| May 9, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A member of the Swedish team competing in the America's Cup died Thursday afternoon after a catamaran capsized during a training exercise on the San Francisco Bay.
The U.S. Coast Guard received a report of a capsized vessel on the northwest side of...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Swedish racing team identified a British Olympic gold medalist as the sailor killed when a catamaran capsized during training for the America's Cup on Thursday on the San Francisco Bay.
Artemis Racing confirmed that Andrew "Bart" Simpson was trapped...
| Apr 28, 2013
Dust off those party clothes and dig out that crazy hat. It's the time of year when folks in our part of Virginia get together to celebrate in the fresh air and sunshine.
If you're looking to socialize and depressurize, you're in luck. Festivals devoted...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:12 AM
David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The U.S. Coast Guard and Indiana environmental officials continued Tuesday to investigate the origins of a silvery substance that was found in southern Lake Michigan, causing some beaches to clear bathers from the water.
Swimmers along Porter Beach at...
| Jun 12, 2013
Like any other savvy skipper on the Chesapeake Bay, Capt. Samuel Travis took extra care when he moored his ship in the York River on the windless evening of June 12, 1813.
For more than four months, the sailors and marines of a relentless Royal Navy...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The missing diver rescued off Shaw's Cove in Laguna Beach became separated from his classmates during a class dive, Laguna Beach lifeguard officials said Monday.
Mark Gibbs, a 51-year-old Tustin resident, died at 1:28 p.m. Friday at Hoag Hospital in...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Make no mistake: The bombs that went off at the end of the Boston Marathon were acts of terror.
We do not yet know whether they were foreign, domestic or homegrown acts of terror, but nonetheless, they were terrorist acts. Did the bombers act because it...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The spreading of holiday cheer, musically:
The Civic Orchestra of New Haven, featuring the Waterbury Youth Chorus: Dec. 16, 3 p.m., $10-$15 suggested donation, Battell Chapel, 400 College St., New Haven, conh.org.
Jewish Unity Concert featuring 8th...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A sailboat carrying 80 to 90 bales of marijuana ran aground in Newport Beach Monday after the U.S. Coast Guard attempted to stop and board it, authorities said.
During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard crew saw a sailboat entering Newport Harbor near...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Two men who ran aground a boat carrying about a ton of marijuana in Newport Beach remain at large, police said Tuesday morning.
No arrests have been made in the Monday morning incident in which a U.S. Coast Guard crew attempted to board a sailboat for a...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 3:13 PM
A reportedly experienced Chicago windsurfer fell into the waters of Lake Michigan near a Rogers Park beach but got to shore safely on his own and was not injured this afternoon.
Two calls came in about 4:30 p.m. reporting a person who was in the water...