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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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NEWS
September 2, 1991
One man drowned in a Howard County quarry yesterday and two others were believed to have died in rough surf off Ocean City -- the first drownings of the year at the beach, authorities said.The Coast Guard and Ocean City beach patrol were still searching last night for the bodies of a Virginia man and a teen-ager, who witnesses saw go under in separate areas, said Sgt. Jay W. Hancock, an Ocean City police spokesman.Police identified one of the missing as Arcides Guzman, 30, of Falls Church, Va., who vanished at 9:30 a.m. in rough water off an inlet jetty near the southern tip of the beach.
NEWS
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
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.
SPORTS
By PETER BAKER and PETER BAKER,SUN STAFF | December 17, 1995
HANCOCK -- For the better part of five months, Bill Barrol has lived on five square miles of paradise along the Potomac River in Washington County as caretaker of the Woodmont rod and Gun Club, which for 125 years served the hunting lifestyles of the rich and famous."
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.
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.
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