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December 2, 1997
A Union Bridge man escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon when he lost control of his car on a curve on Hooper Road, north of Taylorsville, and overturned.Maurice N. Black, 43, of North Main Street, was traveling north on Hooper Road, near Sams Creek Road, when his car struck a tree and shrubs and then flipped, state police said. The accident occurred about 4: 15 p.m.Black was taken to Carroll County General Hospital, where he was treated and released Sunday evening, a hospital spokeswoman said yesterday.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 8, 2013
A handcuffed man escaped police custody during raids connected to Thursday's massive takedown of suspected Black Guerrilla Family gang members, police confirmed Friday. The suspect - who police identified as Tavon Lee, 23 - was not among the 48 people charged by prosecutors in the gang case, but was being sought by investigators and had been placed into custody during a raid in the 400 block of Pittman Pl. in Greenmount West, officials said. “Somehow he was able to elude police and fled the location,” said Sgt. Sarah Connolly.
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By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today | October 21, 1991
Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- Police reported that an assailant with a semiautomatic handgun fired on a house in the 2500 block of Salem St. early yesterday, wounding two men inside. Police said Martin Ferguson, 23, of the 1500 block of Richland Ave., and Mark Smith, 24, of the Bronx, N.Y., were each shot around 2:20 a.m. yesterday while they were in the living room. Police said the gunman escaped and that both men were taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where Ferguson was treated for a gunshot wound to the back and Smith for a bullet wound of the hand.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | March 13, 2013
A man police were trying to take into custody in Harford County Circuit Court escaped Wednesday and led police on a brief foot chase. Alton Cumbo Jr., 19, who has addresses in the 1000 block of Waterside Court and the 1200 block of Valley Leaf Court, both in Edgewood, was late for a violation of probation hearing before Judge William Carr Wednesday morning, according to Aaron Stewart, a spokesman for the Harford County Sheriff's Office. He showed up around lunchtime. Carr was not pleased the man was late, Stewart said, and told him he was going to hold him "for a little while.
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By Richard Irwin | May 21, 1998
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.Southwestern DistrictShooting: A man and his girl friend were drinking beer in a wooded area in the 4600 block of Edmondson Ave. about 11 p.m. Tuesday when two men, one with a handgun, approached and announced a robbery. When the man got up to flee, the gunman shot him in a leg and shoulder. The woman was not injured. The victim was in good condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.Northeastern DistrictShooting: A teen-age male was at Harford Road and The Alameda about 4 p.m. yesterday when a gunman got out of a car and fired three shots, hitting him in the arm and leg. The victim was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | February 1, 1996
A 22-year-old man who carried out a series of armed abductions last November in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Maryland has pleaded guilty to federal kidnapping and weapon violations.As part of a plea agreement Tuesday with Ellis Mosher, federal prosecutors in Baltimore agreed to drop one gun charge and recommend no more than 20 years in prison.Mosher's kidnappings began Nov. 10 in North Carolina, after a sheriff's deputy in Carteret County, N.C., tried to arrest him on a probation violation charge, according to court records.
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November 22, 1994
A security guard at the Hecht's in Annapolis Mall tackled a man who tried to steal nearly $1,000 worth of jackets Friday night, but the man escaped, police said.The man ran to a black 1980 Chevrolet El Camino driven by a second man, and the two drove off, police said.The security guard recovered the eight jackets, each priced at $120. The security guard told police the men had pulled up to the curb outside the men's department about 8:30 p.m. One of them got out of the car, pulled the hood of his sweat shirt over his head and went into the store.
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July 13, 1995
A Crofton man was arrested Tuesday morning on charges of setting off fireworks without a permit, county police said.Officer Daniel Sereboff went to the Crofton Golf Course near Eton Way and Crofton Parkway about 3 a.m. to investigate a complaint of disorderly juveniles. He reported he found two women holding sparklers and two men setting off bottle rockets.The men ran when Officer Sereboff identified himself. One man escaped.Douglas J. Stern, 23, of the 1400 block of Kensington Place, was arrested and charged after a brief chase.
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By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today | October 28, 1991
Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northern District -- Two men, one armed with a handgun, robbed the admitting office at Sinai Hospital, in the 2400 block of W. Belvedere Ave., of more than $6,000 Saturday. Police said one of the men entered the office about 7:45 a.m. and ordered a cashier at gunpoint into a back office. There, the gunman was joined by a second man and together they forced the woman to open the safe. After taking the money, the men handcuffed the cashier and left her lying on the floor.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 2, 2012
A man who "managed to break free" from police custody in the parking lot of the Northeast District station near Morgan State University's campus caused university officials to issue multiple alerts to students Tuesday night, according to police. About 7 p.m., a man who had just been arrested on a warrant and was being transported by officers escaped their control in the 1900 block of Argonne Drive and ran off, according to Detective Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman. Officers immediately began searching for the man. Silbert said he did not know the man's name or why the warrant had been issued for his arrest.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | June 8, 2012
Baltimore County police were conducting a man hunt in Essex late Friday after a man headed to jail after a bail hearing at the Essex District Courthouse broke free from the private security officers, "took off running" and escaped custody shortly after 8 p.m., according to police. The unidentified man had been arrested on a charge of attempted felony theft, said Det. Cathy Batton, a police spokeswoman. He had just been before a commissioner in the courthouse in the 8900 block of Kelso Drive, and was outside about to be taken to the Baltimore County Detention Center when he escaped from security officers, Batton said.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | April 5, 2012
Reports of shots fired brought police to a Glen Burnie neighborhood Wednesday evening. Two assailants had fired repeatedly at a 22-year-old man as he ran from the 400 block of Secluded Post Circle to a nearby park. Anne Arundel County officers arrived at about 10:40 p.m. and found the victim had been struck by a handgun. The victim told police two men confronted him as he exited his car, chased him and fired at him several times, but missed him. The suspects caught him at the park and struck him with the gun, police said.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | September 2, 2011
A 25-year-old man charged in North Carolina with kidnapping and attempted rape who escaped Thursday afternoon from a cell in Annapolis District Court was arrested shortly before midnight, county police said. Officers with the Anne Arundel County police, Annapolis police, Maryland State police, and the county sheriff's office were involved in the search for Bonrick Lee Barksdale since his escape about noon, said Anne Arundel police Lt. Francis Tewey. Barksdale was apprehended before midnight near the intersection of Dewey Drive and Sumner Road in the Admiral Heights community, Tewey said in an email.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | December 11, 2010
Four people, including two children, died early Saturday in a mobile home fire in Earleville in Cecil County, the state fire marshal's office reports. The fire at 645 Knights Island Road was reported about 2 a.m., said Bruce D. Bouch, deputy fire marshal. The identities of the victims were not released. One of the children was believed to be 8 years old, and the other 4 months old, Bouch said. About 40 firefighters from Cecilton, Galena, Millington, Betterton, Chesapeake City, Hack's Point and Middletown, Del., brought the fire under control in about an hour, according to the fire marshal's office.
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By Matthew Hay Brown and Matthew Hay Brown,matthew.brown@baltsun.com | January 19, 2009
US Airways Flight 1549 out of New York's LaGuardia Airport had been in the air for just 90 seconds when a collision with a flock of birds forced Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger to make a dramatic landing in the Hudson River. Corporate attorney Jim Hanks, 65, a partner in the Baltimore office of Venable LLP, prefers to sit at the front of the plane when he flies. But for the Airbus A320 flight to Charlotte, N.C., the Federal Hill resident found himself in an aisle seat three rows from the back.
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By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,Sun Movie Critic | January 11, 2008
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly provides an ecstatic lift for movielovers, despite the tragic subject. The diving bell stands for the physical state of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby: A devastating stroke, at age 43, sends this smart, chic Parisian into "locked-in syndrome," which leaves thoughts and feelings intact within an inert body. Bauby can see and hear (though with increasing difficulty), but his sole means of expressing himself comes from blinking his left eyelid. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Miramax)
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By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | June 21, 2002
A 35-year-old woman died and one of her roommates leapt to safety from a second-floor window as a fire swept through their southern Baltimore home yesterday morning. The woman, Carla Milo, nearly escaped but was unable to squeeze through her bedroom window, where she screamed for help until she died. "She was a girl with a big heart and would do anything for anyone," said her boyfriend, William Dorsey, who left for work before the fire started about 7:15 a.m. Fire officials said they were investigating the cause of the blaze, which caused about $40,000 in damage to the rowhouse in the 3900 block of Brooklyn Ave. Tony Conway, 29, who lived in the house with Milo and Dorsey, said he awoke about 7:20 a.m. When he opened his bedroom door, he was confronted by a curtain of black smoke.
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