DUNDALK — Police were searching for the mother of an 8-month-old boy, who was left yesterday with another woman who took the infant to Good Samaritan Hospital, a police spokeswoman said.
The two women were walking in the 1600 block of Waverly Way in Northeast Baltimore about 3 p.m. when the mother suddenly ran off, leaving her child behind, said Agent Angelique Cook-Hayes, the spokeswoman.
Cook-Hayes said the woman knows the mother only as Kim and as a patron of Uncle Harry's bar in the 1700 block of E. Northern Parkway. The mother was described as black, between 35 and 40 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall, and wearing a black leather jacket. The infant was not harmed, police said.
Police search for suspects in fatal beating of man, 39
Police were searching yesterday for three to five men who witnesses said fatally beat and stomped a man Wednesday afternoon on a street a block from the victim's East Baltimore residence.
Police said Craig Williams, 39, of the 1000 block of Webb Court died shortly after he arrived at Johns Hopkins Hospital from head injuries he suffered in a 5: 30 p.m. attack in the 900 block of Webb Court, east of the Maryland Penitentiary.
Agent Angelique Cook-Hayes, a police spokeswoman, said witnesses told detectives they saw a group of men repeatedly beat Williams, and one man was "seen stomping on the victim's head with the heel of his boot."
$7,000 reward is offered to find cabdriver's killers
Police and a city taxi association are offering a $7,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in last month's slaying of a cabdriver, who was shot in the head during a robbery.
Detective Joe Kleinota of the homicide unit said two men between the ages of 20 and 25 were seen running from the taxi Jan. 29 after Checker Cab driver Samuel Waweru, 41, was shot about 8 p.m. in the 3500 block of Labyrinth Road in the Cross Country section of Northwest Baltimore.
The Maryland Cab Association is putting up $5,000 of the reward money and Metro Crime Stoppers the remainder. Anyone with information is urged to call the homicide unit at 410-396-2100.
DUNDALK -- The Alliance to the Baltimore County Medical Association recently donated $1,000 to the Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County, a nonprofit agency for families involved in domestic violence.
The group provides shelter and counseling to victims and abusers. For information or to make a donation, call 410-285-4357.
Grants available to groups deterring substance abuse
TOWSON -- Community groups that want to battle the influence of drugs and alcohol on young people may apply for grants of up to $2,000 from the county Bureau of Substance Abuse. The county has $25,000 to distribute.
Those interested may call the Bureau of Substance Abuse at 410-887-3828. Applications must be submitted by April 17. Priority will be given to new and innovative grass-roots prevention programs.
Hampton historic site offers tours, games, crafts
TOWSON -- Children will be able to learn how their peers lived a century or more ago at an event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Hampton National Historic Site, 535 Hampton Lane, off Dulaney Valley Road.
Tours of the 18th-century Georgian mansion, games, crafts and other activities will be featured at the free program called "No Snowballs in the Hall" and sponsored by the National Park Service and Baltimore County Historical Trust. Information: 410-823-1309.
Pub Date: 2/20/98