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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | October 6, 1992
Maryland convicted killer Harold Benjamin Dean refused to waive his right to an extradition hearing in Ohio yesterday, and jail officials there are taking extra steps to make sure he does not escape.Dean, the only person to escape from Maryland's Supermax prison, appeared in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus. He spoke only to his public defender.Dean was captured Thursday in the Columbus suburb of Reynoldsburg -- where he had been working at a gas station -- after being on the run for 10 months.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2012
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center — originally founded as the Harriet Lane Home for Invalid Children — celebrated its centenary earlier this month. Its endowment originated from the largesse of Harriet Lane, who during the mid-19th century was considered one of Washington's most glamorous women and hostesses. Harriet Rebecca Lane — she later dropped her middle name — was born in 1830 in Mercersburg, Pa., the daughter of Elliott Tole Lane and Jane Ann Buchanan Lane, and raised in Franklin County, Pa. Her mother was the sister of James Buchanan, who would become the 15th president of the United States in 1857.
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June 30, 1997
Samuel L. Devine,81, a former FBI agent and prosecutor who later served 22 years as a Republican congressman from Ohio, died Friday in Upper Arlington, Ohio.During World War II, Mr. Devine was an FBI agent assigned to investigate espionage and sabotage activities. He was a liaison between the FBI and naval intelligence agencies.After three terms in the Ohio House and a stint as Franklin County prosecutor, Mr. Devine entered Congress in 1959. He represented Ohio's 12th District, which included parts of Columbus and Franklin County.
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By Glenn Graham and Glenn Graham,Sun Reporter | May 8, 2008
After finishing the regular season 18-0, the Franklin softball team stayed with what has been working, coming away with a 2-0 win over Western Tech in yesterday's Baltimore County championship game at CCBC-Catonsville. Standout pitcher Jordan Eades had 12 strikeouts and the No. 6 Indians played fundamentally sound defense and were opportunistic offensively. Confidence is high as the Indians prepare to defend their Class 3A North region title and the starting point is Eades, who dominated most of the game.
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By ASSSOCIATED PRESS | January 13, 2007
BEAUFORT, Mo. -- A 13-year-old boy who vanished near his home five days ago was found alive about 60 miles away in a suburban St. Louis home, along with a 15-year-old boy who had been missing since 2002, authorities said yesterday. The boys were found in a Kirkwood home belonging to Michael Devlin, 41, who has been charged with kidnapping, Sheriff Gary Toelke said. The sheriff said both boys appeared unharmed. William Ownby, who goes by Ben, appeared dazed as he walked into the sheriff's department, where he was reunited with his family last night.
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By Peter T. Kilborn and Peter T. Kilborn,New York Times News Service | April 9, 2000
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. -- Grinning seditiously, a prominent citizen of this Blue Ridge foothills town takes from his kitchen refrigerator an illegal gift from a moonshiner friend: a syrupy red liquor in a quart jar packed with grapelike damsonberries. He offers a taste to his visitor. It is a brandy, sweet and silky. "Damson's the best," he says. Next he selects a half-gallon jar of heart-stopping white lightning, as clear as vodka. Shaking it, he points to the "bead," or head. Bubbles that form a thick, beery bead indicate toxic contamination from sleazy stills that use old car radiators to condense the vapors from cooking and fermentation.
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By P.J. Huffstutter and Stephanie Simon and P.J. Huffstutter and Stephanie Simon,LOS ANGELES TIMES | March 18, 2004
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Tipped off by a gambler who suddenly realized he was sharing his pizza with a fugitive, authorities in Las Vegas early yesterday morning arrested a man suspected in two dozen sniper shootings that have frightened residents of central Ohio for months. Relief swept over many here when they learned that Charles A. McCoy Jr., 28, was taken into custody two days after Ohio authorities named him as the lone suspect in the sniper attacks. The string of shootings - one last May and the rest this fall and winter - claimed one life, a 62-year-old woman.
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By Catherine Candisky and Catherine Candisky,Contributing Writer | November 5, 1992
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Convicted killer Harold Benjamin Dean, the only person ever to escape from Maryland's Supermax prison, complained at a hearing yesterday that he was treated better there than in the Franklin County Jail in Columbus, where he is being held on $1 million bail.In a brief session in the county Common Pleas Court, Judge Paul Martin granted a county prosecutor's request to hold Dean for up to 60 more days -- the deadline for authorities to secure an extradition order from Maryland's governor.
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By Norris P. West and Shirley Leung and Norris P. West and Shirley Leung,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writer John A. Morris contributed to this article | June 24, 1995
There was sadness, disappointment and anger last night in Western Maryland and Annapolis.The Base Closure and Realignment Commission sealed the fate of prized military installations in those communities, bringing the prospect of job losses, falling real estate values and closing businesses.The commission voted yesterday to close Fort Ritchie in Washington County and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Annapolis. It also voted to close a Naval Surface Warfare Center in White Oak in Montgomery County.
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By Tim Jones and Tim Jones,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | August 18, 2005
Ohio Gov. Bob Taft was charged yesterday with four criminal misdemeanor counts for not reporting golf outings and other favors that were paid for by lobbyists, friends and businessmen. Taft, a great-grandson of President William Howard Taft, faces the possibility of a $1,000 fine and six months in jail on each count if convicted, but jail time is considered unlikely. A Taft spokesman said the 63-year-old governor, a Republican, will not resign from office. Taft will publicly address the charges against him, filed in Franklin County Municipal Court, today, when he is expected to appear in court, the spokesman said.
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By ASSSOCIATED PRESS | January 13, 2007
BEAUFORT, Mo. -- A 13-year-old boy who vanished near his home five days ago was found alive about 60 miles away in a suburban St. Louis home, along with a 15-year-old boy who had been missing since 2002, authorities said yesterday. The boys were found in a Kirkwood home belonging to Michael Devlin, 41, who has been charged with kidnapping, Sheriff Gary Toelke said. The sheriff said both boys appeared unharmed. William Ownby, who goes by Ben, appeared dazed as he walked into the sheriff's department, where he was reunited with his family last night.
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By Tim Jones and Tim Jones,CHICAGO TRIBUNE | August 18, 2005
Ohio Gov. Bob Taft was charged yesterday with four criminal misdemeanor counts for not reporting golf outings and other favors that were paid for by lobbyists, friends and businessmen. Taft, a great-grandson of President William Howard Taft, faces the possibility of a $1,000 fine and six months in jail on each count if convicted, but jail time is considered unlikely. A Taft spokesman said the 63-year-old governor, a Republican, will not resign from office. Taft will publicly address the charges against him, filed in Franklin County Municipal Court, today, when he is expected to appear in court, the spokesman said.
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By P.J. Huffstutter and Stephanie Simon and P.J. Huffstutter and Stephanie Simon,LOS ANGELES TIMES | March 18, 2004
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Tipped off by a gambler who suddenly realized he was sharing his pizza with a fugitive, authorities in Las Vegas early yesterday morning arrested a man suspected in two dozen sniper shootings that have frightened residents of central Ohio for months. Relief swept over many here when they learned that Charles A. McCoy Jr., 28, was taken into custody two days after Ohio authorities named him as the lone suspect in the sniper attacks. The string of shootings - one last May and the rest this fall and winter - claimed one life, a 62-year-old woman.
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By Peter T. Kilborn and Peter T. Kilborn,New York Times News Service | April 9, 2000
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. -- Grinning seditiously, a prominent citizen of this Blue Ridge foothills town takes from his kitchen refrigerator an illegal gift from a moonshiner friend: a syrupy red liquor in a quart jar packed with grapelike damsonberries. He offers a taste to his visitor. It is a brandy, sweet and silky. "Damson's the best," he says. Next he selects a half-gallon jar of heart-stopping white lightning, as clear as vodka. Shaking it, he points to the "bead," or head. Bubbles that form a thick, beery bead indicate toxic contamination from sleazy stills that use old car radiators to condense the vapors from cooking and fermentation.
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June 30, 1997
Samuel L. Devine,81, a former FBI agent and prosecutor who later served 22 years as a Republican congressman from Ohio, died Friday in Upper Arlington, Ohio.During World War II, Mr. Devine was an FBI agent assigned to investigate espionage and sabotage activities. He was a liaison between the FBI and naval intelligence agencies.After three terms in the Ohio House and a stint as Franklin County prosecutor, Mr. Devine entered Congress in 1959. He represented Ohio's 12th District, which included parts of Columbus and Franklin County.
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By Norris P. West and Shirley Leung and Norris P. West and Shirley Leung,Sun Staff Writers Sun staff writer John A. Morris contributed to this article | June 24, 1995
There was sadness, disappointment and anger last night in Western Maryland and Annapolis.The Base Closure and Realignment Commission sealed the fate of prized military installations in those communities, bringing the prospect of job losses, falling real estate values and closing businesses.The commission voted yesterday to close Fort Ritchie in Washington County and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Annapolis. It also voted to close a Naval Surface Warfare Center in White Oak in Montgomery County.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 29, 2012
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center — originally founded as the Harriet Lane Home for Invalid Children — celebrated its centenary earlier this month. Its endowment originated from the largesse of Harriet Lane, who during the mid-19th century was considered one of Washington's most glamorous women and hostesses. Harriet Rebecca Lane — she later dropped her middle name — was born in 1830 in Mercersburg, Pa., the daughter of Elliott Tole Lane and Jane Ann Buchanan Lane, and raised in Franklin County, Pa. Her mother was the sister of James Buchanan, who would become the 15th president of the United States in 1857.
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By Glenn Graham and Glenn Graham,Sun Reporter | May 8, 2008
After finishing the regular season 18-0, the Franklin softball team stayed with what has been working, coming away with a 2-0 win over Western Tech in yesterday's Baltimore County championship game at CCBC-Catonsville. Standout pitcher Jordan Eades had 12 strikeouts and the No. 6 Indians played fundamentally sound defense and were opportunistic offensively. Confidence is high as the Indians prepare to defend their Class 3A North region title and the starting point is Eades, who dominated most of the game.
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By Catherine Candisky and Catherine Candisky,Contributing Writer | November 5, 1992
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Convicted killer Harold Benjamin Dean, the only person ever to escape from Maryland's Supermax prison, complained at a hearing yesterday that he was treated better there than in the Franklin County Jail in Columbus, where he is being held on $1 million bail.In a brief session in the county Common Pleas Court, Judge Paul Martin granted a county prosecutor's request to hold Dean for up to 60 more days -- the deadline for authorities to secure an extradition order from Maryland's governor.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | October 6, 1992
Maryland convicted killer Harold Benjamin Dean refused to waive his right to an extradition hearing in Ohio yesterday, and jail officials there are taking extra steps to make sure he does not escape.Dean, the only person to escape from Maryland's Supermax prison, appeared in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus. He spoke only to his public defender.Dean was captured Thursday in the Columbus suburb of Reynoldsburg -- where he had been working at a gas station -- after being on the run for 10 months.
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