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  • Dead whale washes ashore in Sonoma County as migration season nears end

    A 28-foot gray whale carcass that washed up on a Northern California beach this weekend may be among the last seen this season as the giant mammal’s migration season comes to an end, marine life experts said Tuesday. The carcass of the male...
  • Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends

    Man found alive after 66 days at sea had already been mourned by friends
    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...
  • Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater

    Man lost at sea for 2 months caught fish, collected rainwater
    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...
  • 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...
  • US Swim School Association provides tips to stay safe while boating

    US Swim School Association provides tips to stay safe while boating
    While many parents worry about their children’s safety around swimming pools, as they should and need to do, drowning incidents can also occur in natural bodies of water. Safety precautions need to be taken around all water environments. According...
  • 3 kids, 4 adults rescued off Sanibel Island after boat capsizes

    3 kids, 4 adults rescued off Sanibel Island after boat capsizes
    A dramatic rescue of four adults and three kids played out in the Gulf of Mexico off Sanibel Island on Saturday morning after a boat capsized. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the group was participating in a local fishing tournament when their boat...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble

    Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble
    A man who planned to run from Miami to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued this weekend off northern Florida, three days after the Coast Guard asked him to call off his trip, officials said. The Coast Guard said it received a report Wednesday...
  • Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area

    Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area
    U.S. Coast Guard crews searched the Atlantic Ocean into Sunday night for a missing Atlantic Beach man whose empty fishing boat with its engines idling washed ashore at Hanna Park in North Florida. The boat owner, Peter Rodriguez, 47, last spoke with his...