Regional Recap, August 13, 2010

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Man Shot, Killed In Brooklyn ParkAnne Arundel County police said a man was shot and killed Friday morning in Brooklyn Park.Police said the victim was in his vehicle at about 12:30 a.m. when three men approached him at 113 Edgevale Road. Police said the victim was shot in the head. He was taken to Shock Trauma where he later died.Police said they have made no arrests in this homicide and have not released the victim’s identity.

Man, 29, Shot On Glen Burnie Path. Anne Arundel County police said a 29-year-old man was shot multiple times while walking along a wooded path in Glen Burnie on Thursday.Investigators said the shooting happened at about 4:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Warkwickshire Lane.The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was hit three times. Police said he was alert and conscious before going to Harbor Hospital for treatment.

Jobs Bill Brings About $450M To MD. Maryland won’t be getting as much federal help in increased Medicaid payments as Gov. Martin O’Malley hoped for in the state budget, but the aid will enable the state to avoid a backup plan that would have made it harder to address next year’s deficit. O’Malley, a Democrat who has been a strong supporter of federal aid to states during the recession, built in an assumed $389 million into the state budget that was approved in April. The federal jobs bill approved this week only fills about $273 million of that.

DNR: Crab Population At Its Best Since ’90s. Crabs in the Chesapeake Bay this year are plentiful, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials said it’s turning out to be the best year since the 1990s.”We’ve had a 60 percent increase in crabs this past year,” said DNR spokesman Thomas O’Connell.Crabbers said the current crop is plentiful and tasty.”I’d say we’re close to doubling what we did last year. Last year, we were kind of off and on during the week, and we kind of slowed down. Now during the week, we’re busy almost all day long,” said John Cotter of Don’s Crabs.

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