| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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,...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:11 PM
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,...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
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....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:37 PM
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...