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By DAN RODRICKS | March 28, 1994
Being Bob Pivec, community do-gooder, is sometimes a dirty job. He's "more or less" the chairman of the board of Metro Crime Stoppers, the tip line that serves metropolitan Baltimore. In his role with that fine group, Pivec has found himself in some peculiar predicaments -- like the time he paid reward money to a guy in a Dumpster."This was, oh, four or five years ago," he says. "The man had called the hot line with a tip that worked out. He wanted his reward, but he wanted it paid to a Dumpster.
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By Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun | May 22, 2014
At first, Megan Douty ignored the call from the strange number lighting up her cellphone during class in College Park a few weeks ago. When the number showed up again, she had left class, so she answered. The news stopped her in her tracks. The call came from a Tewaaraton Foundation official congratulating the Maryland defender on being named a Tewaaraton Award finalist. Walking across campus, Douty froze as the words hit her: "Tewaaraton finalist. " She, a defender, was one of the top five players in all of women's college lacrosse this spring.
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By C. FRASER SMITH | October 30, 1999
On his way out the door of a Hamilton Street lunch spot the other day, a young man casually reached over the shoulder of a diner, grabbed her purse from the corner of a big picture window and ran for daylight.The victim's luncheon partner jumped to her feet and raced out the door in hot pursuit. She yelled for help and, by luck, construction workers were paving at the end of the block. One stepped forward and stripped the purse from the thief's arms.A cheer of sorts went up in the street.
FEATURES
By Marie Marciano Gullard, For The Baltimore Sun | April 4, 2013
You might pass by 1352 Key Highway thinking it just another high-tech Inner Harbor office building. Slow down next time and take a good look at what might be one of the most unusual residences in Baltimore. The property, notable for its opaque glass exterior, is a show-stopper with five levels, four of which feature floor-to-ceiling windows. As one-half of a townhouse duplex built in 2009, the east-facing structure is constructed of stucco, metal, brick and, naturally, glass. "It shows like a model home.
NEWS
October 31, 1998
An article in yesterday's editions about a robbery at an automated teller machine in Woodlawn listed an incorrect telephone number for Metro Crime Stoppers. The correct number is 410-276-8888.The Sun regrets the error.Pub Date: 10/31/98
NEWS
By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,SUN STAFF | February 22, 1996
Howard County police are looking for a man who robbed a drive-through window clerk at a Taco Bell restaurant in Jessup Tuesday evening and fled with $175 in cash.About 6:45 p.m., a gunman on foot approached the Taco Bell window in the 8600 block of Washington Blvd. and pulled the window open. Brandishing a handgun, he ordered the clerk to turn over cash from the register, and then fled with the money.The suspect is described as a 19- to 25-year-old black male with a gold tooth. He was wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and black leather jacket.
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By Madison Park | December 29, 2007
Baltimore County police have released the identity of a man found shot to death early Thursday in Pikesville. Joseph Edward Brown, 22, of the 4400 block of Evamay Road in Baltimore died of gunshot wounds to the upper body, police said yesterday. Officers found his body in the 8200 block of Vosges Road about 6 a.m. Thursday. Police are investigating and ask that anyone with information call Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-756-2587.
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By NICK SHIELDS and NICK SHIELDS,SUN REPORTER | March 9, 2006
If you've got the information that can crack a case, you might dial 866-7-LOCKUP. That's the number for Metro Crime Stoppers, the nonprofit group that doles out rewards of up to $2,000 to tipsters who help bring criminals in the Baltimore area to justice. But now the organization, like its counterparts across the country, is hoping for a financial boost of its own. A General Assembly bill, scheduled for a hearing today, would add $20 to the court costs assessed to convicted criminals.
NEWS
May 20, 2008
Police released yesterday the name of the man fatally shot Thursday outside an East Baltimore store. Shortly after 6 p.m, Tony Allen, 52, was standing outside AFA Family Appliances in the 2300 block of E. North Ave. with three other men when two assailants approached with handguns and fired at least 20 rounds, police said, hitting all four men. Allen died that day at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The others survived. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to arrests and indictments.
NEWS
March 20, 2006
Police investigating the fatal shooting of a man Saturday evening in Northwest Baltimore were seeking help yesterday in identifying him and his assailant. About 6 p.m., a man was standing in the 3400 block of Virginia Ave. near Reisterstown Road in the Central Park Heights community when an unknown assailant shot him at least once in the head and fled, police said. The victim was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Sinai Hospital's emergency room, where he died a short time later, police said.
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Jacques Kelly | December 28, 2012
The sight of a newly resplendent Everyman Theatre made me get off a bus the other day as I was heading west on Fayette Street. I had to get a closer look at the city's newest gem. Throughout this year, I've been popping into the entrance of the former vaudeville and movie house for a sneak preview of the place where I once saw "Around the World in Eighty Days. " Wow, I thought: The old Town Theater never looked like this. The dramatic refurbishment of this piece of Baltimore's theatrical history caught me unprepared.
SPORTS
By Ken Murray and The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2010
Whether he can't help himself or just appreciates Alabama players, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome went back to his favorite haunt late in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night. He came away with a huge defensive tackle with an affinity for late-night snacks and crunching running backs. Terrence Cody, whose weight has ranged from 250 to 400 pounds in the past three years, is only the fifth player Newsome has drafted from Alabama, even if it seems like he's taken more.
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By Andrea F. Siegel | August 2, 2009
Police are searching for two youths who robbed two teenagers at knifepoint in Glen Burnie on July 23. The victims, ages 16 and 17, were walking on Parke West Drive near Covington Avenue about 3:15 p.m. when two youths who appeared to be about their age approached them, demanded that they empty their pockets and threatened them with a knife, Anne Arundel County police said. One of them had a bicycle. The robbers fled on Covington Avenue toward Quarterfield Elementary School. Police are asking anyone with information to contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-756-2587 or text to Crimes, 274637.
NEWS
June 22, 2009
Motorcyclist dies in SHA truck collision 3 A Baltimore County motorcyclist was killed early Sunday after he crashed into the rear of a State Highway Administration truck while attempting to enter the Baltimore Beltway's outer loop from Belair Road in Fullerton, according to state police. Timothy R. Williamson, 47, of the 4100 block of Taylor Ave. in Overlea, was operating a 2000 Honda motorcycle north on Belair Road about 8:30 a.m. when he drove onto the ramp to enter the outer loop, police said.
SPORTS
By MIKE PRESTON | March 27, 2009
Rumors were starting to surface that Kelly Gregg's knee problems were worse than expected and he might not play football in 2009 - or ever again. But Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome dismissed that talk yesterday. In fact, no player on the roster might be readier than Gregg. "The medical report on Kelly was great, and trainer Bill Tessendorf says he is chomping at the bit to play," Newsome said. "If we had to play a game tomorrow, Kelly Gregg would be ready to go." Gregg, a nine-year veteran, is known as a tough guy. Along with inside linebacker Ray Lewis, Gregg has always been one of the Ravens' most hated players in training camp because he never takes a play off. Gregg never needed any outside motivation, but he has it now. Look out, NFL. "This is the time of the year, most players want to get away from the game; they don't even want to talk about" it, Gregg, 32, said.
NEWS
By Carmen Amedori | September 5, 2008
Carmen Amedori, 52, is a resident of Westminster and was a state delegate representing Carroll County from 1999 until 2004, when she was appointed to serve on the Maryland Parole Commission during the Ehrlich administration. A Baltimore native and a graduate of Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University), Amedori worked as a paralegal and journalist while raising two daughters before entering the world of politics. She was one of the few elected officials in Maryland who supported John McCain when he ran for president in 2000 and was an alternate delegate at that year's convention.
NEWS
By LAURA MCCANDLISH | May 9, 2006
State police are investigating after the robbery of a Carroll County woman outside a Westminster hair salon. Jessica Smith, 25, of Manchester had gotten into her car parked behind A Cut Above in the 400 block of E. Main St. when an attacker pulled her out the vehicle and assaulted her at 8:40 p.m. Friday, police said. The man took her purse and fled on foot toward Poole Road, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Westminster barracks at 410-386-3000 or Metro Crime Stoppers - which is offering a possible reward of up to $2,000 for information - at 866-7LOCKUP.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 3, 2003
Anne Arundel County police released a description yesterday of a red Honda Accord they say was seen speeding away from the site of a fatal shooting Friday night in Glen Burnie. Two men were shot near a community mailbox in the area of Harrison Square after they had a verbal confrontation with the occupants of a car. One of the victims, Jaron Lana Spears, 19, of Glen Burnie, was killed. The second victim, a 21-year-old Glen Burnie resident, was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with gunshot wounds and was released Sunday.
NEWS
August 19, 2008
An arrest warrant has been issued for a 19-year-old man charged with attempted first-degree murder in a shooting in Essex last month, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Police said they are looking for Jonathan Duvon Lowe, 19, who frequents the Essex area, in the wounding of an 18-year-old man during a robbery attempt on the Southeastern Terrace footbridge over Route 702 about 6:30 a.m. July 13. The victim, who was not identified, was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.
NEWS
By Richard Irwin | August 13, 2008
A man was fatally shot yesterday afternoon near Forest Park High School, and city police do not know his identity or a motive for the killing. About 3 p.m., Northwestern District police responding to a 911 call reporting shots fired in the 4100 block of Barrington Road found the victim on the ground, bleeding from at least one gunshot wound. A Fire Department dispatcher said that medics pronounced the man dead at the scene and that city homicide detectives were investigating. Metro Crime Stoppers at 410-276-8888 is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and an indictment in the slaying.
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