| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Maria Sachs is a quintessential politician.
The state senator rarely makes a public appearance without wearing a Hillary Clinton-style power suit, with maybe a piece of nautical flair – say, a starfish brooch – to remind voters that, yes,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:48 AM
A dramatic rescue of four adults and three kids played out in the Gulf of Mexico off Sanibel Island on Saturday morning after a boat capsized.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the group was participating in a local fishing tournament when their boat...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A journey that started more than 700 miles away ended in detention for another group of Haitian migrants, this time in Highland Beach, early Monday.
Authorities tracked down 13 migrants who came ashore in the 2700 block of South Ocean Boulevard at about...
| 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,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:16 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The body of a missing boater was recovered Sunday morning about three mile south and 12 hours after his boat was discovered, according to Norfolk Police.
Milton Haylett's 51-year-old body washed ashore near Inlet Road and E. Ocean View Avenue in Norfolk...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
WESTPORT — Patty and Kenny Schielke arrived early for Wednesday's anniversary ceremony at the 9/11 Living Memorial in Sherwood Island State Park.
The Southington couple walked to the granite monument set on a spit of land jutting into Long Island...