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  • Body found on Oceanside beach may be that of man swept out to sea

    Body found on Oceanside beach may be that of man swept out to sea
    A body found washed up on the beach early Thursday in Oceanside is thought to be that of a 22-year-old man carried away by a wave off Carlsbad the night before, officials said. Two brothers were walking in the shallow water off Carlsbad State Beach when...
  • Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park

    Divers search for swimmer submerged near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park
    Divers were searching Wednesday afternoon for a swimmer who was submerged in the ocean near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard, lifeguards and divers have been looking for the swimmer since 2:55 p.m....
  • Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay

    Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay
    Three people – including a 9-year-old boy from Highland Park – were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from Green Bay near Door County, Wis., today after they’d been stranded on the water overnight, officials said. The Coast Guard...
  • State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail

    State moves to improve safety in transporting oil by rail
    A year after rail tanker cars carrying crude oil in Canada exploded and killed 47 people, California is stepping up efforts to prevent a similar disaster on tracks crisscrossing the state. In recent weeks, the state began pumping more money into a new...
  • Island Breeze casino boat could resume sailing mid-July

    Island Breeze casino boat could resume sailing mid-July
    The Island Breeze II day casino gaming ship, which sails out of Port of Palm Beach, is still out of service as it prepares for a U.S. Coast Guard mandatory drydock, a spokesperson confirmed this week. The 160-foot gaming ship was originally expected to...
  • Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm

    Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm
    In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea. "Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
  • Two boaters dumped into ocean by collision with whale off Point Loma

    Two boaters dumped into ocean by collision with whale off Point Loma
    Two persons on a whale-watching trip off Point Loma reported being dumped into the water when their boat capsized after colliding with a blue whale, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday. The two were plucked from the water by a nearby boater and...
  • Coast Guard, Police Search Sunken Boat In New Haven Harbor

    Coast Guard, Police Search Sunken Boat In New Haven Harbor
    NEW HAVEN — The U.S. Coast Guard and police divers were in New Haven Harbor Thursday morning after the discovery of a sinking boat. Someone spotted the partially-submerged, 24-foot-long white Bayliner near Lighthouse Point and reported it at 6:20...
  • 19 sick crew members on cargo ship off Port Canaveral rescued by U.S. Coast Guard

    19 sick crew members on cargo ship off Port Canaveral rescued by U.S. Coast Guard
    The U.S. Coast Guard braved strong winds and high waves on Tuesday to rescue 19 sailors who were suffering from apparent food poisoning on a 584-foot cargo ship. Because of the 35-knot-winds and 5- to 6-foot waves, the Coast Guard had to airlift the...
  • Manchester's Megan Russo Ends School With Perfect Attendance

    Megan Russo doesn't know what it's like to be marked absent from class. That's because Russo, 18 and a recent graduate of East Catholic High School, hadn't missed a day of school since she started kindergarten at Highland Park Elementary. That's 13...
  • Arthur will have little impact on Central Florida, forecasters say

    Arthur will have little impact on Central Florida, forecasters say
    Tropical Storm Arthur isn't expected to have much of an impact on Central Florida as it heads toward the Carolinas, forecasters said. Arthur, the first named storm of the 2014 hurricane season, is not forecast to make landfall in Florida and should move...