| 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.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:38 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:40 AM
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,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:31 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:19 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 6:26 AM
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...