| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Ten people from four different countries were in federal custody after a suspected human-smuggling boat arrived on shore of the wealthy town of Manalapan early Monday, according to border authorities.
The migrants, none of whom had any documentation to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:33 PM
The body of a man who was fully outfitted in diving gear was discovered Tuesday morning at the edge of the Atlantic ocean in John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, an official said.
The discovery, believed to be of a man in his 40s, was made shortly before 7 a....
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County said Monday that six children have died in pools in Palm Beach and Broward counties during the past two months.
Swimming safety experts advise that adults who are supervising children in the water...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Family members of one of four men killed during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race two years ago have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the boat's GPS manufacturer and distributor.
Loren Mavromati, the widow of Theo Mavromatis (their...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70.
The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:41 AM
Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said.
Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Four people were rescued when their boat overheated, caught fire and began to sink on the Patapsco River Sunday morning.
Petty Officer Ryan Ketchum, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard's Baltimore office, said crews received a distress call at 11:08 a.m....