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  • Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island

    Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina Island
    A San Pedro man has been sentenced to four years in prison for endangering a diver who died last year when his breathing equipment got tangled in kelp off Catalina Island. Craig Lightner was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in July to...
  • Man's body in dive gear found at John U. Lloyd park

    Man's body in dive gear found at John U. Lloyd park
    The body of a man who was fully outfitted in diving gear was discovered Tuesday morning at the edge of the Atlantic ocean in John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, an official said. The discovery, believed to be of a man in his 40s, was made shortly before 7 a....
  • Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative

    Cruise ship docks in Galveston; potential Ebola contact tests negative
    The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston, Texas, early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday. Carnival Cruise Lines...
  • Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years

    Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years
    MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium. Ballard said this week that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, as well as the Center...
  • Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate

    Re-elect Maria Sachs to Florida Senate
    Florida's Senate District 34 race is a rematch that has taken on epic proportions that stretch far beyond its Broward-Palm Beach political boundaries. If district voters send a Republican to Tallahassee, the Senate could have a "supermajority" capable...
  • Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine

    Police use iPad to find woman trapped overnight in ravine
    A police officer used an iPad to track down a 28-year-old woman who was trapped overnight after her car rolled hundreds of feet down an embankment just east of San Jose, police said. The woman's stepmother reported her missing about 3 a.m. Tuesday after...
  • One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea

    One fisherman killed, another rescued after being swept out to sea
    High surf swept away two fishermen Sunday at Rodeo Beach in Marin County, killing one of them, officials said. The men were fishing from rocks when they were swept out into the surf zone at 12:22 p.m., according to National Park Service and U.S. Coast...
  • Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers

    Ferry crashes at San Francisco pier, injuring 10 passengers
    A San Francisco ferry carrying hundreds of passengers to Oakland hit a harbor piling in San Francisco on Sunday, injuring children and adults as they tumbled, including one who suffered a gash over his eye. The accident occurred about 5:45 p.m. at...
  • U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis

    U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis
    All vessels looking to dock at the Port of Virginia will now have previous ports of entry scrutinized by the U.S. Coast Guard to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus throughout the state and U.S. Lt. Krystyn Pecora, external affairs officer for the...
  • State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts

    State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts
    State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
  • Lighthouse tour commemorates famous 'Barefoot Mailman'

    Lighthouse tour commemorates famous 'Barefoot Mailman'
    One of Broward County's oldest structures will soon open again for public tours. And the timing couldn't be more perfect. The Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society is opening its latest lighthouse tour on Oct. 11 to coincide with the group's...