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  • 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...
  • Coast Guard intercepts vessel with five people off Hollywood coast

    Coast Guard intercepts vessel with five people off Hollywood coast
    Five migrants, possibly from Cuba, were aboard "a rustic vessel" when they were intercepted off the coast of Hollywood beach Tuesday morning, according to a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard. "A motor vessel had reported that there was a rustic vessel with...
  • Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area

    Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area
    U.S. Coast Guard crews searched the Atlantic Ocean into Sunday night for a missing Atlantic Beach man whose empty fishing boat with its engines idling washed ashore at Hanna Park in North Florida. The boat owner, Peter Rodriguez, 47, last spoke with his...
  • Man in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida

    Man in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida
    A man in an inflatable, plastic bubble was rescued 70 miles off the coast of Florida on Saturday — despite the Coast Guard's warning him three days earlier that his journey was a terrible idea. The "Hydro Pod," as it's called, first came to the...
  • Guide to the Great Chicago Fire Festival

    Guide to the Great Chicago Fire Festival
    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 may seem like an odd thing to celebrate, but don't worry, Redmoon is sure to do it oddly. Saturday night is the big night for the Great Chicago Fire Festival — an event that plans to take over the Chicago riverfront...
  • Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble

    Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble
    A man who planned to run from Miami to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued this weekend off northern Florida, three days after the Coast Guard asked him to call off his trip, officials said. The Coast Guard said it received a report Wednesday...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...
  • Bodies in ocean off Hollywood were Cubans, Coast Guard says

    Bodies in ocean off Hollywood were Cubans, Coast Guard says
    The bodies of four men found floating 23 miles off Hollywood beach six weeks ago were Cuban migrants who were identified by their tattoos and other clues, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The Broward County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that the...