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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2012
The vehicle of a Cherry Hill activist and pastor was defaced with a threatening message on Thursday, and city police say they are investigating. It's the second time Cleoda Walker says she has been threatened since she started looking into complaints from residents about what they say are over-aggressive security officers in the Cherry Hill neighborhood. And the most recent incident comes as papers were served on officers being sued in a class-action filing by Walker and 20 other residents, according to attorney Tonya Bana, of the Murphy Firm.
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March 13, 2014
In response to former Mayor Sheila Dixon's letter ( "Sheila Dixon: Baltimore isn't perfect but it's getting better," March 11), I beg to differ that we are better off today than in 2000. In 2000, Baltimore's gangs weren't as organized as we see them today. The anti-establishment they preach is a cancer to all the good works that are put into effect to help our people. Their mentally truly undermines unity of all people. I live in East Baltimore and grew up in Cherry Hill. What I see now is far more dangerous then what I came from.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 17, 2013
Over the course of three days in Cherry Hill in January 2011, a former standout high school basketball player was fatally shot and a youth football coach was murdered in front of his family. Those shootings and at least three others in the South Baltimore neighborhood were not disparate incidents, authorities alleged Tuesday, but part of a gang war. Prosecutors along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Baltimore police said 26 people have been indicted on racketeering charges after an investigation into the feuding between Cherry Hill gangs called "Up Da Hill" and groups known as "Little Spelman" and "Coppin Court.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
As Alice Ross rumbled across Hanover Street's Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge early on the morning of Baltimore's most recent snowstorm, her Subaru smashed into a large pothole obscured by the accumulating snow. The 61-year-old Halethorpe resident, on her way to drive a friend to a medical appointment, instead continued directly to her car dealership in Glen Burnie, she said - where she was met with a $1,100 mechanic's bill. "I was petrified," Ross said of the incident, which nearly sent her off the bridge.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2013
Two men were shot in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore on Sunday night and are expected to survive after they walked into nearby Harbor Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said. The men, aged 20 and 22, were shot shortly after 9 p.m. in the 700 block of Cherry Hill Road, police said. Police did not immediately have further information on a suspect or motive. There were three shooting homicides in Cherry Hill in 2012. cwells@baltsun.com twitter.com/cwellssun
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July 18, 2012
I have no intention of downplaying the importance of law enforcement in the community, especially when it comes to programs that are more rehabilitative than they are combative, but I feel that articles such as your recent report on the Cherry Hill neighborhood cast a more negative light on certain communities than necessary and that they are quite frankly counter-intuitive to the notion of social justice ("On the beat in Cherry Hill," July 15)....
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By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | March 24, 2013
The Baltimore City Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire Sunday morning at 3023 La Rue Square in the Cherry Hill neighborhood, according to Lt. Paul Novak. The fire occurred around 11:30 a.m. on the second floor of a two-story dwelling. The residence was occupied at the time, but no one was injured, Novak said. Damage to the residence was extensive, but limited to the second floor, he said. Text BUSINESS to 70701 to get Baltimore Sun Business text alerts
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2013
A man was shot in the back in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood late Saturday, city police said. Police said they found the 27-year-old victim in the 1100 block of Shellbanks Road just after 10 p.m. He told them that two men he didn't know approached him there, and one shot him with a handgun before both fled. The shooting victim was taken to a local hospital. Police did not identify the victim. jhopkins@baltsun.com twitter.com/jsmithhopkins
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By Mary Gail Hare and Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2012
Gunfire in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood late Monday has left one man dead and another wounded. It's the first fatal shooting in Cherry Hill since December, which has historically been one of the city's most violent neighborhoods and where four people were killed last year. The victims were walking in the 2700 block of Giles Rd about 11:30 p.m., when unknown suspects approached them and began firing weapons. A 28-year-old man, identified as Anthony Cureton, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:45 a.m., according to Det. Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 22, 2014
Ethel G. Coleman, a retired city public school teacher, died Jan. 14 of heart failure at the Hillcrest Convalescence Center in Durham, N.C. The former Ashburton resident was 98. The daughter of William Henry Gillis, a farmer, and Barbara Goins Gillis, a laundress, Ethel Gillis was born in Concord, N.C. She was a graduate of Concord public schools and in 1956 earned a bachelor's degree from what is now Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, N.C....
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 24, 2013
Four men were injured in three separate shootings and a severe stabbing in Baltimore City Monday night, according to police. Shortly before 11:30 p.m., homicide detectives were called to a scene near Mount and Mosher streets in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood after a man was shot in the chest, police said. Police said the vicitm was a 54-year-old man who died shortly after he was taken to the hospital. Around 8:45 p.m., a man was found stabbed in the head in the 900 block of Coppin Ct. in Cherry Hill.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 17, 2013
Over the course of three days in Cherry Hill in January 2011, a former standout high school basketball player was fatally shot and a youth football coach was murdered in front of his family. Those shootings and at least three others in the South Baltimore neighborhood were not disparate incidents, authorities alleged Tuesday, but part of a gang war. Prosecutors along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Baltimore police said 26 people have been indicted on racketeering charges after an investigation into the feuding between Cherry Hill gangs called "Up Da Hill" and groups known as "Little Spelman" and "Coppin Court.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | November 3, 2013
A man was shot in the back in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood late Saturday, city police said. Police said they found the 27-year-old victim in the 1100 block of Shellbanks Road just after 10 p.m. He told them that two men he didn't know approached him there, and one shot him with a handgun before both fled. The shooting victim was taken to a local hospital. Police did not identify the victim. jhopkins@baltsun.com twitter.com/jsmithhopkins
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | October 2, 2013
Baltimore Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man they say stabbed the mother of his child nearly to death last month. Christopher Troy Goode, 26, stabbed the woman 10 times in her neck with a butcher knife on the night of Sept. 12, according to police. One witness told police the woman ran toward her, bleeding profusely, and screamed "Help he's trying to kill me" before collapsing on the steps of her home in the 2200 block of Sidney Avenue in the Westport neighborhood.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2013
A man shot a 9-year old boy after forcing his way into a Cherry Hill home and demanding money, police said Wednesday. The boy was the second juvenile hit by gunfire in Baltimore in less than a week. The boy, who was shot in the stomach, was in "good" condition at an area hospital, police spokesman Lt. Eric Kowalczyk said. Police used city surveillance cameras to capture a suspect and recover the handgun they say he used in the crime. Kowalczyk said the shooting occurred just before midnight Tuesday in the 1000 block of Bethune Road in Cherry Hill, a dead-end street lined with rectangular brick public housing.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
As James Moore watched his 4-year-old granddaughter Corey Hula-Hoop in the parking lot where a 1-year-old boy was shot to death in May, he wondered why more evenings weren't more like this one. The threat of rain held off long enough Tuesday evening to allow the parking lot of the Cherrydale Apartments in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore to fill with volunteers passing out tickets for free snowballs, children playing in an inflatable bounce...
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | July 27, 2013
The third man believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 1-year-old boy that rocked the city in May has been apprehended in Louisiana, Baltimore police said Saturday. Rashid Mayo, 22, one of three gunmen who fired into a red Chevrolet on May 24, killing toddler Carter Scott and wounding his father, was tracked by the department's Warrant Apprehension Task Force to the campus of Grambling State University near Ruston, La., according to Detective Vernon Davis, a Baltimore police spokesman.
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