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  • Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan

    Search suspended for 2 missing after boat capsizes in Lake Michigan
    Rescue efforts have been suspended for two people missing since a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan, about 6 miles from Chicago's shoreline, authorities said. Two other passengers were pulled from the water Sunday morning, but one of...
  • Great white shark warning in O.C. is nothing more than a hoax

    Great white shark warning in O.C. is nothing more than a hoax
    An advisory that spread around social media Thursday warning of great white sharks in the water near Newport Beach was no more real than "Sharknado," Coast Guard and city officials said. The fake warning said sharks had been sighted between 5:30 a.m....
  • From the Boathouse: Safe Boating Week a useful reminder

    Ahoy! Did you know that National Safe Boating Week begins Saturday and ends May 23? This is a week of safety awareness for recreational boaters with the goal of educating and reminding them to be safe and responsible on the waterways — an...
  • Fish-for-Free on Memorial Day in Pennsylvania

    You can do more than just grill burgers and hot dogs this holiday. Memorial Day is Monday, and while we honor those who served and gave their lives for our country and way of life, we also use the holiday as the unofficial start to the summer season....
  • Pennsylvania approved 2014-15 Hunting-Trapping Seasons and Bag Limits

     
    APPROVED 2014-15 HUNTING SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS SQUIRRELS, Red, Gray, Black and Fox (Combined): Special season for eligible junior hunters, with or without required license, and mentored youth – Oct. 11-17 (6 daily, 18 in possession limit after...
  • Trailblazers To Generals: Women's Legacy

    At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...
  • Panga skipper gets life in prison for killing Coast Guard officer

    The Mexican national convicted of killing a veteranĀ U.S. Coast Guard officer after ramming a panga into his boat off the Santa Barbara coast was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison without parole. Jose Mejia-Leyva, 42, was convicted of second-...
  • 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...
  • Search for pilot continues after planes collide over San Francisco Bay

    Search for pilot continues after planes collide over San Francisco Bay
    Rescue crews were searching on Monday for the pilot of a vintage single-engine airplane that went missing after colliding with another plane over the San Francisco Bay while returning from an air show, officials said. The vintage Cessna 210 collided...
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  • Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach

    Body of woman found in lake off Lake Forest beach
    The body of a woman was recovered from Lake Michigan in Lake Forest this morning after people reported seeing a person struggling in the water, officials said. Divers using sonar found the body shortly before 11 a.m. in waters off the beach, officials...