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December 31, 1991
An off-duty Maryland state trooper shot and killed a man last night during a gunbattle in Northwest Baltimore that also left the trooper with a gunshot wound to his leg, state police said.Trooper Eric Claxton, 29, killed the unidentified man after he saw the man open fire on a third person in an alley off the intersection of Wabash and Belle avenues, said Chuck Jackson, a spokesman for the Maryland State Police.Trooper Claxton, an undercover officer with the fugitive warrant section, was at a service station pay phone next to the alley shortly after 10 p.m. when he saw the gunman open fire, Mr. Jackson said.
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By Erika Niedowski and Erika Niedowski,SUN STAFF | January 29, 2004
A woman treated last year at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center filed a malpractice claim against the hospital yesterday, saying an intern had "negligently" cut an artery in her neck while trying to establish intravenous access. According to the lawsuit, Dezirea M. Claxton of Baltimore visited Bayview's emergency department Nov. 5 and was admitted for further tests and treatment. Several days later, two physicians examined the 49-year-old in her room and said they had to place a catheter in a vein in her neck because they couldn't use those in her arms.
NEWS
By Roger Twigg ... 2/3 ... 2/3 | January 1, 1992
Baltimore police said yesterday that they believed an off-duty state trooper interrupted a possible murder attempt Monday night when he killed a 19-year-old man during a gunbattle at a West Baltimore service station.Killed was Michael Steven Maxfield, 19, of the 3700 block of Milford Avenue in Northwest Baltimore. With three gunshot wounds to the back, he was pronounced dead at the scene of the 9:55 p.m. shooting.Cpl. Eric R. Claxton, 29, of the Waterloo barracks of the state police, was slightly wounded in the gunbattle, which occurred after Corporal Claxton stopped in a service station in the 4300 block of Wabash Avenue to make a telephone call.
NEWS
May 23, 1995
Robert B.Meyer Jr., 74, a former curator of aero propulsion at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington and a longtime director of his family's Cord Meyer Development Co. in Queens, N.Y., died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Potomac. The family-owned development company was founded by his grandfather, Cord Meyer, who developed Forest Hills and other Queens communities at the turn of the century.Albert Parker, 79, credited with turning Claxton, Ga., into the "Fruitcake Capital of the World," died there Sunday.
NEWS
By Anica Butler and Anica Butler,SUN STAFF | August 15, 2005
Jimmie Miller, a graphic designer and artist, died of prostate cancer Thursday at the Manor Care Ruxton nursing home. He was 71. Born James Hamilton Miller in Baltimore, he was a 1952 graduate of Gilman School and attended the New York School of Photography, Corcoran College of Art in Washington and Maryland Institute College of Art. Mr. Miller spent 16 years working in the fields of architecture and city planning before becoming a full-time artist....
SPORTS
By Tim Kerr and Tim Kerr,Special to The Sun | April 7, 1991
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Virginia fended off a fourth-quarte rally to defeat Maryland, 10-9, in an Atlantic Coast Conference game yesterday at Scott Stadium.Virginia (7-1, 2-0 ACC), No. 3 in The Sun top 10, had a 10-4 lead when defenseman George Glyphis scored with 1 minute, 36 seconds gone in the final period. But No. 6 Maryland (5-2, 1-2) stormed back behind faceoff ace Andy Claxton and a more aggressive ride, scoring five straight goals to cut the deficit to 10-9 with 1:10 remaining.Claxton won the ensuing faceoff, but the Terrapins managed just one shot on their final two possessions, as Virginia escaped with the win.Senior attackman Mark Douglas scored two of his team-high three goals in the Terps' five-goal run.Maryland coach Dick Edell traced the Terrapins' rally to a second-half move of junior defenseman Brian Burlace to a defensive midfield position.
SPORTS
By Bill Free and Bill Free,SUN STAFF | December 13, 1998
The game seemed so simple for Hofstra last night in a 68-55 victory over Towson in the America East opener for both teams.Just give the ball to lightning-quick junior guard Craig Claxton and let him explode to the basket and find an open man.Claxton, last season's America East Player of the Year, blew past the Tigers time after time to open up scoring opportunities for the Flying Dutchmen (4-4) against the Tigers (1-5).Claxton was credited with just four assists, but his passes almost always led indirectly or directly to baskets.
SPORTS
By KEN ROSENTHAL | February 8, 1993
In New York, nearly a dozen TV cameras were arranged around a large wooden table inside a boardroom at New York Hospital. Henry Murray, Arthur Ashe's attending physician, tried to explain how an AIDS patient could die so suddenly. Donald Dell, Ashe's attorney and longtime friend, choked back tears.In northwest Baltimore, Dick Hobson sat at his dining room table sorting through memories -- pictures, letters and tennis programs, all revolving around the man they called Ashe. Dick is 70, his wife Lavada, 69. Slowly, they ascended the staircase to show a visitor the bedroom where Ashe slept as a boy with their nephew, Ron Claxton.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | December 5, 1996
Many in Anne Arundel County have roles in its rich wrestling tradition.Northeast coach Al Kohlhafer's teams won state titles in 1978 (the county's first) and again in 1993. Arundel's Buddy Hepfer, inducted into Maryland's Wrestling Hall of Fame last year, brought the Class 3A-4A title to the county in '87, where it has been eight of the last 10 years.Mike Hampe's teams at Old Mill have won an six of the last eight Class 3A-4A tournament crowns, including five straight through the '92-'93 season.
NEWS
February 13, 2005
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