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By Joe Mathews and Joe Mathews,SUN STAFF | August 25, 1996
Richard Nicolas' daughter was 2 years old, but they had never spent even a minute alone together. A Friday night outing at Golden Ring Mall would be the first time. He would take Aja to an 8 o'clock movie, "The Adventures of Pinocchio," and return her to her mother. At the last minute, when her mother wavered about letting her go, Aja was insistent."Want to see Pinocchio!" the toddler said. "Want to see Pinocchio!"They saw the movie, but that night, July 26, would be father and daughter's last together.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and The Baltimore Sun | October 15, 2014
For Nancy and Bob Reigle, the call came down to America's Colonial showplace versus the Orioles in the playoffs. "We have wanted to go to Williamsburg for some time," said Nancy Reigle, a retired teacher in the Baltimore County public schools who had scheduled a trip to begin Oct. 20 - the day before the start of the World Series. "I was keeping an eye on the schedules, and then I noticed that the American League has home field advantage [for the World Series], and that they could be playing in Baltimore that Tuesday and Wednesday.
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By Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki and Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki,Staff Writers | August 10, 1994
Baltimore City detectives investigating sex abuse allegations against a Roman Catholic priest dug up a van load of confidential records yesterday the priest had ordered buried four years ago in Brooklyn's Holy Cross Cemetery.City police were accompanied by the two Baltimore County homicide detectives assigned to the revived investigation of the unsolved 1969 slaying of Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik.A high-ranking county police official said investigators were there because the name of the priest -- the Rev. A. Joseph Maskell -- had come up during their probe of the 25-year-old crime.
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By Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun | October 9, 2014
A Baltimore police officer who authorities say shot a man who attacked him in Middle River last month has been cleared of wrongdoing, Baltimore County police said Thursday. The officer was justified in his actions during the Sept. 20 incident on Red Rose Farm Road, State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger's office said. The officer was identified as Officer Michael Nolan-Anderson by the city police department and by Shellenberger's office. County police say Nolan-Anderson had gotten off work and was driving about 12:30 a.m. when one of two intoxicated men "somehow damaged the mirror on his vehicle.
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By Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki and Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki,Sun Staff Writers | July 1, 1994
Baltimore County detectives and FBI agents met this week to consider possible connections between the unsolved slayings of Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik and Joyce Helen Malecki, who vanished four days apart in 1969.Maj. Allan J. Webster, chief of the county's Criminal Investigation Services Division, said yesterday the agencies will meet again to compare information.Capt. Rustin Price, head of the county homicide squad, said, "We don't want to raise any false hopes, but we are checking out everything we can."
NEWS
By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff Writer | October 21, 1993
A former Baltimore County man who has spent two decades behind bars for his role in a crime spree that culminated in one of the most notorious mass slayings in U.S. history is poised for his release from a Maryland prison.As a Cub Hill teen-ager in 1973, William C. "Billy" Isaacs joined his fugitive brother and half-brother on a two-week road trip that included stops to murder a high school senior near Cumberland and six members of a Georgia farm family. Yesterday, he moved a step closer to freedom when Baltimore Circuit Judge Elsbeth L. Bothe directed state officials to draw up conditions for his parole.
NEWS
October 18, 2012
Baltimore County's proposal to borrow $255 million through pension obligation bonds is downright reckless and another cheap trick to kick the can down the road rather than face the pension funding problem in a forthright manner ("Baltimore Co. weighs pension bonds," Oct. 14). If borrowing is such a good idea, why not borrow enough to make the pension system fully vested? The risk is that the pension system underperforms enough in the early years of the bond issuance, such that the 4.5 percent interest rate becomes a further drag on a system that is not properly funded.
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By Michael James and Richard Irwin and Michael James and Richard Irwin,Staff Writers Staff writer Robert Erlandson contributed to this article | January 13, 1993
A Baltimore police officer has been charged in the slaying of city woman who was suing him over paternity of her son.Sgt. James A. Kulbicki, 36, a nine-year veteran assigned to the Northwestern District, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder by Baltimore County police about 8:15 p.m., said E. Jay Miller, a county police spokesman.Court records charging Sergeant Kulbicki allege the officer had been increasingly violent to the victim, 22-year-old Gina Marie Nueslein.Several days ago, Ms. Nueslein told her boss at work that she "probably would end up with a bullet in her head from Jimmy" Kulbicki, court records said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Richard Gorelick | July 24, 2012
Baltimore County's Office of Tourism has posted a web commercial touting the waterfront crab houses, restaurants and tiki bars lining the coves and beaches of  Essex, Middle River. • Pictures: Dundalk boat bars The video features chefs and FOH staff telling viewers the best thing to get at their restaurant. The represented restaurants are the Hard Yacht Cafe, Seasoned Mariner, Sue Island Grill and Crab House, Riverwatch Restaurant, Brewer's Landing Bar and Grill, Seahorse Inn, Carson's Creekside, Sunset Cove, Island View Waterfront Cafe and the Malibu Beach Bar and Restaurant.
NEWS
April 30, 2010
Baltimore County Councilman Sam Moxley will not seek political office this year, he said Friday. When the Democrat announced earlier this year that he would leave the council after four terms representing Catonsville and Arbutus, he said he was considering a run for clerk of the court. He says now he has ruled that out. "I have thoroughly enjoyed my years in public service, and I will continue to look for ways to serve my community," Moxley said. "I am not sure where the future will lead me, but I am looking forward to the journey."
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By Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
A Baltimore County candidate for the House of Delegates acknowledged this week he wrote checks from his campaign account, a violation of campaign finance law that resulted in a $2,500 fine. Jay Jalisi, a Democrat running to represent western Baltimore County, wrote 28 checks from his campaign account from February through April, according to the Office of the State Prosecutor. Jalisi said his treasurer had suffered two strokes and had heart surgery in the months leading up to June's primary election.
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By Liz Bowie and By Liz Bowie | October 7, 2014
The head of the Baltimore County school administrators union said the majority of misconduct cases against administrators can "be resolved more expeditiously. " Speaking at the county school board meeting on Tuesday night, William Lawrence, executive director of the Council of Administrative and Supervisory Employees, suggested that the union and the county work together on resolving cases more quickly. Currently, administrators and teachers can spend weeks and months investigating a teacher for misconduct, sometimes while they sit in a warehouse.
FEATURES
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2014
The nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization has listed U.S. Rep. Andy Harris -- a Baltimore County Republican -- among the nation's "most anti-equality members of Congress. " The Human Rights Campaign said Tuesday that Harris made its new "Hall of Shame" list of 19 legislators nationwide for having "gone out of his way to sponsor nearly every anti-LGBT bill introduced in the House" since he arrived there in 2010. The list, which also includes high-profile legislators such as Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun | October 7, 2014
Baltimore County officials are looking into how other local governments regulate private late-night businesses after police arrested a Prince George's County man accused of shooting three people outside a Catonsville swingers club this weekend. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz asked Police Chief Jim Johnson to research rules elsewhere following the Sunday incident at Tabu Social Club, located in a shopping center on North Rolling Road, county spokeswoman Ellen Kobler said Tuesday.
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By Jessica Anderson and Ian Duncan and The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2014
A collision involving four vehicles closed all northbound lanes on Aviation Boulevard near Dorsey Road, according to state roads officials. And nearby, a vehicle was disabled on the westbound side of Dorsey Road itself. At 8:35 a.m., the Maryland Transit Authority reported good service on all buses and trains. Earlier, a disabled vehicle closed one northbound lane and a shoulder on I-95 and I-395. A collision involving a single vehicle on I-295 at Daisy Avenue in Baltimore County closed one southbound shoulder of the highway.
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By Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a motorcycle crash that left a Baltimore County man dead Sunday night. Emergency responders were called to the 4800 block of Benson Avenue in the Violetville area of Halethorpe about 7:50 p.m. and learned that Timothy Wayne Harris, 53, was traveling north in a Honda motorcycle when the vehicle went off the road and into a wooded area. Harris was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The county police's crash team continues to investigate.
SPORTS
By Katherine Dunn | May 2, 2013
Baltimore County officials have set the teams, dates and times for the championship games in boys and girls lacrosse and in softball. No. 6 Hereford will meet Dulaney for the boys lacrosse title at Franklin on Saturday at 5 p.m. Catonsville will meet Hereford for the girls lacrosse title at Franklin on Saturday at 3 p.m. In softball, No. 1 Eastern Tech will play Franklin for the title at the Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills on Tuesday...
NEWS
January 9, 2012
I read with great interest the commentary by Tom Horton regarding Maryland's draft forest policy ("To save the bay, save the trees," Jan. 5). As an active master gardener and avid outdoor person, I am tuned in to the environment. It is well known our current Baltimore County administration has comfortable ties to the development corporations. Since May 2011, I have been dealing with the effects of sprawling development on the environment in Randallstown and a lack of interest from county government.
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By Ian Duncan and The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2014
Two schools in Baltimore County went on alert for an hour Friday morning after police said a man was shot in a nearby block. Officers went to the first block of Eiffel Court in Essex to investigate the shooting at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Baltimore County Police said. They found a man who had been shot at least once, prompting Deep Creek Middle School and Deep Creek Elementary School to issue an alert, meaning they restricted access to their campuses and had staff monitoring entrances and exits.
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