| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:57 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard suspended a search near Ketchikan for a missing Craig hunter late Tuesday after three days of unsuccessful efforts.
The search for 24-year-old Garrett Hagan spanned almost 15 miles of shoreline east of Revillagigedo Island,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a female cruise ship passenger who is believed to have gone overboard about 750 miles off the coast of Hawaii.
The woman, who is believed to be a 54-year-old American, was reported missing from a Princess Cruises...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say.
Now, investigators are trying to figure...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Another whale trapped in shallow waters in Everglades National Park was found dead Thursday, but the survivors in the pod continued to swim into deeper waters, increasing their chances of survival.
On Thursday, one more pilot whale was found dead and...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Brian Sanders, a charter boat captain in Everglades National Park in Florida, was returning from a fishing expedition when he thought he saw black kayaks trying to come ashore. After moving closer, he realized the strange black forms were pilot whales...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
They're sort of like guardian angels — 22,000 miles above the Earth.
The same weather satellites that track hurricanes also helped rescue more than 20 people on sinking or disabled boats in the vicinity of South Florida last year, according to a...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Thirteen passengers were injured Tuesday morning after a North Carolina ferry hit a sandbar and ran aground, officials said.
Shortly after 9 a.m., the Adventure hit a sandbar near Battery Island as it was heading toward Bald Head Island from Southport,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Tucked inside the defense bill approved by Congress this week was a provision that would add seven air tankers to the U.S. Forest Service's beleaguered air fleet.
The fleet of planes, which drop retardant to give firefighters on the ground crucial...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Three people were injured when their 22-foot power boat crashed near Two Harbors on Santa Catalina Island, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Monday night.
Two of the victims were listed in critical condition. One was flown by a Fire Department...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Coast Guard was dispatching a special ice-breaking cutter to help free two ships lodged in the Antarctic, officials announced Saturday.
The Polar Star, the Coast Guard’s only active heavy polar ice breaker, was being sent...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2014-15 license year. Hunters and trappers – particularly those setting vacations for this fall and winter – are...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A deadly Halloween storm that caused flooding in central Texas is also blamed for a Kansas school bus crash and heavy winds across the South and Midwest and was moving East on Friday, causing flight delays and power outages.
Up to 13 inches fell on...