Regional Recap, April 1, 2010

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Regional News From WBAL-TVwbaltv

CBF: Virginia Oil Drilling Could Harm Crabs. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation said President Barack Obama’s decision to allow oil drilling off the coast of Virginia could endanger the blue crab and other species. The foundation said crabs float near the surface of offshore waters during their larval stage and can’t escape spills.Foundation president Will Baker said a spill could destroy an entire year of newborn crabs, threatening the livelihoods of watermen and others.

Delegate Attempts To Impeach Attorney General. Republican Delegate Don Dwyer moved in the House of Delegates on Wednesday for the impeachment of Democratic Attorney General Doug Gansler over his opinion on recognizing out-of-state gay marriages.”The attorney general has acted in a manner in which he has placed himself and his opinions above the authority of the state constitution, the Maryland General Assembly and Maryland’s current marriage law,” Dwyer said.

Suit Filed After Student Tried To Harm Self In Class. A lawsuit has been filed against a teacher and school district after a grandmother said the teacher took pictures of a 9-year-old boy’s attempt to harm himself.Renola Dower told WBAL-TV 11 News that Jeremiah Evans has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Wrong Man Released From Prison Again. Baltimore County police officials said they are looking for a man who was mistakenly released by the county’s detention center this week.Kevin Taron Kent, 26, was wrongly released Monday, officials said. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 190 pounds. He has a tattoo of flames on his right arm.He was arrested March 26 on a narcotics violation, officials said.

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