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Conditions improve for students shot in Maryland park on 'senior skip day'

Apr. 20, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Three of the five youths shot in a suburban Washington, D.C., park during a high school “senior skip day” gathering have been released from the hospital, while the condition of the most seriously injured has improved, authorities said Saturday. Police in...

Third temporary channel opens for vessels to Baltimore port after bridge collapse

Apr. 20, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A third temporary channel for boats to enter and depart the Port of Baltimore has opened, expanding further shipping access as collapsed sections of the Francis Scott Key Bridge are salvaged before the span can ultimately be rebuilt. The alternate channel, located...

Five shot at high school student gathering in Maryland park

Apr. 19, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Five young people were shot Friday afternoon when gunfire broke out during a high school “senior skip day” gathering in a park in Greenbelt, a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., according to police. The victims were hospitalized, with one in critical...

Proud Boys group leader sentenced to over 5 years in prison for attacking police during Capitol riot

Apr. 19, 2024 16:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A far-right extremist group leader was sentenced on Friday to more than five years in prison for repeatedly assaulting police officers with makeshift weapons during a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol over three years ago. Scott Miller, who helped lead a Proud Boys...

Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup

Apr. 19, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Salvage crews at the site of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore are turning their focus to the thousands of tons of debris sitting atop the Dali, a massive cargo ship that veered off course and caused the deadly catastrophe last month. An estimated...

Maryland teen charged with planning school shooting after police review writings, internet searches

Apr. 18, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — An 18-year-old Maryland high school student was charged with planning to commit a school shooting after investigators reviewed the teen’s writings and other material, including internet searches and messages, police said Thursday. The student was arrested...

Owner of ship in Baltimore bridge collapse asks cargo owners to help cover salvage costs

Apr. 17, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The owner of the massive container ship Dali, which caused the deadly collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge last month, has initiated a process requiring owners of the cargo on board to cover some of the salvage costs. The ship’s owner,...

Anti-Trump Republican Larry Hogan navigates dangerous political terrain in pivotal Senate contest

Apr. 17, 2024 09:11 AM EDT

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Andy DePaola welcomed Larry Hogan to his family's restaurant with a big smile and a handshake. The warning came a few minutes later. DePaola, the 64-year-old namesake of DePaola's Bagel and Brunch here in Maryland’s conservative Eastern Shore, whispered...

Salvage crews race against the clock to remove massive chunks of fallen Baltimore bridge

Apr. 16, 2024 17:05 PM EDT

SPARROWS POINT, Md. (AP) — Nearly three weeks since Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed under the impact of a wayward cargo ship, crews are using the largest crane on the Eastern Seaboard to haul the wreckage to a nearby salvage yard. The heaviest section so far...

Ship that caused bridge collapse had apparent electrical issues while still docked, AP source says

Apr. 15, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Hours before leaving port, the massive container ship that caused the deadly collapse of a Baltimore bridge experienced apparent electrical problems, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday, the same day FBI agents boarded the vessel amid a...