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  • Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week. Members of the sheriff's emergency services detail found a body in Abalone Cove, but could not confirm whether it was...
  • Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay

    Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay
    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...
  • Pictures in the News | July 11, 2014

     
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  • Search continues for missing cliff jumper off Inspiration Point

    Search continues for missing cliff jumper off Inspiration Point
    The search for a swimmer who went missing after jumping off a ledge into the ocean off the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes entered its third day Friday.  Joseph Sanchez, 18, went missing around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Lifeguards, sheriff's officials and the U.S....
  • Man's disappearance turns Inspiration Point into a site of desperation

    Man's disappearance turns Inspiration Point into a site of desperation
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes is both beautiful and powerful, drawing those who simply want to watch the crashing waves and those seeking the thrill of jumping from the cliff's edge. But on Thursday, Inspiration Point was a site of...
  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen...
  • Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

    Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast
    The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. Identified by high school friends as Joseph Sanchez, the teen reportedly had been cliff-...
  • Body found on Oceanside beach may be that of man swept out to sea

    Body found on Oceanside beach may be that of man swept out to sea
    A body found washed up on the beach early Thursday in Oceanside is thought to be that of a 22-year-old man carried away by a wave off Carlsbad the night before, officials said. Two brothers were walking in the shallow water off Carlsbad State Beach when...
  • Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

    Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
    Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard, lifeguards and divers have been looking for the swimmer since 2:55 p.m....
  • Ex-Coast Guard employee gets life for killing two others on Alaska base

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A former U.S. Coast Guard employee convicted of shooting two co-workers to death at a remote Kodiak Island communications station two years ago was sentenced to four consecutive life terms in prison on Tuesday, federal...
  • State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail

    State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail
    A year after rail tanker cars carrying crude oil in Canada exploded and killed 47 people, California is stepping up efforts to prevent a similar disaster on tracks crisscrossing the state. In recent weeks, the state began pumping more money into a new...