Regional Recap, March 15, 2010

| March 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Number 4 Seed Maryland Heads to Houston. Maryland will open the NCAA tournament in Spokane, Wash., on Friday against Houston in the Midwest Regional. The No. 22-ranked Terrapins (23-8) will enter as the fourth seed after losing to Georgia Tech in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals. Maryland will be playing in the NCAA tournament for the third time in four years. The Terrapins made it to the second round last season before losing to Memphis.

Baby’s Body Found Near Zoo. City homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a baby’s body that was found placed in a bag and left in Druid Hill Park late Sunday.The discovery was made near the Maryland Zoo at about 10 p.m.The body was left in a hole in a wooded area, according to detectives.

Anne Arundel Dive Team Rescues Woman. A dive team had to be called out to rescue a woman after her car got stuck in some high water.Police said the 40-year-old woman become stranded when she tried to cross 10 inches of water on a street near the Laurel Race Course in her Ford Taurus.A special Anne Arundel County dive team came out to rescue her.Medics said the woman did not need to be taken to a hospital.She apparently wasn’t the only person in need of rescue due to high water.

Dolphin Calf Born At National Aquarium. There’s a new dolphin calf at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.An Atlantic bottlenose dolphin named Jade gave birth to the calf Wednesday night. The newborn dolphin was about 30 pounds and 2 to 3 feet long at birth.Aquarium staff haven’t been able to determine the sex of the calf yet. But they said the calf appears to be healthy. It has started to nurse and has been swimming alongside Jade and another female dolphin.

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