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By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | May 20, 1998
The death of the owner of the 41-year-old Forest Diner on U.S. 40 in Ellicott City has raised concerns about the restaurant's future.William Carl Childress, who bought the diner in 1957, died Saturday of unknown causes as he recovered from a series of seizures that hospitalized him in February.Freida Johnson, manager at the diner, said Childress' family told employees Saturday of his death."This floored me," said Johnson, who has worked at the diner for 39 years. "He was doing real well."This is just an extreme shock for me."
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By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | April 20, 2001
A patent lawyer has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Maryland by the Court of Appeals after he was arrested and charged with crossing state lines to engage in sexual activity with a minor solicited over the Internet. In a 4-2 decision, the court ruled yesterday that the conduct of James F. Childress, of Arlington, Va., undermines the public's confidence in the legal system. "Imposition of a penalty more significant than a reprimand is needed to deter similar future conduct by [Childress]
NEWS
By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Sun Staff Writer | April 18, 1995
A 16-year-old Lansdowne youth admitted in Anne Arundel County Juvenile Court yesterday that he gave a handgun to a friend who then used it to kill a rival suitor as the victim begged for his life.Paul E. Carder of the 3100 block of Ryerson Circle was found delinquent -- the juvenile equivalent of guilty -- as an accessory before the fact to first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Raymond Childress IV, 19, of the 1200 block of Montgomery Drive May 16, 1994.Judge Martin A. Wolff has set Carder's sentencing for May 8.Because the matter is in juvenile court, Judge Wolff could commit Carder for an indefinite period.
SPORTS
By Don Markus and Don Markus,Sun Staff Writer | March 12, 1995
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Nothing seems to be stopping Randolph Childress at the Greensboro Coliseum these days. Not Duke in Friday's ACC tournament quarterfinal. Not Virginia yesterday in the semifinals.Not even a dislocation of the pinky on his shooting hand.Childress suffered the injury with a little less than four minutes left in the first half and the Cavaliers on their way to building a 10-point lead. But the Wake Forest senior guard made Virginia share in his pain."The pain was bad, but it wasn't as bad as when I hurt my shoulder last year," Childress said later, after his 30 points and seven assists led the top-seeded, seventh-ranked Demon Deacons to a 77-68 victory and a place in today's final against second-seeded North Carolina.
SPORTS
By Don Markus and Don Markus,Staff Writer | January 15, 1994
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- After stopping Florida State and Bobby Sura on Tuesday night at home, the University of Maryland basketball team will have a decidedly more difficult task when it plays Wake Forest today in a 4 p.m. Atlantic Coast Conference game here at Lawrence Joel Coliseum.In a building where they have won once since it opened five seasons ago, the Terrapins will have to cool the suddenly hot Demon Deacons and their star guard, Randolph Childress.Considering what happened Thursday in Durham, it won't be easy.
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Staff Writer | July 23, 1993
Most people would consider themselves lucky just to survive a life-threatening crash. NASCAR driver Neil Bonnett was in such a crash at Darlington in 1990, one that affected his memory and equilibrium, but he is having no second thoughts about getting back behind the wheel."
NEWS
By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | November 16, 1994
A 19-year-old Glen Burnie man who was shot to death at the wheel of his car in May was the victim of a cold-blooded assassination planned a week in advance by a jealous suitor, an Anne Arundel Circuit Court jury was told yesterday.Mark Anthony Wheelton, 17, of the 3200 block of Gorham Court in Lansdowne, borrowed a .25-caliber handgun from a 16-year-old friend and, a week before the shooting, discussed it with two people, Assistant State's Attorney William C. Mulford II said in his opening statement.
SPORTS
December 17, 2007
NFL Bears@Vikings 8:30 p.m. [ESPN] You've been waiting to see Kyle Orton play again, haven't you? And Minnesota coach Brad Childress is worried about facing him. Childress said last week: "I'd equate him to a guy like Tony Romo, who sat in the back of the meeting room forever and was a sponge." Sponges, of course, are all wet. Which sounds about right. Game show Duel 8 p.m. [chs. 2, 7] Why mention the debut of this trivia game show? The host is ESPN's Mike Greenberg. You think maybe the producers could figure out a Vanna White-ish role for Mike Golic?
NEWS
By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | April 20, 2001
A patent lawyer has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Maryland by the Court of Appeals after he was arrested and charged with crossing state lines to engage in sexual activity with a minor solicited over the Internet. In a 4-2 decision, the state's highest court ruled yesterday that the conduct of James F. Childress, of Arlington, Va., undermines the public's confidence in the legal system. He cannot apply to terminate the suspension for one year. "Imposition of a penalty more significant than a reprimand is needed to deter similar future conduct by [Childress]
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 10, 1998
A 20-year-old Lansdowne man, serving a life sentence for the 1994 murder of a rival suitor in Glen Burnie, changed his mind and sought a delay yesterday in his request for a sentence reduction hearing.Mark A. Wheelton had asked Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Martin A. Wolff for yesterday's hearing despite legal advice that "it was too soon" after the 1995 sentencing, said John Gunning, assistant public defender. But after talking with his parents over the weekend, Wheelton agreed to follow his lawyer's advice and complete more programs before seeking a shortened prison stay.
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