Regional Recap, November 24, 2010

| November 24, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekend Sex Assault Is Howard County’s Sixth. Police in Howard County said the sexual assault of a jogger this weekend was just one of a few incidents that has been reported in the county this year, some of which have gone unsolved.Police said the most recent incident involved a woman who was attacked while jogging in Jessup. The woman told police she was jogging along Castleford Drive at about 7 p.m. Saturday when a man grabbed her and attacked her.

Police ID 3rd Suspect In Glen Burnie Pizza Shop Shooting. Police have identified a third suspect in the shooting death of a man during a robbery attempt at a Glen Burnie pizza shop.Willie Antonio “Tony” McLean, 19, has been charged in a warrant with first-degree murder. Anne Arundel County police said McLean was one of four masked intruders who tried to rob Mr. Wings & Pizza on Nov. 12.At least two of the male perpetrators were armed, and one of them shot 20-year-old Misael Flores, who later died, police said.

MD Retailers Expect More Holiday Buying. It’s just days away from Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving once known as the launch of the holiday shopping season — but some retailers have exchanged that tradition this year with getting a leg up. Patrick Donoho, the Maryland Retailers Association president, said he believes many businesses in the county and across the state are on the cusp of an economic recovery, making them even more aggressive than usual with their holiday promotions. “I think this retail community is very sensitive to competition and has been for a number of years,” Donoho said. “But you’re seeing that happening now with earlier discounts, which is relatively unique.”

Former Mets Manager Randolph Joins O’s Coaching Staff. The Orioles announced their 2011 coaching staff on Tuesday evening which includes bench coach Willie Randolph, pitching coach Mark Connor, hitting coach Jim Presley, bullpen coach Rick Adair, third base coach John Russell, and first base coach Wayne Kirby. Five of the six men have previously served on major league staffs with two managing at the major league level. Randolph, 56, will serve as bench coach for the Orioles, the same role he held for the last two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers.

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