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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | July 18, 1996
Carroll State's Attorney Jerry F. Barnes has asked Howard County prosecutors to handle a trial involving the son of Carroll County Commissioner Richard T. Yates.His request that a visiting prosecutor be assigned to the case of Kenneth Edward Yates is a routine effort designed to avoid any appearance of impropriety, Barnes said yesterday.The younger Yates is scheduled to go on trial Oct. 10 in District Court on charges that he failed to stop after a traffic accident and that he gave a false statement to a police officer.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF | July 28, 1996
A car carrying six people slammed into a tree yesterday morning on a Towson residential street, killing an adult and a child and sending four other people to area hospitals, Baltimore County police said.nTC The accident happened shortly after 8 a.m., as a Ford Thunderbird was going down a hill south on Hillen Road approaching heavily traveled Goucher Boulevard, near Calvert Hall College. The car veered off the right side of the road, clipped bushes and crashed head-on into a birch tree.None of the victims has been identified.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Sun Staff Writer | July 23, 1994
A 5-year-old girl, her mother and another woman were critically injured late last night by a hit-and-run driver who rammed into them on a Northeast Baltimore street, police said.The accident occurred about 11:30 p.m. while the three victims were crossing the 4900 block of Sinclair Lane near Parkside Gardens Apartments, police said.A well-dressed man driving a smoke-gray, or black, BMW was heading south on Sinclair Lane at high speed and struck the pedestrians, police said.The mother and her child were thrown over the hood and struck the windshield, police said, the impact knocking them out of their shoes, breaking the car's windshield and heavily damaging its front end.The man was able to speed away and was last seen driving south on Edison Highway, police said.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer NTC | October 19, 1994
A 31-year-old Sykesville man was being held on $15,000 bail on traffic charges after a police dog found him in the woods not far from the scene of a traffic accident in Eldersburg Monday night.State police who responded to an accident report about 10 p.m. said they found a damaged 1978 Pontiac with no license plates that had hit a parked car on Bartholow Road near Johnsville Road. They said they found one tag in the grass near the vehicle.A check with the state Motor Vehicle Administration identified the owner of the tag as Robert Dale Holt of the 5700 block of Strawbridge Terrace, they said.
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By Dana Hedgpeth and Dana Hedgpeth,SUN STAFF | March 29, 1998
A 6-year-old boy remained in critical condition yesterday after he was struck by a taxicab in a hit-and-run accident as he ran across Monument Street with his grandfather, authorities said.Police said Osbie Stephenson of the 100 block of N. Chapel St. was running across the 2200 block of E. Monument St. near Collington Avenue when he was hit by an eastbound Royal cab about 10 p.m. Friday.The driver had swerved, police said, to avoid hitting the grandfather, identified by police as Osbie Willey.
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October 27, 1993
The parents of a Rockville man killed in a drunken driving accident last January filed a $4 million suit in Circuit Court yesterday against the Crofton motorist who hit him.Melvin and Eve Getz allege that negligent driving by Michael T. Bardowski, of the 1800 block of Sharwood Place, killed their son, Greg Ian Getz, Jan. 8.According to the suit, Mr. Getz, 28, was killed about 11:30 p.m. when he was hit while standing in the middle of Route 424, near its...
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July 4, 2007
A 26-year-old woman has been convicted in a hit-and-run accident in East Baltimore in 2004 that killed a 49-year-old woman who was walking across the street, city prosecutors said yesterday. Keionna Baker of the 12600 block of Water Spout Lane in Owings Mills was convicted by a jury Monday of leaving the scene of an accident in which serious injury occurred, said Margaret T. Burns, a spokeswoman for the city state's attorney's office. She had been charged with vehicular manslaughter. Baker is scheduled to be sentenced Sept.
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By Candus Thomson and Candus Thomson,SUN STAFF | July 2, 1999
ROCKVILLE -- A Takoma Park teen-ager was found guilty yesterday on three counts of automobile manslaughter in an accident last July that killed his best friend, a classmate and a father of three. Michael Schoenfeld, 17, showed no emotion as Montgomery District Judge Eric Johnson announced the verdict. Family members and friends of the victims and Schoenfeld filled every seat, stood shoulder to shoulder and sat cross-legged on the floor of the tiny courtroom. As the judge read his opinion, looks of relief spread across the faces of each victim's family, their shoulders sagged as they exhaled, and then they turned and hugged.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer | December 18, 1994
A Harford County sheriff's deputy and a Havre de Grace police officer were injured and their patrol cars heavily damaged in separate accidents last week, law enforcement officials said.One of the accidents was blamed for a two-hour power outage for about 1,450 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers.A sheriff's department spokesman said a 33-year-old Street man was arrested Wednesday on charges of motor vehicle theft a few hours after the 1984 Ford truck he was driving struck two vehicles, one of them a deputy's cruiser, at an accident scene on Route 165.Matthew Irvin Kern of the 1300 block of Macton Road was apprehended later at his home and was released on his own recognizance after a hearing before a District Court commissioner in Bel Air, said Sgt. Edward Hopkins, the spokesman.
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By Howard Henry Chen | August 14, 1994
Three-hour excursion through JFK's BostonA sightseeing tour of Boston emphasizing sites connected with John F. Kennedy is a fresh attraction to those wanting a historical visit without stalking that red line all over the city. The John F. Kennedy Library and Old Town Trolley Tours have joined forces in a tour featuring places in the Boston area associated with the former president and the Kennedy clan. The three-hour excursion operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings until Oct. 23, and Thanksgiving Day weekend.
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