- Coast Guard rescues man injured off Ocean City Updated: May-02-16 8:38 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - The Coast Guard has rescued a man who was injured in a personal watercraft accident near Ocean City.
- Ohio offers specialty license plates to female veterans Updated: May-02-16 12:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Women who are military veterans in Ohio can now get a specialty license plate that highlights their service.
- Mexican tall ship to visit New London Updated: May-01-16 3:16 pm
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - A tall ship that belongs to the Mexican Navy is visiting New London this week as part of a goodwill mission.
- Man plans to "define adventure" on cross-continental journey Updated: May-01-16 11:16 am
CHESAPEAKE, Virginia - Brent Carroll plans to live out his dreams no matter what, even if that means quitting a job months after earning his doctorate.
- Pilot says he saw 1 of 2 missing teen fishermen Updated: Apr-29-16 5:29 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A pilot who was part of a massive search to find two missing teen fishermen told investigators he's positive he saw one floating on debris two days after their boat capsized.
- Man fined $100,000 for pointing laser at ferry wheelhouse Updated: Apr-29-16 2:05 pm
SEATTLE - U.S. Coast Guard officials have fined a Washington man $100,000 for allegedly pointing a high-powered laser at the ship's wheelhouse last October.
- Coast Guard rescues 3 after fishing boat sinks in collision Updated: Apr-29-16 4:14 am
CAPE MAY, New Jersey - The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued three men from a life raft after their fishing boat collided with a tug boat and sank six miles off the coast of southern New Jersey.
- Coast Guardsman in Cape May sentenced for sex assault Updated: Apr-27-16 10:34 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Coast Guard has sentenced a petty officer who was stationed in Cape May to six months confinement for a sexual assault.
- Regulators relax monitoring of decade-old Gulf oil leak Updated: Apr-26-16 4:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Federal regulators have relaxed a pollution monitoring requirement for a company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, a slow-motion spill that could last another century.
- 3 face expulsion in Coast Guard Academy cheating probe Updated: Apr-26-16 12:38 pm
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - Three cadets at the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut are facing possible expulsion and more than three dozen others have been disciplined in an investigation into cheating on an online quiz, officials announced Tuesday.
- Radiation detection boat takes to water in Cape Cod Updated: Apr-25-16 9:24 am
FALMOUTH, Massachusetts - Standing at the helm, John Doherty let the twin 300 horsepower engines idle as the Barnstable County Sheriff's new vessel slipped past a sea wall being rebuilt at the mouth of Falmouth Harbor.
- Coast Guard pulls boat with 3 crew members to safety Updated: Apr-25-16 8:34 am
CAPE CHARLES, Virginia - The Coast Guard has rescued three crew members from a disabled boat that was stranded in the Chesapeake Bay.
- Bubble burst: Florida man using "hydropod" at sea rescued Updated: Apr-24-16 7:39 pm
MIAMI - Authorities say a Florida man bidding to reach Bermuda in an inflatable bubble has been voluntarily rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
- Bubble burst: Florida man using "hydropod" at sea rescued Updated: Apr-24-16 5:05 pm
MIAMI - A Florida man trying to reach Bermuda again in an inflatable bubble agreed to be voluntarily rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
- Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma back in Maine after 50-day patrol Updated: Apr-24-16 2:35 pm
KITTERY, Maine - Coast Guard officials say the cutter Tahoma is back at its homeport in Maine after a 50-day training mission they say also saved 53 lives.
- Report: Maintenance failure led to Coast Guard plane crash Updated: Apr-23-16 1:32 pm
CRESSKILL, New Jersey - Federal investigators say the crash of a Coast Guard Auxiliary plane near busy New Jersey athletic fields last year was probably caused by a maintenance failure.
- Fast currents from Texas floods delay raising submerged tug Updated: Apr-22-16 11:46 am
HOUSTON - A tugboat that capsized and sank on the flood-swollen San Jacinto River near Houston has been located but high water from recent rains will delay raising the vessel.
- Coast Guard in Portsmouth getting new commander Updated: Apr-22-16 4:33 am
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - The Coast Guard's 5th District in Portsmouth is getting a new commander.
- Recovering sea turtles flown from Seattle to San Diego Updated: Apr-21-16 8:21 pm
SEATTLE - Two sea turtles that landed cold, sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego to finish rehabilitation.
- Search halted for Massachusetts kayaker missing in Bahamas Updated: Apr-21-16 10:28 am
NASSAU, Bahamas - Authorities have halted the search for a Massachusetts man who disappeared while kayaking off the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas.
- Police: Man fakes disappearance to escape child-porn charges Updated: Apr-20-16 7:28 pm
SAVANNAH, Georgia - When Cody Magee's wife reported that her husband hadn't returned from a kayaking trip off the Georgia coast, the Coast Guard launched a two-day search by land and sea.
- Cubans fleeing in high numbers despite new diplomatic ties Updated: Apr-20-16 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - While more than 50 years of enmity between the United States and Cuba is slowly vanishing, the renewed relationship is raising concerns among some on the communist island nation that the U.S. could also erase a unique immigration policy that favors Cubans.
- Coroner IDs body found in Botany Bay as missing kayaker Updated: Apr-19-16 4:12 am
FOLLY BEACH, South Carolina - Authorities have identified a body found off the South Carolina coast as having belonged to a 22-year-old kayaker who went missing earlier this month.
- Coast Guard rescues 3 men after boat capsizes in Makah Bay Updated: Apr-18-16 7:30 pm
MAKAH BAY, Washington - A crew from the U.S. Coast Guard rescued three men after their boat capsized in Makah Bay.
- 108-year-old veteran stays on solid ground, skips flight Updated: Apr-18-16 7:10 pm
CHICO, California - A 108-year-old woman believed to be the oldest living female military veteran kept her feet firmly on the ground Monday, deciding at the last minute to turn down a flight aboard a World War II-era biplane, according to the nonprofit that organized the ride.