Latest Jaws Stories

2008-08-02 00:00:23

By Joanne Kimberlin, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Aug. 2--WACHAPREAGUE -- Out here on the Eastern Shore, where voracious greenhead flies rule the marsh and waves of grass roll to the sunrise, scientists are fishing for sharks so they can learn how not to catch them.

2008-07-28 06:00:53

By Brooks Barnes How did Hollywood lose Steven Spielberg? In June, DreamWorks, the boutique movie studio that Spielberg co- founded in 1994, let it be known that it had found a way to exit its unhappy three-year marriage with Paramount Pictures.

2008-07-22 09:00:00

By Lisa Fleisher, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 22--Editor's note: This is part of the weekly "Take Five" series of Q&As that give you a glimpse of what it's like working in various fields along the Grand Strand and introduce you to the people doing the work.

2008-07-21 12:00:51

DALLAS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, HDNet Movies presents a programming event to celebrate director Steven Spielberg as one of the most influential figures in cinema.

2008-07-16 21:00:18

Experts say they have a rare opportunity to study a 6 1/2-foot great white shark after a carcass was found on a shore in Massachusetts.

2008-07-14 21:00:08

By O'RYAN JOHNSON The waters off Martha's Vineyard felt a little safer yesterday and Edgartown Harbor Master Charlie Blair said the island's beaches were packed - meaning the latest chapter of Massachusetts shark mania seems to have abated. "I would say things are returning to normal," he said.

2008-07-14 18:00:08

MASSACHUSETTS man Michael Lopenzo has been charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly lied about seeing two great white sharks off the coast, prompting the closure of two beaches. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-13 09:00:07

:: NEW ENGLAND A 60-year-old man alleged to have made up sightings of two great white sharks off the island where 'Jaws' was filmed has been charged with disorderly conduct.

2008-07-12 00:00:06

Three possible shark sightings have been reported near Martha's Vineyard, Mass., where the 1975 beach thriller blockbuster movie Jaws was filmed. The Boston Herald said a lifeguard spotted a large shark swimming through the waves off South Beach Wednesday.

2008-07-11 18:00:06

By O'RYAN JOHNSON A Martha's Vineyard harbor master raised the alarming prospect of "Jaws returning" after a large shark was spotted cutting through the waves just 70 yards off South Beach yesterday.

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