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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Staff Writer | October 19, 1993
A cry -- "Look out" -- may have saved the life of a road construction worker when a car headed south on Route 97 went through a stop sign and crashed into a stopped dump truck at Old Liberty Road yesterday.The two occupants of the car were seriously injured.The driver, Richard P. Collins, 54, of Bluefield, Va., was flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was in serious and stable condition with internal injuries yesterday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said.Lawrence Skoczynski, 31, of Baltimore, the passenger, was taken to Carroll County General Hospital for treatment, then transferred to Shock Trauma about 4:15 p.m.The crash occurred about 12:30 p.m. yesterday.
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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 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 Knight-Ridder Newspapers | November 9, 1994
STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Bob Beatty owes his life to determination and two eight-penny nails.The self-employed heavy machine operator nearly died when his 18-ton Caterpillar earth mover flipped, crushing his left leg.It took the north Iredell County, N.C., man two hours, using the 2 1/2 -inch nails, to free his leg. For almost an hour more, he dragged himself uphill toward help, quenching his thirst with water from puddles along the way."I thought I was going to die, and I remember looking at the watch to see what time I was going to die," Mr. Beatty said from his bed at Davis Community Hospital in Statesville.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,SUN STAFF | March 12, 2002
A 46-year-old security guard was sentenced to 50 years in prison yesterday after he pleaded guilty in Baltimore County Circuit Court to decapitating an Essex woman a few hours after they met in a shopping center. Richard Lee Donnelly of the 6600 block of Golden Ring Road in Rosedale entered an Alford plea to a charge of first-degree murder in the death Aug. 27, 2000 of 38-year-old Rosemarie Shew. The plea means Donnelly does not admit guilt but acknowledges that the state has sufficient evidence to convict him. Assistant State's Attorney Steve Kroll told Judge John Grason Turnbull II that Donnelly admitted to the killing when he was arrested Sept.
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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 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 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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December 5, 2013
The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Little Patuxent Parkway , 10200 block, between 4 p.m. Nov. 25 and 7 a.m. Dec. 2. Entry gained to enclosed storage at Rouse Co. building construction site by cutting padlock. Leaf blower, air compressor and grease gun removed. Little Patuxent Parkway,  10200 block, between 5 p.m. Nov. 26 and 6:30 a.m. Nov. 27. Entry gained to trailer at Rouse Co. building construction site.
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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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