Regional Recap, January 10, 2012

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2 Women Killed In Essex House Fire. Baltimore County officials said two women died in a house fire Monday evening.The fire broke out about 7:45 p.m. in the 900 block of Arcliffe Road in Essex. Fire officials said smoke was coming out of the windows and neighbors were knocking on the door when crews arrived. They put the fire out quickly and found the women upstairs, one of whom was in a bathroom and the other near the bathroom.

Truck, Tanker Crash On Route 2 In Anne Arundel. Anne Arundel County officials are investigating a two-vehicle crash that closed Route 2 on Monday morning.Police told 11 News that two trucks were involved in the crash around 9:15 a.m. near Solomon’s Island Road in Harwood.Officials said a tanker overturned and may have leaked fuel onto Route 2. The roadway was closed in both directions for cleanup.Lanes were finally opened shortly after 2 p.m.

Police: Man Stabbed Wife, Self In Anne Arundel. An Anne Arundel County man is facing attempted murder charges after police said he stabbed his wife multiple times before turning the knife on himself.The incident happened just after 8 p.m. Sunday along the 300 block of Orchard Avenue. Police said they arrived and found a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds.William Ward III, 43, was also suffering from stab wounds.Both were taken to Shock Trauma and listed in serious condition.

Man Found Not Guilty In Skating Rink Rape. A jury on Monday found a man accused of raping a 12-year-old at a Baltimore County skating rink not guilty on two of the charges and deadlocked on the rest.The jury, which began deliberating Friday, found Davon Perry, 26, not guilty on two counts of rape but deadlocked on the sex offense charges. The judge then declared a mistrial for the two sex assault charges, meaning the state can retry him on those counts in the future, 11 News I-Team reporter Barry Simms said.

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