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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 05:56 PM EDT

Town’s First Black Mayor Says Racism Not Why She's Resigning

Town’s First Black Mayor Says Racism Not Why She's Resigning

The mayor of a Maryland town clarified that while she has been the victim of racist attacks and bullying, those are not the reasons she is resigning.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks

Town’s First Black Mayor Says She’s Target of Racist Attacks

The mayor of a Maryland town announced she is resigning and says she has been the victim of racist attacks and bullying, though she said that’s not the reason she is stepping down.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 04:30 PM EDT

Man Convicted of Killing Veteran During Maryland Carjacking

Man Convicted of Killing Veteran During Maryland Carjacking

Demarko Wheeler, 23, was convicted Friday of first-degree murder and armed carjacking in the 2016 attack on 68-year-old Alonzo Jackson.

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 10:55 AM EDT

Police: Maryland Elementary School Intruder Charged

Police: Maryland Elementary School Intruder Charged

A man accused of entering a Maryland elementary school and making threatening statements to a staff member is facing multiple charges.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 02:33 PM EDT

Mayor in MD Faces Misconduct Charge Over Fireworks Purchase

Mayor in MD Faces Misconduct Charge Over Fireworks Purchase

The mayor of District Heights, Maryland, is facing a misdemeanor charge over a fireworks purchase that he said was for the city when it was actually on behalf of a friend, Maryland's state prosecutor announced...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 08:34 PM EDT

4th Suspect Arrested in Teen Girl's Slaying

4th Suspect Arrested in Teen Girl's Slaying

A fourth suspect was arrested and charged Thursday in the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Prince George's County in April.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 09:37 PM EDT

Security Guard at Popeye's Accused of Racial Profiling

Security Guard at Popeye's Accused of Racial Profiling

A group of local students say a security guard pulled a weapon on them outside a Popeye’s restaurant in Capitol Heights, Maryland, after he refused to let them inside.

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 02:52 PM EDT

Judge Allows Racist Facebook Page as Evidence in Fatal Stabbing of Bowie State Student

Judge Allows Racist Facebook Page as Evidence in Fatal Stabbing of Bowie State Student

A 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...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 10:04 PM EDT

Funeral Held for Prince George's Officer Killed in Crash

Funeral Held for Prince George's Officer Killed in Crash

A Prince George's County police officer was killed on the Capital Beltway in a spin-out crash that threw him from his motorcycle and into traffic.

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 08:06 AM EDT

Prince George's Firefighter Dies After Police Shooting

Prince George's Firefighter Dies After Police Shooting

Authorities in Maryland say a volunteer firefighter has died days after he was shot by a police officer Friday night while allegedly refusing to drop a knife.

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