U.S. Army Research Biologist pleads guilty to engaging in bribery scheme at Aberdeen Proving Ground

BALTIMORE, MD—A 45-year-old North East man has pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges after authorities say he accepted cash and other incentives from a company in exchange for favorable treatment. Jason Edmonds was employed by the U.S. Army as a Research Biologist at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The Chemical Biological Center at the AGP was the nation’s principal research and development […]

Baltimore County Police Department honored for support of National Guard, Reserve

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department has received the Pro Patria Award for its support of employees who serve in the U.S. military’s National Guard and Reserve. The award was presented to Police Chief Robert O. McCullough and Officer Brian Eaton, who is an active Sergeant in the Maryland Army National Guard, at a luncheon event in Reisterstown on Saturday. […]

Maryland Fleet Week returns to Charm City [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Fleet Week returns to Baltimore City and Baltimore County this week. The event is free to attend and includes a series of ship tours, festivals, flyovers, and educational activities. Maryland Fleet Week & Flyover Baltimore presented by Northrop Grumman, is a week-long celebration that brings together “Fleet, Flights, and Festivals.” Fleet Week began on Wednesday, June 12, with […]

Salvage crews remove final Key Bridge steel truss blocking Fort McHenry Channel

BALTIMORE, MD—Ten weeks after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed, the final steel truss blocking the Fort McHenry Federal Channel has been removed. A salvage operation team was able to successfully remove the truss, which was blocking the channel, using concrete breakers, underwater surveys, and oxyacetylene torches. The operation also saw the removal of tons of concrete roadway, cable, and […]

Salvage crews remove massive steel section of Key Bridge truss from channel

BALTIMORE, MD—Salvage crews on Saturday, June 1, completed the lift of a 470-short-ton (940,000 pounds) steel section of the Francis Scott Key Bridge truss from the federal navigation channel. Buried deep in the river mudline, the section was part of the massive steel truss that pinned the M/V DALI for seven weeks. The current specs of the Unified Command’s “limited […]

Port of Baltimore reopens to commercial traffic following refloating of M/V Dali [TIMELAPSE VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Port of Baltimore has reopened to commercial traffic after the M/V Dali was refloated and moved on Monday morning. With the assistance of five tugboats and other support vessels, the M/V Dali was towed and pushed 2.5 miles, arriving at a local marine terminal at approximately 9 a.m. This milestone allows all pre-collapse deep-draft commercial vessels to enter […]

BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground announces testing schedule for week of May 6

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert! Aberdeen Proving Ground officials say the base has firing operations scheduled for the week of May 6, 2024. APG has daytime and nighttime testing operations scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 – Friday, May 10 between approximately 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Noise may be heard in some areas off the installation. Officials say these operations are not […]