Regional Recap, March 26, 2010

| March 26, 2010 | 1 Comment

Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

Small Plane Crashes In River near Annapolis. An Anne Arundel County fire official said the pilot of a small plane survived after crash-landing in the South River near Edgewater on Thursday afternoon. Fire spokesman Lt. Cliff Kooser said the plane crashed near Lee Airport between the Solomon Island Road and Riva Road bridges at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday.

15 Arrested In Pawn Shop Raids. Investigators raided several pawn shops in the Brooklyn area of south Baltimore, as well as other part of the city and Baltimore County on Thursday.The U.S. attorney told 11 News that 15 people have been arrested in the raids. They’re being accused in a money laundering conspiracy that involved transporting more than $20 million in stolen property.

Nearly 40 Amendments Up For Consideration. The national health care debate, the tea party movement and economic angst are all fueling a push in Annapolis to change the state constitution.Nearly 40 amendments are under consideration for the November ballot. If lawmakers get their way, the constitution will define marriage, allow table games and limit the state’s power to raise taxes.

Oyster Shell Recycling Program Launched. Add oyster shells to the recycling list.The Oyster Recovery Partnership launched an oyster shell recycling alliance on Thursday, hoping to save a valuable resource in the effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay’s dwindling oyster population – the empty shells used in hatcheries as the base on which small oysters grow.

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