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By Lyle Denniston and Lyle Denniston,Washington Bureau | April 11, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Maryland officials are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to act swiftly to block the release from prison of a former Army sergeant sentenced to life for slaying a woman after breaking into her Landover apartment 17 years ago.Describing inmate Clarence J. Hancock as "an extremely dangerous individual," lawyers for Maryland urged Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist to make sure that Hancock will remain behind bars while officials appeal a state court...
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By Caitlin Francke and Caitlin Francke,SUN STAFF | May 27, 1996
A 21-year-old New York man died Saturday night after he fell about 45 feet from a fourth-story balcony at an Ocean City motel, police said.Police said they believe Gerald J. Chiodo had been drinking when he started climbing from balcony to balcony along the top floor of the 52-room Americana Motor Inn about 9 p.m. The balconies are separated by about a foot, and police said they don't know how many Chiodo had straddled before he lost his grip and fell to...
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By Lyle Denniston and Lyle Denniston,Washington Bureau | April 15, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist cleared the way yesterday for Clarence J. Hancock, in prison for 17 years for murdering a Prince George's County woman, to be released to a state halfway house in Baltimore.The chief justice gave no explanation as he refused to delay a parole that Hancock had won from state courts. Maryland officials promptly began taking steps that will mean that Hancock will move, probably later this week, to a state facility at West Monument and Eutaw streets.
NEWS
August 23, 2006
Hancock's Resolution served as the backdrop for the fourth annual Hancock's Resolution War of 1812 Re-enactment Weekend in Pasadena. Accord ing to the property's Web site, the 18th-century farm has some "of the few existing stone buildings of that period in Anne Arundel County."
NEWS
August 17, 2004
On August 12, 2004, SARAH WINSLOW BILLINGS, 93, formerly of Hancock, NH and Lincoln, MA, mother of Peter Billings of Randolph, ME, Sally Billings and Jane Billings of Hancock, NH. Pre-deceased by a son, Bruce R. Billings in 1998. Private Services for family. Memorial dontations to Alzheimers Association, 10 Ferry Street, Concord, NH 03301. Jellison Funeral Home, Peterborough, NH.
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By Brenda J. Buote and Dail Willis and Brenda J. Buote and Dail Willis,SUN STAFF | August 25, 1996
The mother of Neil Caricofe, the professional wrestling champion who died after Ocean City police officers tried to subdue him with batons and pepper spray, said her son was prone to seizures and might have been having one when he was walking naked through the Fenwick Inn early Friday.The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation, a group composed of officers of the Maryland State Police, the Worcester County Sheriff's Office and other Worcester municipal police forces excluding Ocean City, is investigating Caricofe's death at the request of Ocean City Police Chief David C. Massey, said Jay Hancock, a spokesman for Ocean City police.
NEWS
May 20, 2009
Dan Rodricks' column has moved to the Commentary Page on Wednesdays. Today, you will find it on Page 19 of this section. Jay Hancock's column now appears on Page 2 of the News section on Wednesdays and Fridays.
NEWS
March 18, 2004
On March 17, 2004; ANASTASIA JEAN BITZER, of Baltimore; she was the devoted mother of Catherine Hancock and Peggy Susan Bitzer; loving sister of Mary Edelson and nephew Edward Rutherford; she was the cherished grandmother of Melanie Butler, Amy Hancock, Kathleen Hancock and William Hancock. Relatives and friends are invited to call Loring Byers Funeral Home, Inc., 8728 Liberty Road (2 miles West of Beltway Exit 18 B) on Thursday March 18 from 6 to 8 PM and Friday, March 19 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Charles Catholic Church on Saturday, March 20. Interment to follow at Mt. Paran Cemetery.
NEWS
December 20, 1991
Isaac B. Hancock, 53, a well-known figure in Baltimore's homeless community, died from a combination of the subfreezing weather and alcohol, the state Medical Examiner's Office said yesterday after an autopsy.Hancock's body was found by police yesterday morning in the back of the 1200 block of E. Fayette St. His only protection against the cold was a thin jacket, police said.Hancock was an Army veteran, a relative said, and he usually sought protection against the elements in one of the city's shelters for the homeless.
SPORTS
By PAUL MCMULLEN and PAUL MCMULLEN,SUN REPORTER | March 14, 2006
Riding with the Blue Moth Bill Hancock Sports Publishing LLC/246 pages Full disclosure: I have known and liked Bill Hancock since 1995, when first- and second-round games of the NCAA basketball tournament were played at what is now 1st Mariner Arena. Hancock was then in the midst of a 12-year run as operations director of the NCAA tournament, and said that my hometown would be an ideal Final Four site, if only it had a domed stadium. The NCAA tournament that begins tonight bears the stamp of Hancock, who standardized the experience.
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