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September 26, 2014
In late August, Richard Henry Lee Elementary School in Glen Burnie had to close its doors because a feral cat had found its way into the building. In closing the school, officials demonstrated prudent concern for the health and well-being of students. Feral cat activists bemoaned the caution exercised by officials, charging that officials had reacted to the feral cat sighting with the severity of a bomb threat after a teacher caught a glimpse of the animal loose without a hall pass ( "Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy," Sept.
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By Pamela Wood and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
A Glen Burnie man who admitted to building bombs in his home was sentenced in federal court Thursday to nearly four years in prison. Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr., 28, wasn't the "next mad bomber," according to his attorney. Laura Robinson described Wheeler as a man with a troubled history, drug addiction and a fascination with explosives. Police and fire officials began investigating Wheeler after he was taken to Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie on New Year's Day with a burned hand.
NEWS
By Carrie Wells and The Baltimore Sun | September 25, 2014
A man was shot in the back and injured in a shooting in Glen Burnie Thursday morning, Anne Arundel County police said. The 28-year-old victim was found shot in the lower back in the 7500 block of Harlow Drive around 4:40 a.m. and was taken to a hospital, police said. He is expected to survive. A witness told police that the victim went outside the apartment complex after getting a phone call and spoke to a group of six to 10 male suspects. The witness then heard shots and saw the victim run to the back of the building and go into his apartment through a rear sliding door.
NEWS
September 24, 2014
Enough of the Ray Rice thing. Does anyone really care that an overpaid jock and his fiancée had too much to drink and started spitting on and hitting each other? It happens every day, and nobody cares until it becomes another Baltimore homicide and the public learns that the woman asked for a restraining order but the judge said no. Then we learn that the boyfriend was out on bail for murder. Now all the anti-assault groups get fired up. Until that happens again, I guess we'll keep hearing about Ray Rice.
SPORTS
Baltimore Sun Media Group | September 24, 2014
Manchester Valley reached the midway point of its field hockey season Tuesday and enjoyed a 3-0 road win over previously unbeaten Winters Mill in both teams' first county matchup of the year. Manchester Valley (5-1, 1-0) had two goals before the game was 10 minutes old, thanks to scores by senior Lauren Swam and junior Kira Mitchell. Senior Madi Gary added a third goal with 1 minute, 11 seconds remaining in the first half, and the Mavericks had all the momentum. Rosalia Cappadora had two assists for the winners, who won their fifth in a row after starting the season with a loss to Roland Park.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Arthur Hirsch and The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2014
The clouds didn't exactly part for the Blue Angels, but they lifted just enough Saturday afternoon, the rain stopped, and suddenly three F/A-18 Hornets soared past in tight formation over the southeast edge of the Inner Harbor — the show was on for the Star-Spangled Spectacular. Thousands of people gathered at the Inner Harbor to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the national anthem waited nearly two hours for a glimpse of the team, as the rain sprinkled on and off, clouds lowered and lifted again, and the Blue Angels waited for safe flying conditions.
NEWS
Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery committed by people who claimed to be county police officers. Police said on Aug. 23 at about 10:30 p.m., four people were walking on a path in the area of Kent Road in the Glen Burnie area when they were stopped by two males who claimed to be Anne Arundel County officers. Neither of the suspects displayed items that would portray them as officers, but the suspects did show handguns and demanded property from the victims, according to police.
NEWS
By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
The decomposing body of a man found in a Glen Burnie creek in May has been identified as a homeless man who had been reported missing, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Using DNA analysis, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner identified the remains as belonging to Adam Demuth, police said. Demuth was a homeless man who had been reported missing in September 2013. His body was found May 21 by a man who was doing yard work in the 1200 block of Branch Lane. Police did not have information about the cause of Demuth's death.
NEWS
ByJoe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 5, 2014
Officials at an animal rescue center in Harwood said Friday they are housing the feral cat that last week prompted closure of Richard Henry Lee Elmentary School in Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County school officials had spotted the cat last Friday and, after failing to capture it, closed the school over concerns that students might be bitten or scratched. The cat was finally caught Sept. 2 by county animal control officials. On Friday, officials from Rude Ranch Animal Rescue in Harwood, a volunteer-based nonprofit, said animal rescue had brought the feline to its facility.
NEWS
By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2014
All lanes are open on MD 3 North in Glen Burnie on Thursday morning with the clearing of emergency roadwork at Roosevelt Avenue, according to the state Department of Transportation. Traffic has also been reopened on MD 270 in Glen Burnie, which had been closed for more than three hours due to an early morning fatal crash prior to MD 648, according to DOT. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:52 a.m. that trains, buses and mobility vehicles were running on schedule.
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