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  • Long night on water, then rescue

    Long night on water, then rescue
    Ever since Tommy Alter was diagnosed with severe food allergies as a baby, his parents have been vigilant about keeping him safe, even handing out printed cards that list what he can't eat. So when the Highland Park 9-year-old, along with his cousin and...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
  • US Swim School Association provides tips to stay safe while boating

    US Swim School Association provides tips to stay safe while boating
    While many parents worry about their children’s safety around swimming pools, as they should and need to do, drowning incidents can also occur in natural bodies of water. Safety precautions need to be taken around all water environments. According...
  • Keep your waterbabies safe

    Keep your waterbabies safe
    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...
  • 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...
  • Abandoned 30-foot boat found near Crystal Cove

    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...
  • Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished
    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...
  • Dozens of kite boarders, windsurfers rescued in San Francisco Bay

    Dozens of kite boarders, windsurfers rescued in San Francisco Bay
    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...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    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...
  • 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...