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Waterway and Maritime Transportation

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  • Authorities say Palo Alto pilot stole plane, goes missing at sea

    Authorities say Palo Alto pilot stole plane, goes missing at sea
    In the early hours of May 8, Palo Alto police say William James McAdams stole a plane. The 24-year-old flight instructor flew away in the G1000 SkyHawk and then disappeared. "Where did this plane go?” said Palo Alto police Sgt. Brian Philip....
  • Ocean City summer events

    Ocean City summer events
    MAY Ravens Beach Bash. Fans can join players, mascots, cheerleaders and more as the team turns beachtown into Ravenstown, May 28-30. Activities include flag football, tailgating, a bonfire and more. The action is headquartered at the Clarion Resort...
  • 10-year-old girl drowns in pool aboard cruise ship

    10-year-old girl drowns in pool aboard cruise ship
    A 10-year-old girl drowned in a swimming pool aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship off the Carolinas and the ship immediately sailed to a nearby port in Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn told The...
  • Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti

    Into Africa: Yemeni refugees wait out war in heat and dust of Djibouti
    They escaped snipers, aerial bombardment and shelling back home in Yemen, only to end up facing a new and bewildering struggle: Surviving as refugees in a rudimentary camp in Djibouti on a remote coastal stretch where shelter from a punishing sun is...
  • Water hazard: Tips to stay safe

    Water hazard: Tips to stay safe
    While many parents worry about their children’s safety around swimming pools, drowning incidents occur in all bodies of water, so safety precautions need to be taken around all water environments. According to the Center for Disease Control, about...
  • Coast Guard finds man alive who spent hours in water near Daytona Beach

    Coast Guard finds man alive who spent hours in water near Daytona Beach
    Coast Guard crews found a missing 45-year-old man alive and well Sunday night after he spent hours in the ocean off Daytona Beach — without a life jacket. Donnie Clark disappeared in the water Sunday afternoon when he fell out of a 33-foot boat...
  • Massive dead gray whale found in Half Moon Bay

    Massive dead gray whale found in Half Moon Bay
    Another dead whale carcass washed up along the Northern California coastline this week. The massive gray whale is believed to have come ashore Monday along an area of beach in Half Moon Bay. Scientists planned to examine the 40-foot whale Wednesday,...
  • Getting a thrill out of Ocean City

    Getting a thrill out of Ocean City
    Some people go to Ocean City to relax. They plop their chairs or blankets on the warm sand. They read a book or perhaps drift off for a nap, lulled by the shrieks of seagulls, the lapping of waves, the laughter of children. But for the past four years,...
  • He's the Rembrandt of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race

    He's the Rembrandt of the Newport to Ensenada yacht race
    Gary Miltimore is captivated by boating. He has crossed the Atlantic Ocean three times and spent days at sea en route to places like Mexico, England and Spain. And the sailor, who is also an artist, has painted the vessels that have taken him around the...
  • As ice clears, Lake Michigan shows off submerged shipwrecks

    As ice clears, Lake Michigan shows off submerged shipwrecks
    The blue waters of northern Lake Michigan, clear of winter ice, have disclosed some of their hidden history to a U.S. Coast Guard crew, which took a series of photographs of shipwrecks lying on the lake bottom off the Sleeping Bear Dunes National...
  • Number of Cuban migrants increases; fears of change may be a factor

    Number of Cuban migrants increases; fears of change may be a factor
    The number of Cuban migrants arriving in South Florida has spiked in recent months, but experts say such an increase is not uncommon. Between January and March, 2,701 Cubans arrived in South Florida, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection...