Historic Ships in Baltimore represents one of the most impressive collections of military vessels in the world. Located within easy walking distance of each other, US Sloop-of-War CONSTELLATION, US Submarine TORSK, US Coast Guard Cutter TANEY, and Lightship 116 CHESAPEAKE exhibit life at sea from the mid-19th century to the mid-1980’s.Continue Reading
At this time, there are two confirmed fatalities. The remains of those individuals have been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond for positive identification. Search and Recovery Team divers with Virginia State Police, VMRC and the US Coast Guard are checking one submerged boat and another partially-submerged boat to ensure no one was onboard either of those boats at the time of the fire.Continue Reading
KENT NARROWS, MD. — Hola, Hombre! One man was taking a siesta while another was hard at work snatching up every fish that swam near him, say police.
A Bladensburg man was charged Saturday with catching and keeping 32 undersized striped bass by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.Continue Reading
Maryland State Police Helicopter Crew Hoists Patient from Grandeur of The Seas in Chesapeake Bay TANGIER ISLAND, Va. — A Maryland State Police helicopter crew combined their expertise with the abilities of their aircraft on Aug. 8, 2015 to successfully hoist a person needing prompt hospital care from the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of The Seas which was underway […]Continue Reading
Maryland sending DNR Cutter J Millard Tawes to break path thru ice to Tangier Island Va. – The Tawes is one of four vessels in DNR’s icebreaking operation that works on concert with the U.S. Coast Guard to keep commerce moving on the bay and its tributaries and fuel and supplies flowing to isolated communities.Continue Reading
Chinese Pirate Poacher Caught 2nd time in week; Crisfield commercial waterman Ryan Brittingham busted for poaching in oyster sanctuary – Ryan Christopher Brittingham, 25, of Crisfield, was charged with illegally harvesting wild oysters in an oyster sanctuary after officers conducting surveillance watched four vessels enter the protected area and remove 36 ½ bushels of oysters. The oysters were seized and returned to the sanctuary.Continue Reading
(July 22, 2014) – Deputy State Fire Marshals are currently on the scene investigating the cause of a church fire which was reported earlier this morning at 11:12 A.M.
The fire was reported to the 911 Center by a passerby.
Numerous fire departments from Wicomico County and Delaware responded to the fire which quickly escalated to three-alarms. It is estimated nearly 100 firefighters are still currently extinguishing the blaze.Continue Reading
SNOW HILL, MD. 05/18/2014 — On April 30, 2014 a Vice Principal of a Worcester County High School notified a School Security Deputy to a package he received at the school through the United States Postal Service. It was observed that the package contained fecal matter.Continue Reading
A group of watermen took the day off work Thursday to protest and block a project by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources in the Little Choptank River in Dorchester CountyContinue Reading
These sailboats glide into Breton Bay from a day’s sail on the Potomac River.Continue Reading