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18 arrested, ton of pot seized in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Friday the 13th was certainly unlucky for some reputed drug smugglers. Authorities arrested 18 people and seized more than a ton of marijuana brought ashore by boat in Santa Barbara. […]

09/13/2013

John Aldridge holds his nephew Jake after returning to his parents' home, Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Oakdale, N.Y. Aldridge was describing how he was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

Lobsterman survives night in sea, thanks to boots

OAKDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island lobsterman who spent 12 hours floating in the Atlantic Ocean after falling off his boat joked Thursday that he may have the two rubber boots that kept him […]

07/25/2013

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Boat washes ashore carrying nearly a ton of drugs

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Border protection officials say two men have been arrested after a boat packed with nearly a ton of drugs washed ashore in Manhattan Beach. KABC-TV Los Angeles reports officials spotted […]

05/25/2013

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$4M worth of pot found on Calif beach

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have found about $4 million worth of marijuana next to a panga boat at a beach in Santa Barbara County.

03/18/2013

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Memorial slated for LA-area Coast Guard member

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Coast Guard will hold a memorial for the executive petty officer of the cutter Halibut who died from injuries caused by a boat collision while investigating suspected smuggling activity in the Channel Islands.

12/07/2012

Dramatic rescue off Northern Calif. saves 7

PT. REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say seven people rescued when their boat overturned off the Northern California coast are lucky to be alive. The water at the mouth of Tomales Bay was […]

11/05/2012

15 illegal immigrants found on smuggler boat

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Fifteen illegal immigrants hidden inside the bilge area of a pleasure boat in Newport Harbor have been turned over to federal immigration officers. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department says Harbor […]

10/19/2012

San Francisco man suspected of taking kids, sailing away

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) – Authorities are searching for a man suspected of abducting his toddler children from their mother’s South San Francisco home and then sailing away in a stolen boat. Police have […]

09/07/2012

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