Regional Recap, December 28, 2009

| December 28, 2009 | 1 Comment

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Sheriff: Body Of Missing Girl Found. Authorities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore said they have found the body of a missing girl near the Delaware state line after a search by thousands of volunteers. Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis said at a Friday evening news conference that the body of 11-year-old Sarah H. Foxwell was found at about 4 p.m.

Grinch Steals New Puppy; Not Holiday Spirit. Even the Grinch couldn’t dampen the holiday spirits of one Baltimore family.  Someone broke into a Gardenville home Dec. 23, stealing electronics, presents for the kids and their new puppy, Max. The kids split their time between their father’s home, where the burglary occurred, and their mother’s home, nearby.”He’s four months old and really cute. He bites your toes a lot and eats anything he sees. I’m kinda sad because someone stole him,” 8-year-old Justin Smith said of the family’s puppy.

History Repeating: Steelers Top Ravens 23-20.  Jeff Reed’s 38-yard field goal put Pittsburgh ahead with 5:25 remaining and the Steelers finally managed to hold a fourth-quarter lead, beating division rival Baltimore 23-20 on Sunday to remain in playoff contention and further jumble the AFC postseason race.

1 Day Left: MD Man Claims $250K Prize Before Deadline.  An Elkton man claimed a $250,000 Mega Millions prize — with one day left before he missed the deadline.  The 52-year-old man, whose name wasn’t released by Maryland Lottery officials last week, was preparing to pay his truck insurance Dec. 18 when he happened upon the ticket that was bought in June.“It’s up for renewal every six months,” the winner said of his insurance. “I was putting the insurance papers in my console, and that’s when I saw the Mega Millions ticket.”

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

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