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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
FLORENCE, S.C. - It had been less than a day since Carol Grause ended a multi-state hunt for a man accused of a Baltimore County slaying and his 11-year-old daughter, but she was reluctant to take any credit. The trim, 53-year-old woman, who wore a silver cross embellished with small diamonds around her neck, said she believes God orchestrated Caitlyn Virts' rescue. "I am not the hero; the hero is those who started prayers for that girl," Grause said early Saturday afternoon.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
FLORENCE, S.C. - It had been less than a day since Carol Grause ended a multi-state hunt for a man accused of a Baltimore County slaying and his 11-year-old daughter, but she was reluctant to take any credit. The trim, 53-year-old woman, who wore a silver cross embellished with small diamonds around her neck, said she believes God orchestrated Caitlyn Virts' rescue. "I am not the hero; the hero is those who started prayers for that girl," Grause said early Saturday afternoon.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
As a ranking member of the House intelligence committee, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger says he was briefed every three hours o n the manhunt for the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. “Right after the bombs went off, we started getting information,” the Baltimore County Democrat said. He praised the FBI's efforts , saying agents have done an  “outstanding job in this investigation . ” Inside a week, two Chechen suspects were identified and tracked down.
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By Jessica Anderson, Yvonne Wenger and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
- The Dundalk father and daughter sought in a multi-state search were found a day after they inconspicuously checked in at a small South Carolina motel more than 400 miles from where their journey began. Timothy Virts handed over $36 in cash for a single room with his 11-year-old daughter Caitlyn smiling by his side. Colonial Inn co-owner Carol Gause could tell the pair was "a little girl and her daddy. " "I didn't sense anything wrong," said Gause, who rented them Room 101, a single next to the motel office, on Thursday night.
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
- Stores were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Friday morning as a manhunt was underway for a suspect in the marathon bombing that killed three and injured more than 180 others. Police had killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in a shootout early Friday. Officials said the dead suspect was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and identified the hunted man as his brother, Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, 19. Law enforcement urged all in Boston to stay home. Natalie Lambdin, a 27-year-old graduate student at Boston College, said the usually bustling area near Copley Square felt "eerie.
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By Jessica Anderson, Yvonne Wenger and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | March 8, 2014
- The Dundalk father and daughter sought in a multi-state search were found a day after they inconspicuously checked in at a small South Carolina motel more than 400 miles from where their journey began. Timothy Virts handed over $36 in cash for a single room with his 11-year-old daughter Caitlyn smiling by his side. Colonial Inn co-owner Carol Gause could tell the pair was "a little girl and her daddy. " "I didn't sense anything wrong," said Gause, who rented them Room 101, a single next to the motel office, on Thursday night.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer | September 25, 1994
An Oxon Hill courier was charged with making a false report Monday after he claimed he had been carjacked but later admitted he had concocted the story to avoid getting into trouble with his employer, state police said.Based on the 5 a.m. report from James Earl Jackson, 44, state police conducted a rush-hour manhunt, using a helicopter, K-9 units and about 10 troopers from the Bel Air and John F. Kennedy barracks to search for the alleged carjackers, said Sgt. Randy Rudy.Investigators said Mr. Jackson called police and said he and his company van had been carjacked by two men at the Maryland House rest stop on Interstate 95 near Aberdeen.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,Staff Writer | January 20, 1993
On Christmas Eve 1964, Lt. Joseph Maskell unknowingly walked in on an armed robbery of Luxie's Liquor Store on Greenmount Avenue at Worsley Street.He was shot and seriously wounded.About five hours later on Christmas Day, Sgt. Jack Lee Cooper, father of two, was shot and killed in the 2600 block of Kennedy Ave.City police, enraged over the killing and wounding of two of their fellow officers, had within hours the names of two suspects -- Earl and Samuel Veney.And they went after them with a vengeance.
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By Kelly Gilbert RTC and Kelly Gilbert RTC,Evening Sun Staff | October 24, 1991
U.S. Marshals Service officials said today they have captured 1,495 fugitives in the 10 weeks of Operation Sunrise, a manhunt that focused on state and federal criminals in five cities, including Baltimore.Scott A. Sewell, U.S. marshal for Maryland, said 258 of the fugitives -- 74 wanted on federal charges and 184 on state charges -- were captured by authorities in the Baltimore-Washington area.K. Michael Moore, marshals service director, said in New York today that the five task forces seized $1.8 million in cash and property, plus guns, drugs and other contraband valued at $538,150.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | October 30, 1991
Wade Morris Lucas Jr., 24, the Woodlawn man who kidnapped his estranged wife and led authorities on a massive manhunt and high-speed chase, died of a self-inflicted wound, according to preliminary results of an autopsy."
ENTERTAINMENT
By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2013
After spending 15 hours Friday locked on coverage of the manhunt in Boston, here are my picks for the highs, lows and deeper media stories of this remarkable day and night. The best moment belonged to Diane Sawyer and ABC News for a phone interview Friday night with George Pizzuto, a next-door neighbor to the man who discovered a wounded and bloody Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lying under a tarp in a boat in his backyard and called police. The interview started at 8:02 p.m., and was the first clear explanation of how the police found the 19-year-old bombing suspect in Watertown Friday night.
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By Tricia Bishop, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
As a ranking member of the House intelligence committee, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger says he was briefed every three hours o n the manhunt for the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. “Right after the bombs went off, we started getting information,” the Baltimore County Democrat said. He praised the FBI's efforts , saying agents have done an  “outstanding job in this investigation . ” Inside a week, two Chechen suspects were identified and tracked down.
NEWS
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2013
- Stores were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Friday morning as a manhunt was underway for a suspect in the marathon bombing that killed three and injured more than 180 others. Police had killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in a shootout early Friday. Officials said the dead suspect was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and identified the hunted man as his brother, Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, 19. Law enforcement urged all in Boston to stay home. Natalie Lambdin, a 27-year-old graduate student at Boston College, said the usually bustling area near Copley Square felt "eerie.
EXPLORE
January 18, 2013
As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, January 24, 1963: The First Harford Federal Savings and Loan Association in Aberdeen was robbed by a lone armed gunman. Robert Shutt of Havre de Grace, the assistant secretary of the Association, was the victim of the holdup. Shutt was alone in the Bel Air Avenue building when a man walked in and pointed a gun at him. The robber said, "How would you like to give me all your money?" Shutt brought out all the cash in the cash drawers and placed it on the counter.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2010
A man who wriggled out of handcuffs and escaped from Baltimore police took a 2,780-mile trek across America in a silver Kia Spectra with a bent frame before being captured in a parking lot of a small prairie town in Washington state, authorities said Thursday. Acting on a tip from Baltimore, members of the U.S. Marshals Service swooped in Wednesday evening on the banged-up car in Yelm, Wash., a town of about 5,400 west of Mount Rainier and first settled along a wagon road and Indian trail in 1883.
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By Justin Fenton, Jessica Anderson and Paul West, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 13, 2010
Gahiji A. Tshamba, the Baltimore police officer wanted on first-degree murder charges, turned himself in early Sunday after a vigorous effort to locate him, according to messages sent over Twitter by the Baltimore Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police. Tshamba was in Central Booking following an intensified effort by Baltimore Police to mobilize dozens of officers to comb city streets and distribute fliers to locate one of their own. He had been missing for more than 24 hours since a warrant was issued for his arrest.
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By Jay Apperson | December 29, 1991
For 41 hours following a shootout with state troopers on U.S. 50 near the Davidsonville Road exit, Pvt. Eric William Schumacher, 21 and miles from home, managed to elude the manhunt.But the chase for the armed fugitive ended June 8, shortly after Schumacher, one of two Canadian soldiers wanted in the shooting of a constable in Toronto, wandered onto a quiet suburban street in Millersville. There, an off-duty state trooper outside doing yard work drew his 9mm Beretta handgunand arrested Schumacher.
FEATURES
By Stephen Kiehl and Stephen Kiehl,SUN STAFF | January 30, 2003
Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose, the reluctant celebrity who led the chase for the serial snipers and calmed a nation of jittery TV viewers, will tell his story in a book to be released in the fall and has agreed to consult for a television movie, his agent announced yesterday. The book is tentatively titled Three Weeks in October: The Manhunt for the D.C. Sniper and will be published by Dutton. Two TV production companies bought the rights to Moose's life story, but there is no guarantee the movie will be made.
NEWS
January 21, 2010
APPOMATTOX, Va. - A bomb squad discovered a multitude of explosives Wednesday at the home of a man accused of shooting eight people to death, and crews were detonating the devices as more details about the suspected gunman came to light. Christopher Bryan Speight, a 39-year-old security guard, surrendered to police at daybreak Wednesday after leading authorities on an 18-hour manhunt following the slayings at a house in rural central Virginia, where deputies found a mortally wounded man and seven bodies.
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