July 18, 2011
Count to 10, Jose. Hold your breath and absorb the reality. Smile as your name is called and you head to the front of the room, one of 50 this morning at the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Baltimore whose life is about to be changed again. Your life was changed when you left El Salvador during its civil war in the 1990s. You were one of the lucky ones who got out instead of being forced to choose to fight for either the rebels or the government. The lives of the other 49 also were changed when they left their countries for myriad reasons.
May 24, 2011
Police have identified the victim of a fatal stabbing Sunday night in Southwest Baltimore as a 17-year-old city high school student, the second student killed in Baltimore in less than a week. Dashawn Brown was a junior at Carver Vocational-Technical High School, school officials confirmed. He was in a construction program and was a good student, according to his principal, Kirk Sykes. "He was well-known and well-liked by his classmates and the many friends he had," Sykes said in an email statement.
December 12, 2010
Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in the 1400 block of Franklintown Road on the city's west side. The woman, who police have not identified, was shot once in her upper body around 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Det. Kevin Brown, a police spokesman. She died at the University of Maryland Medical Center's Shock Trauma Center. Brown said police did not have suspects or a motive in the fatal shooting.
April 20, 2008
On April 16, 2008, NATHANIEL C. PENDERGRASS. Viewing at THE JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2222-26 W. North Avenue, from 4 to 6 P.M. on Monday, Wake on Tuesday, at Mt. Nebo Holiness Church, 240 N. Franklintown Road, from 6:30 to 7 P.M., when funeral service will begin. Interment in Kingstree, SC.
January 9, 2008
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Southwestern Shootings -- Police investigating the shootings of a woman and three teenage males outside a carryout in the 400 block of S. Smallwood St. about 8:20 p.m. Monday said the victims were shot by the occupant of a passing car. No arrest had been made. Officer Troy Harris, a police spokesman, said it remains unknown whether any of the victims were targeted or whether the shootings were a random act. He said all four victims are expected to survive their injuries.
December 16, 2007
On December 11, 2007, WILLIAM M. JOHNSON, SR. On Wednesday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 5151 Baltimore Nat'l Pike, from 3 to 8 P.M. On Thursday, Mr. Johnson will lie instate at Nebo Christian Ministry, 240 N. Franklintown Road, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M. with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 233-2400.