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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2014
A man with a gun was shot and killed by plainclothes Baltimore Police officers after being pulled over in East Baltimore on Monday evening, police said.  The shooting occurred in the 1800 block of E. Lanvale St., in the Oliver neighborhood, just after 5 p.m. Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said the officers were patrolling in an unmarked police car when they saw two men inside of a parked white Nissan Altima with out of state license plates. ...
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By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | January 10, 2014
Baltimore County police are investigating a shooting they believe happened Friday in Dundalk. Gunshots and banging noises were reported near the 200 block of St. Helena Ave. around 4:40 p.m., but when police arrived they were unable to locate a victim or witnesses. About 30 minutes later, county police were notified by Baltimore City police that an unidentified man walked into an area hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim is expected to recover. Anyone with information should call 410-307-2020.
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By Luke Lavoie and Sara Toth llavoie@tribune.com stoth@tribune.com | January 10, 2014
A Columbia man and long-term substitute teacher at an Ellicott City middle school was charged Thursday night with possession of child pornography, Howard County police said Friday. Jeremy Sykes, 43, of Hesperus Drive in Columbia, was charged after police traced child pornography to his personal computer at his home and a second computer belonging to the Howard County Public School System, police said. Police said there is no indication the images were of students at Folly Quarter Middle School, where Sykes has been teaching since October 2013.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | January 9, 2014
The family of a plainclothes Baltimore police officer who was killed by friendly fire during a fight outside a downtown nightclub in 2011 is suing the city Police Department. Officers shot William H. Torbit Jr. 34 times — without recognizing him as a police officer — after he fired eight times into a group of people who had knocked him to the ground and were attacking him in the Select Lounge parking lot on Jan. 9, 2011, according to a police investigation. One of Torbit's bullets killed Sean Gamble, a man who had been attacking Torbit, police said.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 1, 2014
Baltimore Police were investigating the discovery of a man's body in the Inner Harbor, near the Harborview marina.  Det. Jeremy Silbert, a police spokesman, said police found the body at around 2 p.m. in the 500 block of Harborview Drive. The man was in his 50s, and police were investigating the circumstances of his death.  #sigshell { float: left; width: 320px; height: 52px; margin: 20px 0px; display: block; } #sigheadshot{ float: left; margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; } #sigtwitter { margin-right: 5px; }
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 30, 2013
A driver was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma after a serious crash in Glen Burnie Monday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said. The crash, which involved a white Ford Explorer and a Red Nissan, happened at the intersection of Overhill Road and Marley Neck Boulevard around 4 p.m., police said. The intersection was closed during the early evening commute while police investigated the crash, according to T.J. Smith, a spokesman for the police department. cmcampbell@baltsun.com twitter.com/cmcampbell6
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | December 30, 2013
Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating the killing of two bald eagles in Montgomery County over the past week. The first was shot with a rifle at about 3 p.m. on Christmas Day while feeding on a deer carcass in a field that adjoins Georgia Avenue and Bordley Road in Brookville, according to a police news release. Then, on Saturday morning, another eagle was found wounded by a bird shot near a residence on Deakins Lane in Darnestown, the release said. The bird later died of its injuries.
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By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | December 26, 2013
Two men were robbed on Christmas Day in Anne Arundel County, and police have arrested a suspect in one of the incidents. A 58-year-old man returning to his home early Wednesday in the 1600 block of Bluestone Court in Hanover told police that two men approached him as he was getting out of his vehicle. One of the men brandished a handgun and demanded money. The victim complied and the two men ran off into an older model black sedan. Police responded to the area at about 12:18 a.m. but couldn't find the suspects.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2013
Anne Arundel County police said Friday night they are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found in his Laurel home. Police went to a home in the 8300 block of Frostwood Drive about 10:30 a.m. to check on the well-being of an occupant, according to a release issued by Lt. T. J. Smith. After a landlord let them into the home they found a man's body "with obvious signs of trauma to the upper body. " Though the victim has yet to be identified, detectives believe the body is that of the home's male occupant.
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