Regional Recap, February 3, 2010

| February 3, 2010 | 0 Comments

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Snow Falls Again In Maryland.  As more snow fell in Maryland, state road workers tried to keep the highways safe. Meanwhile, another system is closing in. Just days after a weekend storm blanketed the 11 News viewing area, another batch of winter weather moved in Tuesday night and — in some locations — continued into early Wednesday.

Coach Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Child Sex.  A former soccer coach pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from a minor. Charles Friedel, 33, was caught sending sexually explicit text messages to a 14-year-old girl. She told her parents, and they contacted Baltimore County police. Investigators said Friedel planned to meet the victim at a convenience store to have sex with her. Police arrested him at that store.

O’Malley Address Focuses On Job Creation. Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley highlighted his job creation proposals Tuesday to counteract the recession and cautioned that the “storm is not over,” but Republicans said his address sounded more like a re-election ad than a State of the State speech. O’Malley avoided making any new proposals during his fourth annual address to a joint session of the Maryland General Assembly. Instead, the governor said the cornerstone of his legislative agenda this year will be jobs legislation that he already has outlined.

Woman Charged After Cobra Biting Claim. Police with the Department of Natural Resources have charged a woman with possession of a venomous snake after she recently claimed she was bitten by one. Last month, 58-year-old Betsy Nighthorse claimed she was bitten by a cobra that she discovered in a White Marsh parking lot.

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