April 18, 2008
The state is assessing airlines operating at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport $25 million in new charges, including $13 million it says is owed by dominant carrier Southwest Airlines. Airport officials said the additional charges were being imposed to cover increased expenses, including higher security and utility costs. In Southwest's case, the state said it found that it had been undercharging the airline for its new terminal space. Southwest Chief Financial Officer Laura H. Wright disclosed the "surprise audit settlement charge" that it is negotiating with the Maryland Aviation Administration during the airline's first-quarter earnings conference call yesterday.
July 31, 1999
This week150 years ago in The SunAugust 3: On Saturday night, some thief watched an opportunity and stole from the butcher stall of Mr. Sterling Thomas, in Centre Market, about $30 of the proceeds of sales for the day. This, too, was characterized by a degree of boldness which shows that practised hands were at work.100 years ago in The SunAugust 1: Health Commissioner Jones has decided with the co-operation of the School Board, that no child shall enter the public schools of the city at their opening in September without a written certificate of successful vaccination.
January 7, 2006
Police were investigating a report yesterday that a woman had been bound and held for three days at a Baltimore County motel. The 36-year-old woman told police about 7:30 a.m. yesterday that she had just freed herself after a man had held her for three days in a room at the Regal Inn in the 8000 block of Pulaski Highway in Rosedale, police said. The woman had injuries on her wrists, and was taken to Franklin Square Hospital Center. Officers found a 40-year-old man in the motel room and arrested him on warrants charging him in an unrelated assault and a burglary, police said.
December 30, 1992
Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg have charged two men with robbery and conspiracy in an armed robbery in the home of an elderly couple.Travis Timothy Mann, 18, of Westminster and John Henry Williams Jr., 21, of Littlestown, Pa., were arrested Christmas Day following the Dec. 23 incident in Adams County, Pa.Police said they believe the men entered the Mount Joy Township residence, pointed a pistol at the couple and demanded money. No one was injured.The intruders fled with about $1,000 and the victims' wallet and purse.
January 26, 1994
A Virginia man, accused of stalking a woman from state to state and attempting to set fire to her Westminster apartment building Sunday, was held on $20,000 bond yesterday.Kenneth Rydell Murray, 32, of Charlottesville was charged with attempted first-degree arson, arson by threatening to burn, breaking and entering, and stalking Darlean Goode.City police said they arrested Mr. Murray after Ms. Goode reported that a man poured a flammable liquid around her apartment building in the first block of Charles St. and attempted to light it Sunday.
March 4, 2009
A second person has died from injuries suffered in a crash in Howard County over the weekend, and police said additional charges likely will be brought against the driver, whom investigators suspect of being under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. Victor Guitierrez-Almeida died early yesterday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Howard County police said. He and Gilberto Garcia Vasquez, who died at the scene, were passengers in a car that crossed the double-yellow line on Route 32 in Dayton early Sunday and collided with a Dodge pickup truck.