| Oct 9, 2014
One of Broward County's oldest structures will soon open again for public tours. And the timing couldn't be more perfect.
The Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society is opening its latest lighthouse tour on Oct. 11 to coincide with the group's...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:29 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:39 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:42 PM
PHILADELPHIA — A Greek-owned cargo ship has been anchored in the Delaware River for nearly 16 weeks, with 20 crew on board, caught in a quagmire between U.S. Coast Guard demands for operational repairs and an owner who has not paid bills incurred...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:21 AM
An abandoned 30-foot panga boat was found on a beach near Crystal Cove State Park just south of Newport Beach by a passerby Thursday morning, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release.
The Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach office received the call...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week.
Members of the sheriff's emergency services detail found a body in Abalone Cove, but could not confirm whether it was...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:56 AM
More than two dozen kite boarders and windsurfers were rescued in San Francisco Bay after low winds left them stranded in the path of large commercial ships.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 25 wind surfers and kite boarders just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday near...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:10 AM
A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday.
Natural Resources Police...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Tuesday didn’t offer the greatest conditions for a dip in Lake Michigan, but Daniel Thorner, age 6, wasn’t about to let colder than normal water temperatures spoil a boating trip with his grandfather.
After returning wet and shivering to...