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July 6, 1993
A water main break at a construction site next to the city Detention Center, early today sent thousands of gallons of water fTC cascading down the Fallsway, Guilford Avenue and under the Jones Falls Expressway.Several area residents reported no water shortly after 5 a.m.It appeared that more than one water line may have ruptured, as ankle-deep water turned the area into lakes.City water department repair crews were delayed from reaching the source of the leak by a locked chain link fence surrounding the site, where a new booking and intake facility for the Dentention Center is under construction in the 300 block of E. Madison St.
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September 11, 1994
Group offers reward for information on theftThe Harford County Crime Solvers, a group of concerned citizens, is offering up to $1,000 in rewards for the arrest and indictment of those responsible for breaking into a home in the 1300 block of Macton Road in Street on Aug. 11.The thieves entered through an unlocked window near the front door and stole a Ruger rifle, a camcorder, a compound bow, a Savage rifle, a rifle scope, a video recorder and $400.The...
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,Evening Sun Staff | January 21, 1991
A 27-year-old man led State Police on a 30-mile highway chase that reached more than 100 mph before the suspect's vehicle crashed at a construction site early today in Joppa.William A. Pritt, of the 300 block of Broad St. in Perryville, was being treated for minor injuries at Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and faces multiple charges, including attempted murder in Cecil County, said State Police spokesman Chuck Jackson.Pritt was under police guard at the hospital.The chase started shortly before 1 a.m. after Pritt was seen speeding away from an alley behind his home.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | August 24, 2001
When the construction cycle shifts into full gear during late summer months, so, too, does crime at building sites. But some say a lack of awareness about construction theft has led to its emergence as a major crime problem. "Construction theft is a very popular and organized crime because it is so easy to get away with," said Rick Byars, president of the Construction Industry Crime Resource Council in Memphis, Tenn. By some estimates - no national data are formally collected - the dollar amount of unrecovered stolen tools and equipment from construction sites is comparable to the amount taken during bank robberies.
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By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,Sun Staff Writer | February 3, 1995
Construction workers are preparing to break ground on the third North Laurel Park development project in an area where residents already are fuming about traffic, school crowding and safety."
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2012
Four protesters were arrested - one of whom was pepper-sprayed - near Johns Hopkins Hospital after police say they refused to follow officers' orders and shoved officers who attempted to disperse them.  Anthony Guglielmi, the Police Department's chief spokesman, said the protesters locked arms and refused to allow trucks to enter a construction site at the intersection of Rutland Avenue and Eager Street. Police said organizers told protesters over a megaphone to stand their ground as police ordered them to move to a "safe location.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Laura Barnhardt,SUN STAFF | August 2, 2000
The sighting of a 12-foot-tall, black, mystery creature seen lurking in the dark of night near the Arundel Mills construction site sparked a media frenzy yesterday in the light of day. The report of the "strange sighting" was checked by police early Monday morning and quickly became a joke about the sighting of an imaginary Loch Ness Monster from the Severn River. State wildlife officials were called in to search the area yesterday, where the large, unidentified beast that walked upright had scared several construction workers.
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By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1998
Monroe G. Haines, the self-appointed protector of a Westminster stream, stopped a contractor yesterday from pumping muddy water from a construction site into the run.The 75-year-old environmental activist, who has made the cleanup of Longwell Run a personal crusade for 11 years, said he "got riled" when workers told him they were going to pump muddy water from a construction site into the stream, which flows along the northeast side of the site."
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff writer | June 9, 1991
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service agents say it was an anonymous tip that led them to arrest 18 illegal immigrants from Mexico and Guatemala at an Edgewood construction site two weeks ago.INS agents started an investigation several weeks ago after they receiveda phone call that provided information about workers at The Gap warehouse site on Trimble Road, said Martin Renkiewicz, a spokesman for the INS office in Baltimore.Twelve INS agents arrived at the construction site at 7 a.m. May 29, initially arresting 20 men of the 50 workers at the site, Renkiewicz said.
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By Consella A. Lee and Consella A. Lee,SUN STAFF | September 21, 1995
A Frederick-based construction company hired to widen parts of U.S. 50 near Interstate 97 was fined $15,000 yesterday by a district judge in Glen Burnie for improperly disposing of construction site debris.Judge Vincent A. Mulieri ordered Dewey Jordan Inc. to pay the fine for improperly burying lumber, corrugated pipe and other construction debris at the site. He also said the company would be on probation until it paid its fine. The payment deadline is Oct. 20.Elizabeth Beebe Volz, an assistant attorney for the state Department of the Environment, said the material should have been taken to a licensed dump.
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