| Apr 3, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Louis Jordan had already been mourned by some.
Two months after he disappeared on a fishing trip off the coast of South Carolina, several memorials had been held in his name.
His family had resolved not to think the unthinkable until he had been...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:49 AM
A man who was reported missing at sea for about two months was rescued from his crippled boat approximately 200 miles off North Carolina on Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.
Louis Jordan, 37, sailing a vessel named Angel, was reported...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:37 PM
An Australian fishing vessel that had been stuck in Antarctic ice for nearly a week is now freed.
The vessel, called the Antarctic Chieftain, got out of its icy trap Friday night with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The Constellation will be moved from its location in Baltimore's Inner Harbor for four months this winter to undergo more than $2 million in repairs — including $750,000 to fix rotting in its hull.
The city Board of Estimates, which oversees...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Coast Guard officials planned to interview the lone survivor of a boating mishap on Lake Michigan today to determine why the boat capsized on its way back to Burham Harbor over the weekend, throwing four people into the water.
The accident happened...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:11 PM
A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said.
Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:28 AM
The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan in Lake Forest this morning after people reported seeing a person struggling in the water, officials said.
Divers using sonar found the body shortly before 11 a.m. in waters off the beach, officials...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Three people – including a 9-year-old boy from Highland Park – were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from Green Bay near Door County, Wis., today after they’d been stranded on the water overnight, officials said.
The Coast Guard...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Boating safety tips:
• Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket.
• Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities.
The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County said Monday that six children have died in pools in Palm Beach and Broward counties during the past two months.
Swimming safety experts advise that adults who are supervising children in the water...