The Night Note: 7/14/10

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    MD REPORTS 13 HEAT-RELATED DEATH
    Maryland health officials Wednesday reported the state's 13th heat-related death this year.

    Officials said the person was a Baltimore County resident, over age 65, who had serious underlying health conditions. She was discovered in her residence during the first week of July when temperatures topped 100 degrees for three consecutive days. The temperature in her home was above 100 degrees, officials said.
    (Washington Post)

    DELONTE WEST TO ENTER GUILTY PLEA IN GUN CASE
    NBA player Delonte West is scheduled to enter a guilty plea in connection with his arrest on gun charges in Prince George's County, WTOP has learned.

    Maryland online court records indicate there is a plea hearing scheduled for Thursday morning.

    A spokesman for State's Attorney for Prince George's County Glenn Ivey would not specify details of the plea, but confirmed a plea hearing is scheduled. (WTOP)

    WASHINGTON CITY PAPER GETS THE "GO-GO REPORT"
    Every two weeks, a secret document gets passed around the D.C. MPD hierarchy: the “go-go report.” Prepared by the MPD’s hush-hush Intelligence Branch, the report details which bands are playing at which clubs, and when. Police officials have been compiling the reports for a while now, and they’ve claimed the work helps them tamp down violence by tipping off the cops about events that might attract feuding D.C. gangs. But MPD has never really discussed exactly what’s in the report, or released one publicly. (Washington City Paper)

    COACH'S RESIGNATION FOLLOWS SIMILAR CASES ACROSS US
    A recently hired Loudoun high school baseball coach whose biography did not match official records has resigned, putting him in a league with several coaches around the country discovered to have embellished their resumes.

    A Times-Mirror article July 7 listed inaccuracies in the information Traelic Cotter submitted when he applied for the head coaching position at Tuscarora High School. In a biography sent to the Times-Mirror in June by Tuscarora athletic director Derek Farrey, Cotter claimed to have received several national awards while playing college baseball, although official records show that he received awards only at the conference level. (Loudoun Times)