Regional Recap, June 22, 2011

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Crofton Man Accused Of Using Box Cutter To Slit Throats Of Family. A man accused of slitting the throats of his wife and daughters in the family’s Crofton home last week has been ordered held without bail. Julio Cesar Esquetini appeared on Monday on a monitor in District Court in Annapolis. He was arrested last week and faces more than a dozen charges, including attempted second-degree murder. Police said Esquetini’s wife and daughters were attacked early on the morning of June 15.Charging documents showed that Esquetini is accused of using a box cutter to injure his family. Police said they recovered a box cutter near the basement door of the home.

Traffic Alert: U2 Concert Set For Wednesday. U2’s 360 World Tour is coming to Baltimore on Wednesday night at M&T Bank Stadium.Only people who have purchased parking passes ahead of time will be able to use the stadium lots. Parking passes can be purchased through the box office at M&T Bank Stadium.”We are encouraging patrons who are coming down for the U2 concert to buy parking spaces through the stadium,” says Kathy Chopper with the Baltimore City Department of Transportation. “If somebody is attending the concert and they plan to drive Wednesday for the concert, and they haven’t purchased a parking pass, they will not be able to park on the stadium lots.”

Good Samaritans Save Person From Drowning At Sandy Point. Police said a person nearly drowned in the Chesapeake Bay over the weekend.Anne Arundel County fire officials said the victim was found in the water near the beach at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis on Sunday afternoon.Officials said Good Samaritans dragged the victim to the shore and began administering CPR before medics arrived.The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries. There’s no word on that person’s current condition.

Financial Group Now Giving Free One-On-One Counseling. The Maryland CASH Campaign Academy has become such a success in educating people about finances, debt management and investing that it’s expanding to fit individual needs.The CASH Campaign started giving free classes and workshops on finances last year, and the program has been wildly successful across the state.”What we were finding was that as soon as a class was over, people were coming up to the instructor immediately and saying, ‘Hey, I need help with this exact situation. I’m having this problem with my credit. Can you give me some place I can get more help?'” said CASH Campaign spokeswoman Robin McKinney.

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