Regional Recap, August 9, 2010

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Man Dies In Shooting, Crash; Family Pleads For Help. A family is mourning a dedicated husband and father killed Friday evening in a shooting and car crash.Calvin Chi Man Yeung, 40, of Severen, 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.”This is the darkest day of the family,” said Stephen Chan, Yeung’s brother-in-law.

3 Men Sought In Armed Glen Burnie Bank Robbery. Anne Arundel County police are searching for three men in connection with an armed bank robbery Saturday morning in Glen Burnie.Officers were called to the Bank of America on 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.The men fled with an undetermined amount of cash in a red van driven by a third man north on Crain Highway.

Ridership Strong For Charm City Circulator. Baltimore transportation officials say the Charm City Circulator is posting strong ridership numbers.There were more than 160,000 boardings on the free city-run shuttle’s two routes in July.The purple route, which runs from Penn Station to Ostend Street in south Baltimore, is the busier of the two routes. It was inaugurated in June and pulled ahead of the east-west orange route in its first full month in operation.Jamie Kendrick, deputy director of transportation for the city, said the ridership has doubled projections of 2,400 to 2,800 a day.He said the Circulator, which reached 463,000 rides by the end of July, will likely see its 500,000th passenger by Aug. 15.

Oates, Miller Inducted Into The Orioles Hall Of Fame.  Former pitching coach Ray Miller and the late Johnny Oates were inducted into the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame on Saturday night.Miller served as Baltimore’s pitching coach in parts of four different decades, beginning in 1978. He coached five different 20-game winners and two Cy Young Award recipients during his 11-year run.One of those Cy Young winners, Jim Palmer, attended the ceremony, which took place before Baltimore’s game against the Chicago White Sox.Miller also managed the Orioles in 1998 and 1999. His final year with Baltimore was 2005.

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