>Gloucester Waterman Escapes Injury in Collision with Barge on the James River

>NEWPORT NEWS — A Gloucester-based waterman escaped injury yesterday when his boat was struck by a barge on the James River. About 11:30 a.m., there was a collision between a barge being pushed by a Norfolk-based tug boat named Hoss and a 44-foot Chesapeake Bay deadrise commercial fishing boat named Amy Samantha, near the Newport News Marine Terminal. Read the full story.