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  • 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,...
  • Stranded boaters rescued off Anclote Key

    Stranded boaters rescued off Anclote Key
    Two stranded boaters were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard early Saturday off the coast of Anclote Key. Bogdan Makowski, 69, and Elizabeth Makowski, 61, of Hudson, were reported missing around 10 a.m. Friday. A friend had not spoken to them since Aug. 24...
  • F-16s dispatched for unresponsive pilot of small plane near D.C.

    (Reuters) - Two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to check on a small plane that entered restricted airspace around Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and the fighter pilots observed the person at the controls to be unconscious before the plane ran out of...
  • Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood

    Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood
    When Adrian Winchell surfaced from a dive and faced a powerboat 50 feet away going 60 mph, he did the only thing he could do. He tried to dive back down to the bottom. Winchell, 63, of Hollywood, almost made it. The hull of the go-fast boat, which...
  • Four bodies found floating off Florida coast prompt questions

    (Reuters) - U.S. authorities trying to determine what happened to four men whose bodies were found floating off the Atlantic coast of Florida said a search by air and sea on Monday had turned up no additional victims or any signs of a boat or wreckage....
  • One dead after Haitian migrants come ashore near Fort Lauderdale

    MIAMI (Reuters) - One woman died early on Monday as 20 Haitian migrants being transported by an illegal smuggling operation came ashore near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, law enforcement officials said. The group was "released into the water" and officials...
  • 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...
  • Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason

    Diver, 22, dies on first day of lobster miniseason
    The start of the two-day miniseason turned deadly when a 22-year-old experienced diver surfaced unconscious in South Florida's waters. Joseph Grosso, of Lighthouse Point, had been diving for lobster in 40 feet of water off Pompano Beach, when a boat...
  • Body found on Whiting beach may be missing boater

    Body found on Whiting beach may be missing boater
    A body that washed up on a beach in Whiting, Ind. could be a man who disappeared when a boat sank in Lake Michigan in May, claiming the lives of a Chicago attorney and an Arlington Heights woman, authorities said. “There is some suspicion that...
  • 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...