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  • Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach

    Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach
    WEST HAVEN — A 16-year-old boy drowned at West Haven's Bradley Point Beach Monday afternoon, officials said. Alejandro Zitlalpopoca of Campbell Avenue was spotted struggling in the water by two off-duty West Haven firefighters about 3:50 p.m....
  • 40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested

    40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested
    The captain of a 40-foot sailboat was arrested for allegedly being drunk when the craft ran aground overnight on Venice Beach.  Four passengers had to be pulled from the privately owned boat, which was starting to capsize, shortly before midnight,...
  • Peacock bass biting topwaters in canals

    Fishing for peacock bass in South Florida canals is getting better and better. Capt. Alan Zaremba, of Hollywood, said topwater lures such as Baby Torpedoes, Zara Spook Juniors, MirrO Props and Chug Bugs have been effective, along with floating Rapalas....
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Stranded boaters rescued off Anclote Key

    Stranded boaters rescued off Anclote Key
    Two stranded boaters were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard early Saturday off the coast of Anclote Key. Bogdan Makowski, 69, and Elizabeth Makowski, 61, of Hudson, were reported missing around 10 a.m. Friday. A friend had not spoken to them since Aug. 24...
  • Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood

    Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood
    When Adrian Winchell surfaced from a dive and faced a powerboat 50 feet away going 60 mph, he did the only thing he could do. He tried to dive back down to the bottom. Winchell, 63, of Hollywood, almost made it. The hull of the go-fast boat, which...
  • Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason

    Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason
    The start of the two-day miniseason turned deadly when a 22-year-old experienced diver surfaced unconscious in South Florida's waters. Joseph Grosso, of Lighthouse Point, had been diving for lobster in 40 feet of water off Pompano Beach, when a boat...
  • Body found on Whiting beach may be missing boater

    Body found on Whiting beach may be missing boater
    A body that washed up on a beach in Whiting, Ind. could be a man who disappeared when a boat sank in Lake Michigan in May, claiming the lives of a Chicago attorney and an Arlington Heights woman, authorities said. “There is some suspicion that...
  • Pictures in the News | July 11, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the
  • The Week in Pictures | July 7-11, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week, all eyes were focus on the Middle East, where fighter jets and rockets continued to fly between Israel and Gaza during the recent crisis that has killed 100 Palestinians and pinned down...
  • Body of missing boater recovered in Norfolk

    The body of a missing boater was recovered Sunday morning about three mile south and 12 hours after his boat was discovered, according to Norfolk Police. Milton Haylett's 51-year-old body washed ashore near Inlet Road and E. Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk...