March 14, 2013
Sykesville Police are looking for a white man, possibly in his 50s, balding with short white hair, following a reported attempt to pick up an 11-year-old girl on March 12 around 7 p.m. in Sykesville. Police said a man driving a dark car, possibly a newer, four-door Volkswagen, approached the girl at Brandenburg Circle and Norris Avenue and told her that there was an emergency and her parents asked him to get her. According to police, the girl ignored the man and continued on to her friend's house, where she spoke of the incident and then alerted her family..
February 26, 2013
Two teenage girls out for a run Friday afternoon in the Fountain Green area said they saw a man expose himself. The girls, ages 16 and 17, told police they were jogging with some other girls in the 1400 block of Fountain Glen Drive around 5 p.m. when they saw a man standing in the wood line across the street, according to a report from the Harford County Sheriff's Office. Initially, the girls thought the man was urinating, but then realized the man was looking at them and smiling, according to the report.
February 25, 2013
February is Black History Month. Baltimore is celebrating it by commemorating the march of African-Americans toward full membership in the American family. Although I am a white man born and raised in the strictly segregated Baltimore of nearly eight decades ago, I am joining that celebration. The apartheid Baltimore in which I grew up has been thoroughly chronicled by C. Fraser Smith's "Here Lies Jim Crow," Antero Pietila's "Not in My Neighborhood" and Larry Gibson's "Young Thurgood.
October 17, 2012
Ted Capshaw, of White Marsh, has been appointed executive director of The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Baltimore Affiliate. Mr. Capshaw was most recently chief operating officer at the Baltimore Urban Debate League. In that role, he oversaw operations, budgeting and human resources. Prior to the Baltimore Urban Debate League, Mr. Capshaw served as virtual chief learning officer/fitness director at the Maryland Athletic Club; chief learning officer at Benelogic; senior consultant/facilitator with EntreQuest; counselor for Treatment Resources for Youth; and director, mentoring services, for Right Step Inc. He holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Minnesota and has completed coursework toward a master's in human development at St. Mary's University in Rochester, Minn.
October 11, 2012
The Exxon gas station was robbed by a man with a knife early Tuesday morning. A man holding what looked like a kitchen knife walked into the gas station at the intersection of Route 924 and Singer Road in Abingdon shortly after midnight Monday. He demanded cash from the clerk, who handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, then ran out of the store and down Singer Road, Maryland State Police TFC Michael Bonczewski said Thursday. The robber is described as a white man who was wearing black pants and a gray hooded sweat shirt with the hood covering most of his face.
October 8, 2012
This week's episode opened with Emily dreaming about her mother, who then morphed into Victoria. Talk about going from a pleasant dream to a nightmare. When Nolan tries to wake Emily from her nap she manages to strangle him in her sleep -- the list of this woman's skills just keeps on growing. This episode had nearly everyone conniving someone to get what they wanted. Emily used Daniel to help get Charlotte out of rehab, and then used Amanda to keep Charlotte from leaving the country with Victoria.