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October 13, 1999|By From staff reports

In Baltimore City

Police charge man in fatal stabbing, robbery of teen-ager

A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the robbery and stabbing June 26 of a 14-year-old North Baltimore boy.

Detective Joseph Kleinota said shortly after Angus Breen of the 2000 block of Druid Park Drive was stabbed about 10 p.m. near the Woodberry light rail station in the 1600 block of Union Ave., police learned the killer was known by a nickname that Kleinota declined to reveal.

Acting on information from a tipster, Ray C. Johnston, 23, was arrested Sunday in the 400 block of E. Baltimore St., Kleinota said. He said Johnston, of the 6100 block of Park Heights Ave., is being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

3 city groups win grants for cancer detection work

The Maryland Community and Public Health Administration recently awarded grants to three city organizations for outreach and education programs on the importance of early detection of breast and cervical cancer.

Chase-Brexton Health Systems and Sinai Hospital's Women and Children's Services program each received $25,000 grants, and Clergy United for Renewal in East Baltimore/Heart, Body and Soul was awarded $21,000. The organizations will provide free mammograms, breast exams and Pap tests to women ages 40 to 64.

The grant awards coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this month.

Woman accused in stabbing arrested, held without bail

A woman charged in a warrant with first-degree murder in a stabbing in July in Northwest Baltimore has been arrested.

Angela Davis, 32, of the 3300 block of Fairview Ave. was arrested about 3: 30 p.m. Monday in Northeast Baltimore, said Sgt. Kevin Forrester of the homicide unit. Davis was being held without bail at the Central Booking and Intake Center.

Brandon Ernesto McFail, 18, of the 2400 block of Monticello Road in Windsor Hills in Northwest Baltimore was stabbed repeatedly in the chest and abdomen during a confrontation with a woman July 31 in the 3500 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway, police said. He died at the scene.

Democratic club to celebrate anniversary with bull roast

The Quo Vadis Democratic Club in East Baltimore will mark its 40th year with a bull and oyster roast from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1338 Hull St.

Music will be provided by Rich and the Roadrunners. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. Information: 410-327-6107.

In Baltimore County

Schoolchildren sign up for county volunteer event

TOWSON -- Thousands of schoolchildren from about 120 public schools have signed up to participate in Volunteer Baltimore County, a community event organized by County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger, to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Chase Elementary School pupils will help plant 1,000 trees at a kickoff event at 1 p.m. Friday at Eastern Regional Park, 11723 Eastern Ave. Reisterstown Elementary pupils will collect school materials for children who live at homeless shelters. Pine Grove Middle School pupils will recycle paper goods.

"I am very proud of the support that school communities across the county have shown for this worthwhile effort," said county Schools Superintendent Anthony G. Marchione.

`Meet the Police' event for children set at library

ARBUTUS -- The county Police Department will hold a "Meet the Police" demonstration and talk for children ages 2 to 6 at 10: 30 a.m. today at Arbutus branch library, 1581 Sulphur Spring Road.

The event will include making photo identifications. Information: 410-887-1451.

Pub Date: 10/13/99

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