| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth.
The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:03 AM
South Florida law enforcement agencies, the Florida Highway Patrol and the U.S. Coast Guard are advising travelers to take care this Labor Day weekend.
To avoid injuries and getting ticketed, drivers and all passengers, including kids, should use seat...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:03 AM
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will study a remote island used as an airstrip in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands that is often littered with plastic debris, the first step in a process that could eventually place it on the list of the country&...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say.
Now, investigators are trying to figure...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The pilot of a small plane who left Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Tuesday morning survived a crash in shallow ocean waters before reaching the Exumas in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
As one rescuer said, it could have been much worse....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Coast Guard officials planned to interview the lone survivor of a boating mishap on Lake Michigan today to determine why the boat capsized on its way back to Burham Harbor over the weekend, throwing four people into the water.
The accident happened...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2014
A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 1:51 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott appointed former Senate President Jim Scott of Fort Lauderdale to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Tuesday.
Jim Scott, 71, served Broward County in the Florida Senate for 24 years and served as Senate...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:13 AM
A three-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the Baltimore Washington Parkway exit has closed three of four southbound traffic lanes and both southbound shoulders at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of...