| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:31 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Boating safety tips:
• Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket.
• Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
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,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
After a Cessna that departed Florida on Monday morning crashed off Grand Bahama island, the U.S. Coast Guard said it assisted Bahamian authorities with the search.
The plane, with four aboard, left Ormond Beach and crashed in the Atlantic Ocean at 11:30...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 3:09 PM
NEW YORK - A large sailboat ran aground on a sandbar near the Statue of Liberty in New York on Saturday, triggering the evacuation of all 121 tourists aboard but causing no injuries, authorities said on Saturday.
The Clipper City, a 103-foot touring...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:31 AM
For thousands of years, the point of land at the junction of the Indian River and the Jupiter Inlet had been a meeting place for Indian tribes. In 1854 President Franklin Pierce signed an order for the Fort Jupiter Reservation to be the site for...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The allure of South Florida as a destination for would-be migrants was underscored by tragedy once again over the last two days as officials recovered fatalities from the sea and on the beach.
"There is a lot of traffic out there right now," said...