Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The burglar allegedly fell from a balcony in the 4500 block of Roland Avenue.
An alleged burglar fell from a third floor balcony in Roland Park and died from his injuries. Sgt. Anthony Smith, a Baltimore police spokesman, said a resident returned home on Monday to the 4500 block of Roland Avenue, and saw a man pacing on the balcony. The man then tried to climb down the railing from the balcony, lost his grip and fell about 26 feet to a concrete walkway below. The resident called 911 for help, but at 1:09 p.m. the alleged burglar, described as a 55-year-old man, was pronounced dead at Sinai Hospital. Police investigating the scene found evidence consistent with a burglary including a broken window and a ransacked house. Follow Patch for updates.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Public safety officials are on the scene.
The body of what appears to be a 20-year-old male was found in Finksburg Tuesday morning, police said. Carroll County Sheriff Department Major Phil Kasten said police received a call just before 9 a.m. reporting a body on the side of Patapsco Road near Bethel Road in Finksburg. Investigators from the sheriff's department, state police and the state's attorney's office are on the scene.
Monday, April 18, 2011
The former governor, Baltimore mayor and state comptroller who died Monday will lie in state at the State House in Annapolis and in the rotunda of Baltimore City Hall.
UPDATE (8:30 a.m.)—William Donald Schaefer—Baltimore's legendary former mayor, Maryland governor and state comptroller—died Monday about 6:30 p.m. in his bed at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville, according to longtime friend Lainy M. LeBow-Sachs. "I was with him holding his hand," LeBow-Sachs told Patch. "He couldn't speak." Schaefer, 89, was released from the hospital earlier this month after a five-day stay for pneumonia and returned to Charlestown, where Maryland's 58th governor had lived for three years. LeBow-Sachs said she did not know the official cause of death but said it was likely multiple "organ shutdown." "There will never be another William Donald Schaefer," LeBow-Sachs said. "I think everyone will be so …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Slippery roads led to several accidents in the area, Stevenson students returned to school and Owings Mills High dominated in sports — all while the county mourned a firefighter killed in the line of duty.
Tragedy and treachery marked the week's top headlines this week, starting with the death of firefighter Mark Falkenhan, who died while responding to a blaze in Hillendale Wednesday. The first firefighter to die in the line of duty in the county since 1984, he has since been awarded the medal of honor and a purple heart. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, followed by his burial at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium. Snow turned to ice Thursday night, leading to slippery roads and at least three single-vehicle accidents along the back roads of Owings Mills and Reisterstown. One incident required the removal of the roof and door of a car so that the victim could be …