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In Baltimore City

Two men found fatally shot in car at apartment complex

Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of two men late Saturday as they sat in a car on the parking lot of a West Baltimore apartment complex, city police said.

Officers answering calls reporting a shooting about 11 p.m. found the men with multiple wounds inside a Ford Thunderbird on the parking lot of Mosher Court Apartments in the 2900 block of Mosher St., said Officer Nicole Monroe, a police spokeswoman. Near the car, which neither victim owned, police recovered at least four shell casings from a semiautomatic handgun.

The victims, identified as Andre Noel, 24, and Nolan Jackson, 23, both of West Baltimore, were pronounced dead a short time later at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Last night, police said they knew of no motive and had no suspect in the slayings.

Workshop to teach groups how to write grant requests

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development will hold a workshop Thursday for nonprofit organizations interested in writing grant applications.

The workshop is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church Hall at Harford Road and Chesterfield Avenue.

Information and registration: 410-235-5136.

Theologian to discuss Catholicism in talk today

Theologian and author Monika Hellwig will speak at 7:30 tonight at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 740 N. Calvert St. The talk is free.

The author of Christian Women in a Troubled World, she will discuss the state of Roman Catholicism today.

Hellwig is executive director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities and a former professor at Georgetown University.

In Baltimore County

Schmoke to address forum on death penalty reform

TOWSON - Kurt L. Schmoke, former mayor of Baltimore, will share his views on death penalty reform and Gov. Parris N. Glendening's death penalty moratorium tonight at a forum sponsored by the Baltimore County League of Women Voters.

Schmoke's lecture is the first of six in a series called "Focus on Contemporary Issues II." Tickets for tonight's event are $10. Registration for the series is $50 or $90 for two members of the same household.

Schmoke will speak at 6 p.m. at the Sheppard Pratt Conference Center, 6501 N. Charles St. Refreshments will be served at 5:15 p.m. Information: 410-464- 1902.

6 public library branches to open Sundays in Oct.

TOWSON - Six branches of Baltimore County Public Library will begin Sunday afternoon hours next month.

They are: Catonsville, 1100 Frederick Road; Cockeysville, 9833 Greenside Drive; North Point, 1716 Merritt Blvd.; Pikesville, 1301 Reisterstown Road; Randallstown,, 8604 Liberty Road; and White Marsh, 8133 Sandpiper Circle.

The libraries will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays from Oct. 6 through April 27. Towson Library, 320 York Road, is open Sundays year-round.

Loch Raven High seniors lauded for AP achievement

TOWSON - Four seniors at Loch Raven High School have been named Advanced Placement Scholars with Distinction, Principal Keith Harmeyer said.

The College Board conferred the honor on Bryan Garman, Elizabeth Jung, Uyen Pham and Laura Semesky. The students took at least five AP exams and their average score was at least 3.5 of a maximum five.

Ten other Loch Raven High students were named Advanced Placement Scholars with Honor, and 15 more were designated Advanced Placement Scholars.

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