It was six months ago Tuesday that an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Barbara Schulz of the Yonkers (N.Y.) Coast Guard Auxiliary flotilla was fishing Oct. 9 off Shinnecock Inlet in Long Island when she observed two kayakers without life jackets paddling in the choppy waters of Shinnecock Bay heading for the inlet.
Organizers of the 39th annual United States Powerboat Show, held Oct. 14-17 in Annapolis, Md., said attendance this year more than doubled from the rain-soaked 2009 show and rivaled the numbers of 2008.
The State of Maryland is coordinating 35 fall fishing expeditions for veterans with Maryland Charter Boat captains, the state's Chesapeake Bay Ambassadors.
Twenty-six illegal immigrants were apprehended last weekend trying to reach the U.S. coast on water skis, a luxury sailboat and a small fishing vessel, only to be intercepted by federal agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday.
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