whose members are
Keepers pleads guilty to concealment of body in Lovell murder case
Keepers, 21, of Laurel, Md., is scheduled to begin a two-week jury trial Sept. 17 on a charge of being an accessory before the fact to first-degree murder. If convicted, she faces a sentence of up to life in prison.
Suspect At Large In String Of Montgomery County Bank Robberies
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Car Hits, Kills Man Walking In Wheaton: Police
WHEATON, MD — A man was fatally hit by a car while crossing the road in Wheaton Saturday night, according to a statement from the Montgomery County Police Department.
Singer Aretha Franklin, 'Queen of Soul', gravely ill
In this file photo taken on December 7, 2015 singer Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC.
"Unite The Right" White Supremacists (And Counterprotesters) Have Gathered In Washington, DC
Scores of white supremacists had been expected to rally on Sunday in Washington, DC, for the second“Unite the Right” rally, but only a small cadre of right-wing demonstrators ultimately showed up — and were vastly outnumbered by counterprotesters.
Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Sunday Evening
ANNE ARUNDEL CO., Md. (WJZ) —A 57-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Anne Arundel County Sunday evening.Police say the crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. near Waterford Rd. in Pasadena.The investigation found that Kerry Eugene McKenzie was westbound on Balt
Two Univ. Of Maryland Coaching Staff On Leave After Player's Death
According to ESPN, it was about 80 degrees on May 29 when McNair showed signs of extreme heat exhaustion about 45 minutes into a pre-season workout. Witnesses said the offensive lineman had difficulty standing while running 110-yard sprints, a tough but common workout for many football teams.
Counter protesters outnumber white supremacists at D.C. rally
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 12: Protest groups gather near a white supremacists, neo-Nazis, members of the Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups gathering for the Unite the Right rally in Lafayette Park across from the White House August 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Thousands of protesters are expected to d
County Leaders to Discuss Eviction Protection for Tenants | Montgomery Community Media
“Right now in the state of Maryland, tenants can be given notification 60 days before their lease ends that the landlord will not renew,” said Matt Losak, executive director for the Montgomery County Renters Alliance, Inc. “It doesn’t matter how long the tenant has been there, they can be evicted
MISSING| 93-year-old Laurel woman
HOWARD COUNTY, MD -- WBFF -- Howard County Police are asking for the public's help with finding a missing elderly woman, on Sunday.
What did you miss last week? The fabulous Howard County, MD fair!
When is the last time you took the kids to a county fair? When is the last time you went to a county fair? When you were a kid?
'People were too scared' | Unite the Right attendees vastly outnumbered by counter-protesters
When Unite the Right rally participants arrived in Lafayette Square, counter-protesters and rally attendees stood across from each other, hundreds of counter-protests on one side and a handful of rally participants on the other.
Pedestrian accident kills man in Wheaton
So far, investigators believe the man was trying to cross Georgia Avenue at Veirs Mill Road, when he was struck by a Nissan Rogue traveling south on Georgia Avenue.
Man Killed In House Fire In Baltimore County
ARBUTUS, Md. (WJZ) —Fire officials say a man has been killed in a house fire in Arbutus.Baltimore County Fire crews were called to the home in the 5500 block of Ashbourne Road Sunday around 6 p.m.Firefighters were quickly able to get the fire under control. The man was rescued and was initially in c