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Elusive boat ‘bandit’ captured after go-fast chase

The former teenage fugitive known as the "barefoot bandit" is expected to appear in court this week after authorities nabbed him in a high-speed boat chase in the Bahamas, police said.



Reeling in a catch with a bad attitude

When angler Steve Bellion went fishing at a lake in Birmingham, England, he was hoping for a bite or two. However, he got more than he bargained for when he ended up reeling in a 57-pound alligator snapping turtle - normally native in the U.S.



Powerboat racing goes on after spectacular crash

Unlimited Hydroplane drivers showed their mental toughness by getting back in their racing machines and competing in heats after one of their racing colleagues crashed into the seawall at more than 70 mph in front of the crowd.



‘Third boat’ cited in fatal crash

In a case where a 30-foot powerboat rammed an anchored 17-foot boat, killing one of three men aboard, the attorney for the skipper of the larger vessel says a passing high-speed tour boat - and its large wake - caused the accident.



Historic vessel finds a new home

071210_pikeThe Penobscot Marine Museum has sold its 83-foot sardine carrier Jacob Pike to a private party who will repair and maintain the historic vessel in Rockland, Maine, near where it was built. The new owner is Jamie Steeves, who owns J&J Lobsters in Rockland with his fiancée, Joanne Campbell.

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