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Safe Streets Mondawmin Shut Down After New Gun Arrest

December 12, 2013
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Safe Streets Mondawmin Shut Down After New Gun Arrest

Baltimore’s Safe Streets program took another blow yesterday when the Baltimore Department of Health abruptly shuttered the Mondawmin branch after another of its workers was arrested. Levar Mullen, 33, faces drug and gun charges after police stopped his pickup truck and found a loaded Glock .45. As a convicted murderer, Mullen is not allowed...
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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

December 2, 2011
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Hopkins Spacecraft Breaks Record for Proximity to Pluto

A probe made by Johns Hopkins’ Applied Physics Laboratory today is closer to Pluto than any other spacecraft in human history. The craft, called New Horizons, launched on Jan. 19, 2006. Since its launch, New Horizons has been traveling more than 621,000 miles a day on its way to the icy orbiter, which is...
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Cédric Klapisch’s Paris Kicks Off Hopkins’ Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema Tonight at Mudd Hall

March 2, 2011
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Cédric Klapisch’s Paris Kicks Off Hopkins’ Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema Tonight at Mudd Hall

Marking its second annual appearance this week, the Tournées Festival of Contemporary French Cinema starts up at the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus Wednesday, March 2, offering two weeks of free, recent French movies. For complete information, visit the festival’s web site. Below is a quick-hit guide to the opening week’s offerings, with reviews culled...
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Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Hopkins Patient Identities

September 25, 2009
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An insurance-claims clerk who pleaded guilty to being part of an identity-theft conspiracy was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for her part in the scheme and ordered to pay more than $200,000 in restitution. Shanell Bowser, who worked as a claims clerk at an insurance company, along with Michelle Johnson, a patient-services...
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More Hopkins ID Theft

May 12, 2009
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The Sun and the Wall Street Journal ran stories today about patient identity theft at Johns Hopkins that prompted the hospital to issue a warning letter to patients. The letter, available from WSJ‘s health blog, went out to 46 victims, 526 possible victims who will receive credit monitoring at Hopkins’ expense, and 10,200 patients...
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