United States Coast Guard
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The Pacific Ocean either swallowed an adventurous couple and two young children aboard a sailboat off the Monterey coast, or someone played a cruel hoax that wasted Coast Guard resources and tugged at the hearts of coastal residents.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Freight barges were idled among some 50 vessels stacked up Tuesday along a normally bustling stretch of the Mississippi River that was closed as crews worked to clean up leaking oil spilled in a weekend barge accident.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A tanker ship struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of leaking oil and the bridge was open to traffic. It struck the bridge about 11:20 a.m. while headed out to sea.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) – A couple died and their 16-year-old son went missing after being swept into sea in Northern California while trying to save their dog, authorities said Sunday. The family was at Big […]
WEST COTE BLANCHE, La. (AP) – Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana. A parish officials says the rig is not drilling at […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard is halting its search for the captain of a tall ship that sank off the North Carolina coast during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard said Thursday its […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said […]
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has found one of the missing crew members of a tall ship that went down off the North Carolina coast, but she is unresponsive. Lt. […]
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. The Coast Guard […]
BOSTON (AP) — Coast Guard officials say a 50-foot finback whale has been found dead, floating in Boston Harbor. Authorities don’t know the cause of death. Petty Officer Robert Simpson says the whale was […]
MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) – A father and his adult son were rescued from a sinking plane that crashed into the ocean off California’s central coast on Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine […]