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Maryland Authorities Tighten Up On Water Jet Pack Safety

If you’ve been to Ocean City this summer, you’ve probably seen the new thrill hundreds of tourists are trying on the water.


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Police: Md. Man Shot By Police Had Stolen Handgun

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says a Myersville man who was shot and critically wounded by police had threatened them with a stolen handgun.


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Police Seek Boater Missing In Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching for a boater who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay after stopping for a swim.


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Boaters Reminded Of Ocean City Race Restrictions

Maryland Natural Resources Police are reminding boaters that a section of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ocean City will be closed this weekend for an offshore powerboat race.


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Man Rescued After Spending Night On Capsized Boat

Officials say an 18-year-old Annapolis man is lucky he was found alive after spending the night clinging to the hull of a capsized sailboat in the Chesapeake Bay.



5 Maryland Watermen Charged With Oyster Violations

Maryland Natural Resources Police say five watermen have been charged with power-dredging for oysters in a Tangier Sound sanctuary.


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Recent Storms Take Toll On Md. Waterways

The aftermath of Maryland’s recent storms continues to take its toll on local bays and coastlines.


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Maryland Boaters Asked To Prepare For Irene

Maryland Natural Resources Police say boaters should prepare now for stormy weather related to Hurricane Irene.



Authorities Search For Missing Md. Boater

Maryland Natural Resources Police are searching for a man who went missing while crabbing in Tenthouse Creek.


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Man, 45, Dies In Boating Accident On Elk River

Authorities say a Westminster man died in a boating accident on the Elk River near North East.


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Teen Girl Dies During Sailing Lesson In Annapolis

Tragedy in the Severn River. A teenager taking part in a sailing camp drowns when her boat flips over.


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Body Of Md. Man Who Drowned In Chester River Recovered

A dangerous day on the water. Crews have recovered the Maryland swimmer who went under on the Eastern Shore.