| May 16, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Did you know that National Safe Boating Week begins Saturday and ends May 23? This is a week of safety awareness for recreational boaters with the goal of educating and reminding them to be safe and responsible on the waterways — an...
| May 22, 2014
A tug boat struck the Susquehanna River Bridge Wednesday night, delaying trains from crossing between Cecil and Harford counties for about an hour.
The U.S. Coast Guard notified Amtrak around 10 p.m. Wednesday that a tug boat struck the bridge, and...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:41 PM
An advisory that spread around social media Thursday warning of great white sharks in the water near Newport Beach was no more real than "Sharknado," Coast Guard and city officials said.
The fake warning said sharks had been sighted between 5:30 a.m....
| May 22, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The shark advisory for Newport Beach that has been spreading around social media is not real, officials confirmed Thursday morning.
The fake warning alleges that the shark sightings occurred between 5:30 and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday.
The notice, which was...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:53 PM
At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The Mexican national convicted of killing a veteran U.S. Coast Guard officer after ramming a panga into his boat off the Santa Barbara coast was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison without parole.
Jose Mejia-Leyva, 42, was convicted of second-...
| 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...