The Regional Recap, September 1, 2009

| September 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Local Company Shores Up Banking Chain. A failing local bank franchise will stay in business, thanks to another Baltimore-based company.Capital Funding Bancorp acquired Americasbank, which has three community bank locations, including one in Towson.

Police Search For Robbery Suspects Anne Arundel County police are looking for two men who robbed a woman at a drive-through ATM.On Friday night, investigators said a woman pulled into the Bank of America in the 500 block of Ritchie Highway.

Sex Offender Charged With Visiting School. The lawyer for a registered child sex offender charged with visiting a Frederick County elementary school without permission said his client feels persecuted. The charges against 40-year-old Steve Yingling, of Frederick, alleged that he dropped off and picked up his son at Lewistown Elementary School in Thurmont and toured the school before classes began.

City Officer Hurt, 2 Killed In I-81 Crash in PA.  A Baltimore police officer lost control of his pickup truck during a sudden downpour on Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania, leading to a crash that killed his son and his son’s girlfriend.Michael Jones Sr., 41, has been airlifted to Shock Trauma, where he’s listed in serious condition.

Tractor-Trailer Overturns, Spilling 67K Pounds Of Grape Juice.  Officials are investigating the cause of a tractor-trailer’s overturn that spilled about 67,000 pounds of grape juice.The accident happened shortly before noon Monday in southeast Baltimore.

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