Victims of floatplane crash included activist, winemaker

Victims of floatplane crash included activist, winemaker

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — A civil rights activist, a business owner, a lawyer, an engineer and the founder of a winery and his family were on the floatplane that crashed in the waters of Washington state’s Puget Sound, killing 10. The U.S. Coast Guard released the names of the victims early Tuesday. The body … Read more

US Coast Guard cutter is denied port call in Solomon Islands

US Coast Guard cutter is denied port call in Solomon Islands

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. coast guard cutter conducting patrols as part of an international mission to prevent illegal fishing was recently unable to get clearance for a scheduled port call in Solomon Islands, an incident that comes amid growing concerns of Chinese influence on the Pacific nation. The cutter Oliver Henry was taking part … Read more

Report: US Coast Guard ship denied port call in Solomons

Report: US Coast Guard ship denied port call in Solomons

BANGKOK — A U.S. coast guard cutter conducting patrols as part of an international mission to prevent illegal fishing was recently unable to get clearance for a scheduled port call in the Solomon Islands, according to reports, an incident that comes amid growing concerns of Chinese influence on the Pacific nation. The cutter Oliver Henry … Read more

Orange County: 19 migrants rescued from disabled boat off Redondo Beach

Orange County: 19 migrants rescued from disabled boat off Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (CNS) — The U.S. Coast Guard and Los Angeles Baywatch boats rescued 19 migrants Saturday from a disabled vessel floating off the coast of Redondo Beach. The Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call at 9:10 a.m. from a good Samaritan who reported the panga-style boat was in distress, Coast … Read more

Boat fire burring in Piscataqua River near New Castle, NH

Boat fire burring in Piscataqua River near New Castle, NH

SCOTT COOK WMUR NEWS 9 TO BREAKING NEWS NOW IN NEWCASTLE WHERE A2 7 FOOT ATBO IS BURNING ON THE PISCATAQUA RIVER LOOK AT THOSE DRAMATIC PICTURES THE COAST GUARD TELLS NEWS. FIND TWO PEOPLE WERE ON BOARD, BUT WERE EVACUATED SAFELY BY A GOOD SAMARITAN. FIRE CREWS ARE STILL WORKING TO PUT OUT THOSE … Read more