Regional Recap, November 10, 2009

| November 10, 2009 | 1 Comment

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Sniper’s Ex-Wife Speaks Out On Ordeal. As the nation’s Supreme Court refuses to block the execution of sniper mastermind John Allen Muhammad, the attention turns to his impending death. Few people can forget the fall of 2002, when Muhammad and an accomplice was randomly shooting people going about their lives. The victims were shot in parking lots, while cutting grass, getting gas or even just sitting on a park bench.

Mayor Dixon Pleads Not Guilty. Through an attorney, Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has pleaded not guilty to theft charges. Click inside WBALTV.com for details from the courtroom.

Three Charged With Hate Crimes In Assault. Montgomery County Police have charged three men with committing a crime by assaulting the victims because of their sexual orientation.Cinder Tobar-Campos, 23, of Montgomery Village; William Alexander Mendoza, 30, of Hyattsville; and Felix Arevalo Cantarero, 24, of Wheaton were all charged with numerous offenses. Police said two women and a man who were walking in Wheaton early on Oct. 25 were attacked by the three men, who threw rocks and bottles at them while calling them slurs targeting their sexual orientation.

Inmate Fatally Stabbed At Correctional Facility. A 37-year-old inmate serving five years on drug charges was stabbed to death Sunday night at Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover.The incident is being investigated by Maryland State Police, with assistance from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

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