Regional Recap, March 29, 2012

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ACLU: Documents Could Expose Leopold’s ‘Enemy List’. Questions over whether Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold kept a so-called “enemies list” could soon be answered if civil rights leaders get documents they’re seeking.The American Civil Liberties Union is filing a Public Information Act request seeking police logs. The ACLU said it wants the logs to determine whether “police accessed criminal history information on a broad range of prominent county residents and former employees without legitimate cause.”

Police: Fight Led To Man’s Stabbing Death. Anne Arundel County police said a Baltimore man was killed in a stabbing Tuesday evening.The incident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 300 block of Berlin Avenue in the Pumphrey community, which is part of Brooklyn Park.Officers said the victim, identified as Romanda Young, 41, of Baltimore, was found lying on the sidewalk after being stabbed several times in the chest. Young was taken to Harbor Hospital, where he died.

Big Jury Pool Called For Pit bull Retrial.Jury selection began Wednesday in a retrial delayed for almost a year for twin brothers accused of igniting a pit bull in 2009.Travers and Tremayne Johnson are accused of burning the dog, who was later named Phoenix, drawing outrage across Maryland and helping spark calls for tougher animal cruelty laws. Phoenix later died at an animal hospital in Pennsylvania.

Police: Men Maced Employees, Stole Valuables. Baltimore police have arrested two men in connection with as many as four robberies.Dominick Williams, 25, and Anthony Allen Johnson, 18, were charged with robbery, assault and other counts.Investigators said the men would enter stores, spray Mace on employees and steal items, including jewelry and cellphones.

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