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  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...
  • U.S. air controllers track plane with unresponsive pilot off Florida

    MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. air traffic controllers tracked a plane with an unresponsive pilot off the Florida coast on Friday, apparently headed towards Cuba. The plane, which left from New York state and was headed to Florida, was flying at an altitude of...
  • Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort....
  • Unresponsive plane crashes off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small, unresponsive private aircraft Friday overshot its expected destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida and was tracked by two U.S. F-15 fighters before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica nearly six hours after it took off from...
  • Search for wreckage of runaway plane continues off Jamaican coast

    MIAMI A small private aircraft flew past its destination of Naples Municipal Airport in Florida with an apparently unconscious pilot at the controls Friday, and it was tracked by U.S. fighter jets before it crashed off the coast of Jamaica six hours after...
  • Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach

    Swimmer Drowns At West Haven Beach
    WEST HAVEN — A 16-year-old boy drowned at West Haven's Bradley Point Beach Monday afternoon, officials said. Alejandro Zitlalpopoca of Campbell Avenue was spotted struggling in the water by two off-duty West Haven firefighters about 3:50 p.m....
  • 40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested

    40-foot sailboat runs aground in Venice Beach; captain is arrested
    The captain of a 40-foot sailboat was arrested for allegedly being drunk when the craft ran aground overnight on Venice Beach.  Four passengers had to be pulled from the privately owned boat, which was starting to capsize, shortly before midnight,...
  • Peacock bass biting topwaters in canals

    Fishing for peacock bass in South Florida canals is getting better and better. Capt. Alan Zaremba, of Hollywood, said topwater lures such as Baby Torpedoes, Zara Spook Juniors, MirrO Props and Chug Bugs have been effective, along with floating Rapalas....
  • A violinist made famous during the Cuban rafter crisis looks back

    MIAMI Lizbet Martinez, the Cuban "rafter" girl who warmed the hearts of U.S. Coast Guard officers and many others across the nation with her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner," still keeps the violin that made her famous two decades ago. Martinez,...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Hiker dies after falling from treacherous Hawaii trail

    (Reuters) - A hiker was killed and another person injured after they fell while hiking a notoriously difficult trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday. A group of five people were hiking the strenuous Kalalau Trail,...