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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | January 9, 2012
A doctor charged last month in Utah on murder charges in Elkton waived extradition on Monday and will be flown back to Maryland, according to authorities. Dr. Nicola I. Riley, 46, had been held without bail in a Salt Lake County jail. She is charged with first- and second-degree murder, among other charges, stemming from an abortion 16 months ago that injured a teenage mother who was 21 weeks pregnant. Another doctor, Steven C. Brigham, was extradited from New Jersey last week and was arraigned in Cecil County Circuit Court on Friday.
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By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2014
A 46-year-old Laurel man has been charged with killing his 68-year-old father in a fight at their home Sunday morning, Howard County police said. Nandal Gupta and his son, Deepak, got into an argument that turned physical, police said, causing Nandal to experience chest pains. Emergency responders took him from the home in the 9500 block of Washington Ave. to Laurel Regional Hospital, where he died at 9:35 a.m. Deepak Gupta has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and first- and second-degree assault, police said.
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By Brent Jones, The Baltimore Sun | July 23, 2010
A 37-year-old Baltimore man reversed course and pleaded guilty this week to a first-degree murder charge after prosecutors presented opening statements during his jury trial, according to the city state's attorney's office. Demetry "Frank" Jenkins of the 1700 block of N. Washington Ave. confessed to fatally shooting a man in the head in February 2009 after an altercation in the defendant's home involving his girlfriend's daughter and her boyfriend, prosecutors said. Police found Demetrius Saulsbury, 22, lying on the sidewalk in front of Jenkins' house at about 3 a.m. Feb. 4, suffering from the gunshot wound.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Baltimore County Police said Monday they had charged a man with attempted murder in connection with a Randallstown shooting from the end of last month. Michael Dwight Conley, 25, is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Baltimore County Police said Monday they had charged a man with attempted murder in connection with a Randallstown shooting from the end of last month. Michael Dwight Conley, 25, is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
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August 30, 2014
A 52-year-old Owings Mills man was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault for stabbing another man Friday night at a train station, Baltimore County Police said. Wilbeck Stewart is accused of stabbing a man during a fight at the Owings Mills Metro Station on Painters Mill Road. Police said that about 9:41 p.m., Stewart exited a train and the victim approached him. The men argued and fought over a cigarette, police said. Stewart was arrested at the scene; the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
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By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2013
A New Jersey police officer has been indicted on a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of a Lansdowne man on Interstate 97 in an alleged road rage incident. An Anne Arundel County grand jury indicted Joseph Lamont Walker, 40, on murder and weapons charges in the death June 8 of Joseph Dale Harvey Jr., a 36-year-old truck driver who grew up in the Old Mill area of the county. Walker, an officer with the Hudson County, N.J., prosecutor's office, was initially charged with second-degree murder, which is listed along with manslaughter as a lesser charge in the court documents filed Tuesday.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2012
The family of Daniel Borowy, who was critically injured in the shooting at Perry Hall High School, thanked school staff, the police and EMS technicians for quickly getting the teen to safety and rushing him to the hospital. The family's only public comment on the shooting came in a statement issued through the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where Borowy, 17, remains in critical condition after being shot in the school's cafeteria Monday morning. Earlier Tuesday, police charged alleged shooter Robert Wayne Gladden Jr., 15, with attempted first-degree murder and assault in connection with the shooting.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2012
For weeks, police searched for a late-model black Mazda that witnesses saw hit a man outside a gas station and then run him over, killing him. They took statements from people who saw what happened and reviewed closed-circuit television feeds. They released a still image they had captured of the car and driver to the news media, hoping the public would help find the killer. On Thursday, Baltimore police announced that they had taken a suspect into custody. Jewel Onyen Jamie Lucas, 19, of the 2900 block of Woodland Ave. was arrested late Wednesday and charged with first- and second-degree murder and first- and second-degree assault.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 23, 2011
The reputed leader of the growing prison gang Dead Man Inc. has been transferred from state prison to the Anne Arundel County Detention Center to face murder charges in the beating death of fellow inmate in 1994. Though the indictment remains sealed, officials at the Jennifer Road Detention Center say Perry Roark is being held without bond. Court officials confirmed the bail review hearing had taken place Tuesday morning after he was taken before a District Court commissioner. A recording of the hearing was not available Wednesday.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Sun Staff Writer | January 20, 1995
The man accused of killing his estranged wife and fleeing Maryland with their two young sons last month was indicted on a first-degree murder charge yesterday by a Howard County grand jury.Prosecutors have not decided whether they will seek the death penalty for Daniel Scott Harney, 40, who is accused of killing Shirley Scott Harney, 41, at her Ellicott City home on the day after Christmas."We have not had any of those discussions," Deputy State's Attorney Les Gross said. "Obviously, that's a decision we still have to make."
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
A 36-year-old man has been charged in a nonfatal shooting in Baltimore last month, police said. Derrick Stockeling, of the 3100 block of Belmont Ave., shot a 40-year-old man in the thigh on Aug. 1 in the 1800 block of Edmondson Ave. in Harlem Park, police said. The victim was treated at a hospital for his injury and released. Police arrested Stockeling on Saturday, after a witness identified him as the suspect who got out of a parked car and shot the victim, the department said.
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August 30, 2014
A 52-year-old Owings Mills man was arrested and charged with attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault for stabbing another man Friday night at a train station, Baltimore County Police said. Wilbeck Stewart is accused of stabbing a man during a fight at the Owings Mills Metro Station on Painters Mill Road. Police said that about 9:41 p.m., Stewart exited a train and the victim approached him. The men argued and fought over a cigarette, police said. Stewart was arrested at the scene; the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | July 17, 2014
Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the chest. " But, police said, Mark Ramiro missed the body armor when he pulled the trigger on the .22 caliber handgun, and he now faces murder charges in the 28-year-old's death. The video ends as Ramiro dropped the gun and both friends rushed to Mitchell's aid. They drove from Ramiro's apartment in the 2200 block of Cedley St. to University of Maryland Medical Center, where Mitchell was pronounced dead within minutes, police said.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2014
Police arrested a man suspected in a December shooting that left a 30-year-old man dead in East Baltimore's Coldstream Homestead Montebello neighborhood, the department announced Wednesday night. Alonzo Purnell Harris, 23, of the 1700 block of E. 30th St., has been charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 19 killing of Devlon Cates, Jr., police said. Cates was found around 1:30 p.m. with seven gunshot wounds in a Honda Oddysey minivan in the 1500 block of E. 29th St., police said.
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By Justin Fenton and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | May 6, 2014
A man was arrested and charged in a double shooting in an East Baltimore nail salon Monday that left a 34-year-old woman dead and a 26-year-old man in critical condition. Tremaine Washington, 26, whose last known address was in the unit block of Fulton Ave., faces 11 charges, including first- and second-degree murder, attempted murder and assault, police said. The victim has not been identified pending next-of-kin notification, police said. The woman was shot in the head and man was shot in the leg, back and stomach at T & T Nails in the 2300 block of E. Monument St. around 4:40 p.m. Monday, police said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | March 27, 2014
In 2006, Baltimore prosecutors agreed to a plea that would send David Thornton to prison for eight years for a pair of murders. The assistant state's attorney assigned the case said that while it was a light sentence, "maybe he can't kill anyone … while he is in prison. " Eight years later and out of prison, police are accusing Thornton of killing again. Thornton, now 40, was arrested March 20 and charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 17-year-old Jowan Henry, who was killed March 8 in the 2600 block of Mura St. in East Baltimore.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Sun Staff Writer | February 8, 1994
A murder charge against a Baltimore man accused of gunning down a nightclub owner in the driveway of her Arnold home last September was dropped yesterday by Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Frank R. Weathersbee, who cited a lack of evidence.Edward Wendell McLeod, 43, of the 1800 block of Division St. in Upton, was charged Nov. 10 with first-degree murder in the slaying of Joanne Shuey Valentine, 47, of the 500 block of Broadwater Road.Mrs. Valentine, a mother of two, was shot about 4 a.m. Sept.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | March 9, 2014
The 11-year-old Dundalk girl found after a frantic, multistate search has been reunited with her twin sister, family members said Sunday. Caitlyn Virts and her twin sister, Cayla, were back together in the care of Baltimore County social services workers, according to the twins' grandmother, Anna Trainor-Goodwin. Police found Caitlyn in a Florence, S.C., hotel Friday after issuing an Amber Alert and fielding thousands of tips. "I'm hoping and praying that they let me have them," said Trainor-Goodwin, who lives near Patterson Park in Baltimore.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2014
A New Jersey police officer accused of the shooting death of another driver in an alleged road-rage incident last summer is trying to get the case dismissed from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. In a motion filed Tuesday, attorneys for Joseph Lamont Walker dispute the story police and prosecutors gave to the grand jury that indicted the 18-year law enforcement veteran last summer. Walker, a detective with the Hudson County, N.J., prosecutor's office, was indicted by an Anne Arundel County grand jury on first-degree murder and weapons charges in the June 8 death of Joseph Dale Harvey Jr., a 36-year-old truck driver who grew up in Millersville.
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