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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2013
The midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three Naval Academy football players while she was incapacitated last spring described a boozy night of partying that left her with spotty memories and a knot in her back. Testifying Wednesday at a preliminary military hearing, the woman said it was only after the party that she pieced together what might have happened to her through Twitter and Facebook posts and rumors that swirled around the academy. She said she was reluctant to report her suspicions about the night of April 14, 2012, for fear it would lead to an embarrassing and painful investigation.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2013
A midshipman who says she was sexually assaulted by three members of the Naval Academy football team is scheduled to testify at a preliminary hearing Wednesday. The woman has told investigators that she remembers little of the alleged assault last year, which her attorney says occurred after she became intoxicated at an off-campus party in Annapolis. Vice Adm. Michael Miller, the academy superintendent, has ordered the Article 32 hearing to help him determine whether to send the accused to court-martial.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 2, 2013
Friends of the woman at the center of a sexual assault investigation involving three members of the Naval Academy football team testified Monday that she appeared intoxicated on the night of the alleged attacks. But none of the witnesses at a preliminary hearing Monday said the female midshipman was so drunk at an off-campus party that it became necessary to intervene, to stop her from drinking or to take her home. The woman has said she remembers little of the April 2012 night during which the three fellow midshipmen are alleged to have engaged in sexual acts with her while she was incapacitated.
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By BRADLEY OLSON and BRADLEY OLSON,SUN REPORTER | March 9, 2006
WASHINGTON -- In a conversation taped by an investigator, standout Navy quarterback Lamar S. Owens Jr. tearfully apologized to the fellow midshipman he is accused of raping after admitting that he had sex with her in her Naval Academy dorm room. On the tape, played by prosecutors at a hearing yesterday to determine whether there is enough evidence for a court-martial, Owens was emotional and apologized often, at one point saying: "I'm so sorry. ... I woke up the next day and I called you, and I wanted to kill myself and I still feel like that."
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By Justin George, John Fritze and Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2013
John Johnson could have retired from the Washington Navy Yard years ago, but he loved the work. Richard Michael Ridgell, a former Maryland state trooper who helped train police in Iraq, was devoted to his daughters. Vishnu Pandit, who came to the United States to build a better life for his family, was proud of his quarter-century working for the U.S. Navy. All were gunned down Monday in one of the worst mass killings ever on a U.S. military installation. As investigators continued Tuesday to sift clues into the motivations of alleged shooter Aaron Alexis, details began to emerge of the women and men authorities say he shot to death.
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April 12, 1991
Conrad J. Heimbach, a retired real estate broker, died Tuesday of heart failure at his home on Gibbons Avenue. He was 86.A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Heimbach was being offered today at St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, Harford Road and Gibbons Avenue.He retired nearly 20 years ago from C.J. Heimbach Realty and sold the business, which he had operated since 1945.Earlier, he worked for the old Glenn L. Martin Co. and at the Washington Navy Yard.From 1978 until the mid-1980s, he was a member of the Baltimore City Commission on Aging.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 1, 2001
The Mass Transit Administration expanded commuter bus service between Columbia and Washington yesterday with the start-up of another daily bus route. The 915 express bus travels from Harper's Choice along Little Patuxent Parkway and U.S. 29 to Washington, ending at the Washington Navy Yard. Other stops are Clary's Forest, The Mall in Columbia, Hickory Ridge, the Broken Land Park & Ride, Scaggsville, Burtonsville, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Federal Triangle and Capitol Hill. The bus operates from 5:25 a.m. to 7:25 a.m. out of Columbia, and from 2:40 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. out of Washington.
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By BRADLEY OLSON | January 21, 2006
A military judge rejected yesterday a request by a Naval Academy oceanography professor to have the sexual harassment charges lodged against him reinvestigated by someone outside the chain of command at the academy. In an e-mail to lawyers involved in the case, a military judge at the Washington Navy Yard denied a defense request contending that Vice Adm. Rodney P. Rempt, the academy's superintendent, created an "unlawful command influence" that biased the charges against Lt. Bryan Black.
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January 10, 2003
Carl Milton Knobel, a retired electrician and church Sunday school superintendent, died of heart failure Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Fullerton resident was 91. Born in Baltimore and raised in Fullerton, he attended Fullerton School on Belair Road. He retired Dec. 29, 1981, as an investigator for Baltimore County's Electrical Administrative Board. The County Council declared it Carl M. Knobel Day in recognition of his 16 years of service. He earlier had run an electrical contracting business based in Fullerton, and as a young man was an estimator at the Washington Navy Yard.
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