| May 22, 2014
| 12:41 PM
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....
| May 16, 2014
| 2:50 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
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....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A Romeoville man died on a cruise ship during a vacation last month, family members confirmed Monday.
John Perricone, 29, was on a Carnival Cruise Lines ship near Cozumel, Mexico, when he fell ill on Feb. 19, according to his father-in-law, Lee Forseth....
| May 8, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:03 PM
The shark advisory for Newport Beach that has been spreading around social media is not real, officials confirmed Thursday morning.
The fake warning alleges that the shark sightings occurred between 5:30 and 10:15 a.m. Wednesday.
The notice, which was...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 3:40 PM
An Edgewater man has been charged with making a false emergency call after Chicago Police and the U.S. Coast Guard searched Lake Michigan near Edgewater Beach for a person in the water this morning, authorities said.
Daniel Grunauer, 30, of the 5800...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:50 AM
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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
He grew up on the sea. So maybe it's only natural that Dillon Griffith still has some salt water in his blood.
Which would help explain why the 82-year-old retired heavy-duty mechanic has spent the last 37 years — miles from the ocean —...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:54 AM
The search for a man who was swept out to sea while helping a Santa Maria pastor during a baptism ceremony at a coastal park in northern Santa Barbara County was suspended Monday.
Crews from multiple agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard had been...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:27 AM
The body of a pilot who went missing after his Cessna collided midair with another small plane in waters off San Francisco was recovered Wednesday from inside the wreckage.
Working with the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office, a marine salvage company...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Authorities in Texas were hoping to partially reopen the busy Houston Ship Channel on Monday, officials said, after a significant oil spill over the weekend that is harming wildlife and the local economy.
[Updated, 5:35 p.m. March 24: The shipping...