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  • Parasailing rules, other laws kick in Wednesday

    TALLAHASSEE — Long-sought regulations on Florida's commercial parasailing industry, along with a measure about crimes against unborn children, are among 32 laws that go into effect Wednesday. Several new laws involve public-records exemptions,...
  • 10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more

    10 migrants come ashore in Manalapan; Haitian activist anticipates more
    Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities. The migrants, none of whom had any documentation 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....
  • Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver

    Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver
    The body of a man that washed ashore in Dania Beach Tuesday morning was identified as the diver who went missing in the Atlantic Ocean last weekend. The body of Marc Raroha, 42, of Pompano Beach, was outfitted in diver gear when his remains were...
  • Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs

    Constellation to move from Inner Harbor to undergo repairs
    The Constellation will be moved from its location in Baltimore's Inner Harbor for four months this winter to undergo more than $2 million in repairs — including $750,000 to fix rotting in its hull. The city Board of Estimates, which oversees...
  • 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...
  • Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach

    Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach
    WEST HAVEN — A 16-year-old boy drowned at West Haven's Bradley Point Beach Monday afternoon, officials said. Alejandro Zitlalpopoca of Campbell Avenue was spotted struggling in the water by two off-duty West Haven firefighters about 3:50 p.m....
  • 40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested

    40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested
    The captain of a 40-foot sailboat was arrested for allegedly being drunk when the craft ran aground overnight on Venice Beach.  Four passengers had to be pulled from the privately owned boat, which was starting to capsize, shortly before midnight,...