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Family of victim in 'Serial' case seeks new court hearing

Dec. 09, 2022 14:13 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An attorney requested a new hearing on Friday on the motion that led to the release of Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial” already has been overturned. Steve Kelly, an attorney for the family of victim Hae Min Lee,...

Aubrey Griffin helps No. 6 UConn hold off Princeton 69-64

Dec. 08, 2022 22:37 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn lost another starter, then nearly lost a rare home game to an unranked team. Aubrey Griffin scored 19 of her 29 points in the second half and tied Hall of Famer Rebecca Lobo's school record by going 11 for 11 from the field, leading the No. 6 Huskies to a...

Sellers hits winning 3, No. 20 Maryland women beat Purdue

Dec. 08, 2022 21:01 PM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Shyanne Sellers made her first 3-pointer of the game just before the final buzzer and No. 20 Maryland beat Purdue 77-74 on Thursday night for coach Brenda Frese's 600th win. Sellers was long on a 3-pointer with 34 seconds left but she got another chance...

House report: Snyder had role in 'toxic' Commanders culture

Dec. 08, 2022 17:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Commanders created a “toxic work culture” for more than two decades, “ignoring and downplaying sexual misconduct" and what former female employees described as hundreds of instances of sexual harassment by men at the top levels of the organization, according...

Officials: Student shot outside school, 2nd student arrested

Dec. 08, 2022 17:43 PM EST

DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (AP) — A ninth grader at a Maryland high school was shot and wounded Thursday during a fight on school grounds and a 14-year-old student was arrested in connection with the shooting, officials said. A large group of students witnessed the shooting near the...

Court upholds murder conviction in 2017 university stabbing

Dec. 08, 2022 14:42 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The first-degree murder conviction of a white man sentenced to life in prison for stabbing a Black college student at the University of Maryland has been upheld by the state's second-highest court. Sean Urbanski's conviction was upheld by the Court of Special...

Coast Guard faults pilot in Chesapeake Bay ship grounding

Dec. 07, 2022 11:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Coast Guard investigation into the grounding in March of a cargo ship in the Chesapeake Bay faulted the pilot tasked with helping the ship navigate the waterway, saying he relied too much on one piece of equipment to navigate and was on his cellphone in the runup to the...

Hepburn, Crowl pace Wisconsin past No. 13 Maryland 64-59

Dec. 07, 2022 00:37 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chucky Hepburn scored 13 points and Steven Crowl added 12 as Wisconsin handed No. 13 Maryland its first loss under coach Kevin Willard, 64-59 on Tuesday night. Wisconsin (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten) opened a 58-45 lead with a 13-point run, capped by Crowl’s two free...

George Mason beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 67-54

Dec. 06, 2022 23:36 PM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Josh Oduro's 23 points helped George Mason defeat Maryland-Eastern Shore 67-54 on Tuesday night. Oduro also added 12 rebounds for the Patriots (6-4). Ronald Polite scored 11 points and added five rebounds. Victor Bailey Jr. shot 3 for 8, including 3 for 6 from...

O'Neil's 18 help American knock off Mount St. Mary's 69-61

Dec. 06, 2022 23:25 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Johnny O'Neil's 18 points helped American defeat Mount St. Mary's 69-61 on Tuesday night. O'Neil also contributed eight rebounds for the Eagles (6-2). Matt Rogers scored 16 points while finishing 7 of 9 from the floor and added six rebounds. Geoff Sprouse...