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December 13, 2009
Prince George's County police say five youths were stabbed during a large fight in a Forestville shopping center parking lot. Cpl. Erica Johnson says the conditions of the five were not immediately available. The stabbings were reported about 7:10 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Donnell Drive. - Associated Press
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By David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun | November 21, 2013
Appearing as Malik "Poot" Carr for five seasons on "The Wire," Tray Chaney enjoyed one of the longest lives any drug dealer has ever had in prime time. "I was so lucky in my very first acting role," says Chaney, now living in La Plata, Charles County. "You can't be any more blessed than that starting out. " He's intent on sharing some of that blessed feeling. The father of two runs a production company and has a new film coming out in December. He's promoting HIV testing for the Prince George's County Health Department and making appearances and a music video for United Way of Maryland.
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By Rich Scherr and Special to The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2009
Nathan Ayers stood near midfield, flanked by coaches wrapping his bloodied left thumb, and confidently served notice to the rest of the local football world that No. 9 Dunbar isn't satisfied with three straight state titles. "We're not going to let anybody take this from us," the senior running back said. "I won't be stopped." On Saturday, Forestville found out first hand. Ayers rushed 23 times for a career-high 340 yards, scoring four touchdowns and three two-point conversions to lead the Poets out of an early hole to a 34-25 win in a Class 1A South semifinal at Poly.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 11, 2012
A Forestville man faces drug possession and indecent exposure charges, after police found him running naked on Crain Highway early Tuesday. It took a taser and several officers to arrest James Frederick Brown, 36, of the 7000 block Nimitz Drive. After he was treated at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, he was taken into custody. He also faces numerous CDS-related charges, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Officers found the suspect shortly after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Crain Highway and Hiddenbrook Drive in Glen Burnie.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | July 11, 2012
A Forestville man faces drug possession and indecent exposure charges, after police found him running naked on Crain Highway early Tuesday. It took a taser and several officers to arrest James Frederick Brown, 36, of the 7000 block Nimitz Drive. After he was treated at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, he was taken into custody. He also faces numerous CDS-related charges, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Officers found the suspect shortly after 2 a.m. at the intersection of Crain Highway and Hiddenbrook Drive in Glen Burnie.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff writer | March 3, 1991
As a freshman playing on the Northeast junior varsity basketball squad, Steve Strauss watched his older brother Fred's varsity season endin a regional championship loss to Prince George's County's Forestville.Strauss told himself and his future coach, John Barbour, thattogether they would win a regional championship before Strauss graduated.Friday night in the Class 2A Region III championship game againstForestville at Prince George's Community College, Barbour and Strauss came close to pulling off the feat -- but not close enough.
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By Sam Davis and Sam Davis,Staff Writer | March 15, 1992
COLLEGE PARK -- For three quarters of yesterday's Class 2A championship game at Cole Field House, Baltimore County, which had won just three state titles since 1947 heading into this season, had hopes of winning three in one year.But Overlea High failed to make it a hat trick for the county, as it fell to defending 2A champ Forestville, 84-53, at Cole Field House.Catonsville (Class 3A) and Milford Mill (1A) each won a state title in the first two championship games yesterday.Overlea (23-1)
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By Chuck Acquisto and Chuck Acquisto,Special to The Sun | March 5, 1994
Wilde Lake senior Seth Willingham scored 31 points and added 12 rebounds in three quarters to guide host Wilde Lake past Forestville of Prince George's County, 86-53, last night in a Class 1A South Region semifinal .Wilde Lake will play host to the Catoctin-Brunswick winner in the Class 1A South Region final tonight at 7. Forestville's season ends at 9-12.Circumstances did not seem to favor Wilde Lake. The Wildecats (12-10), after a week off from concluding the regular season, had entered the state playoffs by losing two of their last three games, costing them at least a share of its first Howard County basketball title since 1978.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN REPORTER | November 26, 2006
Even after beating Poolesville of Montgomery County for the third straight time for last fall's Class 1A South region crown, Dunbar's coaches said there were still those who doubted the credibility of their school's program. In last night's 38-22 1A South win over high-scoring Forestville (8-4) of Prince George's County, the 14th-ranked Poets (9-3) demonstrated their staying power once again. Tavon Austin rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns, returned a fumble 60 yards for another score and returned one of his three interceptions 64 yards to set up one of the three touchdowns scored by Maurice Portee (132 rushing yards)
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By Tom Worgo and Tom Worgo,Contributing Writer | March 4, 1993
The Class 2A, Region III game between Southern-AA and Forestville of Prince George's County yesterday was a showcase of the two team's star players -- Chatney Howard for Southern and Oronde Clark of the Knights.Both players came into the game averaging more than 24 points and 10 rebounds per game.But Howard's 35 points, 18 rebounds and five assists were not enough to power host Southern, and the No. 1 seed Bulldogs (14-9) dropped a 68-53 decision to No. 4 seed Forestville (14-10).Southern had a first-round bye while Forestville defeated Damascus of Montgomery County, 81-60, on Monday.
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By Katherine Dunn | February 26, 2012
The state girls basketball playoffs move into the regional quarterfinal round Monday with a host of games involving some of the area's best teams. Among the top teams in action: No. 1 Aberdeen hosts Franklin in Class 3A East, No. 3 and undefeated Poly hosts Westminster in Class 4A North and No. 4 Dunbar hosts Forestville in Class 1A South. Six additional teams from The Baltimore Sun's Top15 will also be in action Monday night: No. 6 Meade, No. 7 Digital Harbor, No. 9 Glenelg, No. 12 and undefeated Milford Mill, No. 13 South River and No. 14 Century.
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By David Nakamura and Maria Glod, The Washington Post | June 11, 2010
An off-duty Maryland state trooper who had planned to take a youth mentoring group to New York on Friday was ambushed and killed by a gunman early that morning after intervening in a dispute over a bill at a Forestville restaurant, authorities said. Wesley Brown, 24, was working as a part-time security guard at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar on Donnell Drive when he was shot about 12:30 a.m. in the parking lot. Covered in blood, he stumbled into the crowded restaurant and collapsed as patrons called 911. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
NEWS
December 13, 2009
Prince George's County police say five youths were stabbed during a large fight in a Forestville shopping center parking lot. Cpl. Erica Johnson says the conditions of the five were not immediately available. The stabbings were reported about 7:10 p.m. Friday in the 3000 block of Donnell Drive. - Associated Press
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By Rich Scherr and Rich Scherr,Special to The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2009
Nathan Ayers stood near midfield, flanked by coaches wrapping his bloodied left thumb, and confidently served notice to the rest of the local football world that No. 9 Dunbar isn't satisfied with three straight state titles. "We're not going to let anybody take this from us," the senior running back said. "I won't be stopped." On Saturday, Forestville found out first hand. Ayers rushed 23 times for a career-high 340 yards, scoring four touchdowns and three two-point conversions to lead the Poets out of an early hole to a 34-25 win in a Class 1A South semifinal at Poly.
SPORTS
By Rich Scherr and Special to The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2009
Nathan Ayers stood near midfield, flanked by coaches wrapping his bloodied left thumb, and confidently served notice to the rest of the local football world that No. 9 Dunbar isn't satisfied with three straight state titles. "We're not going to let anybody take this from us," the senior running back said. "I won't be stopped." On Saturday, Forestville found out first hand. Ayers rushed 23 times for a career-high 340 yards, scoring four touchdowns and three two-point conversions to lead the Poets out of an early hole to a 34-25 win in a Class 1A South semifinal at Poly.
NEWS
By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,sandra.mckee@baltsun.com | November 16, 2008
By the time a typhoonlike rain swept across Lumsden-Scott Stadium at the start of the fourth quarter yesterday, No. 3 ranked and No. 1 seeded Dunbar had already blown away No. 4 seeded Forestville and was well on its way to a 52-14 victory in the Class 1A South football semifinals. Dunbar scored a season-high 30 points in the first quarter and was up 52-6 at halftime. Tavon Austin carried the ball four times and scored three touchdowns of 53, 43 and 26 yards while rolling up 149 yards in the first half.
SPORTS
By Sam Davis and Sam Davis,Sun Staff Correspondent | March 10, 1991
COLLEGE PARK -- Edgewood's Steve Lewis came to the state basketball tournament with a reputation as a scorer, but after his two-point performance in his team's semifinal win over Wilde Lake Friday night, Lewis had something to prove.Last night, he lived up to his billing, but his 28 points were not enough, as Prince George's County's Forestville used its height advantage inside to put away Edgewood, 77-59, in the state Class 2A boys championship game.For three quarters Lewis, a smooth shooting 6-foot-2 senior guard, kept the Rams (24-2)
SPORTS
By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,SUN STAFF | March 6, 1999
FORESTVILLE -- A third quarter coaching decision and the relentless offense of Anthony Breland and Murray Graves powered No. 13-ranked Oakland Mills to the Class 1A South region championship over Forestville last night, 76-58.The Scorpions (22-3), state champs in 1990, return to the final four for the first time since 1995, when they lost to Dunbar in the Class 2A final. They'll play the East region champions at 3 p.m. Friday at College Park.Breland (33 points, 13 rebounds, two blocked shots)
NEWS
May 31, 2007
FORESTVILLE -- A seven-car, chain-reaction crash yesterday on the Capital Beltway killed at least two people and injured 15, including two police officers, authorities said. It started at about 7 p.m. when a Prince George's County police officer spotted a speeding motorcycle and positioned himself to stop it on the inner loop, police said. The motorcycle rider swerved in front of a civilian car and sped away, causing the officer's car to hit the civilian's.
SPORTS
By Heather A. Dinich and Heather A. Dinich,Sun Reporter | April 10, 2007
Offensive lineman Antonio Logan-El, a former Maryland recruit who caused a stir last year with his dramatic, nationally televised decision to sign with Penn State, will ask coach Joe Paterno to be released from his scholarship and will reconsider the Terps, he said yesterday. "A big issue for me was being away from my family," said Logan-El, who committed to Maryland as a high school sophomore but called an audible on National Signing Day in unforgettable fashion. " ... There were a lot of different variables.
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