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  • New Liberty Belle paddle boat to cruise July 4

    New Liberty Belle paddle boat to cruise July 4
    A new Mississippi-style paddle boat has arrived in town, soon to sail along the Intracoastal Waterway. The 140-foot Liberty Belle is the newest boat in the fleet of Fort Lauderdale-based Marine Hospitality, which operates three other vessels in its...
  • Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

    Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan
    Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said. Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
  • 18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue

    18-year-old hospitalized after Ocean City water rescue
    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County was hospitalized Monday after getting caught in a rip tide while swimming in Ocean City, authorities said. An initial rescue call for three swimmers stuck in the water near 137th Street went out around 4:30 p.m.,...
  • Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay

    Large pieces of planned Virginia tunnel begin floating down Chesapeake Bay
    The first large, prefrabricated section of a new traffic tunnel planned in Virginia began floating down the Chesapeake Bay from Baltimore on Tuesday. Only a few feet of the concrete structure showed above the water as three tug boats pushed and pulled...
  • Coast Guard plans to question sole survivor of capsized boat

    Coast Guard plans to question sole survivor of capsized boat
    Coast Guard officials planned to interview the lone survivor of a boating mishap on Lake Michigan today to determine why the boat capsized on its way back to Burham Harbor over the weekend, throwing four people into the water. The accident happened...
  • Trains delayed after tug boat strikes bridge

    Trains delayed after tug boat strikes bridge
    A tug boat struck the Susquehanna River Bridge Wednesday night, delaying trains from crossing between Cecil and Harford counties for about an hour. The U.S. Coast Guard notified Amtrak around 10 p.m. Wednesday that a tug boat struck the bridge, and...
  • Shark warning on social media is fake, officials say

    Shark warning on social media is fake, officials say
    The shark advisory for Newport Beach that has been spreading around social media is not real, officials confirmed Thursday morning. The fake warning alleges that the shark sightings occurred between 5:30 and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. The notice, which was...
  • Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach

    Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach
    The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan in Lake Forest this morning after people reported seeing a person struggling in the water, officials said. Divers using sonar found the body shortly before 11 a.m. in waters off the beach, officials...
  • California-to-Hawaii kayaking journey completed only once before

    California-to-Hawaii kayaking journey completed only once before
    A kayaker has completed a solo journey from California to Hawaii once before, in 1987. It has been attempted a couple times since, most recently last week, in an effort that ended Tuesday with the U.S. Coast Guard rescuing a 57-year-old man 11 days...
  • Swimmer pulled under waves in Ocean City

    Swimmer pulled under waves in Ocean City
    A 17-year-old swimmer was caught in a rip current and pulled under water in Ocean City Friday afternoon, and he was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the Ocean City Beach Patrol. The swimmer entered the water at 92nd Street, and...
  • LBJ ring missing from archives

    LBJ ring missing from archives
    When Samuel L. Morison of Crofton was charged this week with stealing documents from the U.S. Navy's archive in Washington, it was a rare event for the facility. "There has not been a theft like this in recent memory," said Paul Taylor, a spokesman for...