Regional News From WBAL-TV
Anne Arundel County Passes Energy Plan. The Anne Arundel County Council has passed an energy conservation plan that includes converting methane gas from a landfill into electricity. The plan, which was passed Monday night, is to be funded by $4.5 million in federal stimulus grants and an additional $3 million in bonds.
Local advocates are using a tragic story of a 5-year-old sold as a sex slave, to talk about human rights abuses in Baltimore. On Tuesday, authorities in Fayetteville, N.C., confirmed that a body discovered yesterday is that of 5 year-old Shaniya Davis.Detectives accuse the girl’s mother, Antoinette Davis, 25, of selling the child as a sex slave. Mario McNeil, 29, is being charged in Davis’ kidnapping.
Carroll County Schools To Implement Homework Policies. Carroll County is about to change the way teachers grade student assignments and how much homework they take home each night. There is currently no consistent countywide grading or homework policy on the books in the county, and top school officials said they want to make a change.