State wildlife authorities have discovered the body of a missing swimmer in the Patapsco River.
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Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor Initiative wants to make the city’s Inner Harbor swim-able by 2020, but the 2014 “Healthy Harbor Report Card” is not showing very much progress in that direction.
Highway crews were working through the weekend to repair a westbound bridge on Interstate 70 after a crack was discovered in a beam under the structure.
Highway officials say the westbound bridge on Interstate 70 over the Patapsco River has been closed for emergency repairs.
Maryland fire and rescue officials had a busy day with three water rescues within hours of each other Sunday afternoon.
State environmental scientists are investigating the cause of a fish kill that left about 7,000 dead Atlantic menhaden in waters that include the Inner Harbor and Fells Point.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say they’ve charged two watermen with overharvesting rockfish or striped bass on the Patapsco River.