Regional Recap, December 24, 2009

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Annapolis Woman On Plane That Crashed In Jamaica. An Annapolis woman was on a plane that crash-landed in Jamaica. American Airlines Flight 331 was landing during a thunderstorm in Kingston when it crash-landed Tuesday night. The airlines said the plane ran off the end of the runway and across a road, ripping off the engines and cracking open the fuselage.More than 90 passengers were taken to hospitals. According to Jamaica’s information minister, 13 people were admitted with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police: Goats And Sheep Attacked By Pit Bulls.  An Anne Arundel County man has been cited by police who said his pit bulls attacked and killed livestock at a nearby farm house. Police said two sheep were euthanized because of the severity of their wounds and that four goats were injured.Richard Watts, 51, was issued citations for animals running at large and for causing a public safety threat.

Slain City Teen To Be Honored In Rose Parade. A victim of Baltimore city violence who donated his organs will be remembered in the Tournament of Roses Parade in California next week.  Tarrence Regan-Mitchell was shot and killed two years ago when he was 16. Regan-Mitchell’s mother, Tamala, said her son was on his way home when he was killed and was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Baltimore Rape Suspect Confesses To VA Attacks. A 19-year-old man who was visiting Baltimore confessed to a rape in the city’s Canton area on Saturday and two other earlier rapes in Virginia, police said, and many are wondering about the decisions that were made that allowed him to come to the city. Michael Bedell, the police chief of tiny Kilmarnock, Va., began investigating two reported rapes within a span of four days at the end of November — something that sent shock waves through his little community.

John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind behind the 2002 sniper killings, is put to death in Jarratt, Va

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