Around The Region

AROUND THE REGION

January 19, 2009

W.Va. woman shot in city during apparent drug deal

A West Virginia woman was shot twice yesterday in the 2100 block of W. Fairmount Ave., apparently as she was attempting to buy drugs, according to Baltimore police. Angilique Vogel, 32, was shot in the shoulder and stomach by an unknown suspect and was taken to St. Agnes Hospital by a friend, police said. Her condition was not immediately known.

Brent Jones

Baltimore man, 52, shot, left in critical condition

A Baltimore man was listed in critical condition yesterday after an early-morning shooting in Fells Point, police said. Police were called to the 200 block of South Broadway at 2:28 a.m. for the report of a robbery and found Efrain Bonilla, 52, with a gunshot wound in the left side of his chest, Agent Donny Moses, a police spokesman, said. Bonilla was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. No suspect had been apprehended, police said.

Collision in White Marsh leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt

One person was killed and another was injured when two vehicles collided yesterday evening in the White Marsh area of Baltimore County, authorities said. Their names were not available. Shortly after 5 p.m., the female driver of a vehicle heading east on White Marsh Boulevard near the U.S. 1 overpass lost control of her vehicle for an unknown reason, crossed into the westbound lane and hit another vehicle, authorities said. The force of the impact caused the westbound vehicle to come to rest against a guardrail. Authorities said the male driver of that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, where her condition was not available.

Richard Irwin

Towson library to show inauguration on big screen

The Towson library branch will show the presidential inauguration on its big screen starting at 10 a.m. tomorrow at 320 York Road. Inaugural activities will be shown throughout the day, including the ceremony and parade.

Roads closing for Martin Luther King Jr. parade

Baltimore's Martin Luther King Jr. parade is set to start at noon today. The event will necessitate a series of street closures and parking restrictions, according to city transportation officials. The parade will assemble at the state office complex at Eutaw and Preston streets, then will go south along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and end at Baltimore Street. From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., traffic officials plan to close Eutaw Street from Dolphin Street to Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and Preston Street from Madison Avenue to Eutaw. In addition, for the disbanding of the parade later in the afternoon, closures will include southbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Baltimore Street to Washington Boulevard, Baltimore Street from Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Poppleton Street, and Freemont Avenue from Baltimore Street to Fayette Street. Southbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, as well as the left northbound lane, will be closed from Eutaw Street to Washington Boulevard from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. From 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Franklin Street will be closed from Greene Street to Freemont Avenue, and access to westbound U.S. 40 will not be available. Southbound Martin Luther King Jr. traffic that is seeking to go to Interstate 95 will be directed south on Eutaw Street, west on Franklin Street, south on Greene Street, to Russell Street to I-95; drivers heading to I-395 will be directed west on Washington Boulevard. Westbound Franklin Street traffic will be directed north on Pennsylvania Avenue, west on Dolphin Street, south on Freemont Avenue and then back onto westbound Franklin.

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