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751-foot ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay

A large ship has gone aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the Coast Guard says it has received reports of other ships dragging anchor due to high winds.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:03am EDT

Tags: ship aground, Chesapeake Bay

Threatened Chesapeake Bay island recognized

The Chesapeake Bay's Tangier Island is headed to the state's catalog of historic places and a likely spot on the National Register of Historic Places.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: Tangier Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Landmarks Register, National Register of Historic Places

Maryland officers use radar, cameras to fight oyster poaching

Two men from Westover, Md. have been convicted in the first case involving the Maryland Law Enforcement Information Network high-tech monitoring system.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:15pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Natural Resources Police, Chesapeake Bay, oyster harvest, MLEIN

Crabs' birds and bees: Effects of crab sex life on Maryland industry

Knowing the intimate lives of blue crabs has real implications for Maryland's Chesapeake Bay and the outlook for the state's watermen.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 08:07am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, crabs, Sook Chung, Chesapeake Bay, watermen, crab industry, Maryland

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Cold temps keep icebreakers busy along the bay

Take a ride aboard an icebreaker on the Chesapeake Bay, keeping the waterways open for fishermen, school children and even emergency responders.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:05pm EST

Tags: ice-breaker, Kate Ryan, Kent Island, Chesapeake Bay, winter weather, ice, Chester River

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