December 28, 1995
An Annapolis man was arrested Tuesday evening after he allegedly walked out of a Pasadena store with about $130 worth of compact discs hidden inside his coat, county police said.A security officer at the Kmart department store in the 8000 block of Jumpers Hole Road told police that a man entered the store about 6 p.m., took eight compact discs from a display rack and put them inside his coat.The man walked out of the store without paying, but was caught and held, police said. Among the discs were two copies of Green Day's "Insomniac" and two copies of "Stripped" by the Rolling Stones.
August 7, 2003
A report of a burglar yesterday morning in a house at The Greens of Westminster led to the arrest of a man from the area on charges of burglary and theft from vehicles and yards in the neighborhood, city police said. Police recovered items including a 19-inch television, a lawn trimmer, a child's scooter, a bicycle, a man's wallet and a woman's purse, credit cards and numerous compact discs, said Maj. Dean A. Brewer. The property was reported missing from a home, a shed, several yards and five or six vehicles that had been parked in the area of Johahn and Stacy Lee drives, he said.
February 3, 1992
After years of anticipation and false starts, compact discs are set to do for computers in the '90s what they did for stereos in the '80s.Dozens of companies are selling or readying computer CD players and titles for consumer consumption this year.Even in the past month, companies as diverse as Apple Computer and Nintendo have revealed plans to introduce desk-top computers or video game consoles with CD-ROM drives in 1992. Others are hawking CD-ROM upgrade kits to turn plain computers into multimedia wonders.
January 31, 2000
As MP3 music players have proliferated, many consumers have been reluctant to invest in yet another music format. And with most of these gadgets limited to about an hour of music, I've seen no need to give up my personal CD player. HanGo's Personal Jukebox 100 (www.pjbox.com) addresses the problem of too little storage in a big way. The 3-inch-by-6-inch device holds the equivalent of 100 compact discs. The secret is a 4.8-gigabyte hard drive. Combine that with pretty good sound and a relatively small package, and I'm ready to whip out the gold card, which is what you'll need to buy it. The PJB-100 is not cool-looking.
November 29, 2002
Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights that begins tonight at sundown, is a celebration of freedom filled with the joy of family gatherings and gift giving. But that joy is dampened this year as thoughts turn to the violence and unrest that have engulfed Israel. So the Jewish community in Baltimore is reaching out to fellow Jews touched by the uprising -- Israeli soldiers and victims of violent attacks -- by sending them gifts of music and messages of solidarity. Inviting people to "put a new spin on Chanukah," local Jewish organizations are holding a CD drive, soliciting donations of new or used compact discs and encouraging donors to write a message on a specially designed paper sleeve.
June 27, 1995
POLICE LOG* Elkridge: 5700 block of Paradise Ave.: Compact discs were stolen after someone entered a home through an open window Friday, police said.