Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The man leaped on the suspect and took the gun away from him.
A man disarmed an assailant who was pointing a shotgun at him in Harwood. According to Baltimore police, at 11:17 p.m., April 28 an assailant pointed a sawed off Stevens Model 940 shotgun at a man in the 400 block of E. 28th Street. When the assailant pointed the shotgun at the man he leaped onto the suspect and disarmed him. The assailant then took off running and left the shotgun behind. A warrant has been obtained for the suspect.
Friday, April 12, 2013
According to police, Robin McKoy, 53, allegedly attacked a woman unprovoked.
A Harwood woman faces criminal charges for reportedly attacking another woman with a hammer. According to Baltimore police, at 10:12 a.m. on April 3 in the 400 block of E. 25th Street, 53-year-old Robin McKoy allegedly attacked a woman walking in the area with a hammer. Sgt. Eric Kowalcyk, a police spokesman, said the woman who reported being attacked told police she had just gotten off a bus, and was walking west when she was attacked without reason. He said the woman was struck with the hammer on the head and arms, but refused medical treatment at the scene. McKoy, of the 300 block of E. 25th Street, faces charges of assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree, reckless endangerment and using a dangerous weapon with the…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Tamm E Hunt was inspired by the murder of a boy near her home and by the killing of her own son to beautify the neighborhood.
Seeing a 16-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds on a street near her neighborhood last November brought back painful memories for Tamm E Hunt. More than a decade ago Hunt’s son, Michael Aaron Hunt, was gunned down in West Baltimore. "When I saw the young boy (whose name I never learned) lying on the cold ground and taking what may have been his last breath, I felt impelled to do something," Hunt wrote in an email. "Thoughts of my own child dying on the ground of a city I believe can do more I had an epiphany, and that was beautification. A small voice said 'beautification' was the answer to some of the problem." Surveillance Photos Show Teen’s Killers So Hunt, along with businesses, neighbors and volunteers, has organized Project …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Deandre Lillie faces multiple gun charges after telling police he was shot buying drugs in Harwood.
The man who reported being shot in the leg in Harwood while trying to buy marijuana was arrested Wednesday afternoon on gun charges. According to Baltimore police, Deandre Lillie, 29, now faces charges of possessing a firearm with a felony conviction, illegal possession of a firearm and having a handgun on his person. Lillie was allegedly taken into custody with a handgun on him at his residence in the 500 block of E. 38th Street when the Warrant Apprehension Task Force went to arrest him. On March 5, Lillie reported being shot in the 400 block of Ilchester Avenue and took himself to Union Memorial Hospital. Lillie then told the police he was shot while trying to buy marijuana. But police said there were no reports of gunshots in the area…
Monday, March 11, 2013
It's unclear who fired the shots that wounded the man.
(UPDATED 3:07 p.m.)—A man was reportedly shot in the leg while trying to buy marijuana in Harwood. According to Baltimore police, at 9 p.m. on March 5, a man was in the 400 block of Ilchester Ave. when he approached an unknown man and asked about buying marijuana. As the unknown man was leaving to get the marijuana the man heard shots fired and started to run. While the man was running he realized that he had been shot in the leg and took himself to Union Memorial Hospital for treatment, according to a police report. But police said there were no reports of gunshots in the area that night. "There were officers in the area and no one heard gun shots," Det. Angela Carter-Watson, a police spokeswoman, said. Sign up for our newsletter, and …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Volunteers and Greater Homewood Community Corporation employees will be working toward revamping the former Barclay Recreation Center.
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- Adam Bednar
Thursday, February 14
Greater Homewood Community Corporation employees and neighborhood volunteers will be gathering to continue the process of transforming the former Barclay Recreation Center into a new community center. Volunteers will gather on Presidents Day at 11 a.m. at the center, 300 W. 29th St., to begin cleaning and prepping the center for painting. "The building itself is in kind of rough shape, sort of on the surface. It hasn’t seen some maintenance in a long time," said John Bernet, assistant director of neighborhood programs. More than a year ago, Greater Homewood Community Corporation began working with Barclay School; the Abell; Charles Village; and Harwood communities to turn the closed center into a community hub that would provide activities…
Monday, February 4, 2013
The robber was reportedly attempting to steal a cellphone.
A man was stabbed in the neck in Harwood when he told a robber that he didn’t have a cellphone. According to police, at 4:18 p.m., Jan. 29, a man was walking in the 2500 block of Barclay Street when a robber approached and demanded his cellphone. The man told the robber that he didn’t have one. That’s when the robber, who was armed with a knife, stabbed the man in the neck. The robber stole $30 from the man and then took off running. The man was treated for his wounds at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Two other men were injured in the shooting and are in stable condition at area hospitals.
(UPDATE) 9:51 a.m., Wed.— A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed and two other men were wounded Tuesday night as Baltimore police continue to search for suspects. The shooting occured at about 8 p.m. in the 2600 block of Greenmount Avenue, according to Baltimore police. Det. Vernon Davis, a police spokesman, said officers responded to the scene and found three men shot; one was unresponsive. The 16-year-old was pronounced dead shortly after, while a 20-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were rushed to area hospitals where they are in stable condition. He said detectives were still at the scene at about 9 p.m. investigating the shooting. Davis said Wednesday morning that police are still in the process of searching for information aboot …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Police believe 19-year-old Tyrone Alston shot and killed his girlfriend.
Baltimore police have arrested a 19-year-old man and charged him with the Oct. 12 murder of Tashawna Jones in Harwood. Police allege that Tyrone Alston, the victim’s boyfriend, shot and killed Jones in the 300 block of E. 26th Street. He now faces charges including first-degree murder, first-degree assault and various handgun charges. Last month officers arrived on the scene and found Jones suffering from head trauma and being treated by paramedics. She was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital where she died from her wounds suffered when she was shot in the head.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Baltimore police have obtained a warrant for the man's arrest, according to a report.
A woman was robbed and punched in the face by an ex-boyfriend on Tuesday in Harwood. According to police, a woman was walking at about 8 p.m. in the 400 block of Whitridge Avenue, when her ex-boyfriend came up, pulled her hair and punched her in the face. The ex-boyfriend then went through her pockets and stole a Samsung cell phone. He then got in a vehicle and drove away. Police have obtained a warrant for his arrest.