Man indicted for stealing identity, securing $300,000 in fraudulent CARES Act loans

GREENBELT, MD—A Washington D.C. man has been indicted for allegedly stealing a Maryland man’s identity in order to receive fraudulent CARES Act loans that were used for his own personal use, the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week. Authorities say that 42-year-old Jemel Lyles was able to receive three fraudulent CARES Act loans for a total of $300,000. According […]

Harford County Sheriff: Woman missing since last year may be in Baltimore County

UPDATE: Police say Nancy Yates has been located. Original story below… ——— BEL AIR, MD—The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says that a missing woman may be in Baltimore County. Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining information regarding the location of 55-year-old Nancy Yates. Yates was last seen on August 24, 2023 in Harford County, however police believe she […]

Washington D.C. man convicted for armed robberies of two Baltimore County phone stores

BALTIMORE, MD—A Washington, D.C. man has been convicted after robbing two Baltimore County phone stores in 2020. On Friday, March 1, after less than an hour of deliberation, a federal jury convicted Donte Antwaun Herring, 24, for the armed robberies of two phone stores in December 2020. According to the evidence presented at his eight-day trial, on December 17 and […]

Maryland Park Service Rangers bring bald eagles to White House [PHOTOS]

WASHINGTON, DC—Two winged representatives from the Maryland Park Service attended the White House this month. Rehabilitated bald eagles Buck and Mo, along with a contingent of Maryland Park Service Rangers, were invited to the White House to celebrate the anniversary of the Endangered Species Act, which was signed into law 50 years ago this week. “Bald eagles are such a […]

Seven members of violent multi-state robbery crew indicted

WASHINGTON—An indictment was unsealed on Thursday charging seven members of an armed robbery crew with conspiracy, Hobbs Act robbery, and other charges related to a multi-state robbery spree that targeted pharmacy and cell phone retail stores. The charges were announced by U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Sarah Linden, of the Washington Field Office’s […]

FBI offering $15,000 reward for info on Mid-Atlantic drug trafficker

PITTSBURGH, PA—A Martinsburg, West Virginia man is the first person to be placed on the FBI’s new Regional Fugitive Program. The program is intended to publicize information that will help lead to the apprehension of violent offenders and have a significant impact on the community. As part of the program, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified violent fugitives in […]

Sonic boom shakes homes across Maryland

UPDATE 2: The FAA has confirmed that a Cessna crashed in Virginia. UPDATE: BNO News reports that a small plane has crashed in Virginia after flying over Washington D.C., which prompted fighter jets to scramble, causing the sonic boom. The Cessna flew through a “no fly zone” in close proximity to the White House and U.S. Capitol. The plane was […]

Maryland’s ‘Operation Washout’ results in 95 fugitive arrests

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, District of Maryland, and task force partners conducted a large-scale, multi-agency law enforcement operation focused on apprehending violent fugitives and wanted gang members throughout the month of May, arresting dozens of violent offenders throughout Maryland. Operation Washout – Maryland resulted in a total of 95 fugitive arrests, including 17 […]