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

Apr. 15, 2024 15:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The massive container ship that caused the deadly collapse of a Baltimore bridge experienced apparent electrical issues before it left port but set out anyway, someone with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday, hours after the FBI said it was...

FBI opens criminal investigation into Baltimore bridge collapse, AP source says; federal agents are aboard cargo ship

Apr. 15, 2024 08:13 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — FBI opens criminal investigation into Baltimore bridge collapse, AP source says; federal agents are aboard cargo ship.

Shooting at Baltimore mall sends girl, 7, to hospital

Apr. 14, 2024 09:08 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 7-year-old girl was hospitalized Saturday after she was shot at a Baltimore shopping mall. Baltimore police say the girl was shot Saturday afternoon at Mondawmin Mall. According to police, two groups at the mall got into an altercation, and an unidentified male...

Maryland program to help Port of Baltimore businesses retain employees begins

Apr. 12, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Wes Moore announced on Friday the start of a program to help Port of Baltimore businesses retain employees in the aftermath of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. The $12.5 million program aims to prevent layoffs while recovery work...

Holliday's debut in No. 7 brings Cal Ripken Sr.'s contributions to Baltimore back to the forefront

Apr. 11, 2024 17:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In many ways, the timing was perfect when the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation held a ceremony at a Baltimore middle school Thursday. Ripken, the late father of the Hall of Fame shortstop with the same name, has been on the minds of many Orioles fans this week. ...

Investigators focus on electrical system of ship in Baltimore bridge collapse

Apr. 10, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — During the initial stages of a federal probe into the deadly collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge, investigators are focusing on the electrical power system of the massive container ship that veered off course. Jennifer Homendy, chair of the National...

Rodón, Verdugo lead Yankees over Marlins 3-2 for 10-2 start, matching New York's best

Apr. 10, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Rodón allowed two unearned run in six-plus innings, Alex Verdugo homered and the New York Yankees beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Tuesday night to match their best 12-game start. New York won its fourth straight and improved to a major league-best 10-2, equaling...

Maryland lawmakers say coming bill will clarify that feds fully pay for replacing Baltimore bridge

Apr. 09, 2024 17:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation announced Tuesday they will soon introduce a bill that will make clear the federal government will fully cover the cost of rebuilding Baltimore's collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge. The federal government generally...

Third channel to open at Baltimore port as recovery from bridge collapse continues

Apr. 09, 2024 16:35 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A third channel will open this month at Baltimore's port after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse two weeks ago, and Maryland's congressional delegation will sponsor legislation seeking federal aid to pay 100% of the cost of a new bridge, Sen. Ben Cardin said Tuesday. ...

A glance at some of the legislation approved in the Maryland General Assembly

Apr. 09, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly ended its 90-day legislative session on Monday. Here’s a look at some of the legislation lawmakers passed: BUDGET Maryland lawmakers mostly kept Gov. Wes Moore’s $63 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal...