| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Rescue crews were searching on Monday for the pilot of a vintage single-engine airplane that went missing after colliding with another plane over the San Francisco Bay while returning from an air show, officials said.
The vintage Cessna 210 collided...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:53 PM
At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five rowers participating in the Great Pacific Race to Hawaii over the weekend as they attempted to make their way through choppy waters and high winds off the Central California coastline.
The first rescue came early...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Driving home from downtown Chicago recently, Jason Erkes looked up and noticed something missing — the city. It had disappeared in the fog.
“I posted on Facebook, ‘Where is the skyline?’” he said. “You could not see a...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A boiler room fire aboard a Holland America cruise ship carrying nearly 2,900 people prompted the vessel to return to port in Seattle but caused no significant damage or injuries, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Sunday.
The crew of the Westerdam reported...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:18 PM
A man was rescued early Monday after his 25-foot sailboat ran aground on the back side of Catalina Island on Monday morning.
A passing vessel reported the sailboat on the northwest tip of the island about 8 a.m., according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which...
| Jul 3, 2014
In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea.
"Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Two persons on a whale-watching trip off Point Loma reported being dumped into the water when their boat capsized after colliding with a blue whale, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.
The two were plucked from the water by a nearby boater and...