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By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Sun Staff | July 16, 2000
Her friends sometimes treat her like an evangelist with no impulse control. It's probably because she can't keep quiet when she spies a child seat improperly installed, or ill-fitting, or wrong for a child's age or size. But Brooke Edwards Greenbaum has to live with herself, too. Her friends sympathize, but they don't quite understand. She hopes they never have to. Last year, Greenbaum was a passenger in a car that crashed and left four people dead, including her father. Two people survived that accident: Greenbaum and her 15-month-old daughter Lauren, who was strapped into a child seat.
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September 29, 2009
City schools recognized for school lunch program 3 The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future will recognize Baltimore City public schools today for creating an organic farm and incorporating local foods into school lunches. The center's 2009 Visionary Leadership in Local Food Procurement and Food Education Award will be presented to schools chief Andr?s Alonso and Tony Geraci, the system's food and nutrition director. Dr. Robert Lawrence, director of CLF, and Dr. Michael Klag, dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will present the award at Great Kids Farm, the school system's organic farm and education center in Catonsville.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | January 6, 1995
A Berrett-area man is being held in lieu of $75,000 bond after he was arrested on suspicion of driving 82 miles per hour in a 50 mile per hour zone and failing to complete four field tests for driving while intoxicated on Liberty Road yesterday morning.Jeffrey Shannon Irvine, 19, of the 6300 block of Wild Lake Drive was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of the drug and paraphernalia and two handgun violations.
NEWS
February 8, 2009
Drivers addicted to their keypads, beware: It soon may be illegal in Maryland to send or receive text messages while you're behind the wheel. It's bad enough when people with hand-held cell phones let themselves be distracted by long, rambling conversations while the scenery flies by. Cell phones have become a major cause of traffic accidents, some of them fatal. But drivers who twitter and tweet via typed messages on BlackBerries and the like are even worse. They have both thumbs on the keypad and both eyes on the screen, when they should be keeping their hands on the wheel and their attention on the road.
SPORTS
By Los Angeles Times | February 3, 1994
LOS ANGELES -- In his freshman year at Duke, Cherokee Parks admits he was "along for the ride," a wide-eyed youngster who took a back seat while Christian Laettner drove Duke to the NCAA championship.Parks moved up to the passenger seat as a sophomore, but with Bobby Hurley at the controls and Grant Hill and Thomas Hill navigating, Parks could pretty much roll down the window and enjoy the scenery.Now Parks is a junior, and while the 6-foot-11 center is not in the driver's seat -- that role clearly belongs to Grant Hill -- there are days when coach Mike Krzyzewski hands Parks the keys.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 27, 1999
A Howard County police chase, involving a man driving a speeding Jeep with a lawn chair for a driver's seat, ended early yesterday in Baltimore County when the driver and two passengers fled on foot and were arrested, police said.The 10-minute chase began on northbound U.S. 29 at 3: 06 a.m. when a police officer clocked the Jeep at 81 mph in the 55-mph zone. When the officer tried to apprehend the vehicle, which police later learned was reported stolen, the driver accelerated, reaching 110 mph, said Sgt. Morris Carroll, a police spokesman.
NEWS
By Adam Sachs, Daniel P. Clemens, Maria Archangelo and Greg Tasker and Adam Sachs, Daniel P. Clemens, Maria Archangelo and Greg Tasker,Staff writers | November 11, 1990
Republicans left little doubt Tuesday as to which political party reigns supreme in Carroll, returning all GOP incumbents to office, winning a competitive battle for an open Senate seat and ousting a two-term Democratic sheriff."
SPORTS
By Sandra McKee | December 14, 2004
THE PICTURE of Dale Earnhardt on the cover of The Sun's Television Week worried me last week. I'd glance at it, almost furtively. I'd bury it under other papers and then be shocked when I came upon it while looking for something else. The artwork was promoting the ESPN movie 3, the story of the late seven-time Winston Cup champion that aired Saturday night. The reason for my discomfort? Since Earnhardt's death on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, I have not been able to look at photos of Earnhardt; not been able to do more than read a few paragraphs of the many books written about him. Though I was at Daytona that day and wrote about his death then and many times since, stories about Earnhardt written by other reporters around the country remain folded, unread, in the back of a file cabinet.
NEWS
April 11, 1996
A Glen Burnie woman surprised a man who was trying to steal a lawn mower from her shed Tuesday morning, county police said. The man got away with a tackle box.Jo Ann May, 52, of the 500 block of New Jersey Ave. told police she went to her shed about 6 a.m. after she heard a noise. She saw a black pickup truck parked at the end of her driveway, she said, with a man in the driver's seat and a woman standing outside the truck.Ms. May asked the woman what they were doing, then walked into the shed, where she saw another man trying to take a lawn mower.
NEWS
February 8, 2009
Drivers addicted to their keypads, beware: It soon may be illegal in Maryland to send or receive text messages while you're behind the wheel. It's bad enough when people with hand-held cell phones let themselves be distracted by long, rambling conversations while the scenery flies by. Cell phones have become a major cause of traffic accidents, some of them fatal. But drivers who twitter and tweet via typed messages on BlackBerries and the like are even worse. They have both thumbs on the keypad and both eyes on the screen, when they should be keeping their hands on the wheel and their attention on the road.
NEWS
By Julie Scharper and Julie Scharper,sun reporter | June 12, 2007
A Baltimore County shopping center was the site of deadly violence yesterday, when two women were shot while sitting in a parked car. One of the women was killed, and the other was seriously injured by gunfire on the parking lot of the Parkway Crossing shopping center, just north of the city-county line, off Perring Parkway. Police said they did not believe the shooting was random. Witnesses reported hearing screams and gunfire about 10:20 a.m. on the parking lot, police said. A woman wearing a light-colored blouse was slumped in the passenger seat and a woman in the driver's seat was soaked with blood and appeared to have been shot in the face, said Nick Sala, 77, who hurried out of Perring Bingo as soon as he heard about the shooting.
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By Sandra McKee | December 14, 2004
THE PICTURE of Dale Earnhardt on the cover of The Sun's Television Week worried me last week. I'd glance at it, almost furtively. I'd bury it under other papers and then be shocked when I came upon it while looking for something else. The artwork was promoting the ESPN movie 3, the story of the late seven-time Winston Cup champion that aired Saturday night. The reason for my discomfort? Since Earnhardt's death on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500, I have not been able to look at photos of Earnhardt; not been able to do more than read a few paragraphs of the many books written about him. Though I was at Daytona that day and wrote about his death then and many times since, stories about Earnhardt written by other reporters around the country remain folded, unread, in the back of a file cabinet.
FEATURES
By Louise Roug and Louise Roug,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 3, 2003
HOLLYWOOD - Scott Herwitz travels in a world of celebrity, privilege and, sometimes, drama. Wearing a dark suit and shades, he is silent and nearly invisible - qualities that make him privy to secrets, deals and the occasional romantic liaison. Herwitz is a limousine driver, one of thousands in Los Angeles. To those on the other side of the partition, he is simply "the driver." But he sees and hears everything. "You're the ultimate fly on the wall," says Herwitz. "You see the best and worst of people - on their way to the Oscars [which this year fall on March 23]
NEWS
April 8, 2002
A woman was pronounced dead yesterday after being found in the driver's seat of a car that crashed into the front of a mausoleum in a Northeast Baltimore cemetery, city police reported. Homicide Detective Marvin Sydnor said the woman, whose name was not released, apparently drove the Ford Contour from a roadway in Parkwood Cemetery in the 3300 block of Taylor Ave. for about 50 feet before crashing into the mausoleum. Sydnor said that the driver's air bag deployed and that the woman's upper torso was trapped under the steering wheel.
NEWS
By Peter Jensen and Peter Jensen,Sun Staff | July 16, 2000
Her friends sometimes treat her like an evangelist with no impulse control. It's probably because she can't keep quiet when she spies a child seat improperly installed, or ill-fitting, or wrong for a child's age or size. But Brooke Edwards Greenbaum has to live with herself, too. Her friends sympathize, but they don't quite understand. She hopes they never have to. Last year, Greenbaum was a passenger in a car that crashed and left four people dead, including her father. Two people survived that accident: Greenbaum and her 15-month-old daughter Lauren, who was strapped into a child seat.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 27, 1999
A Howard County police chase, involving a man driving a speeding Jeep with a lawn chair for a driver's seat, ended early yesterday in Baltimore County when the driver and two passengers fled on foot and were arrested, police said.The 10-minute chase began on northbound U.S. 29 at 3: 06 a.m. when a police officer clocked the Jeep at 81 mph in the 55-mph zone. When the officer tried to apprehend the vehicle, which police later learned was reported stolen, the driver accelerated, reaching 110 mph, said Sgt. Morris Carroll, a police spokesman.
BUSINESS
By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,Staff Writer | January 22, 1994
Talk about impulse buying: The weather this past week may have had you wishing you could trade in your car for a cross between a jeep and a tank.And if a salesman for AM General Corp. had been chugging up your icy street in a brand new Hummer, there's no doubt about it: You would have been tempted to sign the dotted line on the spot.Hummer is the rugged -- its big knobby tires come up to your waist -- civilian version of the all-terrain Humvee that AM General produces for the military.It's not a thing of beauty.
NEWS
By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | September 25, 1994
Three women were taken to Carroll County General Hospital Friday after the speeding car in which they were riding crashed on Route 30 at the end of an eight-mile police pursuit from Pennsylvania, police reported. A man believed to have been the driver fled from the crash scene on foot.Pfc. Craig Snyder, of the West Manheim (Pa.) Township police, said he began following a 1992 Geo Prizm after it pulled out from behind a store south of Hanover, Pa., and he saw that it had a faulty brake light.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | February 3, 1998
Kimberly Smith wrote poems to cope with the death of her parents and sister, who were killed nine years ago in a Florida car crash. Now, those same words scratched long ago on pages torn from a dime-store notebook are being used to comfort her young daughters.Smith, 30, became the latest tragedy for the Northeast Baltimore family this weekend, when she was found in Govans fatally shot in the head in a car next to her boyfriend, who was wounded in the back during the attack. She was six weeks pregnant.
NEWS
July 2, 1996
County police arrested an Annapolis man Sunday on charges of breaking into the home of a Severn woman, attacking her, damaging property and stealing a $300 diamond bracelet.Kevin Maurice Makell, 28, of the 1100 block of Eastport Terrace was charged with assault and battery and burglary. Police said a man broke the door and door frame to get into a townhouse in the 1900 block of Arwell Court shortly before 1 a.m. and began arguing with Kisha R. Booze, 20, of that address.The man pushed her onto a bed and tried to punch her in the face, then threw a videocassette recorder down a flight of stairs, stole a 1-carat-diamond tennis bracelet and left, police said.
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