City/county Digest


December 05, 2005

Baltimore County: Rossville

Woman charged in death of boyfriend

The live-in girlfriend of a Rossville man who was fatally stabbed Saturday afternoon was arrested and charged with homicide, Baltimore County police said. Juanita Patricia Long, 46, was charged in the death of Dumont Jones, 45. About 4:15 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a report of a stabbing at a Gemini Court home, where they found Jones with stab wounds to the chest, police said. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Justin Fenton

Public safety

Officer to discuss kids, Internet use

Officer J. Tom Weigle of the Baltimore County Police Department will talk with parents about safety on the Internet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Warren Elementary School, 900 Bosley Road, Cockeysville. He will discuss parents' concerns, definition of terms, trends in Internet use and ways to protect children who go online. The session will be hosted by the HELPS Coalition. Admission is free. Information: 410-628- 6120.


Labyrinth open at More school

A new labyrinth at Hannah More School in Reisterstown is open to the public. The school for middle- and high-schoolers with autism or emotional disabilities raised more than $20,000 for the path, which is designed for meditative strolls.

Liz F. Kay

Metro: Education

Catholic schools set placement test

Roman Catholic high schools in the Baltimore area will hold high school placement tests for eighth-graders from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Registration for the tests, which will be given at the high schools, will begin at 8:30 a.m. There is no pre-registration. A $30 testing fee, payable in cash, will be due at registration.

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