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  • Coast Guard cutter frees fishing vessel trapped in ice

    Coast Guard cutter frees fishing vessel trapped in ice
    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. The Polar...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Bodies in ocean off Hollywood were Cubans, Coast Guard says

    Bodies in ocean off Hollywood were Cubans, Coast Guard says
    The bodies of four men found floating 23 miles off Hollywood beach six weeks ago were Cuban migrants who were identified by their tattoos and other clues, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The Broward County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that the...
  • Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island

    Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island
    A San Pedro man has been sentenced to four years in prison for endangering a diver who died last year when his breathing equipment got tangled in kelp off Catalina Island. Craig Lightner was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in July to...
  • State Sen. Sachs goes aloft in wake of parasailing law

    State Sen. Sachs goes aloft in wake of parasailing law
    Maria Sachs is a quintessential politician. The state senator rarely makes a public appearance without wearing a Hillary Clinton-style power suit, with maybe a piece of nautical flair – say, a starfish brooch – to remind voters that, yes,...
  • Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative

    Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative
    The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston, Texas, early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday. Carnival Cruise Lines...
  • Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years

    Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years
    MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium. Ballard said this week that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, as well as the Center...
  • Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate

    Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate
    Florida's Senate District 34 race is a rematch that has taken on epic proportions that stretch far beyond its Broward-Palm Beach political boundaries. If district voters send a Republican to Tallahassee, the Senate could have a "supermajority" capable...
  • Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine

    Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine
    A police officer used an iPad to track down a 28-year-old woman who was trapped overnight after her car rolled hundreds of feet down an embankment just east of San Jose, police said. The woman's stepmother reported her missing about 3 a.m. Tuesday after...
  • One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea

    One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea
    High surf swept away two fishermen Sunday at Rodeo Beach in Marin County, killing one of them, officials said. The men were fishing from rocks when they were swept out into the surf zone at 12:22 p.m., according to National Park Service and U.S. Coast...
  • Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers

    Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers
    A San Francisco ferry carrying hundreds of passengers to Oakland hit a harbor piling in San Francisco on Sunday, injuring children and adults as they tumbled, including one who suffered a gash over his eye. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. at...