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September 26, 1995
A cashier at a High's store in Brooklyn Park thwarted a knife-wielding assailant's robbery attempt Sunday when she refused to give in to his demands, county police said.A man wearing a white bandanna over his face walked into the store in the 700 block of Church St. at 10:40 p.m., police said. He pointed a knife at the cashier and told her to give him all the money in the register.The cashier refused and called out to a fellow employee for help. The suspect drove away in a white car, police said.
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NEWS
January 17, 1996
County police last night arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, whose body was dumped behind a lumber yard on Dorsey Road in Hanover.Police said the shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. yesterday in a unit at the Hidden Woods Apartments in the 400 block of Hidden Brook Drive. They said that after dumping the body, the man returned to the apartment, where he was arrested.Officers said that the man was being questioned at the Eastern District station and that homicide and deadly weapon charges were pending.
NEWS
September 26, 1995
An Adler-Dreikurs seminar for parents of children ages 4-12 will begin Thursday at Bryant Woods Neighborhood Center in the Village of Wilde Lake.Classes will meet from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays for 10 weeks.The cost is $90 per person or $165 per couple.& Information: 730-3987.Police logWilde Lake: 10500 block of Faulkner Ridge Circle: Officers arrested a 13-year-old after a caller reported seeing someone entering a home Friday, police said.Harper's Choice: 5400 block of Woodenhawk Circle: Someone attempted to steal a 1989 Buick by tampering with its steering column Friday night or early Saturday, police said.
NEWS
By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,SUN STAFF | February 5, 1996
A Guilford woman remained hospitalized in fair condition yesterday after she was struck by a car early last week while crossing a street near her home.Thelma Moore, 42, of the 400 block of Guilford Road was crossing Guilford Road near Ridgeview Drive shortly before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when she was hit, said Lt. David Carroll, a spokesman for the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.Howard County police said the driver, Bridgete Moore, 21, of the 9200 block of Cartersville Road in Guilford was traveling south on Guilford when Ms. Moore stepped into the vehicle's path.
NEWS
February 7, 1996
PoliceEldersburg: Someone used rocks to break windows in two classrooms at Carrolltowne Elementary School between 1:30 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, state police said. The damage was estimated at $200.Eldersburg: A New Jersey contractor told state police that someone smashed the window of a company vehicle parked in a rear lot at the Carrolltown Mall between Friday and Monday. A radiator cap and oil dip stick were stolen. The loss and damage were estimated at $150.Eldersburg: A resident of the 6500 block of Sunset Drive told state police that someone entered his residence between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 and took $960 from his coat pocket.
NEWS
September 26, 1995
A fire in a wood stove apparently extended into the walls of a split-level house in Aspen Run and forced a family out about 3 a.m. Sunday. Fire officials said the family was awakened by the smoke detector and called 911 before fleeing the building.Hampstead Assistant Fire Chief Raymond Rill said the fire in the wood stove entered the interior of the wall through a split in the mortar and began burning up toward the roof of the house in the 100 block of Opal Avenue.Firefighters ripped off the exterior siding of the wall near the stove to extinguish the blaze and check for possible spreading of the flames.
NEWS
By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF | February 7, 1996
A Glen Burnie woman who tried to foil a holdup man Monday was struck on the head with a handgun and lost her purse, county police said.Song Ye Fleming, 49, of the 6300 block of Smithy Square and her roommate, Chey Chey Moore, were crossing the parking lot at their apartment complex shortly before 11 p.m. when two men wearing ski masks and gloves demanded money from them, police said.One of the men pointed a black automatic handgun at Ms. Fleming and grabbed her hand when she hesitated. Ms. Fleming bit his hand, and the man beat her with the gun and ran toward Cedar Furnace Circle and Lacrosse Lane with her purse, police said.
NEWS
February 7, 1996
A 34-year-old Westminster woman pleaded guilty yesterday to child sexual abuse involving two Taylorsville girls last summer.In exchange for the guilty pleas, prosecutors dropped related charges against the woman, who had lived with the family of one of the victims. The woman's name is being withheld to protect the victims' privacy. The girls were 12 and 5 when the abuse occurred.Prosecutors said yesterday that the woman made advances to the older child first. Later, she included the younger child in the acts.
NEWS
By TaNoah V. Sterling and TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF | February 7, 1996
County police charged a Severn man yesterday with the rape of a 28-year-old Annapolis woman.The woman told police she had met a male acquaintance Monday night at Eastport Terrace housing project, and he asked her to go with him to buy beer. She bought the beer, thinking they would return to Eastport Terrace, but the man drove to Meade Village, police said.When she wanted to go home, the man took her to the 1200 block of Severn Station Road and raped her, then drove her to Severna Park and pushed her out of the car, police said.
NEWS
March 6, 1998
The Sears store at The Mall in Columbia has formed an educational partnership with Hammond High School and Howard County public schools.Sears will offer training in business skills by conducting mock interviews with students and providing information about job openings at the store. Students who get jobs -- and work a total of 780 hours -- will be eligible for a Sears program that reimburses up to 75 percent of tuition for post-secondary education.In return, Hammond will offer Sears employees complimentary passes to school events and will recognize the partnership in school communications.
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