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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | April 11, 2014
Baltimore County police were investigating a fatal accident that occurred Friday night in Glen Arm at Harford Road and Factory Road, the agency said. Word of the accident was posted to the county police department's social media accounts at around 8:30 p.m., but additional information was not immediately available.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2014
Five men were shot and injured in separate incidents in Baltimore Friday night and early Saturday morning, police said. One man was shot around 5 p.m. Friday in the Harlem Park neighborhood, in the 1700 block of W. Lanvale St. Police did not provide information on the condition of the 22-year-old victim, who was shot in the upper torso. Shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, a man was shot in his back in East Baltimore. Police found him in the 1400 block of E. Eager St. holding his side and he was listed in serious condition at a hospital Saturday morning.
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By Justin Fenton and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2014
A man was shot and killed on the northern edge of Gwynns Falls Park Wednesday evening, police said. Officers found the victim, who was believed to be in his teens or early 20s, shot multiple times in a vehicle when they responded to the 2300 Lyndhurst Ave. in the Windsor Hills neighborhood around 6 p.m. for a report of a shooting, police said. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he later died, police said. At the scene, detectives were inspecting a blue minivan parked on a street of single-family homes.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | April 19, 2014
A Severna Park man died from an apparent heart attack while boating on an Anne Arundel County creek, Maryland Natural Resources Police said Saturday. Frederick Ervin Jr., 56, and a friend were taking a boat out for the first time this year on Crownsville's Plum Creek at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday when Ervin felt sick, said Sgt. Brian Albert, a police spokesman. Plum Creek is a tributary of the Severn River. Ervin went to the side of the 33-foot center console power boat and leaned over, falling into the water, Albert said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | February 25, 2014
Baltimore County police say they are investigating a weekend confrontation between an officer and a man filming an arrest in downtown Towson, footage of which was posted online and spread Tuesday. The 2 minute, 24-second video shows Baltimore County officers and Maryland State Police making an arrest as a crowd around them shouts profanities. Officers approach the person filming, telling him that he is distracting them. When the person filming asks what law he is violating, an officer gets up close and tells him to "shut your [expletive mouth]
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,sun reporter | October 14, 2006
It happened on the night of March 1, 1976, in the gray-shingled split-level on Lilly Stone Drive in Carderock Springs, an upper-class Bethesda neighborhood, where police say William Bradford Bishop Jr., a cultured, high-ranking State Department official, beat his wife, Annette, 37, to death with a sledgehammer. Authorities allege he then waited for his mother, Lobelia Bishop, 68, who lived with the family, to return from walking the dog, and then killed her with the same weapon. Police say Bishop then moving onto the bedrooms of his three sleeping sons, William Bradford III, 14, Brenton Germaine, 10, and Geoffrey Cordon, 5, and in one final burst of fury, wielded the sledgehammer three more times, until they lay still in their blood-soaked beds.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2013
Police have taken a new step in their the battle to remove illegal dirt bikes and their freewheeling riders from the streets of Baltimore, creating an email address where residents can report the bikes anonymously. "All the way around, it's a menace, and we have to take some action," said Maj. Johnny Delgado, the commander of the Northwestern District, who launched the initiative. Riding dirt bikes in the city limits is against the law, as is storing them in a house or a shed with gasoline, police said.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | September 14, 1990
Residents of an East Baltimore neighborhood may feel safer today after police said they cracked an drug ring that reportedly sold $4 million a year worth of cocaine and heroin."
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By Justin George and Julie Scharper, The Baltimore Sun | December 1, 2012
UPDATE:   Baltimore police say they have charged a 20-year-old Washington man in the shooting Friday at   Morgan State University . Keith Robertson, of the 4900 block of G St. SE, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and handgun charges, according to the department. Police said he provided a confession in the afternoon incident that wounded a student on the semester's last day of classes. The man injured in the incident is Tyrell Okoro, a 20-year-old member of the football team from Queens New York, said Morgan spokesman Clinton R. Coleman Jr. Okoro is a sophomore offensive lineman, according to the university's website.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | February 3, 2014
For the second time in her life, Grace Leto will have to bury a child. In 1983, she said, her 18-year-old daughter was killed in a car accident in Baltimore. On Friday, another daughter, Kimberly Leto, 51, was stabbed to death after she happened upon two teenagers attempting to burglarize her home, Baltimore police said. "She was a very vibrant, wonderful woman," Grace Leto, 78, said by phone. "I can't really talk about it. " Baltimore District Judge Rachel E. Cogen on Monday called Leto's murder "a tragedy … on all accounts" as she ordered suspects Alonzo Gorham-Ramos, 14, and Allen Pinkney, 16, held pending further developments in the case.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | April 18, 2014
A veteran Baltimore police sergeant received probation Friday after being convicted for failing to act during an assault on a drug suspect. Sgt. Marinos N. Gialamas said that it was "a split-second decision" that had ended with him standing before a circuit court judge. "This is the last place I ever thought I'd be," the 19-year veteran said before he choked up and was unable to continue. Anthony Williams, another officer who was convicted of assault in the case, received a jail term this week.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 18, 2014
Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families, died April 9 of lung cancer at his Stoney Beach home in Anne Arundel County. He was 65. "Dr. Metzger served the citizens of Baltimore County for over 32 years. He was a dedicated and outstanding leader who impacted the quality of life for many families," Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson said in a statement.
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By Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | April 18, 2014
Police fanned out Friday afternoon to search for clues in the killing of teenager Michael Mayfield in Northwest Baltimore, handing out fliers with the victim's image as they moved door to door along Lyndhurst Avenue. Two days after the fatal shooting of the 17-year-old, investigators say they are still at a loss for a motive. As a homicide detective ordered 16 police cadets to hit the streets in the case, he reminded them of the gravity of the case. "The most important thing you're going to handle is a murder," said Lt. Michael Newton.
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April 17, 2014
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen License plates were stolen from a car in the 700 block of Everist Drive Wednesday. Aberdeen Police report: Fraud was reported in the 200 block of Forest Green Road last Friday. Items were stolen in the 2400 block of Willoughby Beach Road last Friday. A burglary was reported in the 1400 block of West Jarrettsville Road last Friday. A domestic assault was reported in the 4400 block of Philadelphia Road last Friday.
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By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014
Baltimore police announced an arrest in connection with Monday's double-stabbing along York Road, but the identity of the victim remains unclear. A male died in the stabbing, which took place around 8:40 p.m. on April 14 in the 5100 block of York Road. Police Thursday declined to release the name of the victim, saying in a statement the name "has been withheld to further investigative efforts. " Jimy James Jackson, 24, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing.
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By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014
Months after being thrust into a national spotlight as the face of Howard County's response to a murder-suicide at The Mall in Columbia, Police Chief William J. McMahon said Thursday that he is retiring in June after 28 years with the department. McMahon, 51, who has served nearly eight years as chief, said he had picked the date of June 30 four years ago when he signed up for a deferred retirement payment program. "The timing is just right," McMahon said in a telephone interview.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | January 20, 1998
Lt. Charles F. Milland once wrote that criminals were running roughshod over citizens because they weren't afraid of jail.But for three days, the silvery-haired police officer has played the role of fugitive, reportedly running from his city colleagues because he was too embarrassed to be locked up.Yesterday, the veteran officer with nearly three decades of experience checked himself into an undisclosed health clinic, ending a police manhunt that began Friday...
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2012
The number of serious violent crimes not reported to police fell from 50 percent to 42 percent from 1994 to 2010, but in recent years the percentage of crimes unreported because of concerns about police has doubled, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.  Highlights from the report include:  -Rape and sexual assault continue to be unlikely to be reported to police at a startling rate - 65 percent went unreported...
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By Justin Fenton and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2014
Baltimore Police confirmed Wednesday that homicide detectives were investigating the death of a man found Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore.  Police provided little information except that the man was found on Erdman Avenue and that he had been stabbed.  Det. Chantell English, a police spokeswoman, said the case was deemed a "suspicious death" as police investigated and did not provide the victim's name. City Councilman Brandon M. Scott, who represents the area, said he was told by officials that the man was found strangled and stabbed inside a vehicle parked in the 6200 block of Erdman Ave., near the entrance to Crazy Ray's Auto Parts.  #sigshell { float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; }
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By Justin Fenton and Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2014
A man was shot and killed on the northern edge of Gwynns Falls Park Wednesday evening, police said. Officers found the victim, who was believed to be in his teens or early 20s, shot multiple times in a vehicle when they responded to the 2300 Lyndhurst Ave. in the Windsor Hills neighborhood around 6 p.m. for a report of a shooting, police said. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he later died, police said. At the scene, detectives were inspecting a blue minivan parked on a street of single-family homes.
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