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By Baltimore Sun staff | January 4, 2011
A man was stabbed Monday afternoon in the 700 block of Linnard St. in Edmondson Village, Baltimore police said, and he is expected to recover from his injuries. Police were called to an area hospital shortly before 5 p.m. Monday and found the man, who had walked into the hospital after being stabbed in the torso, said Detective Kevin Brown, a department spokesman. Police had no suspects and knew of no motives in the stabbing.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
A 27-year-old man was killed after he was shot multiple times in Baltimore's Edmondson Village neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. Police found the victim with severe gunshot wounds in the 700 block of N. Augusta Ave. just after 7:30 p.m. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment, but was pronounced dead at 8:22 p.m. Early investigation revealed that the victim was shot in the block by an unknown assailant who then fled the scene....
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 7, 2011
City police have identified a man fatally shot in the head in Edmondson Village last week as 36-year-old neighborhood resident. Officers responding to a report of a shooting on Feb. 2 found Warren Wilmer in the 900 block of N. Woodington Road suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene and later identified as Wilmer, of the nearby 1200 block of N. Augusta St. Police said they did not have a motive or suspects. Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 1, 2014
Police say a woman was shot at outside of St. Agnes Hospital Wednesday night.  The woman was not struck. The shooting occurred before 10:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the hospital, in the 900 block of S. Caton Ave. in Southwest Baltimore.  Sgt. Sarah Connolly, a police spokeswoman, said police were investigating the shots fired.  Police said a man was also shot in the arm in the 5900 block of Edna Ave., in Northeast Baltimore's Glenham-Belhar...
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
A 27-year-old man was killed after he was shot multiple times in Baltimore's Edmondson Village neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. Police found the victim with severe gunshot wounds in the 700 block of N. Augusta Ave. just after 7:30 p.m. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment, but was pronounced dead at 8:22 p.m. Early investigation revealed that the victim was shot in the block by an unknown assailant who then fled the scene....
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The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2011
A Baltimore firefighter received minor injuries Friday morning while battling a one-alarm rowhouse fire near Edmondson Village in West Baltimore. The fire was reported at 8:48 a.m. in the basement of a two-story, end-of-group home in the 4200 block of Colborne Road, in Rognel Heights. It was declared under control 31 minutes later, according to Andrew Doyle of the Baltimore Firefighters Union Local 734. Two occupants were in the dwelling but got out unharmed, he said. Fire Department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright said firefighters found "heavy smoke and fire" in the house and worked to confine the fire to the building where it started.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2011
A man who was shot in the head in the Edmondson Village neighborhood, near the south edge of Gwynns Falls Park/Leakin Park Wednesday night died, city police said. Police have not yet been able to identify the man, who is believed to be in his 30s, said Det. Nicole Monroe. Officers were called just after 8 p.m. to the 900 block of Woodington Road the victim was found wounded, said Detective Nicole Monroe. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information was asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100.
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By Ryan Davis and Ryan Davis,SUN STAFF | July 14, 2004
Police seized more than 2 kilograms of cocaine, a handgun and ammunition yesterday from an Edmondson Village couple, both of whom have convictions on felony drug charges. During a routine scan last month of the ammunition sales log at Wal-Mart in Catonsville, detectives from the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force found that the woman had bought ammunition for a .45 caliber handgun and that she was a felon, said Baltimore Police Lt. John Hess. It is illegal for a convicted felon to possess guns or ammunition.
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By Mary Medland and Mary Medland,Special to The Sun | July 21, 1991
"We are just a group of ordinary working people," says longtime Edmondson Village resident Betty Martin.And the West Baltimore neighborhood shares that characteristic modesty. The neighborhood's homes are not flashy. But they're solid Baltimore.A neighborhood of neat brick and stone row houses, many with front porches and all with yards, Edmondson Village --Baltimore's Best Neighborhood in 1983 -- sits in West Baltimore along Edmondson Avenue.Perhaps Edmondson Village's best-known resident is Gov. William Donald Schaefer.
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By Liz F. Kay and Jacques Kelly and Liz F. Kay and Jacques Kelly and,liz.kay@baltsun.com and jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | September 9, 2008
A four-alarm fire yesterday destroyed one end of Edmondson Village Shopping Center, a historic outdoor strip mall in West Baltimore that was called "the Harborplace of its day." City firefighters battled the blaze for more than three hours. The fire, on the west side of the shopping center in the 4500 block of Edmondson Ave., was reported about 9 a.m. When firefighters arrived, three shops --- Ashley Stewart Woman, Edmondson Beauty & Gifts and Village Hair & Beauty - were engulfed in flames, said Chief Kevin Cartwright of the FireDepartment.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2013
Police are investigating a shooting in southwest Baltimore. Baltimore police officers responded to the 600 block of Mount Holly Street in Edmondson Village for a reported shooting at 12:35 a.m. and found a man shot in the chest. He was taken to an area hospital where he was treated and released, police said. Investigators had no suspects early Wednesday. jgeorge@baltsun.com Twitter.com/justingeorge
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By Louise Vest | December 26, 2012
100 Years Ago Watches and Watchter From the Laurel social column: "Mrs. Mayor George W. Waters, Jr. visited relatives in Baltimore during the past week. "Dr. Millard M. Wachter of Long Island, Kansas, a brother of Mr. J. W. Wachter , manager of the Laurel Furniture Company, died in Baltimore on last Thursday. Dr. Wachter was born in Frederick county in 1853 and spent his boyhood days in Frederick, where his parents moved while he was yet quite young. On obtaining his majority he went to Baltimore and obtained employment with the firm of E.L. Parker and Company.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 23, 2012
John Thomas "Dick" Burda, a retired asbestos worker and former Howard County resident, died Sunday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. He was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village, Mr. Burda attended city public schools. He served with the Marine Corps in Korea during the Korean War, where he was wounded. He was later awarded the Purple Heart. For 35 years until retiring in 1989, Mr. Burda worked out of Pipe Coverers' Union 11, which is now Local 24. The longtime Ellicott City resident moved to Ocean Pines 15 years ago. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing and crabbing with his family.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | December 23, 2011
Albert J. Schramm, a retired technical writer who had founded Albert Schramm & Associates, died Dec. 16 of cancer at Howard County General Hospital. The Howard County resident was 68. The son of the superintendent of the Baltimore Maritime Exchange and a PBX operator, Albert Joseph Schramm was born in Baltimore and raised in Edmondson Village. After graduating in 1961 from Mergenthaler Vocational High School, he enlisted in the Army, where he attained the rank of sergeant and served in intelligence in Germany.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 19, 2011
John David Hiteshew Sr. and John David Hiteshew Jr. — both known as David — spent four years walking and exploring hundreds of miles of Maryland railroad trackage to document the industrial infrastructure and physical characteristics of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, the nation's first common-carrier railroad, which began building westward from Baltimore in 1827. They were armed with walking shoes, notepads and a digital camera used to photograph trackage, alignments, curves, grades, tunnels, culverts, bridges — both stone and steel — yards, signals and wayside structures affiliated with the railroad.
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The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2011
A Baltimore firefighter received minor injuries Friday morning while battling a one-alarm rowhouse fire near Edmondson Village in West Baltimore. The fire was reported at 8:48 a.m. in the basement of a two-story, end-of-group home in the 4200 block of Colborne Road, in Rognel Heights. It was declared under control 31 minutes later, according to Andrew Doyle of the Baltimore Firefighters Union Local 734. Two occupants were in the dwelling but got out unharmed, he said. Fire Department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright said firefighters found "heavy smoke and fire" in the house and worked to confine the fire to the building where it started.
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,Staff Writer | December 20, 1992
All heads turned when the boy's mother pointed to the trophies.There were three, all won by Michael Shawn Gasque for his outstanding play in the Edmondson Village Little League.The heads that turned to look at them belonged to the boy'srelatives and friends. About 20 gathered in the boy's home yesterday.They looked, and they kept looking, because they know the boy won't be winning anymore.The 11-year-old boy was found Friday with multiple stab wounds in an abandoned shed in a wooded area near his Edmondson Village home.
FEATURES
By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | October 26, 2011
It was Monday, after work, and Deborah Robertson had chased her sister, Nellie, out onto the front porch of the house in Edmondson Village that they share. "She smokes and I don't, so she has to go outside," said Robertson. But soon enough, her sister was tapping on the window and motioning Robertson outside. There was a television crew coming down the street toward their house. "I said, "Oh my, I think they are here for me,'" said Robertson. "She didn't believe me. " It was interior designer Vern Yip and a crew from HGTV's Urban Oasis contest, a sweepstakes that offers a dream home as the grand prize.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | July 24, 2011
More than 70 people gathered Sunday evening on an Edmondson Village street corner, rallying for the safe return of an infant who disappeared Friday with the teenager who had been left to watch him briefly. Pastors and relatives surrounded Whitney McGee, the mother of Ki'Yauhn Birch, as she tearfully pleaded for Jonae Boozer, the 16-year-old last seen with the 7-month-old boy, to surrender the baby. "Put my baby somewhere safe and call somebody. He's probably hungry," McGee, 20, wept, as she said she was deeply worried about her baby's well-being, especially in the intense heat of the past few days.
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