An American tourist was shot in the back of the head in Mexican waters Thursday after being ambushed by armed boaters, a Texas sheriff said. It happened near the U.S. boundary of a lake where run-ins with pirates already had fishermen and Texas officials on alert.
Village officials in Mamaroneck, N.Y., have agreed to an $825,000 settlement with a yacht club that has been battling for years for the right to build seasonal residences on its shorefront land.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged a 41-year-old man earlier this week with reckless endangerment, resisting arrest, hindering and obstructing a police officer, failing to comply with a lawful order, operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol, operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol and attempting to elude a police officer.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a decision soon on whether to boost ethanol in the nation's gasoline supply from the current 10 percent to 15 percent.
A lone boater aboard his 17-foot Boston Whaler got caught in a ferocious storm on Chesapeake Bay when his outboard failed to start.
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