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  • In limbo on the Delaware

    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 since...
  • Sunny and unseasonably mild Wednesday

    Sunny and unseasonably mild Wednesday
    The rest of the week is expected to offer a respite after several days of oppressive humidity and severe thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service. Morning cloudiness on Wednesday will clear, revealing mostly sunny skies, with light winds...
  • Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures

    Brutal winter lives on -- in icy lake water temperatures
    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...
  • Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth

    Three drowned in Maryland waters, search underway for fourth
    Three people have died in Maryland waters in as many days, and a U.S. Coast Guard search is underway for another who went missing Monday, authorities said. The bodies of two boaters were found after their vessel encountered storms Sunday into Monday....
  • Coast Guard rescues stricken fisherman off San Diego

    Coast Guard rescues stricken fisherman off San Diego
    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter Tuesday rescued a 71-year-old man from a fishing boat 30 miles off San Diego after he suffered a possible heart attack. The man was aboard the 56-foot commercial fishing boat Seeker when he collapsed, injuring himself....
  • Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue

    Emergency personnel to stage mock Inner Harbor water taxi rescue
    Emergency personnel will converge on Inner Harbor waters near Canton on Wednesday as part of a staged water taxi disaster, an event geared toward assessing rescue capabilities and practicing response techniques. Between 8 a.m. and noon, first responders...
  • Passengers stuck on casino boat off Georgia after it runs aground

    Passengers stuck on casino boat off Georgia after it runs aground
    A casino boat ran aground off the coast of Georgia during its maiden voyage Tuesday night, leaving 94 passengers and 31 crew members stranded for more than 12 hours. The incident began about midnight, when the vessel struck land about 2 miles...
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding reports successful sea trial for Coast Guard cutter

    A fourth U.S. Coast Guard cutter from Ingalls Shipbuilding has successfully completed builder's sea trials, the company recently announced. Ingalls is a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, which also includes Newport News Shipbuilding. The...
  • Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows

    Massive raid to help Yurok tribe combat illegal pot grows
    The California National Guard on Monday joined more than a dozen other agencies to help the Yurok tribe combat rampant marijuana grows that have threatened the reservation's water supply, harmed its salmon and interfered with cultural ceremonies. Law...
  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission investigating body found in James River Sunday, victim identified

    Virginia Marine Resources Commission investigating body found in James River Sunday, victim identified
    The body of man was found in theĀ James River Sunday, and officials are trying to determine if it was a boater who was reported missing over the weekend. The body was found by a person on a jet ski at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday on the James City County...
  • Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay

    Highland Park boy among kayakers rescued from Green Bay
    Three people – including a 9-year-old boy from Highland Park – were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard from Green Bay near Door County, Wis., today after they’d been stranded on the water overnight, officials said. The Coast Guard...