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By Justin Fenton and Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | March 31, 2011
City police were investigating a fatal daytime shooting Thursday in Northeast Baltimore's Frankford neighborhood and said a Halethorpe man shot Wednesday afternoon in a Pigtown parking lot had died of his injuries. Police said a 31-year-old man was shot in the face about 2 p.m. Thursday in the 6000 block of Moravia Park Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, near where another man was killed Tuesday in a shopping center parking lot. Thursday's victim was not immediately identified.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | May 29, 2014
Two people were discovered overnight suffering from gunshot wounds in the city, Baltimore Police said. At around 1:55 a.m. Wednesday, a woman was found with a gunshot wound to the hand in the 5300 block on Plainfield Avenue in the Windsor Hills neighborhood, police said. Early investigation found that an Infiniti Coupe and an SUV pulled up beside the vehicle where the victim was a passenger, according to a news release. The passenger of the Coupe then exited the vehicle and shot the handgun into the vehicle the victim was inside, striking her. The woman was treated at a nearby hospital.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 1, 2011
City police identified a 51-year-old man fatally shot Sunday in Northeast Baltimore's Frankford neighborhood. Jeffrey R. Purnell, of the 6700 block of Ransome Ave. in Woodlawn, was found shot in the head inside a vehicle in the 5700 block of Eastbury Ave. at about 2:30 p.m. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police over the weekend also identified a man fatally shot Friday in the Hollins Market neighborhood as 30-year-old Raynard K. Benjamin.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | May 12, 2014
Two men were gunned down in separate incidents overnight Sunday in Baltimore as the city's murder toll continued to climb amid rising temperatures. Few details were released on either incident. The first occurred just before 10 p.m. in the 2400 block of Annor Court in Westport Homes. Police said a man was shot in the chest, and pronounced dead at an area hospital. His name and age were not released, though he was being widely mourned on social media, where friends identified him by his first name of Tyquan.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | November 9, 2012
A 26-year-old Pikesville man found shot to death Thursday in the Frankford neighborhood has been identified. Warren Joshua Boone of the 4700 block of Hawskbury Road was pronounced dead at the scene. Police had responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the 5100 block of Goodnow Road for a report of a body. Officers discovered the victim's body in a wooded area. Mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com
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By Sarah Hainesworth, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
A 32-year-old woman died Monday morning after a three-alarm apartment fire at Franconia Apartments in Northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said. Units were dispatched at 11:03 a.m., and the blaze was under control at 11:46 a.m., fire officials said. The victim, who has not been identified, was found dead at 11:24 a.m. If investigators confirm that the woman died because of the blaze, she will be the 19th fire death of the year, Brennan said.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts | August 25, 1991
Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke joined representatives of the Baltimore Corporation for Housing Partnerships last week to break ground for Hamilton Green, a $1 million, 13-unit town house development near the 5700 block of Cedonia Avenue at Hamilton Avenue in Frankford. Prices for the three-bedroom homes start at about $75,000.Patricia Massey, executive director of the housing partnership, said that Hamilton Green is one of three construction projects her organization is developing in Baltimore for moderate-income buyers who otherwise might be priced out of the market.
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By Joan Jacobson and Joan Jacobson,SUN STAFF | August 2, 1996
Nobody can tell the sorry history of Strathdale Manor Apartments better than the people who live next door in the Frankford community of Northeast Baltimore.For nearly 20 years, they had seen rent court battles, drug deals, vandalism, shootings and abandonment.Now they're worried that a plan to resurrect the mostly vacant apartment complex in the 6100 block of Frankford Ave. will only bring back their neighborhood nightmare. The Frankford Improvement Association is fighting developer Otis Warren's efforts to renovate 535 apartments subsidized by the city and state.
NEWS
March 15, 2006
JUDITH DELORES KLINGMEYER of Frankford, DE formerly of Baltimore, MD passed away on Friday, March 10, 2006 in Beebe Medical Center. She was 67. Mrs. Klingmeyer was an accountant for the Federal Reserve Bank and retired from Sears. She was born in Keyser, West Virginia on January 23, 1939 to the late Joseph and Delores Mc Greevy Edwards. She is survived by a daughter Kimberly A. Routson and her husband Dan of Baltimore; a son Martin W. Klingmeyer and his wife Cobi; a granddaughter Hannah Klingmeyer and a sister Diane Edwards.
NEWS
March 19, 2003
On March 16, 2003, VICTOR A. SR. Visitation at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue on Thursday, 2 to 8 P.M. The family will receive friends at Spread the Word Cathedral, 4100 Frankford Ave., on Friday at 10 A.M. Funeral at 10:30 A.M.
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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 Sarah Hainesworth, The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
A 32-year-old woman died Monday morning after a three-alarm apartment fire at Franconia Apartments in Northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m. in the 4400 block of Franconia Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, Baltimore City Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said. Units were dispatched at 11:03 a.m., and the blaze was under control at 11:46 a.m., fire officials said. The victim, who has not been identified, was found dead at 11:24 a.m. If investigators confirm that the woman died because of the blaze, she will be the 19th fire death of the year, Brennan said.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 10, 2013
Despite efforts from medics who had arrived on the scene, a man died late Saturday night of multiple gun shot wounds in the 4400 block of Frankford Ave. He was pronounced dead at 10:38 p.m. Homicide detectives are still investigating the incident and the next of kin has yet to be notified, said Baltimore Police Detective Brandon Echevarria. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact homicide investigators at 410-396-2100.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | November 9, 2012
A 26-year-old Pikesville man found shot to death Thursday in the Frankford neighborhood has been identified. Warren Joshua Boone of the 4700 block of Hawskbury Road was pronounced dead at the scene. Police had responded at about 3:30 p.m. to the 5100 block of Goodnow Road for a report of a body. Officers discovered the victim's body in a wooded area. Mary.gail.hare@baltsun.com
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2012
The owner of a Frankford liquor store was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison and six months of subsequent home detention for tax evasion after he understated the store's earnings by more than $1.5 million and structured bank deposits specifically to avoid IRS inquiries, according to prosecutors. Chung K. Choi, 47, of Woodbine, the owner of Frankford Garden Liquors in the 5400 block of Sinclair Lane, filed corporate tax returns from 2006 to 2009 that understated earnings at the store by $1,572,162, according to Maryland U.S. AttorneyRod J. Rosenstein.
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By Justin Fenton and Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | March 31, 2011
City police were investigating a fatal daytime shooting Thursday in Northeast Baltimore's Frankford neighborhood and said a Halethorpe man shot Wednesday afternoon in a Pigtown parking lot had died of his injuries. Police said a 31-year-old man was shot in the face about 2 p.m. Thursday in the 6000 block of Moravia Park Drive in the Frankford neighborhood, near where another man was killed Tuesday in a shopping center parking lot. Thursday's victim was not immediately identified.
NEWS
April 14, 2005
On April 10, 2005, NETTIE, beloved mother of Kimberley Harvey. Signing of the register at New Creation Christian Church, 5401 Frankford Rd. on Thursday, April 14, from 3 to 7 P.M. Family will receive friends on Friday from 10 to 10:30 A.M., at which time Funeral Services will begin.
NEWS
October 23, 2003
On October 18, 2003, ANNIE LOUISE POWELL. On Friday, friends may call at VAUGHN C. GREENE Funeral Services EAST, 4905 York Road from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. On Saturday, Mrs Powell will lie in state at Spread the Word Cathedral Church, 4100 Frankford Avenue where the family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:30 A.M. with Services to follow. Inquiries to: 410-433-7500.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 1, 2011
City police identified a 51-year-old man fatally shot Sunday in Northeast Baltimore's Frankford neighborhood. Jeffrey R. Purnell, of the 6700 block of Ransome Ave. in Woodlawn, was found shot in the head inside a vehicle in the 5700 block of Eastbury Ave. at about 2:30 p.m. He was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Police over the weekend also identified a man fatally shot Friday in the Hollins Market neighborhood as 30-year-old Raynard K. Benjamin.
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