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Jun 5, 2019

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...

May 24, 2019

Maryland Twins Named Co-Valedictorians of Bowie High School

Maryland Twins Named Co-Valedictorians of Bowie High School

They both share the same birthday, play tennis and have the same GPA. And now, sisters Alexis and Mikaila Esuke have something else to share: a joint speech when they graduate as co-valedictorians of Bowie High...

Feb 18, 2019

Family of Slain Md. Student Creates Scholarship Fund

Family of Slain Md. Student Creates Scholarship Fund

After their son was stabbed to death three days before he was set to graduate, the parents of Bowie State student 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III are setting up a scholarship in his honor.

Jun 10, 2018

Maryland University System Awards 40K Degrees in 2017

Maryland University System Awards 40K Degrees in 2017

Maryland's network of public colleges is awarding degrees at a significantly higher rate than a decade ago.

Nov 30, 2017

'Long Overdue:' Prince George's Breaks Ground on Hospital

'Long Overdue:' Prince George's Breaks Ground on Hospital

In a county where 80 percent of residents perceived access to health care as a problem, officials hope a new hospital in Prince George’s County hospital will help.

Oct 23, 2017

UMd. Student Says Man Broke Into Her Room as She Slept

UMd. Student Says Man Broke Into Her Room as She Slept

Police are searching for a man who entered a University of Maryland student’s home early Saturday morning as she slept. Police say this is the fourth time a disturbing encounter and break in has been reported...

Oct 18, 2017

Man Accused of Killing Black Student Charged With Hate Crime

Man Accused of Killing Black Student Charged With Hate Crime

A grand jury has indicted a white University of Maryland student accused of stabbing a black Bowie State University student to death this spring on hate crime charges.

Jul 6, 2017

UMd. Announces New Chief Diversity Officer

UMd. Announces New Chief Diversity Officer

School officials called Roger L. Worthington, Ph.D, "a national leader in diversity education" in a press release announcing their selection, following a months-long search.

Apr 25, 2017

Police: College Park Man Flew Drone Near 5-Alarm Fire

Police: College Park Man Flew Drone Near 5-Alarm Fire

A Maryland man is accused of flying a drone in restricted airspace near the 5-alarm apartment building fire Monday in College Park, nearly crashing the drone into a police helicopter.

Apr 24, 2017
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By Julie Gallagher

200 Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Fire Near UMd.

The fire broke out Monday morning on the fifth floor of Fuse 47, a mixed-use...View gallery

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Meet News4's Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins. Tracee was raised in the Beltsville area and graduated from High Point High School and Frostburg State University; Tracee has been honored for her work by many state and national journalism organizations. She stays active in her community, including founding a teen-mentoring group. Follow Tracee's Facebook page
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