Regional Recap, September 16, 2009

| September 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Police: Student Armed With Sword Kills Intruder. Baltimore police said a Johns Hopkins University medical student armed with a samurai sword killed an intruder he discovered in his garage.

MD Teen Hit By Car On Way To Bus Stop Dies. Authorities said a 13-year-old girl hit by a car in Prince George’s County about two weeks ago as she tried to cross the street to reach her bus stop has died.Police and fire officials said Ashley Davis was among seven people injured Sept. 1 in Temple Hills when a Lincoln Continental struck her, then hit a minivan and another teen walking on the other side of the street.

Beware Of Predatory Debt Collectors. Complaints about illegal debt collector tactics are on the rise, and as 11 News I-Team reporter Barry Simms discovers, the calls can be abusive.

BGE Testing Possible Clear Cutting Solution. Baltimore Gas and Electric’s running battle with communities all over central Maryland over how and when the utility cuts down trees around power lines may be closer to a peaceful resolution.A new pilot program in Davidsonville aims to end the need to clear cut, and it could be a potential long-term solution to the issue.The program will regrade vegetation and have it be much lower so it doesn’t bother power lines.

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