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Thursday, December 20, 2012
The volunteer group hopes its animals will bring some solace to those affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
Volunteers from Pets on Wheels, a Baltimore area nonprofit that provides therapy visits with pets, will be heading to Connecticut Friday to help those affected by the school shooting in Newtown. "The dogs are a great outlet for people and children, and we hope that they can bring them some comfort," said Barb Wasaieicz, a Pets on Wheels volunteer. The caravan of two vans and passenger cars will be leaving the Baltimore area and headed for Newtown at 3 a.m. Friday and will return the same day. According to the group's website, Pets on Wheels was founded in 1982 by Dr. Frank Folke Furstenberg, a retired Sinai physician, to study the effect of animal visits on "shut-ins." "Visits are most often to nursing homes; however, assisted living …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Lawmakers from Baltimore City and Montgomery County call for stricter gun laws.
In the aftermath of the shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut last week, leaders from Baltimore City and Montgomery County are calling for stricter gun laws in the state of Maryland. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Sen. Brian Frosh and Sen. Jamie Raskin were among those who attended a press conference at the Episcopal Ecumenical Council Center in Baltimore on Wednesday to announce support for legislation aimed at curbing access to firearms. "[This] legislation is intended to address the epidemic of gun violence that has swept the country. The mass killings that we’ve experienced in theaters, in places of worship and most recently and most horribly in an elementary school," Frosh said. "We have a public health crisis that stems …
Monday, October 8, 2012
Terrance Dion Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexually exploiting minors. Robinson had prior convictions in Montgomery County for crimes involving the sexual abuse of children.
GERMANTOWN—A Baltimore man who recently pleaded guilty to producing child porn faced similar charges while living in Germantown during the 1990s, according to court records. Terrance Dion Robinson, 39, pleaded guilty Thursday to eight counts of sexually exploiting minors to produce child pornography, the U.S. attorneys' office said. According to the plea agreement, a 2010 Baltimore police search of his home turned up images and videos that Robinson produced of preteens engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Digital media seized from Robinson’s home also contained more than 600 images of children engaged in sexually explicit conduct, including at least four videos downloaded from the Internet. Court records show Robinson had prior …