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July 17, 2011
The driver of a van struck by a stolen car Saturday in Northwest Baltimore has died of his injuries, according to police. The unidentified man's name will be released after his next of kin is notified. The car was stolen from the victim of a shooting at about 3 a.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of Liberty Heights Ave., near the Mondawmin shopping center, according to Detective Jeremy Silbert, a city police spokesman. An officer spotted a car fitting the description of the victim's stolen vehicle about 3:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of W. Belvedere Ave., Silbert said.
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By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun | June 7, 2011
A word of caution to those teaching their teenagers how to drive: Wait until they're the legal age and try an empty parking lot. Police say a 25-year-old woman did not heed that advice Tuesday when her 14-year-old niece crashed the van in which they were riding through a fence and plunged into Northeast Baltimore's Lake Montebello. The woman, who was teaching her niece how to drive, was handed citations that include knowingly permitting a child under 15 to drive a motor vehicle on a public road, and knowingly permitting a motor vehicle to be driven on a public road by an unlicensed person.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2013
Eileen H. "Pat" van Breemen, an advocate for children suffering from learning disabilities and a Wicomico County political activist, died Tuesday, from multiple organ failures, at her Salisbury home. She had recently celebrated her 88th birthday. The former Eileen Barbara Hines was born and raised in Iowa City, Iowa, where she graduated in 1942 from Iowa City High School. Her father was a college professor, and her mother was a Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad telegrapher and a silent movie pianist.
NEWS
October 28, 1997
A Papa John's Pizza delivery man was robbed at gunpoint and his van stolen early yesterday after he made a delivery in the 300 block of Jena Circle, Odenton, county police said.Warren Eugene Poole, 35, was heading back to his van before 1 a.m. yesterday when a man wielding a handgun approached him asking for money and keys to his van, police said.Poole gave the man $22 and his keys, and the man got into the van and drove away.Pub Date: 10/28/97
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By RICHARD IRWIN | May 21, 2007
A 22-year-old man died Saturday evening at Maryland Shock Trauma Center from injuries after he was struck by a van May 10 after an argument with two men near his West Baltimore home, city police said. Alvin Parson of the first block of N. Gorman Ave. was seen arguing with two men about 12:30 a.m., shortly before he was struck by a van occupied by the pair, said Agent Donny Moses, a police spokesman. Moses said witnesses gave police a description of the van and its license plate number and that a short time later police issued traffic citations to the van's owner, 47, and the passenger, 24, charging them with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.
NEWS
December 9, 2003
A collision between a van and a taxicab at a Northwest Baltimore intersection sent 15 people to six area hospitals last night - all with injuries that were not life-threatening, city police said. About 9:30 p.m., the van carrying an unknown number of passengers collided with the cab at Sequoia Avenue and Hilton Road, causing injuries to the passengers and drivers of both. At least seven city Fire Department ambulances responded to the scene. The cause of the accident remained under investigation, police said.
NEWS
August 6, 2002
The northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Aberdeen were shut for more than an hour yesterday evening after a van carrying six Virginia residents blew a tire and flipped over, state police reported. Two passengers were in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, and the driver, Grober Claros, 32, of Arlington, was taken to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, police said. The others were treated at the scene. Tfc. Jake Cameron said the Ford Aerostar van blew the tire and crashed just north of the Maryland House service area about 5:45 p.m., coming to rest on its roof in the highway's grass median.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Staff Writer | November 5, 1992
A deliveryman for a South Baltimore doughnut company was dragged to his death Tuesday night after a hijacker stole his truck outside a restaurant on East Patapsco Avenue.The hijacker escaped when the van went out of control several blocks away in the 3900 block of Fairhaven St. in Curtis Bay and struck two parked cars.Pronounced dead was Alonzo Coats, 64, of the 3300 block of E. Monument St. Mr. Coats was dragged more than 200 feet while stuck under the vehicle.Sgt. O. B. McCarter of the Southern District said Mr. Coats, a deliveryman for Fogler's Donuts in the 800 block of E. Patapsco Ave., was delivering doughnuts to the Central Restaurant in the 900 block of E. Patapsco Ave. around 11:50 p.m. when an unidentified man entered the van while it was parked out front.
NEWS
August 11, 1994
A 45-year-old Arnold man was charged with assault with intent to murder after a shotgun blast was fired into a van containing relatives and friends Tuesday evening, police said. One of the shotgun pellets grazed a 9-year-old boy. The child was not seriously injured. Paramedics treated him at the scene. The shooting occurred about 6 p.m. after a dispute over rent money, police said. Witnesses told police that before Robert Alexander Coates of the 1400 block of Middletown Road fired one round from a 12-gauge shotgun into the van's side panel, he shouted that he was going to kill them all.
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,Sun Staff Writer | July 29, 1994
The Urban Rural Transportation Alliance, a nonprofit organization that provides transportation for Howard County's elderly and handicapped, lost one of its 22 vans in a one-alarm fire in Ellicott City Wednesday.A home and two other vehicles were also damaged.The driver of the van discharged its only passenger shortly after 4 p.m. in the 4000 block of Old Columbia Pike when he noticed smoke coming from under the hood, said Sgt. Robert Wiseman, spokesman for the county's Department of Fire and Rescue Services.
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