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February 26, 2014
An article in the Feb. 28, 1914, edition of The Argus reported a close call for local resident. A bullet from a small caliber rifle crashed through a window at the home of Dr. Henry F. Hill , Melvin and Edmondson avenues, late Wednesday afternoon and fell at the feet of his daughter, Miss Katherine Hill . Miss Hill was seated in the library playing cards and as the crash of the window-pane came, she heard the bullet drop on the floor....
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NEWS
By Colin Campbell and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | February 21, 2014
A man was struck in the neck by a bullet in Northeast Baltimore late Thursday that was the city's first shooting in more than a week. Officers responding to reports of a shooting at 11:25 p.m. in the Orchard Ridge neighborhood and found a man with a gunshot wound to the right side of his neck. Detectives believe he was walking home in the 4500 block of Green Rose Lane when an unknown man tried to rob him at gunpoint, police said. The two struggled and the victim was shot in the neck.
NEWS
Staff Reports | February 19, 2014
Annapolis police are investigating an incident in which a resident of the unit block of Windwhisper Lane found a bullet hole in a wall of their home. Police say that on Tuesday, Feb. 18, the homeowner reported finding the hole in the back wall of his home. Below the hole was a spent round of ammunition. The homeowner did not know when the damage occurred, police said, but on Feb. 1 the department had received a call reporting possible shots fired in the area of Edgewood Road.
SPORTS
By Jonas Shaffer and The Baltimore Sun | February 14, 2014
Former Baltimore Bullets coach Bob "Slick" Leonard, the winningest coach in American Basketball Association history, on Friday was named one of the first members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. Leonard, 81, was voted in by the ABA Committee, one of five direct-elect committees charged with "presenting accurate historical information while utilizing voters who are intimately familiar with the special category they have been assigned to evaluate," according to a release . Joining Leonard, now a color commentator for the Indiana Pacers, are Nat Clifton, Sarunas Marciulionis, Guy Rodgers and former NBA commissioner David Stern.
NEWS
By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 15, 2013
A 34-year-old man shot in the head in Dunbar-Broadway died at an area hospital Sunday, police said in a news release. Homicide detectives were investigating the killing, which happened around 7:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Beale Ct. Anyone with information may call the homicide department at 410-396-2100. Just before 6 p.m., a 37-year-old man was found in Hollins Market, in the unit block of South Carrollton Ave., where a bullet had grazed his head. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive, police said.
SPORTS
By Mike Klingaman, The Baltimore Sun | December 5, 2013
Chuck Foreman, meet Earl "The Pearl" Monroe. That's the how-de-do that Foreman, a former NFL star running back, wants to hear. "It would be a joy to run into Earl some day," he said. Foreman, who's from Frederick, played seven years with the Minnesota Vikings and led them to three Super Bowl appearances in the 1970s with mercurial moves that he borrowed from Monroe, a basketball Hall of Famer. "I grew up watching him play for the [Baltimore] Bullets," said Foreman, 63. "The Pearl could spin down the court, and the energy he brought to the game was unbelievable.
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
A New Market man fatally shot both his wife and their young son with one bullet last week, then turned his gun on himself, the Frederick County sheriff's office said Monday. Police said Benyam Asefa 40, shot Barbara Giomarelli 42, who was holding their 3-month-old son Samuel on Nov. 20. Asefa was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the home in the 6800 block of Woods Court. Police said Giomarelli was giving their 5-year-old daughter a bath in an upstairs bathroom when the couple got into an argument.
SPORTS
From Sun staff and news services | November 3, 2013
Hall of Fame center Walt Bellamy, a four-time All-Star during 14 NBA seasons who played for the Bullets during their first two years in Baltimore, died Saturday, according to the Atlanta Hawks. He was 74. No cause of death was announced. Bellamy was an All-American at Indiana and won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics before being the No. 1 overall pick in the 1961 draft by the Chicago Packers. He averaged 31.6 points and 19 rebounds for the Packers in 1961-62, making the All-Star team and earning the Rookie of the Year award.
NEWS
October 26, 2013
We agree with The Sun's editors that obesity is one of the country's most serious health issues ( "A new kind of cola war," Oct. 22). However, targeting soda alone, absent a focus on actions and efforts to achieve healthier diets and lifestyles, will not result in our collective goal of healthier communities. To manage weight, most experts agree the key is an active, healthy lifestyle. There are many factors that underpin these three words, but I will focus on two - a balanced, sensible diet and regular physical activity.
SPORTS
By Nicholas Fouriezos, The Baltimore Sun | October 19, 2013
The 94-year-old owner shook hands from his wheelchair in the winner's circle at Laurel Park, pleased with his horse's performance. Arnold "Arnie" Heft had just watched Eighttofasttocatch win the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic. "Racing has been great for me. It's keeping me going right now," said Heft, who owns Eighttofasttocatch with his wife, Sylvia, and is a former co-owner of the Washington Bullets and Capitals, a longtime NBA referee and a former Orioles minor league player.
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