Coming up today in the D.C. area:

Death penalty: Maryland could become the 18th state to ban capital punishment, with the measure set for a House of Delegates vote today.

Big East clash: Georgetown and Syracuse men’s basketball teams face off in tonight’s Big East semifinals.

Rabies death: CDC officials are expected to announce details in Maryland’s first fatal rabies case in nearly 40 years.

Track work: Starting at 10 p.m. tonight, Metro riders will face station closures on the Red Line and single-tracking on the Orange Line.