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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 3 kids, 4 adults rescued off Sanibel Island after boat capsizes

    3 kids, 4 adults rescued off Sanibel Island after boat capsizes
    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...
  • Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured

    Tour boat runs aground near Statue of Liberty; none injured
    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...
  • Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}

    Can you see the light? {Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse}
    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...
  • Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach

    Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach
    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...
  • Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry

    Cannon backfired during Star-Spangled celebration at Fort McHenry
    A reproduction historic cannon backfired at Fort McHenry during the recent Star-Spangled Banner bicentennial celebrations, injuring a member of the cannon crew, according to the National Park Service. The breech of the cannon, or the mass of metal at...
  • State Sen. Sachs goes aloft in wake of parasailing law

    State Sen. Sachs goes aloft in wake of parasailing law
    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,...