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WATCH: Man rescued after 6 hours in Lake Michigan during storm

SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND, MI (AP/WLNS) – The U.S. Coast Guard says it plucked a kayaker from Lake Michigan after the man was in the water for about six hours during a weekend storm. 81 more words


Oil Sheen Off Goleta Beach Was Natural Seepage: Coast Guard

Lab tests confirmed that an oil sheen off Santa Barbara County’s coast last week was from natural seepage, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.

The slick was spotted Wednesday afternoon about 1,000 yards off Goleta Beach by a pair of kayakers who paddled to shore with their legs and kayaks stained in brown and black. 101 more words

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Coast Guard Chopper Makes Emergency Landing On Staten Island Golf Course

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of a Staten Island golf course Sunday because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit. 121 more words


WATCH: Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues Man In Waters Off Cape May

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Coast guard helicopter early Sunday rescued a 45-year-old man who spent four hours overboard dozens of miles off the Jersey shore, officials said. 169 more words


Coast Guard Monitoring Oil Spill In Bayonne

BAYONNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Oil has spilled into the water after a tugboat struck a pier in Bayonne on Saturday night.

Coast Guard crews are monitoring the spill at the International-Matex Tank Terminal, which was reported around 10 p.m. 149 more words


Search of Milwaukee River for man who reportedly jumped from tour boat now a recovery mission

MILWAUKEE — A search of the Milwaukee River resumed Sunday morning, August 2nd around 8:00 a.m. for a man who apparently jumped into the water from a tour boat. 554 more words


Coast Guard unit in Milwaukee makes adorable adopted dog their mascot

MILWAUKEE — A dog named ‘Barnacle’ is on his way to becoming an official member of the U.S. Coast Guard in Milwaukee, and the animal was previously living on the streets. 117 more words