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  • Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say

    Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say
    Jamaican officials believe they have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after its pilot, a well-known New York real-estate magnate, apparently lost consciousness at the helm of the aircraft. A rescue...
  • Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica

    Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica
    Rescuers were searching on Saturday for the wreckage of a small U.S. private plane that crashed off the east coast of Jamaica, after the Jamaican military said debris from the aircraft had likely been spotted. The plane, with an unresponsive pilot,...
  • Susquehanna riverboat retired

    Susquehanna riverboat retired
    The Lantern Queen Riverboat, a traveling fixture on the Upper Chesapeake Bay and lower Susquehanna River since 1996, had made its last trip. During a routine every-five-year inspection required by the U.S. Coast Guard, the boat was found to be suffering...
  • Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes

    Willowbrook man dies after falling off boat near Indiana Dunes
    A Willowbrook man was found dead Monday afternoon after he fell off of a boat in Lake Michigan near Indiana Dunes State Park, authorities said. Conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources recovered the body of Amer Rustum, 54,...
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    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....
  • Keep your waterbabies safe

    Keep your waterbabies safe
    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...
  • Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters

    Hurricane satellites help save South Florida boaters
    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...
  • More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve

    More than 50,000 expected to Inner Harbor for New Year's Eve
    Safety precautions are underway downtown to prepare for the more than 50,000 people expected to fill the Inner Harbor Tuesday for Baltimore's annual New Year's Eve fireworks celebration. The New Year's Eve Spectacular is scheduled from 9 p.m. Tuesday to...
  • U.S. Coast Guard sending help for ships trapped in Antarctic ice

    U.S. Coast Guard sending help for ships trapped in Antarctic ice
    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Coast Guard was dispatching a special ice-breaking cutter to help free two ships lodged in the Antarctic, officials announced Saturday. The Polar Star, the Coast Guard’s only active heavy polar ice breaker, was being sent...
  • Wind chills hit 15 below zero early Tuesday morning

    Wind chills hit 15 below zero early Tuesday morning
    A mass of some of the coldest air to descend on the United States in two decades brought wind chills to as cold as 15 degrees below zero in Baltimore early Tuesday morning, shattering at least one record with more cold lasting into Wednesday....
  • Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast

    Two dead, one missing as Navy helicopter crashes off Virginia coast
    A U.S. Navy helicopter on a training mission crashed into the sea off Virginia on Wednesday, killing two sailors and triggering a search for a missing crew member, the Navy announced. Three crew members were rescued after the MH-53-E Sea Dragon...