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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 29, 2014
A 31-year-old Rockville man was arrested Tuesday night and taken to a hospital for evaluation after threatening to kill employees at the Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, police said. According to Maryland State Police, employees at a luggage store at the mall said George Hong Sik Chin was complaining about prices and became aggressive, saying he was going to kill them. State troopers found Chin, who they said was wearing camouflage and "babbling incoherently," in another area of the mall, and he told officers he had not taken his prescribed medications.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 29, 2014
A 31-year-old Rockville man was arrested Tuesday night and taken to a hospital for evaluation after threatening to kill employees at the Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, police said. According to Maryland State Police, employees at a luggage store at the mall said George Hong Sik Chin was complaining about prices and became aggressive, saying he was going to kill them. State troopers found Chin, who they said was wearing camouflage and "babbling incoherently," in another area of the mall, and he told officers he had not taken his prescribed medications.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 7, 1998
Anthony Lezzo, a 44-year-old Levittown, Pa., resident, was arrested by the FBI yesterday morning in Bethesda and charged with traveling to Maryland to engage in a sexual act with a minor.The FBI said Lezzo, using the Internet, contacted a person he believed to be a 13-year-old female and indicated a willingness to engage in sexual acts with her and to travel to Maryland to do so.In reality, the person posing as a 13-year-old was an FBI agent tTC working under the bureau's Innocent Images investigation, which being coordinated through the agency's Baltimore office and targets Internet users who solicit sex from minors.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2012
An assistant principal at a Howard County high school is on paid administrative leave after she was charged with stealing credit cards from colleagues and admitted using one of them to buy Christmas presents for her family, according to charging documents. Patricia Kelly Murray, 40, is facing more than a dozen counts, according court papers in three separate cases. All three people identified as victims also work for the county's public schools. Murray's attorney, Todd A. Mohink, declined to comment on the charges.
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By Dan Greenberg and Paul McMullen and Dan Greenberg and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | June 5, 2003
The rains that have inundated the region the past month had organizers of the Capital Open scrambling with contingency measures for today's first round of the PGA Tour event. The fields adjacent to the TPC at Avenel used for parking were already a muddy mess by Tuesday, when cars needed tows to reach paved roads. According to general tournament chairman Pete Cleaves, there will be no on-site public parking today or tomorrow. All spectators will have to park at Westfields Shoppingtown/Montgomery Mall, located in the lot adjacent to Sears, where free shuttle buses will leave every 30 minutes.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | March 6, 2012
An assistant principal at a Howard County high school is on paid administrative leave after she was charged with stealing credit cards from colleagues and admitted using one of them to buy Christmas presents for her family, according to charging documents. Patricia Kelly Murray, 40, is facing more than a dozen counts, according court papers in three separate cases. All three people identified as victims also work for the county's public schools. Murray's attorney, Todd A. Mohink, declined to comment on the charges.
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By Don Markus and Don Markus,SUN STAFF | May 28, 1998
POTOMAC -- Being the general chairman of a PGA Tour event is often equal parts salesman and social director when it comes to enticing the biggest names to play at your tournament. So what do you give a player who seemingly has everything but a private life?Beefed-up security.Aside from the usual perks that include free food in the dining room, free telephone calls from the locker room and free use of a car for the week, that's about all Ben Brundred Jr. could offer Tiger Woods for coming to next week's Kemper Open.
BUSINESS
Eileen Ambrose | February 17, 2012
Clarks, a British footwear store, is opening a store in Towson Town Center in late April. The store will be in the Nordstrom Wing on the fourth level. The retailer has more than 250 stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. Among them are three stores in Maryland at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, the Mall in Columbia and Westsfield Annapolis.        
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April 20, 2008
Suddenly on April 17, 2008, JACK AMSTER of Bethesda MD; husband of the late Faye Amster; father of Jayson (Tassie Hanna) and Carole (Donald) Diamond; brother of Leo (Hilda) and the late Morris Amster, Dean Robbins and Esther Forem. Also survived by three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, a host of family and an army of friends, especially the Montgomery Mall Walkers and the Montgomery College Sculpture Studio. Graveside Service on Tuesday April 22 2008, at 11 A.M. at Beth Tfiloh Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. Shiva observed without Minyon on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the residence of Jack Amster.
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By Christian Science Monitor | December 25, 1990
The Body Shop has 316 franchises in 37 countries. More than a dozen stores are planned for the United States this year, in addition to the 13 already operating on the East Coast, including two in Maryland, at White Marsh and at Montgomery Mall in Bethesda.Among the company's operational policies:* All staff are encouraged to participate in a community project. (New York staffers work in a hospice, for example.)* All products are from the Third World, to provide employmenand trade.* Packaging is minimal and reusable.
SPORTS
By Dan Greenberg and Paul McMullen and Dan Greenberg and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | June 5, 2003
The rains that have inundated the region the past month had organizers of the Capital Open scrambling with contingency measures for today's first round of the PGA Tour event. The fields adjacent to the TPC at Avenel used for parking were already a muddy mess by Tuesday, when cars needed tows to reach paved roads. According to general tournament chairman Pete Cleaves, there will be no on-site public parking today or tomorrow. All spectators will have to park at Westfields Shoppingtown/Montgomery Mall, located in the lot adjacent to Sears, where free shuttle buses will leave every 30 minutes.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 7, 1998
Anthony Lezzo, a 44-year-old Levittown, Pa., resident, was arrested by the FBI yesterday morning in Bethesda and charged with traveling to Maryland to engage in a sexual act with a minor.The FBI said Lezzo, using the Internet, contacted a person he believed to be a 13-year-old female and indicated a willingness to engage in sexual acts with her and to travel to Maryland to do so.In reality, the person posing as a 13-year-old was an FBI agent tTC working under the bureau's Innocent Images investigation, which being coordinated through the agency's Baltimore office and targets Internet users who solicit sex from minors.
SPORTS
By Don Markus and Don Markus,SUN STAFF | May 28, 1998
POTOMAC -- Being the general chairman of a PGA Tour event is often equal parts salesman and social director when it comes to enticing the biggest names to play at your tournament. So what do you give a player who seemingly has everything but a private life?Beefed-up security.Aside from the usual perks that include free food in the dining room, free telephone calls from the locker room and free use of a car for the week, that's about all Ben Brundred Jr. could offer Tiger Woods for coming to next week's Kemper Open.
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By Dan Morse and Dan Morse,SUN STAFF | March 13, 1996
What costs $35,000, sits in The Mall in Columbia, provides automated information about libraries and will have its ribbon cut vTC this morning by Howard County Executive Charles I. Ecker?Answer: The new Data Depot, an information service on the second floor of the mall. It's green and about the size of three telephone booths and features a keyboard durable enough to withstand soft drink spills.Residents can use a computer keyboard and touch-screen commands to get applications for marriage licenses, access library services, read county job listings, learn about elected officials and more.
NEWS
April 4, 1994
ROCKVILLE -- A former salesman convicted six years ago of molesting a 6-year-old girl at the Montgomery Mall in Rockville has been arrested and charged in Northern Virginia with 10 counts of aggravated sexual battery and three counts of producing child pornography.Thomas A. Dietrich, 31, of Alexandria, was being held on $50,000 bond, according to Fairfax City Police in Virginia. He was arrested March 27 after his wife found videotapes and called authorities, police said.Parents have been looking at photographs of 10 young girls made from videotapes after police asked that they be notified by anyone who took a child between the ages of 2 and 7 to a Luskin's electronics store showroom on Lee Highway between April and September of 1993.
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