Regional Recap, June 27, 2011

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Husband, Wife Claim $250K Lottery Prize Sold In Harwood. An Anne Arundel County husband and wife are Maryland’s latest big winners at Mega Millions.The couple claimed a $250,000 prize Thursday at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. Lottery officials didn’t release the names of the winners. Harwood Market on Solomons Island Road in Harwood sold the ticket.The man told lottery officials that he has played the same Mega Millions numbers for the last two years. He also had some fun with his wife when he realized he won.

Police: Baltimore city Teen Accidentally Shot, Killed By Friend.  A 15-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed while hanging out with friends in Baltimore, according to police.Police identified the victim as Michael Brooks. The shooting occurred early Saturday morning in the 2400 block of Seamon Avenue in Cherry Hill.Police said Brooks and a few boys were hanging out at the house when they found a gun and started playing around with it. Detectives said at some point, an 11-year-old got the gun and shot Brooks once in the face.

O’s Blast Three Homers For Win. Derrek Lee belted one of three Baltimore home runs as the Orioles upended the visiting Cincinnati Reds 7-5 Sunday afternoon.  Lee’s three-run drive over the left-field wall in the fourth inning gave the Orioles a 4-0 lead. It was his sixth home run of the season and second of the series after going without a homer since May 8.  Mark Reynolds added his 14th of the season and Luke Scott belted his ninth of the campaign, as the Orioles took two of three from the Reds in their first meeting in Baltimore since the 1970 World Series.

MTA Driver Faces Assault, Other Charges. The Maryland Transit Administration is investigating an assault on an MTA bus that ended with a passenger being stabbed and an operator taken into custody.According to the MTA police, an altercation between an operator and customer occurred early Saturday in the 7800 block of Eastern Avenue.Authorities have identified the passenger as 44-year-old Ricardo Devon Hale. Hale suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Police did not release any additional information about what led to the stabbing.

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