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A coastal storm will ride to our east, throwing moisture into building cold air overhead Wednesday. This means rain and snow mix developing for the entire area Tuesday night and for a very busy travel day on Wednesday. By the time it tapers late Wednesday, we could see up to three inches of snow here in the city, and maybe even up to four inches or so in places like Carroll County.


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Lawyer Says Bomb Plot Suspect Was Entrapped - Joy Lepola

Updated: Monday, November 19 2012, 09:25 AM EST
A Baltimore man accused in a plot to blow up a military recruitment center in Catonsville will remain behind bars.

A judge ordered 21-year-old Antonio Martinez be detained while awaiting trial on charges that he attempted to blow up the Armed Forces Career Center in Catonsville using a phony bomb supplied by federal agents.

Martinez`s lawyer argued that his client was a victim of entrapment, claiming federal agents induced him to go forward with a plot that he couldn`t have carried out on his own.

But prosecutors say Martinez came up with the bomb plot on his own. Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Manuelian said Monday that Martinez could be seen on video "grinning from ear to ear" as he armed the phony bomb.

Lawyer Says Bomb Plot Suspect Was Entrapped - Joy Lepola

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