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  • Ohio wildlife workers attacked by falcon

    Two Ohio wildlife workers had to fend off a falcon while trying to take her chicks from a nest on the ledge of a downtown building.

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, May 12, 2010, file photo, a man looks out over the Chesapeake Bay, with the Bay Bridge in the background, at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. A federal court is deciding whether the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed oversteps legal bounds, an election-year appeal by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S environmental policy. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

    Challenge to Chesapeake cleanup tests EPA power

    Maryland is joining three other jurisdictions in supporting the Obama administration's plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed, seeking to counter an election-year legal challenge by farmers and 21 attorneys general that could shape future U.S. environmental policy.

  • Group marks C&O Canal event's 60th anniversary

    Supporters of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park are hitting the trail in Williamsport to mark the 60th anniversary of a hike that helped preserve it.

  • This undated photo released by the Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office, shows Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, who, according to the Navy on Thursday, March 27, 2014,  is the civilian who shot and killed a sailor aboard a guided-missile destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., earlier this week. Savage was killed by Navy security forces aboard the USS Mahan on Monday, March 24, after he disarmed the ship's petty officer of the watch and used her gun to shoot Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. (AP Photo/Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office via The Virginian-Pilot)

    Records: Man who shot sailor was convicted felon

    The Virginia truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a Naval destroyer served prison time for manslaughter and drugs, but it was still unclear what led him onto the base earlier this week.

  • This undated photo released by the Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office, shows Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, who, according to the Navy on Thursday, March 27, 2014,  is the civilian who shot and killed a sailor aboard a guided-missile destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., earlier this week. Savage was killed by Navy security forces aboard the USS Mahan on Monday, March 24, after he disarmed the ship's petty officer of the watch and used her gun to shoot Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. (AP Photo/Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office via The Virginian-Pilot)

    Navy gunman once faced murder charge in NC

    The civilian truck driver the Navy says killed a sailor aboard a ship in Virginia once faced a murder charge in North Carolina but ended up pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was out of prison less than two years later, court records show.

  • This undated photo released by the Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office, shows Jeffrey Tyrone Savage, who, according to the Navy on Thursday, March 27, 2014,  is the civilian who shot and killed a sailor aboard a guided-missile destroyer at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., earlier this week. Savage was killed by Navy security forces aboard the USS Mahan on Monday, March 24, after he disarmed the ship's petty officer of the watch and used her gun to shoot Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Mayo. (AP Photo/Mecklenburg (N.C.) County Sheriff's Office via The Virginian-Pilot)

    Virginia man who shot sailor was convicted felon, records show

    The Virginia truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a Naval destroyer served prison time for manslaughter and drugs, but it was still unclear what led him onto the base earlier this week.

  • No charges planned in Chesapeake jail project

    A prosecutor says no criminal charges will be filed following an investigation into the construction of three temporary housing facilities at the Chesapeake Correctional Center.

  • Chesapeake founding on T-shirt off by 175 years

    A souvenir T-shirt touting Chesapeake missed the mark on the city's founding by 175 years.

  • Storm dumps up to 10 inches of snow in SE Virginia

    Up to 10 inches of snow has fallen in Virginia's coastal region and more is expected.

  • Fischer-Sevilla after 23. b3.

    SANDS: Carlsen steamrolls elite chess field in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands

    Not since the days of Thor has a Norwegian wielded such a mighty hammer. Obliterating a world-class field, Norway superstar GM Magnus Carlsen has taken the first major tournament of the year, winning the elite Tata Steel “A” Tournament with a stunning 10-3 score, matching the record total for the event set by former world champion and onetime Carlsen coach Garry Kasparov.

  • Illustration Islamist Roots in American Schools by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: Secretive Islamist roots of American schools

    It is a commonplace saying, but one that most of us ignore: If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This applies in spades to a proposal under active consideration by the school board in Virginia's Loudoun County.

  • Tugboat exhibit coming to St. Michaels museum

    Tugboats and the crews that operate them are the subject of a new exhibit coming to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels.

  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    The time has come when many of our area's warm-weather fishermen begin to stash away their boats and tackle. However, hard-nosed anglers who prefer to seek their quarry in the Chesapeake Bay, the tidal rivers of Maryland and Virginia, as well as the not-too-distant Atlantic Ocean, are not giving up - not by a long shot.

  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    Can you feel the difference in the air and water? Both are cooler and because of the ever-so-welcome autumn temperatures the fishing for certain species will improve with every passing day. This is particularly true of largemouth bass, stripers and blue catfish in Maryland and Virginia.

  • Gene Mueller´s Fishing Report

    Generally speaking, the weekend outlook for local anglers of all stripes appears to be good in spite of renewed rains in some areas. Much of the precipitation has been strongly localized. For example, a cloudburst in parts of Frederick County on Tuesday muddied a Potomac feeder. But the Monocacy, the waters above the rain-soaked area, was in good enough shape for smallmouth bass fishermen. In fact, the Washington County portions have given up good numbers of bass, even a few heavy walleyes.

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