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By From Staff Reports | December 29, 1994
Two Baltimore City officers suffered minor head injuries last night when their patrol car was rammed by two youths in a stolen van, police said.Police said that about 7 p.m., Officer Chris Powell, 27, and police trainee Billy Shiflett, 26, were joining in the pursuit of a stolen blue 1992 Dodge van in the 5000 block of Frederick Ave. They were in the westbound left turn lane when the driver of the eastbound van turned into the patrol car in an attempt to...
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2014
A 73-year-old woman died in Edgewater Monday after a parked car rolled down a hill and crushed her underneath, Anne Arundel County police said. Lee Sheila Mahoney was walking near the 1700 block of Chesapeake Drive in the afternoon when a parked 2010 Ford Mustang began to drift down the hill, striking her from behind and pinning her underneath. The 23-year-old owner of the car saw his car rolling down the hill, went to the car and started it, backing up without realizing the woman was trapped underneath, police said.
NEWS
By Linda Turbyville | February 11, 1994
DEAR Bob Wilson:You probably were surprised to receive my phone call this afternoon and to learn of my desperate desire to obtain a job as a reporter with the Daily Boomerang in Laramie. (As a matter of fact, I surprised myself by calling you.) But I want you to know that I'm glad that we had our little chat because, quite frankly, until I talked to you and learned that a position might be opening in three or four years, I'd been having a truly terrible day in Baltimore.I needed to get to the post office.
NEWS
July 1, 1992
Would-be thief convictedAn 18-year-old Parkton man who entered a parked car in Hampstead and examined an empty amplifier carton was found guilty of attempted theft Monday.Charles Morgan Woody was seen entering a black Mustang on the evening of March 8 by Michael Cooper, a neighbor of the car's owner.Woody, testimony showed, was dropped off outside the car -- parked on Sugar Maple Street -- by someone driving a Ford pickup. He entered the car, Cooper said, and started looking through it with a flashlight.
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By Sarah Schaffer and Sarah Schaffer,SUN STAFF | December 1, 2004
Anne Arundel police say there appears to be no connection between a carjacking and two failed attempts to rob drivers of their vehicles last week in Glen Burnie - but officials warn residents to take care while the investigation continues. "There's nothing that ... indicates that these three are linked," police spokesman Sgt. Shawn Urbas said Monday. "But," he added, "any time you have a certain type of crime in a [single] locality, there is a chance that they could be connected." All three incidents took place on or along major roads in the North County community between Nov. 23 and Nov. 26. Both of the failed carjackings involved a group of attackers who were armed with a handgun.
NEWS
By Del Quentin Wilber and Del Quentin Wilber,SUN STAFF | February 25, 2000
A 22-year-old Columbia man was sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday for the attempted murder of a Howard County police officer in May when he tried to run over the officer in a stolen car. Ledell Padmore was convicted in December of second-degree attempted murder and assault after he tried to escape police and nearly drove over the officer on Stevens Forest Road. "What greater authority figure is there than a policeman?" said Howard Circuit Judge Raymond J. Kane Jr. before he sentenced Padmore.
NEWS
By Kris Antonelli | January 18, 1992
A Pasadena woman was beaten and shot by her husband early yesterday evening in the crowded parking lot of the Marley Station Mall on Ritchie Highway in suburban Anne Arundel County, according to county police.Arthur Donald Copeland of the 1200 block of Rock Hill Road in Pasadena was charged last night with assault with intent to murder. He was being held at the Northern District station in Glen Burnie, said police spokesman Officer V. Richard Molloy.His wife, Mary Maxine Copeland, went to the shopping mall on her 59th birthday and was walking to her car in the lot near the entrance of Hecht's department store shortly before 6 p.m. when her husband approached her and said, "I have a birthday present for you," police said.
NEWS
By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,SUN STAFF Sun staff writer Laura Sullivan contributed to this article | June 10, 1997
A caravan to an amusement park ended in tragedy yesterday morning after a tractor-trailer slammed into a car on a highway shoulder in Cecil County, killing an Anne Arundel County teen-ager and injuring two other people.Nicholas Paul Liberatore, 16, of the 8100 block of Quarterfield Farms Drive in Severn was pronounced dead at the scene after a tractor-trailer driven by Robert Fertner, 49, of Wenonah, N.J., plowed into a car on the side of Interstate 95 near Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge about 9 a.m., state police said.
SPORTS
By Bob Verdi and Bob Verdi,Chicago Tribune | June 1, 1993
CHICAGO -- Owner of Car 54, where are you?I feel a sense of frustration, staking out a parked car that isn't running in the bowels of Chicago Stadium. A parked car belonging to a superstar who is doing everything but talking about what everybody else is talking about -- himself.That would be Michael Jordan, of course. He goes out to win a game for the Bulls yesterday and almost scores the speed limit. Jordan scores 54 points against the Knicks, which is why I'm calling it Car 54. I can't call it my own, because the gray Mercedes 600 SEL with tinted windows is a bit out of my price range.
NEWS
November 27, 1995
It's 8:30 in the morning, and the Intrepid One is cruising on St. Paul Street. All four lanes are thick with traffic, but we've got synchronized green traffic lights on our side. Life is good, and we're running on time when -- suddenly -- a backup sprouts in the left lane. It stretches from Eager Street to Chase Street.And you know what it is?A parked car, with its emergency lights flashing. We're stuck behind it, blowing our horns (that's the proper protocol, right?) and trying to wedge into the next lane of traffic.
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