Regional Recap, August 11, 2010

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Fire Ignites At Brooklyn Park School. A fire ignited Tuesday night at an Anne Arundel County elementary school under construction.Firefighters were called at about 7:45 p.m. to Belle Grove Elementary School on Belle Grove Road in Brooklyn Park. No injuries were reported.Fire officials said the damage was mostly confined to construction material at the school. Investigators said the building was secure at the time.A cause remains under investigation.

First Lady Visits Annapolis, Dines At Boatyard Bar & Grill.  First Lady Michelle Obama and 9-year-old daughter Sasha got an eyeful of Maryland history on Tuesday with a tour of the Maryland State House and the U.S. Naval Academy. The first lady, her daughter and other relatives took a 45-minute tour with Edward Papenfuse, the state archivist. Papenfuse pointed out historical aspects of the building, which is known as the nation’s oldest statehouse in continuous legislative use. It was a short trip away from Washington, which is about 30 miles from Annapolis.

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Severn/Hanover Murder. Whoever shot a Severn man who crashed and died late Friday remains at large.On Tuesday, Anne Arundel County police released a composite sketch of the man who may be connected to the investigation.Calvin Chi Man Yeung, 40, of Severn, crashed into a support wall on Route 100 near Telegraph Road after a man shot him in the chest at about 10:20 p.m. Friday, according to Anne Arundel County police.

Police Release Pictures In Armed Bank RobberyAnne Arundel County police released pictures Tuesday that investigators said are connected to an armed bank robbery Saturday morning in Glen Burnie. Three men remain at large in the continuing investigation.Officers were called to the Bank of America in the 1700 block of Crain Highway shortly after 11:15 a.m., police said.Bank employees and witnesses told officers that two men wearing masks and armed with guns announced the robbery and ordered everyone onto the floor. Investigators described the two men as black and in their early 20s.

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