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  • Wednesday's multi-sport local roundup: CNU basketball program spending eight days in Costa Rica

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: Christopher Newport’s program is spending eight days in Costa Rica for community service, exhibitions and clinics. Women’s volleyball: Christopher Newport was ranked 25th in the Division III preseason...
  • Bayside Drive Beach may reopen Saturday afternoon after sewage spill

    A small stretch of beach along Newport Bay will be closed to swimmers for several days after a boat spilled sewage into the ocean Wednesday morning. A U.S. Coast Guard vessel was pumping its waste water out of the holding tank when a line broke, sending...
  • Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years

    Naval Weapons Station Yorktown celebrates 96 years
    On August 7, 2014, Naval Weapons Station (WPNSTA) Yorktown celebrates 96 years of service to the fleet providing ordnance and technical support to the U. S. Navy. Since 1918, when President Woodrow Wilson signed a Presidential Proclamation establishing...
  • Keeping the momentum [Commentary]

    Keeping the momentum [Commentary]
    Every so often, there is reason to cheer a little louder both within the gates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., and 350 miles down Interstate 95 at the U.S. Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C. This year, the academy had a...
  • Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from sailboat

    Coast Guard suspends search for man who fell from sailboat
    After more than 20 searches over nearly 20 hours, the Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Chicago area man who fell from a sailboat two miles from the Lake Michigan shore over the weekend. The search for Daniel Brown, 54, described as a "strong...
  • Boat that went missing on return from Catalina is found, crew safe

    Boat that went missing on return from Catalina is found, crew safe
    A boat that went missing with three people on board while returning from Catalina Island was found Monday by a good Samaritan who alerted the U.S. Coast Guard, officials said. A man and two women aboard the 17-foot vessel, which went missing after...
  • Ships to slow down off California to save whales and cut pollution

    Ships to slow down off California to save whales and cut pollution
    A program being launched off the California coast this summer will tackle two environmental problems posed by thousands of cargo ships that ferry goods to and from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach each year: Not only are the hulking vessels major...
  • Off-duty Orlando cops fish out marijuana from ocean

    Off-duty Orlando cops fish out marijuana from ocean
    Two off-duty Orlando police officers fishing 30 miles off the coast of New Smyrna Beach last weekend hauled in a 55-pounder. Only it wasn't a fish – it was two bales of marijuana found floating in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the Volusia...
  • Tall ship Eagle landing in Yorktown on Saturday

    Tall ship at Yorktown. The famed U.S. Coast Guard tall ship Eagle will be open to the public 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday during a three-day visit at the Training Center in Yorktown. Built in 1936, the 295-foot vessel is the only active commissioned sailing...
  • Coast Guard seizes cocaine worth $93 million in Florida

    Coast Guard seizes cocaine worth $93 million in Florida
    Nearly three tons of cocaine packed in bricks marked with smiley faces and black Lamborghini sports cars was offloaded by the U.S. Coast Guard in Miami Beach, Florida on Thursday after being seized in Caribbean waters near Panama last month. The...
  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...