Advertisement
HomeCollectionsGuerra
IN THE NEWS

Guerra

FIND MORE STORIES ABOUT:
FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
By Fiona Neill and Fiona Neill,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 28, 1995
GUATEMALA CITY -- A Guatemalan cook slain in Baltimore last week was buried in a Guatemala City cemetery yesterday as grieving relatives recalled a loving family man who phoned his sick mother once a week and sent money home to his family.Immigrant worker Arcadio Guerra, 46, was fatally shot in the face ddTC Sept. 19 in Patterson Park as he walked home at night from Capricio's restaurant in Little Italy, where he had worked his way up from dishwasher to cook.Mr. Guerra's elderly parents, his three siblings, and a dozen cousins, nieces and nephews attended the funeral in a quiet cemetery lined with cypress and eucalyptus trees.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | January 15, 2004
In Baltimore City Man, 24, gets life in fatal shooting of 16-year-old girl A Baltimore man was sentenced yesterday in city Circuit Court to two concurrent life sentences for the murder of a 16-year-old girl, who was killed a day after her birthday, and the attempted murder of another teen-ager. Tony "T.O." DeWitt, 24, of the 2500 block of Harford Road received a life sentence in the July 2002 killing of Sherene Moore. He also was given a concurrent life sentence, with all but 30 years suspended, for the attempted murder of Maurice Booker, 17. Prosecutors said DeWitt fatally shot Moore as she and a group of friends sat on the steps of a home in the 1700 block of Montpelier St. Booker, who was on the steps with the group, was wounded once in the shoulder as he tried to run away.
Advertisement
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Joe Mathews contributed to this article | September 21, 1995
Every night after cooking for Little Italy diners, Arcadio Guerra took a midnight walk through Patterson Park before returning home. Tuesday night, a gunman fatally interrupted his routine.About 10:45 p.m., police said, Mr. Guerra, 46, a Guatemalan immigrant who was a year from becoming a U.S. citizen, was shot in the face in the park. Officers found him face down behind a bench near Patterson Park Avenue and Gough Street.The slaying has unnerved his co-workers, family and friends, who said the hard-working son of a vegetable farmer who sent money to his parents in Guatemala and spoke broken English, only wanted a better life.
NEWS
By Maria Blackburn and Maria Blackburn,Sun Staff | March 23, 2003
The newly opened Joie de Vivre in Pikesville sells cosmetics, but it's not just a cosmetics store. The stylish shop at The Festival at Woodholme sells lavish jasmine-scented candles carved with hummingbirds and Renaissance-looking muses, but it's not a home decor place either. And yes, they do makeovers and facials, but it's not a salon. "We are providers of lifestyle products," explained store manager James Kim. The walls of the minimalist 4,000-square-foot store are lined with glass shelves containing a wide selection of cosmetics, lotions, creams and the like.
NEWS
By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | October 1, 1995
An unemployed East Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a Guatemalan immigrant who worked at a Little Italy restaurant and dreamed of becoming a U.S. citizen.George Dennis McNeal, 18, of the 500 block of S. Collington Ave. was arrested and charged Friday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Arcadio Guerra, 46, said Detective Dennis Raftery, the homicide investigator on the case.Police declined to disclose the suspected motive for the slaying.Detective Raftery said Mr. McNeal was found Friday in Baltimore County, where police were holding him on unrelated charges.
SPORTS
By James H. Jackson and James H. Jackson,Staff Writer | September 6, 1992
Kathleen The Queen, ridden by Walter Guerra, grabbed the lead shortly after the gate opened and led the entire way to win the $40,000 Alma North Handicap yesterday at Timonium Race Course.Guerra, with an astute ride, had Kathleen The Queen cruising in front and still had plenty left to hold off the late-closing Big Big Affair at the wire by a head.Kathleen The Queen, who is trained by Joe Ayres, covered the 1 1/16 miles in 1 minute, 47 3/5 seconds.Guerra, who flew to Baltimore from Florida yesterday, said: "This was one of most exciting races I've ever ridden in. When she took the lead easily like she did I felt she wouldn't give it up. When other horses came at her she just laid her ears back and went on."
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Staff Writer | August 19, 1992
LAUREL -- The outside post was no impediment to Kathleen The Queen yesterday.Jockey Walter Guerra guided her to the front out of the gate in the $23,000 allowance feature at Laurel, and they went on to score a wire-to-wire victory -- the third for Kathleen The Queen in her past four starts.It wasn't easy as Gala Goldilocks pressed the pace after the midway point of the six-furlong race. But Kathleen The Queen prevailed by a head in a two-horse duel.Favored Mixed Appeal surrendered the rail in the early jumps and chased the top two all the way.Prado eyes titleEdgar Prado will compete during the upcoming Timonium meeting in his attempt to overtake Northern California jockey Russell Baze, the only rider who leads him nationally in victories.
FEATURES
By JOE MATHEWS | December 10, 1995
Marcos Sandoval fingers his beeper and perches himself on the arm of a chair in the apartment of his lifelong friend, Arcadio Guerra. Mr. Guerra's companion of six years, Maria Rios, sits slumped in a couch across the way, her hand over her chest.Just 24 hours earlier, Mr. Guerra, a Guatemalan immigrant who ** worked as a cook in a Little Italy restaurant, had been shot to death during his nightly walk in Patterson Park. Mr. Sandoval, a 37-year-old Owings Mills resident, knows the job of making burial arrangements will fall to him. Ms. Rios, by her own admission, is too strongly in the grip of "la pena negra," the black pain of losing a loved one. Still, there is one issue they must decide, now, together.
NEWS
April 28, 1993
Germans dub Glenelg 'cool'"A super school with beautiful grounds, cool teachers and a really cool headmaster" is how 10 exchange students from Traunstein, Germany, described their two-week stay as the guests of Glenelg Country School and nine host families.Megan Guerra, Glenelg admissions director and a former German teacher, arranged the visit by the students and two faculty chaperones who live near her parents' summer home.During their stay, the German ninth-grade students toured Washington, visited Potomac Mills Mall, Baltimore's National Aquarium and the Maritime Museum in St. Michael's on the Eastern Shore.
NEWS
By Donna E. Boller and Donna E. Boller,Staff writer | November 24, 1991
Glenelg High School parents who brought a 1,000-signature petition from western county residents to a panel discussion on the school budget crisis last week provided fuel for both sides of the "no new taxes" debate.Residents who signed the petition urged state and countygovernments to make education financing a top priority, specificallyfor teachers' salaries, student programs and activities. But the petition did not call for increased taxes to cover education costs."People said, 'Tax -- that's a dirty word,' " said Glenelg PTSA Vice President Chuck Guerra, who organized the petition.
FEATURES
By JOE MATHEWS | December 10, 1995
Marcos Sandoval fingers his beeper and perches himself on the arm of a chair in the apartment of his lifelong friend, Arcadio Guerra. Mr. Guerra's companion of six years, Maria Rios, sits slumped in a couch across the way, her hand over her chest.Just 24 hours earlier, Mr. Guerra, a Guatemalan immigrant who ** worked as a cook in a Little Italy restaurant, had been shot to death during his nightly walk in Patterson Park. Mr. Sandoval, a 37-year-old Owings Mills resident, knows the job of making burial arrangements will fall to him. Ms. Rios, by her own admission, is too strongly in the grip of "la pena negra," the black pain of losing a loved one. Still, there is one issue they must decide, now, together.
NEWS
By Mark Guidera and Mark Guidera,SUN STAFF | October 1, 1995
An unemployed East Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a Guatemalan immigrant who worked at a Little Italy restaurant and dreamed of becoming a U.S. citizen.George Dennis McNeal, 18, of the 500 block of S. Collington Ave. was arrested and charged Friday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Arcadio Guerra, 46, said Detective Dennis Raftery, the homicide investigator on the case.Police declined to disclose the suspected motive for the slaying.Detective Raftery said Mr. McNeal was found Friday in Baltimore County, where police were holding him on unrelated charges.
NEWS
By Fiona Neill and Fiona Neill,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | September 28, 1995
GUATEMALA CITY -- A Guatemalan cook slain in Baltimore last week was buried in a Guatemala City cemetery yesterday as grieving relatives recalled a loving family man who phoned his sick mother once a week and sent money home to his family.Immigrant worker Arcadio Guerra, 46, was fatally shot in the face ddTC Sept. 19 in Patterson Park as he walked home at night from Capricio's restaurant in Little Italy, where he had worked his way up from dishwasher to cook.Mr. Guerra's elderly parents, his three siblings, and a dozen cousins, nieces and nephews attended the funeral in a quiet cemetery lined with cypress and eucalyptus trees.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Joe Mathews contributed to this article | September 21, 1995
Every night after cooking for Little Italy diners, Arcadio Guerra took a midnight walk through Patterson Park before returning home. Tuesday night, a gunman fatally interrupted his routine.About 10:45 p.m., police said, Mr. Guerra, 46, a Guatemalan immigrant who was a year from becoming a U.S. citizen, was shot in the face in the park. Officers found him face down behind a bench near Patterson Park Avenue and Gough Street.The slaying has unnerved his co-workers, family and friends, who said the hard-working son of a vegetable farmer who sent money to his parents in Guatemala and spoke broken English, only wanted a better life.
SPORTS
By RICK BELZ | May 3, 1995
Never before has one county high school lost so many coaches in so short a time.Mount Hebron continues to experience an unprecedented coaching turnover and has posted 14 coaching openings for fall and winter sports.Seven of those are actual openings. Six are for positions currently filled by so-called emergency coaches who are not school-system employees.One position was posted prematurely. Head varsity boys basketball coach Scott Robinson said he is still the coach but is waiting to hear about another position.
NEWS
April 28, 1993
Germans dub Glenelg 'cool'"A super school with beautiful grounds, cool teachers and a really cool headmaster" is how 10 exchange students from Traunstein, Germany, described their two-week stay as the guests of Glenelg Country School and nine host families.Megan Guerra, Glenelg admissions director and a former German teacher, arranged the visit by the students and two faculty chaperones who live near her parents' summer home.During their stay, the German ninth-grade students toured Washington, visited Potomac Mills Mall, Baltimore's National Aquarium and the Maritime Museum in St. Michael's on the Eastern Shore.
NEWS
By Maria Blackburn and Maria Blackburn,Sun Staff | March 23, 2003
The newly opened Joie de Vivre in Pikesville sells cosmetics, but it's not just a cosmetics store. The stylish shop at The Festival at Woodholme sells lavish jasmine-scented candles carved with hummingbirds and Renaissance-looking muses, but it's not a home decor place either. And yes, they do makeovers and facials, but it's not a salon. "We are providers of lifestyle products," explained store manager James Kim. The walls of the minimalist 4,000-square-foot store are lined with glass shelves containing a wide selection of cosmetics, lotions, creams and the like.
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Staff Writer | May 13, 1992
Jockey Walter Guerra said he was extremely impressed with Dance Floor yesterday morning."I think this is the horse to beat in the Preakness," Guerra said after taking the bay colt through a half-mile workout in 47 seconds, a sharp time, but not overly pressing.The Kentucky Derby's third-place finisher was one of the first horses on the track and went the last furlong in a strong 11 seconds."It was a little faster than I wanted to, but it was as easy as he could go," said trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
SPORTS
By James H. Jackson and James H. Jackson,Staff Writer | September 6, 1992
Kathleen The Queen, ridden by Walter Guerra, grabbed the lead shortly after the gate opened and led the entire way to win the $40,000 Alma North Handicap yesterday at Timonium Race Course.Guerra, with an astute ride, had Kathleen The Queen cruising in front and still had plenty left to hold off the late-closing Big Big Affair at the wire by a head.Kathleen The Queen, who is trained by Joe Ayres, covered the 1 1/16 miles in 1 minute, 47 3/5 seconds.Guerra, who flew to Baltimore from Florida yesterday, said: "This was one of most exciting races I've ever ridden in. When she took the lead easily like she did I felt she wouldn't give it up. When other horses came at her she just laid her ears back and went on."
SPORTS
By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,Staff Writer | August 19, 1992
LAUREL -- The outside post was no impediment to Kathleen The Queen yesterday.Jockey Walter Guerra guided her to the front out of the gate in the $23,000 allowance feature at Laurel, and they went on to score a wire-to-wire victory -- the third for Kathleen The Queen in her past four starts.It wasn't easy as Gala Goldilocks pressed the pace after the midway point of the six-furlong race. But Kathleen The Queen prevailed by a head in a two-horse duel.Favored Mixed Appeal surrendered the rail in the early jumps and chased the top two all the way.Prado eyes titleEdgar Prado will compete during the upcoming Timonium meeting in his attempt to overtake Northern California jockey Russell Baze, the only rider who leads him nationally in victories.
Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.