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July 18, 1994
BALTIMORE -- A 47-year-old resident of the Coldstream community was shot and killed last night a block from his home.Pronounced dead at the scene, the 1700 block of E. 29th St., from multiple gunshot wounds to the head was James Collins, of the 1800 block of E. 29th St.Mr. Collins was found lying on the pavement shortly before 9:30 p.m. by police responding to a report of a shooting.Police said Mr. Collins and his wife, a resident of Essex, had driven to New York over the weekend and for an unknown reason the wife took her husband's money and keys and returned to Baltimore, reportedly alone.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2014
Police have identified the victim in Saturday night's homicide as 16-year-old Lavar Crawford, who was killed in the 1900 block of E. 28th St. in Coldstream Homestead Montebello. Police did not identify a suspect or motive in the shooting. Officers called to the nearby intersection of Hugo and Harford roads around 11:30 p.m. Saturday found Crawford with a gunshot wound to the head, and medics pronounced him dead in less than 20 minutes, police said. Police later revised their report to say he was shot at E. 28th Street.
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By ANNE LINSKEY | September 29, 2006
A 47-year-old man was fatally stabbed early yesterday on the porch of his house in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello community, according to Baltimore police. Gary M. Nelson of the 1700 block of E. 30th St. was stabbed multiple times in the face and upper body around 1 a.m., said Officer Troy Harris, a city police spokesman. Nelson attempted to run into the house but collapsed before he got though the door, police said. Nelson was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:20 a.m., Harris said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 9, 2014
A 61-year-old man was killed when he was hit by an MTA bus in Northeast Baltimore's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood Thursday night, police said. The man, who police identified as James Payne, of the 8400 block of Roster Ave, had been standing at a bus stop near the corner of East 32nd Street and The Alameda when he bent down and fell in the street, where the bus hit him, police said. Family members at the scene said he had bent up to pick up gloves he had dropped. Police said witnesses at the scene and on the bus gave accounts of the incident, but anyone with information may call the department's accident investigation team at 410-396-2606.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 21, 1996
The city school board voted this week to place Kirk Field in North Baltimore on a list of city surplus properties, making it available to developers in the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello neighborhood.Interim board President Arnita Hicks McArthur said the board agreed to allow the development of 4.2 acres of the 7-acre site at Exeter Hall and Kirk avenues adjacent to Coldstream Park Elementary School, but made several recommendations for development that would ensure schoolchildren's safety.
NEWS
September 30, 1998
PoliceWestminster: A Coldstream Close resident told police Sunday that her purse was stolen while she was working at Westminster Inn. The loss was estimated at $145.Westminster: A Hampstead resident told police Monday that the roof of his car was damaged while the vehicle was parked behind 79 W. Main St. Damage was estimated at $350.Westminster: A resident of Washington Road told police Monday that his vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Village Shopping Center on Route 140. Damage was estimated at $192.
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By Gus G. Sentementes | July 18, 2008
Baltimore police are investigating the shootings of two teenage boys Wednesday night near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore. About 9:30 p.m., Northeastern District officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1700 block of E. 30th St., in the city's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood. Officers discovered a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old wounded by gunfire. Both were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The 14-year-old suffered a serious gunshot wound to his leg and was admitted to Hopkins overnight for treatment, police said.
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By Gus G. Sentementes | June 25, 2008
A 41-year-old man was shot and killed early yesterday near Lake Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore, city police said. Phillip Gaddy was in the 1700 block of Abbotston St., a block northwest of Harford Road, when he was shot. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:34 a.m., a police spokeswoman said. Gaddy was the fourth person to be killed this year in the city's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood, which has seen an increase in the pace of homicides.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 7, 2001
Twenty-one Baltimore schools were given a total of $1 million yesterday in cash awards from the state for significant improvement on statewide tests for the past two years. The schools collected about a third of the $2.75 million that the State Department of Education handed out to schools statewide that showed improvement in the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program tests. The awards, based on the number of students in a school, ranged from $79,000 for Harlem Park Community Center to $32,000 for Cherry Hill Elementary.
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By Stephen Henderson and Jean Thompson and Stephen Henderson and Jean Thompson,SUN STAFF | July 31, 1997
In yesterday's editions, picture captions for a story about Baltimore public schools were inadvertently transposed on pages 1A and 6A. Laura Weeldreyer's photograph appeared on 6A.The story also incorrectly reported the name of the school attended by Erica Goolesby. She attends Northwestern High School.The Sun regrets the errors.In Room 201 at Coldstream Park Elementary School in northeast Baltimore, 30 adults wrangled last night over proposals to boost student achievement in the coming academic year.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 14, 2012
Two men were shot in separate incidents in Baltimore on Wednesday night, according to city police. About 8 p.m., police were called to an area hospital after a man arrived there with a gunshot wound, said Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman. Police learned hours later from interviewing the victim that he was shot in the 700 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, in the city's Seton Hill neighborhood, Silbert said. The man was wounded in the leg and was receiving treatment, Silbert said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | December 19, 2010
A woman whose body was found wrapped in plastic has been identified as a 42-year-old who had been reported missing Wednesday. She was found in her own home, police said. Police responded to the 1800 block of 29th St. Saturday afternoon for a report of a body wrapped in a tarp. Detective Kevin Brown, a city police spokesman, said a relative found the body in the basement and called police. Brown said the victim, Karen Ferrell, had been reported missing Dec. 15. A cause of death had not been confirmed pending an autopsy, and no suspects or motives were available.
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By Gus G. Sentementes | July 18, 2008
Baltimore police are investigating the shootings of two teenage boys Wednesday night near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore. About 9:30 p.m., Northeastern District officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1700 block of E. 30th St., in the city's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood. Officers discovered a 14-year-old and a 15-year-old wounded by gunfire. Both were taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital. The 14-year-old suffered a serious gunshot wound to his leg and was admitted to Hopkins overnight for treatment, police said.
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By Gus G. Sentementes | June 25, 2008
A 41-year-old man was shot and killed early yesterday near Lake Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore, city police said. Phillip Gaddy was in the 1700 block of Abbotston St., a block northwest of Harford Road, when he was shot. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:34 a.m., a police spokeswoman said. Gaddy was the fourth person to be killed this year in the city's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood, which has seen an increase in the pace of homicides.
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By ANNE LINSKEY | September 29, 2006
A 47-year-old man was fatally stabbed early yesterday on the porch of his house in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello community, according to Baltimore police. Gary M. Nelson of the 1700 block of E. 30th St. was stabbed multiple times in the face and upper body around 1 a.m., said Officer Troy Harris, a city police spokesman. Nelson attempted to run into the house but collapsed before he got though the door, police said. Nelson was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:20 a.m., Harris said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 7, 2001
Twenty-one Baltimore schools were given a total of $1 million yesterday in cash awards from the state for significant improvement on statewide tests for the past two years. The schools collected about a third of the $2.75 million that the State Department of Education handed out to schools statewide that showed improvement in the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program tests. The awards, based on the number of students in a school, ranged from $79,000 for Harlem Park Community Center to $32,000 for Cherry Hill Elementary.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2013
Parents walking their children to class Thursday morning in the Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood were met by a grim sight: Crime scene tape roping off a field many cut through to get to Coldstream Elementary School. Baltimore police said a man was found shot to death in the field, adjacent to the Waverly Post Office at the corner of Montpelier Street and Homewood Avenue. On the other side of the field sits the elementary school playground. As suit-wearing Baltimore homicide detectives jotted down notes and uniformed police officers used green metal detectors and shovels to search for shells, parents and children walked past the scene on their way to school.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 27, 2014
Police have identified the victim in Saturday night's homicide as 16-year-old Lavar Crawford, who was killed in the 1900 block of E. 28th St. in Coldstream Homestead Montebello. Police did not identify a suspect or motive in the shooting. Officers called to the nearby intersection of Hugo and Harford roads around 11:30 p.m. Saturday found Crawford with a gunshot wound to the head, and medics pronounced him dead in less than 20 minutes, police said. Police later revised their report to say he was shot at E. 28th Street.
NEWS
September 30, 1998
PoliceWestminster: A Coldstream Close resident told police Sunday that her purse was stolen while she was working at Westminster Inn. The loss was estimated at $145.Westminster: A Hampstead resident told police Monday that the roof of his car was damaged while the vehicle was parked behind 79 W. Main St. Damage was estimated at $350.Westminster: A resident of Washington Road told police Monday that his vehicle was damaged while it was parked at Village Shopping Center on Route 140. Damage was estimated at $192.
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