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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | October 9, 2011
Baltimore city police said they were investigating an overnight shooting in Northwest Baltimore that injured a 25-year-old man. The man was found near Park Heights and Belvedere avenues shortly after an officer on patrol heard gunshots at around 1:43 a.m., according to a release from the police department. The victim, who was not identified, suffered multiple gunshot wounds, police said, adding that he was taken to a local hospital, where he was in serious but stable condition. Police said anyone with information should call Northwest District detectives at 410-396-2466.
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By Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
Baltimore Police were investigating an early morning homicide in Northwest Baltimore. Police said a man, identified Friday as 24-year-old Wendell Wright, was found shot multiple times in the 3800 block of Boarman Ave., in the Callaway-Garrison neighborhood, at about 12:50 a.m. Wright was lying in the street, and was taken to a local hospital for treatment, where he was pronounced dead at 1:29 a.m. Police asked anyone with information to call...
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | April 19, 2010
An unidentified man was shot in the leg in Northwest Baltimore about 9 p.m. Monday, according to city police. The victim was shot in the 3900 block of Barrington Road, police said. A department spokesman said police have no further details about the incident.
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By Yvonne Wenger and The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2014
The federal government plans to shift the cost of accepting food stamps to retailers in the coming weeks, a move that Baltimore officials and anti-hunger advocates said Tuesday could make it harder for some families to buy groceries. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her administration are working with advocacy groups to inform merchants of the change and to help them prepare. About a third of the city's population relies on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, known as food stamps.
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By Liz Kay and Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2010
A man who was found early Thursday fatally shot in a van in Northwest Baltimore is believed by police to the same man who was abducted from his front porch Wednesday night by several people armed with guns, a department spokesman said. Police had been looking for a burgundy van with temporary tags after a witness said a man had been forced from his home in the 2300 block of Lauretta Ave. at gunpoint and driven away. Police broadcasted a lookout for the van Wednesday night. About 12:45 a.m., police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said police found the body of man who had been shot inside a van that matched the description from the abduction.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
Jon B. Singer, a successful Baltimore businessman who was active in Jewish philanthropic causes that ranged from helping those suffering from drug abuse to mentoring young men and women starting businesses, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 31 at his Pikesville home. He was 71. "His compassion and generosity knew no bounds. Even though he ran several businesses and was a devoted family man, he always found time to help those who were in need," said Jerry Sutton, who was executive director of House of Hope, a Reisterstown Road recovery facility that Mr. Singer founded for Jewish men struggling to overcome drug addiction and substance abuse.
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By Tim Swift and The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2014
Two men were wounded by gunfire late Friday in separate incidents, Baltimore police said. Both are expected to survive their injuries. About 11:30 p.m., police found a 29-year-old man shot in the stomach in the 4800 block of Melbourne Ave. in the Beechfield section of Southwest Baltimore. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Just before midnight, officers found an 18-year-old man shot multiple times in the 4400 block of Pall Mall Road in the Greenspring section of Northwest Baltimore.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | September 9, 2014
With the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri weighing on their minds, politicians, church leaders and members of the public gathered Tuesday night at a Northwest Baltimore Church to consider police brutality. The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple, where the event was held, said that the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. could be a landmark in the history of African-American activism. In the future, Bryant said, people will ask one another, "Where were you and what did you do when Michael Brown was killed?"
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2014
Baltimore police are investigating the shootings of two men killed Wednesday night in separate incidents a block apart in Northwest Baltimore. Detectives say Austaniel Brown, 22, who last resided in the 4800 block of Beaufort Ave., was gunned down at a playground near the intersection of Park Heights and West Garrison avenues about 9:30 p.m. Shot in the chest, Brown was transported to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead about an hour later....
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | September 3, 2014
Baltimore police identified a 24-year-old man as the victim of a fatal shooting on Tuesday in Northwest Baltimore. Police on Wednesday said Qureem Holloway, who lived in the 4700 block of Park Heights Ave. in Central Park Heights, was killed in his block early Tuesday morning. Police had found Holloway with gunshot wounds to his head at about 1:03 a.m. He died at a hospital shortly thereafter. Detectives say Holloway had been sitting on his porch when someone came up to him and shot him multiple times.
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By Tim Swift and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | August 31, 2014
A man was killed and five others were wounded by gunfire early Sunday, Baltimore police said. About 3:30 a.m. Sunday, police found a man shot in the head and another man shot in the hand in the 4000 block of Berger Ave. in the Frankford section of Northeast Baltimore. The man shot in the head later died of his injuries. Four others were shot in separate incidents Sunday: •About 6 a.m., officers found a man shot in the chest in 2800 block of Belvedere Ave. in the Pimlico Good Neighbors section of Northwest Baltimore.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2014
A man was fatally stabbed in North Baltimore late Tuesday night while a woman was shot in the leg in a robbery attempt on the edge of the Charles Village neighborhood early Wednesday morning, police said. Around 11:20 p.m. police found a man with several stab wounds near the intersection of Old York Road and Willow Avenue, police said. The man, identified Wednesday night as Robert Morris, 31, of the 4700 block of Alhambra Ave., was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police said the stabbing happened in the 500 block of East Cold Spring Lane.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 25, 2014
Cordelia D. Oliver, a retired Baltimore public schools educator who was one of the first African-American docents at the Baltimore Museum of Art , died Aug. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice care in Towson of complications from a stroke. She was 92. "Cordelia was a wonderful person, and if anyone met her, they were instantly drawn to her because of her personality," said Camay Calloway Murphy of Baltimore, former executive director of the Eubie Blake Cultural Center and onetime Baltimore school board member.
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