Baltimore County Digest

Baltimore County Digest

April 25, 2006

Man pleads guilty to killing near bar

A Baltimore man pleaded guilty yesterday to second-degree murder in a fatal shooting outside a Randallstown sports bar in June, Baltimore County prosecutors said.

Derrick Styberson Ross, 22, admitted firing six shots into a car being driven by a man he had argued with at the Rush Hour Sports Bar and Grill on Liberty Road, according to a statement of facts read in court by Assistant State's Attorney Charles R. Gayle.

Kitredge Brown, 22, of Randallstown was fatally shot June 9 as he attempted to drive a 1996 gold Ford Thunderbird out of the bar's parking lot. He died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Ross is scheduled to be sentenced in July in Baltimore County Circuit Court.

As part of a plea agreement, he could receive a prison term of 20 to 30 years.

Jennifer McMenamin

Catonsville

118,000 pounds in recycled electronics

County residents dropped off nearly 118,000 pounds of electronic items at a recycling event this month, county officials announced.

Among the items dropped off at the electronics recycling event April 8 in Catonsville were 998 computers and 1,043 monitors. Also dropped off were 750 printers, 67 laptops and 367 televisions.

A total of 839,000 pounds of items has been collected at the nine electronics recycling events held by the county's Bureau of Solid Waste Management, according to the county's announcement.

Towson

Construction, engineering career fair

The State Highway Administration will sponsor a Construction and Engineering Career Day for high school students today.

The event is for students interested in pursuing careers in civil engineering, construction, equipment maintenance and related fields.

Presentations will be made for each field and students can receive additional information on job opportunities, human resource information and area colleges and universities with related programs.

The career fair is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Maryland State Fairgrounds at York and Timonium roads in Timonium.

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