HOPEDALE, La. (AP) — Three boaters were in stable condition at a hospital after being rescued when their boat ran aground, authorities said.
The boaters were airlifted from their flat-bottom boat Sunday evening in the Hopedale area, the U.S.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A commercial diver who went missing in the ocean near an oil platform off Southern California was found dead, authorities said.
The search began Sunday morning in the area surrounding the oil processing facility known as platform Elly, about 5 miles (8 kilometers) off Huntington Beach, the U.S.
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — A pilot and passenger are presumed dead after the crash Friday of a helicopter in a south Louisiana marsh, a local government official said.
The sheriff's office in coastal Lafourche Parish got a call from a witness who saw the aircraft going down about 10:15 a.m.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The ashes of Winter the dolphin were returned to the sea on Thursday, about two months after the beloved marine mammal of movie fame died at a Florida aquarium.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium staff members released a Himalayan sea salt urn containing Winter's ashes into the Gulf of Mexico from the back of a U.S.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday that it helped rescue four men aboard a boat that apparently ran out of gas and was adrift for three days near the British Virgin Islands.
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard pulled 176 Haitians from an overloaded, unseaworthy wooden sailing vessel as it approached the Florida Keys, officials said.
The rescue effort unfolded on Monday after a flight crew with Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations spotted the 60-foot vessel some 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, the Coast Guard said in a news release.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Two 19-year-old men who went winter camping were rescued near Eugene, Oregon, by the U.S. Coast Guard after signaling for help by writing an “SOS” sign in the snow.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the two men went camping near Swastika Mountain southeast of Eugene around Christmas Day and failed to return as expected on Dec.
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said it has suspended its search for a missing kayaker along the North Carolina coast.
The maritime service said in a news release Saturday that rescue crews had searched an area of 268 square miles for about 24 hours.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A car that was stuck partly submerged near the brink of Niagara Falls after a daring rescue attempt last week went over the falls this weekend and cannot be seen from the shore, state parks officials said Monday.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard authorities have halted the search for a woman who reportedly went overboard on a cruise ship near Ensenada, Mexico.
Authorities searched more than 31 hours for the woman before pausing the search on Sunday pending additional information, Petty Officer First Class Adam Stanton said Sunday.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who died when her car went into the icy rapids above Niagara Falls likely drove into the river on purpose, authorities said Thursday.
The New York State Park Police said “entry into the water appears to be an intentional act,” and an investigation was ongoing.
(AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew braved poor visibility and frigid rapids to reach a car partly submerged in water near the brink of Niagara Falls, then lowered a rescue swimmer on a hoist who pulled out the woman trapped inside.
A former cadet who was expelled from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy after becoming a father filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the school's policy that prohibits students from being parents.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Four fishermen were rescued on Tuesday from a disabled fishing vessel off the North Carolina coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call at approximately 7:30 a.m.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — About three-quarters of the Southern California shoreline being combed for tar following an offshore oil spill have been signed off as cleaned, officials said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three fishermen were rescued after their boat capsized off Tomales Bay, north of San Francisco, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The boat began taking on water before capsizing Monday about a half-mile off the coast, the Coast Guard said in a news release.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — An oil sheen spotted in the ocean near last month’s crude pipeline leak off Southern California was likely residual oil from the earlier spill, an official said Sunday.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials were investigating an oil sheen spotted Saturday near last month’s crude pipeline leak off Southern California's coast.
The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement the oil sheen is about 70 feet (21 meters) by 30 feet (9 meters) and that it has dispatched “pollution responders, aircraft and boats” to investigate.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Bath Iron Works in Maine has started construction on a destroyer named for a U.S. Coast Guard officer who earned the Navy Cross during World War II.
Construction of the future USS Quentin Walsh began at at the shipyard's fabrication facility in Brunswick.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard investigators on Friday said they have identified a second ship suspected of dragging its anchor near an underwater pipeline that later leaked crude oil into the waters off the Southern California coast.
BEAVER ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — A pilot who was among four people who died after a plane crash on a Michigan island has been identified as a history teacher.
NATIONAL PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rescue crews from New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as the U.S. Coast Guard have been searching the Delaware River between the two states for two missing boaters over the weekend.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard used two helicopters to rescue campers from rising waters at an RV park on the Oregon Coast Friday, mudslides shut down roads and a woman was plucked from a swollen river as a second day of heavy rains and flooding pummeled the Pacific Northwest.
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The body of a man matching the description of a missing kayaker was recovered Wednesday morning on the west side of Hat Island, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter late Thursday rescued seven people who had been iced in since last week at a cabin about 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of the Yukon River community of Emmonak in western Alaska, the Alaska State Troopers reported.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One person died and another 13 people were pulled from the Pacific Ocean after a large group attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border by swimming around a barrier in San Diego, government officials said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The body of a kayaker who went missing off Long Island was recovered near the Bronx, Coast Guard officials said,
A rescue swimmer from a Coast Guard helicopter crew spotted the body of 45-year-old Laurence Broderick in the water near Orchard Beach at around 2 p.m.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard was searching Tuesday for a kayaker who went missing off Long Island.
Coast Guard officials got a report shortly after 5:30 a.m. that Laurence Broderick, 45, had not returned from a kayaking trip Monday night.
LOCKPORT, La. (AP) — Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport delivered its fifth patrol ship to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida last week, almost a week ahead of schedule despite a three week shutdown after Hurricane Ida.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Lake Superior State University in Michigan’s eastern Upper Peninsula has been selected as a hub for a center that will look at the impacts of oil spills in freshwater environments.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — About 40 shipping containers tumbled into the Pacific Ocean in rough seas west of the Strait of Juan de Fuca entrance on Friday, authorities said.
The U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest said on Twitter Friday afternoon that the ship lost the containers when it listed to its side.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The cost to the state for docking an Alaska ferry that has been idled for nearly two years is close to $900,000 a year, with much of that representing insurance costs that were not previously publicly disclosed, CoastAlaska reported on Monday.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has designated the Mediterranean Shipping Company and others as parties of interest in an investigation into a vessel that was determined to be the source of an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Nearly a week since oil first appeared in the waters off Southern California, how much oil leaked from a ruptured underwater pipeline is still unknown—though experts say the amount should be easy to calculate.
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to probation and home confinement after pleading guilty to a laser pointer strike on a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter in 2016, according to the U.S.
NEDONNA BEACH, Ore. (AP) — Two bodies were found in the water after a 42-foot (13-meter) sailboat washed up south of Manzanita on the Oregon coast Sunday night, authorities said.
Calls came in about a sailboat tossing around in the surf at Nedonna Beach around 6:50 p.m.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man suspected of shoplifting died after he fell into the Illinois River while apparently trying to hide near a U.S. Coast Guard station, authorities said.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man has been sentenced to three years of supervised release for making a hoax distress call about a boat taking on water.
A federal judge also sentenced Nathan Libby, 32, of Rockland, to four days of time served and ordered him to pay $17,500 in restitution to the U.S.
MUNISING, Mich. (AP) — Searchers have recovered a second body after two kayakers went missing in Lake Superior at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.
The kayakers were reported missing Thursday night in the Upper Peninsula.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A 23-year-old man went missing while swimming at Dam Neck Beach, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Officials said the man was last seen going under the surface of the water while swimming on Saturday evening, WAVY-TV reported.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued four men after their fishing boat became disabled off of Key West.
The fishermen told rescue crews they left from Cancun, Mexico, on Aug. 29 in a boat named Aqua Limo II.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina father has drowned after trying to save his son from a tidal current, police said Wednesday.
The Wrightsville Beach Police Department said in a news release that Bhou Soutthivong and his family were visiting from Hickory and were fishing at the south end of the beach on Sept.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The body of a Daytona Beach attorney who went missing while diving off the Atlantic Coast has been found, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
The agency said Jim Evans' body was spotted late Tuesday some 8 miles (12 kilometers) southeast of Port Canaveral.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divers at the site of an ongoing oil spill that appeared in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida have identified the apparent source as one-foot diameter pipeline displaced from a trench on the ocean floor and broken open.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Saturday that cleanup crews are responding to a sizable oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following Hurricane Ida.
The spill, which is ongoing, appears to be coming from a source underwater at an offshore drilling lease about two miles (three kilometers) south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of the 34 people killed in a fire aboard a scuba diving boat off the California coast two years ago have sued the U.S. Coast Guard for lax enforcement of safety regulations that they say doomed the passengers.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Costs to contain pollution from a ship that sank near Kodiak Island more than 30 years ago have reached about $3 million in the weeks since authorities were notified of an oily sheen from the wreckage, according to the U.S.
REEDSPORT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 54-year-old man was rescued from the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area after being stranded for five days.
KOIN reports the Coos County Sheriff’s Office said hikers found the stranded and injured man on the John Dellenback trail.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana hospitals in the path of Hurricane Ida were forced to evacuate dozens of patients after the storm left them with pieces torn off their roofs, and water leaking down walls to pool on floors as they relied on emergency generators for electricity.
BOSTON (AP) — The USS Constitution sailed into Boston Harbor on Friday and fired a 21-gun salute in honor of Vietnam War veterans on board.
Old Ironsides, as the warship is known, took more than 300 military veterans on a three-hour tour of the harbor to honor their service.