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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2011
One man was killed and two others were wounded in three separate overnight shootings in Baltimore City, police said. No arrests have been made and there are no motives or suspects in the wave of violence that began shortly before 9 p.m. Friday night and ended early Saturday morning, according to police. James Wright, 25, was shot multiple times in the torso in the 1500 block of W. Baltimore Street in the Franklin Square neighborhood about 8:50 p.m., police said. Wright was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:40 p.m., according to Det. Kevin Brown, a police spokesman.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | June 11, 2011
One man was killed and two others were wounded in three separate overnight shootings in Baltimore City, police said. No arrests have been made and there are no motives or suspects in the wave of violence that began shortly before 9 p.m. Friday night and ended early Saturday morning, according to police. James Wright, 25, was shot multiple times in the torso in the 1500 block of W. Baltimore Street in the Franklin Square neighborhood about 8:50 p.m., police said. Wright was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:40 p.m., according to Det. Kevin Brown, a police spokesman.
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By Robbie Whelan and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 1, 2010
A former Baltimore public works employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel from the city and reselling it as part of a scheme that went unnoticed for a year and a half. Maurice Boone, 45, was found out Jan. 5, 2009, by a Baltimore County police officer who saw Boone filling several 250-gallon storage tanks with city-purchased diesel at a warehouse on Sparrows Point Road. The officer observed Boone while investigating a car-theft ring. According to court records, Boone told police and an investigator from the city inspector general's office that the plot had been going on since 2007.
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By Robbie Whelan and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 1, 2010
A former Baltimore public works employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel from the city and reselling it as part of a scheme that went unnoticed for a year and a half. Maurice Boone, 45, was found out Jan. 5, 2009, by a Baltimore County police officer who saw Boone filling several 250-gallon storage tanks with city-purchased diesel at a warehouse on Sparrows Point Road. The officer observed Boone while investigating a car-theft ring. According to court records, Boone told police and an investigator from the city inspector general's office that the plot had been going on since 2007.
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April 6, 1991
John W. Wright Jr.Computer technicianA Mass of Christian burial for John W. Wright Jr., a computer technician at The Baltimore Sun, will be offered at 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, 4416 Wilkens Ave.Mr. Wright, who was 44, died Wednesday of cancer at his home on Clarenell Road in Violetville.He began working for The Baltimore Sun in 1986 after the closing of the News American, where he had worked for 20 years with computers and electronic equipment.In recent years, he also worked part time at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
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May 22, 1991
James W. Wright Jr., who taught in the Baltimore school system's vocational schools for about 10 years, died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of a respiratory illness.Services for Mr. Wright, who was 66 and lived on Willow Avenue, were being held today at Cookley's Community Baptist Church, 1208 Walnut Ave.Since September, he taught science at the Harford Institute after teaching courses in electronics at the Westside Skills Center.Before becoming a teacher, he worked for the State Highway Administration and earlier for Martin Marietta Corp.
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April 28, 2004
On April 27, 2004, JAMES RICHARD WRIGHT; beloved husband of Marlene Ann Wright; devoted father of Linda Lloyd, James Wright, Robin Wright, Deborah Paugh, Mary Leonard, Jo Ann Macfarlane, John Herion, Keith Herion and the late Patricia Carico; loving brother of Evelyn Lindemore, Eileen Dickerson and Robert Wright. Also survived by 23 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Bruzdzinski Funeral Home, P.A., 1407 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, at Route 702 (beltway exit 36)
SPORTS
October 27, 2002
Moves Basketball CAVALIERS: Waived G Harold Jamison and F Nick Anderson. College COLORADO: Suspended G James Wright indefinitely from basketball team after being arrested. LOUISIANA STAE: Suspended S Damien James from football team indefinitely for failing to show up to practice. Football JAGUARS: Released DE Stalin Colinet. Activated WR Henry Douglas from practice squad. Hockey COYOTES: Signed D Deron Quint to one-year contract. PREDATORS: Recalled C Greg Classen from AHL Milwaukee.
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February 17, 2005
On February 14, 2005, NELLIE M., wife of the late James Wright. Friends may call at the FAMILY OWNED MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Friday, after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends on Saturday at 11:30 A.M., followed by funeral services at 12 noon. See www.marchfh.com
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | September 2, 1998
A 41-year-old Baltimore man died at Johns Hopkins Hospital last night after he was shot numerous times about 10: 15 p.m. in the 2500 block of E. Fayette St., city police said.Milton James Wright of the 400 block of Glover St. was arguing with another man when the man drew a gun and shot him, police said. They said the shooter fled and was being sought.Pub Date: 9/02/98
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May 22, 1991
James W. Wright Jr., who taught in the Baltimore school system's vocational schools for about 10 years, died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of a respiratory illness.Services for Mr. Wright, who was 66 and lived on Willow Avenue, were being held today at Cookley's Community Baptist Church, 1208 Walnut Ave.Since September, he taught science at the Harford Institute after teaching courses in electronics at the Westside Skills Center.Before becoming a teacher, he worked for the State Highway Administration and earlier for Martin Marietta Corp.
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April 6, 1991
John W. Wright Jr.Computer technicianA Mass of Christian burial for John W. Wright Jr., a computer technician at The Baltimore Sun, will be offered at 1 p.m. today at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, 4416 Wilkens Ave.Mr. Wright, who was 44, died Wednesday of cancer at his home on Clarenell Road in Violetville.He began working for The Baltimore Sun in 1986 after the closing of the News American, where he had worked for 20 years with computers and electronic equipment.In recent years, he also worked part time at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2012
A man was fatally shot shortly before 7 p.m. in the Franklin Square neighborhood of West Baltimore, police said. The shooting took place in the 1600 block of W. Baltimore St. Police located a second victim at a West Baltimore hospital. Homicide detectives are investigating. In June, a 25-year-old, James Wright, was shot to death in the 1500 block of the same street as Friday night's shooting. That was the only homicide in the immediate area last year. steve.kilar@baltsun.com twitter.com/stevekilar
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May 16, 2003
On May 14, 2003 RUTH "Boots" JACKSON (nee Harris and Wright), beloved wife of the late Robert Jackson and the late Louis F. Wright, Sr. Loving mother of Dennis W. Wright, Sr., Louis F. Wright, Jr., Patricia A. Wright, Ernest James Wright, Sr. and Danny P. Wright. Cherished Nana of eleven grandchildren, beloved great grandmother of eleven great grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1328 Sulphur Spring Road, Arbutus, on Saturday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Sunday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where a Christian Wake service will be held on Sunday at 4 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated Monday 10:30 A.M. at the Church of the Ascension in Halethorpe.
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