Chesapeake Bay

Best Scenic Drives Near Washington DCPlaces like Vermont and Colorado are known for their breathtaking miles of trees, mountains and bodies of water. While there are beautiful parks in DC, they aren't all setup for a long leisure drive. But not too far out of the city you can bask in the glory of nature. Take a scenic drive through these locations near Washington D.C.
Recovery Mission Underway After Sailboat Sinks Near Bay BridgePolice say one man is missing after a 17-foot sailboat sank in the Chesapeake Bay near the Bay Bridge.
Maryland Officials Airlift Cruise Ship Passenger to HospitalThe Maryland State Police says one of their helicopter crews has airlifted a cruise ship passenger from a ship in the Chesapeake Bay to a Maryland hospital.
Study: Washington D.C. Is SinkingGeological survey finds the land in and around the Chesapeake Bay is sinking as ocean levels rise.
Va. Gov. on 'Maryland' Crabs: 'They Should Be Virginia Crabs'Va. Gov. McAuliffe has made a statement about Chesapeake Bay blue crabs that is sure to seem very inflammatory to die-hard Marylanders.
Students Decorate Rain Barrels With Sen. CardinMaryland middle school students are getting involved in protecting the Chesapeake Bay from storm water runoff at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit Aimed at Cows in Streams RejectedA lawsuit aimed at keeping cattle out of Virginia streams that feed into the Chesapeake Bay has been rejected by a Circuit Court judge in Richmond.
Washington Vulnerable To Hurricanes, Warn ExpertsExperts say old infrastructure could be overwhelmed if even a minor hurricane were to strike the Metro area.
Body of Missing Boater Found Near Rock HallThe body of a boater missing since a vessel capsized Sunday in the Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island has been found near Rock Hall.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sues Va. Over Livestock RulesThe Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals.
1 Boater Missing, 4 Pulled From Water off Kent IslandAuthorities are searching for a missing boater after a vessel capsized in the Chesapeake Bay off Kent Island.
Md. Crabs in Short Supply, Restaurants Still WaitingCrab season in Maryland is off to a slow start leaving some restaurants still waiting for their local supply.