City/county Digest


August 13, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore City

Victim identified in fatal shooting; arrest announced

Police announced yesterday an arrest in a fatal shooting this week in East Baltimore, and they identified 20-year-old Daniel Bowser as the victim.

James Dick, 28, of the 400 block of Gusryan St. was arrested in Middle River shortly after the shooting, said Agent Donny Moses, a police spokesman. Dick is being held on first-degree murder charges at the Central Booking and Intake Center, he said.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, Bowser was shot near his home in the 300 block of S. Lehigh St. and died a short time later at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was shot several times, including once in the neck, police said.

Holabird exit on I-895 will be closed Monday

The ramp from northbound Interstate 895 to Holabird Avenue will be closed to traffic from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday for paving work.

Motorists wanting to use Exit 10 from I-895 will directed to use Exit 11A onto Boston Street. They will then be sent along a detour to reach Holabird Avenue.

New scholarships set up at College of Notre Dame

The College of Notre Dame of Maryland announced yesterday that it will use a $205,939 grant from the National Science Foundation to start a scholarship program for students studying computer science, engineering and mathematics.

The Cordia Karl Scholars Program: Preparing Women for Leadership in Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics will award 25 students $3,125 each academic year. The program was named after Sister Cordia Karl, who founded the college's mathematics department.

Scholarship winners will attend an all-day orientation at the beginning of the academic year, as well as weekly seminars where they will meet college alumnae and industry experts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Security Agency and Lucent Technologies.

In Baltimore County

Police seek public's help in finding disabled woman

Baltimore County police are seeking the public's help in finding 38-year-old Kristen Pierce, who has bipolar disorder and is developmentally disabled.

Pierce, who is believed to have run away, left her home on Walden Holly Court in Woodlawn shortly after 5 a.m. yesterday and has not returned. She is described as white, 5 feet 6 inches and 157 pounds with a light complexion, blue eyes and light brown hair. She was last seen wearing a white shirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020.

I-695 ramp to parkway to close at night for repairs

The exit ramp from the inner loop of Interstate 695 to the northbound lanes of Baltimore-Washington Parkway will close for road work Sunday night about 10 p.m. The ramp closure is scheduled every night through Thursday, reopening each morning by 5 a.m.

The roadwork is part of a $1 million project to realign the ramp that carries motorists from the Baltimore Beltway into Baltimore via Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

During the nighttime lane closures, drivers will follow detour signs from the inner loop of I-695 to the next exit for southbound Route 295 (Exit 7B), remain in the exit ramp lane to connect with the I-695 outer loop toward Glen Burnie and Annapolis, and then take the ramp for northbound Route 295 (Exit 11B) to go north to Baltimore. Additional alternate routes include Interstate 95 or Interstate 895, the Harbor Tunnel Thruway.

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