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By Glenn Small and Glenn Small,Staff Writer | June 17, 1992
The parents of a young boy who was molested by a summer camp's recruiter have filed a multimillion-dollar suit in Baltimore County Circuit Court against the recruiter and the camp's owners.The recruiter, Scott Greenberg of the 6900 block of Copperbend Lane, was convicted Dec. 17 of a fourth-degree sexual offense -- a misdemeanor -- by Baltimore County Circuit Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. Greenberg, 34, was placed on probation and prohibited from having any unsupervised contact with children under age 15.Although Greenberg, whose parents, Frederick and Evelyn Greenberg own the Timber Ridge camp in High View, W.Va.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | February 8, 1998
A third juvenile wanted in connection with a drug overdose death of a 15-year-old Westminster High student last month, was found hiding in the basement of his home Friday.Westminster police believe the boy, also 15, was involved in selling heroin to Liam A. O'Hara, who was found dead in bed by his father on Jan. 9.A state medical examiner determined that Liam O'Hara died of drug intoxication.Two Westminster High School students -- a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl -- were arrested Jan. 26 on drug possession and distribution charges.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,SUN STAFF | February 8, 1998
A third juvenile wanted in connection with a drug overdose death of a 15-year-old Westminster High student last month, was found hiding in the basement of his home Friday.Westminster police believe the boy, also 15, was involved in selling heroin to Liam A. O'Hara, who was found dead in bed by his father on Jan. 9.A state medical examiner determined that Liam O'Hara died of drug intoxication.Two Westminster High School students -- a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl -- were arrested Jan. 26 on drug possession and distribution charges.
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Staff Writer | December 20, 1992
All heads turned when the boy's mother pointed to the trophies.There were three, all won by Michael Shawn Gasque for his outstanding play in the Edmondson Village Little League.The heads that turned to look at them belonged to the boy'srelatives and friends. About 20 gathered in the boy's home yesterday.They looked, and they kept looking, because they know the boy won't be winning anymore.The 11-year-old boy was found Friday with multiple stab wounds in an abandoned shed in a wooded area near his Edmondson Village home.
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May 7, 1991
Two Linthicum boys were poisoned after smashing a can of pesticide with a rock behind an industrial park Friday night.The boys, 11 and 12, gagged after being sprayed with a 2 percent solution of the herbicide chloropicrin, and ran home to one of the boy's home. They weretreated at South Baltimore Hospital and transferred to the University of Maryland Pediatric Center for observation before being released Saturday morning.Police said the boys were using rocks to smash aerosol cans they found in a trash bin in a Raynor Road industrial park at 11 Friday night.
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By Maria Archangelo and Maria Archangelo,Staff writer | December 11, 1991
Testimony is set to begin today in the Carroll Circuit Court trial of a New Windsor woman charged with physically abusing her 15-year-oldson with an electrical cord and a leather belt in August.The 41-year-old woman, whose name is being withheld to protect the identity of her son, is charged with one count of child abuse and one count ofbattery in the case.Jury selection was completed late yesterday after last-minute plea negotiations broke down.Attorneys in the case were set to give their opening arguments this morning.
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April 16, 1992
A man who sodomized, choked and stabbed to death * *TC 7-year-old boy last year in East Baltimore has been sentenced to life without parole.In exchange for Stephone Williams' guilty plea yesterday, prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.Williams, 29, appeared before Baltimore Circuit Judge Clifton J. Gordy Jr. and admitted that he had sodomized and killed Rodney James Champy Jr. at the boy's home in the 1500 block of Lester Morton Court.The attack occurred Feb. 15, 1991. Williams had begun visiting the boy's home after befriending his mother, Jacqueline Cumberbatch.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Evening Sun Staff | April 2, 1991
A Columbia man asked a Howard County judge for psychiatric help today after being charged with kidnapping an 11-year-old Columbia boy at knifepoint and raping him.Michael David Blum, 26, of the 5700 block of High Tor Hill in the Village of Long Reach, is charged with a first-degree sex offense, kidnapping, assault and a weapons offense in an incident that occurred yesterday afternoon.Howard County police said Blum approached the boy, who was fishing at a pond in Long Reach about 2 o'clock, and asked him a question about fishing.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Robert Hilson Jr. and Frank D. Roylance and Robert Hilson Jr.,Evening Sun Staff | June 21, 1991
A 13-year-old East Baltimore girl was shot in the head and critically wounded by a 14-year-old boy while visiting today in a bedroom of his home.Police said the boy told them he thought the gun was empty.The victim, identified by police as Tezar T. Horsey of the 1700 block of Rutland Ave., was rushed to Johns Hopkins Hospital after the shooting.The boy, whose name was withheld because of his age, was taken to police headquarters for questioning by homicide detectives. Police were not immediately willing to call the shooting an accident.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | April 16, 1992
Despite a defense lawyer's plea for mercy, a man who sodomized, choked and stabbed to death a 7-year-old boy last year in East Baltimore was sentenced yesterday to life without parole.In exchange for Stephone Williams' guilty plea, prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.Williams, 29, appeared before Baltimore Circuit Judge Clifton J. Gordy Jr. and admitted that he had sodomized and killed Rodney James Champy Jr. at the boy's home in the 1500 block of Lester Morton Court."I just went crazy.
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By Glenn Small and Glenn Small,Staff Writer | June 17, 1992
The parents of a young boy who was molested by a summer camp's recruiter have filed a multimillion-dollar suit in Baltimore County Circuit Court against the recruiter and the camp's owners.The recruiter, Scott Greenberg of the 6900 block of Copperbend Lane, was convicted Dec. 17 of a fourth-degree sexual offense -- a misdemeanor -- by Baltimore County Circuit Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. Greenberg, 34, was placed on probation and prohibited from having any unsupervised contact with children under age 15.Although Greenberg, whose parents, Frederick and Evelyn Greenberg own the Timber Ridge camp in High View, W.Va.
NEWS
April 16, 1992
A man who sodomized, choked and stabbed to death * *TC 7-year-old boy last year in East Baltimore has been sentenced to life without parole.In exchange for Stephone Williams' guilty plea yesterday, prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.Williams, 29, appeared before Baltimore Circuit Judge Clifton J. Gordy Jr. and admitted that he had sodomized and killed Rodney James Champy Jr. at the boy's home in the 1500 block of Lester Morton Court.The attack occurred Feb. 15, 1991. Williams had begun visiting the boy's home after befriending his mother, Jacqueline Cumberbatch.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | April 16, 1992
Despite a defense lawyer's plea for mercy, a man who sodomized, choked and stabbed to death a 7-year-old boy last year in East Baltimore was sentenced yesterday to life without parole.In exchange for Stephone Williams' guilty plea, prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.Williams, 29, appeared before Baltimore Circuit Judge Clifton J. Gordy Jr. and admitted that he had sodomized and killed Rodney James Champy Jr. at the boy's home in the 1500 block of Lester Morton Court."I just went crazy.
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By Chicago Tribune | March 11, 1992
CHICAGO -- The brand new Sharon Christa McAuliffe Elementary School received its initiation into the violence that is plaguing Chicago public schools yesterday:An 8-year-old boy shot an 8-year-old girl in their third-grade class, the first time a pupil has been shot in one of the city's elementary schools.It was a stunning crime involving children who are barely old enough to cross the street by themselves. And when it was finished, it was clear that a watershed had been crossed in the steady encroachment of guns and deadly violence into childhood here.
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By Maria Archangelo and Maria Archangelo,Staff writer | December 11, 1991
Testimony is set to begin today in the Carroll Circuit Court trial of a New Windsor woman charged with physically abusing her 15-year-oldson with an electrical cord and a leather belt in August.The 41-year-old woman, whose name is being withheld to protect the identity of her son, is charged with one count of child abuse and one count ofbattery in the case.Jury selection was completed late yesterday after last-minute plea negotiations broke down.Attorneys in the case were set to give their opening arguments this morning.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Robert Hilson Jr. and Frank D. Roylance and Robert Hilson Jr.,Evening Sun Staff | June 21, 1991
A 13-year-old East Baltimore girl was shot in the head and critically wounded by a 14-year-old boy while visiting today in a bedroom of his home.Police said the boy told them he thought the gun was empty.The victim, identified by police as Tezar T. Horsey of the 1700 block of Rutland Ave., was rushed to Johns Hopkins Hospital after the shooting.The boy, whose name was withheld because of his age, was taken to police headquarters for questioning by homicide detectives. Police were not immediately willing to call the shooting an accident.
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By Chicago Tribune | March 11, 1992
CHICAGO -- The brand new Sharon Christa McAuliffe Elementary School received its initiation into the violence that is plaguing Chicago public schools yesterday:An 8-year-old boy shot an 8-year-old girl in their third-grade class, the first time a pupil has been shot in one of the city's elementary schools.It was a stunning crime involving children who are barely old enough to cross the street by themselves. And when it was finished, it was clear that a watershed had been crossed in the steady encroachment of guns and deadly violence into childhood here.
NEWS
By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Staff Writer | December 20, 1992
All heads turned when the boy's mother pointed to the trophies.There were three, all won by Michael Shawn Gasque for his outstanding play in the Edmondson Village Little League.The heads that turned to look at them belonged to the boy'srelatives and friends. About 20 gathered in the boy's home yesterday.They looked, and they kept looking, because they know the boy won't be winning anymore.The 11-year-old boy was found Friday with multiple stab wounds in an abandoned shed in a wooded area near his Edmondson Village home.
NEWS
May 7, 1991
Two Linthicum boys were poisoned after smashing a can of pesticide with a rock behind an industrial park Friday night.The boys, 11 and 12, gagged after being sprayed with a 2 percent solution of the herbicide chloropicrin, and ran home to one of the boy's home. They weretreated at South Baltimore Hospital and transferred to the University of Maryland Pediatric Center for observation before being released Saturday morning.Police said the boys were using rocks to smash aerosol cans they found in a trash bin in a Raynor Road industrial park at 11 Friday night.
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By Norris P. West and Norris P. West,Evening Sun Staff | April 2, 1991
A Columbia man asked a Howard County judge for psychiatric help today after being charged with kidnapping an 11-year-old Columbia boy at knifepoint and raping him.Michael David Blum, 26, of the 5700 block of High Tor Hill in the Village of Long Reach, is charged with a first-degree sex offense, kidnapping, assault and a weapons offense in an incident that occurred yesterday afternoon.Howard County police said Blum approached the boy, who was fishing at a pond in Long Reach about 2 o'clock, and asked him a question about fishing.
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