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By J. Wynn Rousuck | July 29, 1999
"No Way to Treat a Lady," William Goldman's 1963 novel about a serial killer, might not sound like musical theater material. But the suspense story -- which was also the source of a 1968 movie starring Rod Steiger -- was turned into a musical comedy thriller by Douglas J. Cohen, and it makes its Maryland debut at Theatre on the Hill tomorrow. Josh Selzer directs a cast of four -- Liz Bennett, Ray Ficca, Julie Herber and Charlie Smith -- in this killer musical, which promises to lay 'em in the aisles.
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FEATURES
By Stephen Hunter | March 18, 1994
"Serial Mom," John Waters' new film, will have its world premiere at the Senator Theatre at 8 p.m. April 5 as a benefit for AIDS Action Baltimore.Besides Waters, Kathleen Turner, Ricki Lake, Patricia Hearst, Mink Stole and Traci Lords will attend the premiere and a gala party to be held afterward at the Baltimore Museum of Art.The movie, which was shot entirely in Northeast Baltimore and Towson, features Turner as a suburban mom with a secret identity as a serial killer. It is rated R.Tickets are $75 and will become available on a waiting-list basis after March 25. Call (410)
NEWS
By BRENT JONES | May 21, 2008
A 27-year-old Baltimore man pleaded guilty yesterday to choking a 32-year-old woman to death with a wire coat hanger. Joshua Rice of the 500 block of Yale Ave. was sentenced by a city Circuit Court judge to the maximum 30 years in prison for the second-degree murder of Jennifer Fishbach. Prosecutors said that a search of Maryland's DNA database linked Rice to the May 2004 killing of Fishbach, who was found in a second-floor bedroom of an abandoned rowhouse in the 1200 block of Bayard Ave. Fischbach was one of three prostitutes found dead on the city's west side from late 2003 through mid-2004.
ENTERTAINMENT
By David Zurawik and The Baltimore Sun | January 19, 2013
No network midseason show has generated more buzz than "The Following," which premieres Monday night on Fox. There are three reasons for that: First, Kevin Bacon is the star, and he's better than most network television actors. Here he plays an angry, burned-out ex-F.B.I. agent with a drinking problem who is called out of retirement when a serial killer escapes from prison. Second, because the serial killer worships Edgar Allan Poe, the series is drenched in all things Poe. Baltimore, being filled with Poe Lovers, is a prime target for the Fox publicity campaign.
NEWS
By Knight-Ridder | August 14, 1991
BILOXI, Miss. -- Donald Leroy Evans has told investigators that he killed more than 60 people in a 10-year rampage in 17 states, his attorney says.Fred Lusk, Evans' court-appointed attorney, said yesterday the count could go higher, but investigators "have what we believe is all he can recall in detail at the present time."Evans, 34, of Galveston, Texas, has claimed that he killed victims in Florida, Texas, Alabama, Arizona, California, Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, Michigan, South Dakota, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, North and South Carolina, Illinois and maybe Georgia.
NEWS
By John R. Lion | September 16, 1990
No criminal excites and repulses the public more than a serial killer.During the last annual meeting of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, a panel on the topic of Ted Bundy clearly captured the most attention. An extra loudspeaker was hauled out into the hotel corridor so that folks could listen to the proceedings. I was among them, straining to hear about this man who murdered so many coeds in Florida.I was a little embarrassed by my morbid interest, and most of us avoided glancing at one another, preferring to appear professionally detached and intent on the dialogue.
NEWS
October 30, 2007
Serial killer in Russia gets life term for 48 killings MOSCOW -- The Moscow City Court gave a life sentence yesterday to a serial killer who had said he wanted to be the most prolific murderer in post-Soviet Russian history. Alexander Y. Pichushkin, 33, was convicted last week of murdering 48 people and trying to kill three others. The total was considerably smaller than the number of killings he claimed. In a television interview, Pichushkin said he had killed at least 60 people, part of a bid to kill a person for each of the 64 squares on a chessboard.
NEWS
By Los Angeles Times | February 23, 2009
Series Gossip Girl: : At the reading of Bart's will, Lily, Chuck and Bart's brother, Jack (Kelly Rutherford, Ed Westwick, Desmond Harrington), learn the fate of the Bass empire. (8 p.m., WNUV-Channel 54) 24:: Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) and Renee track Dubaku, with Chloe's help. (9 p.m., WBFF-Channel 45) Hard Time: : This new six-part series takes an inside look at Georgia's prison system, where military-style discipline is the order of business. (9 p.m., NGC) Medium: : Allison (Patricia Arquette)
NEWS
August 10, 2011
Regarding your story about animal cruelty ("City man is charged with killing one cat and abusing another," Aug. 4), I'm an animal lover who had my 22-year-old cat euthanized three months ago and I'm still crying from the loss. I got her from an animal shelter when she was about six weeks old and she showed signs of abuse. It broke my heart to think that someone would harm a little kitten. I'm against places like PetSmart and other stores that sell pets. Even though they ask customers to complete an application before buying a pet, it's nothing like the background check a rescue organization requires.
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