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Capital, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Clinton veto sets up government shutdown A2 MONDAY CUP BOUND Stallions get a second chance at CFL title Dl San Antonio Texans receiver drops a pass. Fuel fitting recall may affect area powerboaters Bl OCTD ARCHIVES LAUFEL LAUREL MD 50707 NOVEMBER MD 350 Saudi blast kills 4 Americans ASSOCIATED PRESS Saudi Arabia Two explosions possibly from car bombs destroyed a building hous- ing American and Saudi military personnel today killing six people and wounding about 60 Four of the dead were Americans The blasts set off a fire that engulfed the tfiree-stoW sending out huge plumes of smoke that could be seen city Windows in nearby buildings were blown out There was no immediate claim of and it was not known if Americans or Saudis or both were the targets A U S Embassy spokesman in Riyadh said a car bomb in the parking lot outside the training facility was believed to have caused the 11 30 a m blasts The White House said six people died four a Filipino and one person whose identity was unknown It said its earlier report that five Americans had been killed was incorrect Most of the wounded were not badly the state-run Saudi news agency quoting the Saudi Interior Ministry Vice President Al inter viewed on Cable News said US officials have no mdica tion of a motive 'We are awaiting further mfor mation about exactly what hap pened and who is Mr Gore said a terrible tragedy Saudi the world's biggest oil exporter has been an ally of the United States for and the two nations have close military ties The buildmg destroyed today was leased by the United States and used by American military personnel who help tram the Saudi National Guard Saudi society is insular and tightly controlled by the govern- and dissent is rare. But some Muslim fundamentalists oppose the presence of American and other non Muslim forces m the kingdom home to Islam s holiest shrines Kenneth Bacon a Defense Depart ment spokesman m Washington said the preliminary report mdi cated two a large one and a smaller happened m the parking lot outside the building about five minutes apart He did not know if a car bomb was involved speaking only on condition of anonymity told The Associated Press that a bomb was believed to have been in a Classic Mr Bacon said the building houses the program office of the Saudi National Guard although the United States leases space in it Most of the Americans who work there are contract peisonnel He not know how manv Americans work there The Americans live in the same behind the building where the explosion took place The Saudi National Guard has been led by Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdel-Aziz since the early 1960s The guard has nearly mem- bers and is known to be fiercely loyal to the ruling al Saud family After Iraq's 1990 invasion of Ku- the United States sent several Page Second storm waiting in wing By BRIAN WHEELER Staff Writer On the heels of a weekend stornv ravaged the forecasters say residen can expect another bout of sleet rain early tonight. The incoming storm which has prompted a winter storm watch in Western Maryland is expected to be less severe than the one that knocked down trees and flooded roads throughout the area Saturday. as of this the storm had many local weather pundits bracing for the thanks to uncertainty about just what form tonight's precipitation will take ''We're in that area where the temperature will play games with us. We'll be right along- the ram-snow saidrAmet National Weather Service forecaster at' Baltimore-Washington International Airport. The likelihood of a second storm came just as the county recovered from one that pro vaded its first glimpse of winter. wet snow fell after 3pm. Saturday at BWI as temperatures dropped as jnucjtas..' degrees'in. 15_minutesat one poTnT Figueroa said instruments at the reported 56 mph -wind although other locations around Maryland topped 70 mph. Baltimore. Gas and Electric reported more than power outages around the state and in the said spokesman Peggy Mulloy. About 500 county residents were still with- out power this which BGE hoped to have restored by the day's end. The last storm to cause as many as power failures hit on July Ms. Mulloy said Power lines downed by strong winds caused city police officers to close off the Market Space area in downtown Annapolis Saturday night. Police reported that a power line came down in front of McGarvey's Saloon just before 8 p.m. Bar customers were-walking by the line into the bar. By J.'Hensoh The Capital Edgewirter resident jChrfo Monte removes branches tram an oak tree that fell during Saturday's damaging Ms family's house and boat Forecasters expect far less storm to hit the county late this afternoon. Minutes another line came down in front of Mums Several officers came to the scene for crowd and police had to close off Market Space for Police closed Middleton Tavern and Maria's Sicilian Restaurant and and officers maintained police lines around the downed power lines until BGE crews started repair work. No place in the state appeared to be immune from the storm's damage. Across the Bay high winds buckled the roof at the Kent Island Yacht allowing rain to pour in and flood a bookkeeper Mary Ann Justice said. Page i Unsolved '68 murder pinned on dead man By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer Investigators have apparently solved a 27-year-old an- nOtmcing this morning that they believe a man long dead is responsi- ble for killing a St. John's College student. Alonzo Henry Johnson who died of a drug overdose in New York City in 1983 at age killed Anne LeSourd Bradley in a botched rob- bery according to David chief investigator for the State's Attorney's Office If Mr Johnson alive he would be charged with first- degree murder and related handgun said Kristin an office spokesman None of Ms Bradley's relatives were available for comment this but Annapolis police Lt Stan Malm said he spoke with her eldest sister in Rhode Island sister asked to me convey for the family a sense of Lt Malm said Ms a 20-year-old junior from was killed by a single 38-cahber bullet to the head on Nov as she sat on a bench on the State House grounds and ate a pizza Her body was found on a nearby walkway about Sam just glad we're finally able to bring it to a Mr Cordle said kind of unreal is just an example of revi- siting old eases We've shown that they can be solved No ever totally closed The investigator took over the case in 1992 as a member of the now- defunct Cold Case Team that oper- ated between the State's Attorney's Office and the city Police Depart- ment 1 When the group Mr Cordle kept the case with the File photo ALONZO HENRY JOHNSON JR. Implicated In 1968 murder- help of a few city contin- ued digging up information. It had been the oldest unsolved murder that the team worked and one of the oldest unsolved murders in Annapolis There were several case over the but until re-t cently none had panned out. The big break came this summer when Mr. Cordle located a city man who corroborated statements from a pre- vious witness thing to keep in mind is that a lot of people have worked on this case over the said Lt. who is the head of the Criminal Investigation leads are the result of work done previ- ously Mr Johnson had a prior crimes such as robbery and bur- and left the Annapolis area for New York in early Mr. Cordle said What he did up to the time of his death remains a mystery Page INSIDE 4 28 Arupdel Report Broadneck Capital Camera Calendar Classified Comics Crossword Death Notices Editorials Bl Cl 65 82 C2 D6 ce C8 A6 Lottery Monday s Child Movies Obituaries Police Beat Sports Television Tidej Weddings A4 B3 D5 A7 A7 Dl-4 05 A7 B4 Classified............268-7000 Circulation.............2684800 Economy will need supporters say By MICHAEL CODY Staff Winter The Wayson Boone and don't expect a'state task force scheduled for to- to recommend casino gam- bling for Maryland But they say it's time political leaders face some cold facts about the economy. Too many government job losses arid retail along with few relocations to 'the state could make casino gambling a future the Wayson brothers said Boone Wayson is the sole state resident on the board of directors of Mirage Resorts of Maryland casino operators. His older brother Edward is a lawyer and lobbyist'for the which should casino gambling be legal- ized is interested in building a facility the Baltimore- Washington .area. live in Annapolis.. _ Joint Executive-Legislative task Force to Study Commercial Gaming Activities ih created by the governor and law- to nix casino gambling. But if the General As- sembly does embrace there's only one direction to go and that's they'said. A million resort within 40 of Baltimore- Washington International or .Washington National airports would create the tax revenue and spending Maryland Boone Wayson said. 1 small casinos nor river- boat which have been mentioned in the are viable the south county natives said. onto way you can bring casino gambling to if at is if you could bring Boone Wayson said. A resort with convention hotel music halls and restaurants under one roof could do that. Boone once president and CEO of the Golden Nugget casino in Atlantic was niember of former County Execu- tive Robert R. Neall's bingo task force. i The project the brothers envi- sion would be on about 200 virgin acres near an expressway. It would have 'room Page i