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Coast Guard tries to ease Mississippi River traffic jamupdated: Tue Aug 21 2012 22:46:00

The backup of boats and barges on a low-water section of the MIssissippi River increased Tuesday even as the 11-mile stretch reopened on a limited basis, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard halts traffic on low-water stretch of Mississippiupdated: Tue Aug 21 2012 10:06:00

An 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River near Greenville, Mississippi, was closed Monday to most vessel traffic because of low water levels, idling nearly a hundred boats and barges in the stream, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Rescue pilot blinded by laser, lands chopperupdated: Thu Aug 09 2012 18:23:00

A U.S. Coast Guard chopper responding to a possibly distressed boater off the South Carolina coast was forced to make an emergency landing when the pilot was temporarily blinded by a laser, the service said.

Phony Mayday calls vexing Coast Guard investigatorsupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 17:54:00

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has linked six bogus Mayday calls for help in Maryland to the same person, and officials are now asking the public for help finding the suspect. Investigators have determined the calls, which began in May and abruptly ended June 1, came from an area near Little River, Maryland, a small town near Baltimore on the northern tip of the Chesapeake Bay.

Officials heard knocking, but no stowaways foundupdated: Sat Jun 30 2012 15:28:00

Federal investigators found no stowaways aboard a ship where they reported hearing knocking coming from inside a shipping container, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said Thursday.

Stowaways suspected in container aboard vessel in N.J. port updated: Wed Jun 27 2012 15:59:00

Federal investigators are looking into whether stowaways are tucked inside a shipping container aboard a vessel docked at a Newark, New Jersey, seaport.

Investigators try to track down false yacht maydayupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 16:50:00

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it has received more than 50 calls to its tip line about a false distress call of a yacht explosion that prompted massive rescue effort Monday off the coast of New Jersey.

Coast Guard offers reward after apparent hoaxupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 19:37:00

The United States Coast Guard said Tuesday that it's offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible for an apparent hoax that prompted a massive rescue effort off the coast of New Jersey following a false distress call.

Coast Guard reward after apparent hoaxupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 19:37:00

CNN's Lizzie O'Leary reports on the Coast Guard offering a reward about a distress call that appears to have been a hoax.

Navy drone crashes in Marylandupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 14:44:00

A U.S. Navy drone crashed Monday in marshy area near Salisbury, Maryland, military officials said.

Haitian refugee now a Coast Guard gradupdated: Fri May 18 2012 11:56:00

Orlando Morel was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard when he was just 6 years old, and now he's going to be doing the same.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in race updated: Mon Apr 30 2012 05:28:00

The U.S. Coast Guard called off a search Sunday afternoon for a sailor who went missing after an apparent collision during a boat race Saturday from Newport, California, to Ensenada, Mexico.

Aegean crew member: 'I miss these guys'updated: Mon Apr 30 2012 05:28:00

Aegean crew member Mike Patton was to be on board the sailboat that was in an apparent collision during a boat race.

Coast Guard shells 'ghost ship'updated: Thu Apr 26 2012 09:48:00

The sinking of a fishing trawler in Alaskan waters ends its voyage a year after a tsunami swept it off the Japan coast.

Coast Guard shells 'ghost ship'updated: Mon Apr 23 2012 10:17:00

The U.S. Coast Guard shelled the drifting tsunami "ghost ship", but only after it was almost purchased for salvage.

Coast Guard suspends search after pilot crashes into Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 17:08:00

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a pilot who for hours circled above the Gulf of Mexico in his twin-engine Cessna 421 before crashing into the water, the guard said Friday.

Small plane with unresponsive pilot crashes into Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 21:18:00

A small plane with an unresponsive pilot sank in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday after circling above the ocean for more than two hours, then crashing, the U.S. Coast Guard reported.

Coast Guard suspends search for sailors missing in yacht accidentupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 11:59:00

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for four sailors missing since Saturday after their yacht ran aground off San Francisco.

Rescue after yacht race crashupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 11:59:00

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter hoists two survivors from the sailing vessel Low Speed Chase.

Feds investigate Alaska Coast Guard shooting deathsupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 18:46:00

State and federal authorities are investigating the apparent double homicide of a U.S. Coast Guard member and a civilian shot dead Thursday on an island off Alaska's coast.

Two Coast Guard members shot dead on Alaskan islandupdated: Fri Apr 13 2012 14:50:00

State and federal authorities are investigating the apparent double homicide of two Coast Guard members who were shot dead on an island off Alaska's coast, prompting the lockdown of their base and at least one nearby school.

U.S. Coast Guard sinks Japanese boat washed away by tsunamiupdated: Sun Apr 08 2012 20:46:00

The shelling and sinking of a rust-stained fishing trawler in Alaskan waters ends its aimless voyage more than a year after a tsunami swept it off the east coast of Japan.

U.S Coast Guard sinks Japanese fishing trawler near Alaskaupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 23:48:00

The U.S. Coast Guard sank a Japanese fishing trawler off the coast of Alaska on Thursday, more than a year after it was swept away by a tsunami off the east coast of Japan, authorities said.

U.S. Coast Guard to sink 'ghost ship'updated: Thu Apr 05 2012 23:48:00

The U.S. Coast Guard has deployed a ship to sink a fishing trawler near Alaska swept away by the 2011 tsunami.

Coast Guard rescues 2 from racing yachtupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 11:27:00

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues two injured crew members from a racing yacht off the California coast.

Race yacht with injured crew limps into Californiaupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 11:27:00

A yacht damaged by a giant wave during an around-the-world race limped into Oakland, California, on Tuesday, a day after the U.S. Coast Guard brought two sailors injured in the storm to California.

Sailors injured after mammoth wave hits racing yacht arrive in San Francisco Bayupdated: Mon Apr 02 2012 19:21:00

Two sailors injured when their 67-foot racing yacht was damaged by a colossal wave pulled into San Francisco Bay on Monday, less than a day after being rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.

2 injured sailors rescued by Coast Guard, to be flown for treatmentupdated: Sun Apr 01 2012 23:40:00

After bad weather hindered earlier emergency efforts, two seriously injured sailors were safely on a boat off California's coast Sunday evening -- preparing to fly to San Francisco after their 67-foot racing yacht was damaged a day earlier by high seas, a Coast Guard official said.

2 more bodies found after Coast Guard helicopter crashupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 00:51:00

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday found an additional two bodies of crew members missing after a helicopter crash in Alabama's Mobile Bay.

Coast Guard searching for 3 in Alabamaupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 00:51:00

Coast Guard Capt. Don Rose on the latest in a search for 3 crew members missing after a chopper crash in Alabama.

3 missing, 1 dead in U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 08:28:00

Rescuers were using the advantages of sunlight to scour the waters of Alabama's Mobile Bay Wednesday in the search for three members of the U.S. Coast Guard missing after a helicopter crash.

Damaged oil barge is drained, relocatedupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 05:29:00

A tanker barge that spilled thousands of gallons oil into the Mississippi River after a collision near New Orleans has been emptied and relocated, the U.S. Coast Guard said late Sunday.

Barge collision spills oil into riverupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 05:29:00

A barge collision spilled oil into the Mississippi River, prompting officials to close a five-mile stretch of waterway.

At least 16 dead after migrant boat sinks near Dominican Republicupdated: Sun Feb 05 2012 14:28:00

Authorities in the Dominican Republic called off their search for survivors Sunday after a small wooden boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized just off the coast, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which had been helping in the search.

Icebreaker, tanker near Nome; other Alaska towns buried in snowupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 19:09:00

A Coast Guard icebreaker and a tanker carrying 1.3 million gallons of petroleum products could arrive in icebound Nome, Alaska, as early as Thursday, the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard goes to rescue of 40 aboard research vesselupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 20:35:00

Forty people aboard a sinking research vessel had to be rescued 60 miles north of Turtle Bay, Oahu, on Friday, Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Gene Maestas said.

Coast Guard mission to Nome exposes U.S. limits in ice-breaking capabilityupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 21:20:00

In what may be the furthest thing from a pleasure cruise, the U.S. Coast Guard's only operating Arctic icebreaker is escorting a Russian-flagged tanker this week on an emergency fuel run to the ice-blocked town of Nome, Alaska.

Coast Guard unit intercepts over $10 billion tied to drug tradeupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 19:23:00

A U.S. Coast Guard unit that uses armed helicopters to go after maritime drug runners announced on Thursday that, working with federal partners, it has intercepted more than $10 billion in illegal drugs and related assets since it was commissioned in 1998.

Polar icebreaker dispute ties up Coast Guard billupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 12:02:00

With the nation's only two heavy-duty polar icebreakers broken and out of service, the Obama administration and congressional Republicans are clashing on how best to put the U.S. Coast Guard back into the ice-busting business.

Elderly woman dies, girl among 4 rescued after boat sinks off Florida Keysupdated: Mon Oct 10 2011 12:45:00

After treading water for about 20 hours, a 4-year-old girl and three others were rescued Sunday by Coast Guard crews off the Florida Keys, though an 80-year-old woman drowned before she could be reached.

2 Marines rescued after jet crashupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 08:29:00

Two Marines were rescued by the Coast Guard after their jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean Wednesday night, officials said.

Cargo plane feared lost off South Koreaupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 23:03:00

South Korea's Coast Guard says it has found parts of a missing Asiana Airlines cargo plane off the southern island of Jeju but has not located the aircraft itself.

15 castaways on remote Pacific island thought safeupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 11:43:00

Fifteen castaways marooned on an uninhabited island that's but a small dot in the Pacific Ocean are believed to be safe and in good health, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Saturday.

Boat with 15 aboard missing in Micronesiaupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 06:04:00

The U.S. Coast Guard, with international assistance, continued an expansive search Thursday for 15 people missing after a skiff disappeared about 600 miles southeast of Guam.

Authorities probe how 5 pelicans ended up partially covered in oilupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 03:34:00

The U.S. Coast Guard and several California state agencies are investigating how five Brown Pelicans turned up partially covered in oil near Santa Barbara this week.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Americans off Mexican coastupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 03:22:00

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for seven Americans who have been missing since a charter fishing boat sank off the coast of Mexico nine days ago.

NTSB faults Coast Guard for fatal boat crashupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 17:59:00

The U.S. Coast Guard, champion of boating safety everywhere, is to blame for a tragic 2009 accident that killed an 8-year-old boy during a holiday boat parade in San Diego Bay, a federal safety board said Tuesday.

American dead, several missing after boat capsizes off Baja Californiaupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 06:46:00

U.S. and Mexican authorities were scouring the seas Monday for at least five people -- and possibly as many as eight -- missing more than a day after a tourist boat carrying more than 40 people capsized off the east coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.

Three missing after boats collideupdated: Fri May 20 2011 07:08:00

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for three people who were reported missing after two boats collided.

3 missing after boats collide off Mississippi coastupdated: Fri May 20 2011 07:08:00

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard were searching Thursday for three people who were reported missing after two boats collided in the Gulf of Mexico.

Last of five Alaskans out clam digging together found deadupdated: Wed May 18 2011 21:14:00

The last two of five missing men were found dead by Coast Guard rescue crews Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard searches for missing cruise ship passengerupdated: Wed May 04 2011 03:52:00

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was searching early Wednesday for a woman who was reported missing from a cruise ship as it sailed from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, to San Diego.

Coast Guard slams exploded Gulf rig's owner for 'poor safety culture'updated: Fri Apr 22 2011 20:31:00

A Coast Guard report released Friday criticizes Transocean, the owner of the Gulf of Mexico rig that exploded a year ago, for serious flaws in its safety management system that contributed to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Rescuers search for 2 people missing after ultralight crashupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 11:34:00

Rescuers were searching for two people missing after their plane crashed in waters near Hawaii, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday night.

Coast Guard: Missing American boaters found near Philippine islandsupdated: Sun Jan 23 2011 06:31:00

Five American boaters missing for days have been found safe and are on their way to the Philippines, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday.

Search widens for 5 missing American sailorsupdated: Sat Jan 22 2011 08:19:00

U.S. military aircraft and a Coast Guard cutter Saturday searched a large swath of sea for a catamaran and five American sailors that went missing between Guam and the Philippines.

Coast Guard suspends search for boat off San Diegoupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 20:55:00

The Coast Guard on Thursday suspended its search for a 20-foot pleasure craft with one adult and three children aboard that reportedly was taking on water a day earlier off San Diego.

Coast Guard helicopter rescues 5 from sinking boat off Alaska coastupdated: Sun Dec 19 2010 08:31:00

A helicopter rescue crew airlifted five people from a sinking fishing boat off the Alaska coast, the Coast Guard said.

Tow vessel pulling disabled freighter to reach Alaskan harbor Tuesdayupdated: Sun Dec 05 2010 14:33:00

Rescuers towing a giant disabled freighter in frigid Alaskan waters were attempting to avoid bad weather on Sunday, a move that will delay its arrival in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, the Coast Guard said.

Rescue ships come to aid of disabled freighter off Alaskaupdated: Sat Dec 04 2010 19:58:00

A giant freighter disabled in high and frigid seas near Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands could be under tow by late Saturday, officials said.

Coast Guard: 3 gas rig workers injured in fireupdated: Wed Dec 01 2010 12:37:00

Three workers were injured Wednesday when a fire broke out on a gas rig about 20 miles off the Louisiana coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Shots fired at a Coast Guard centerupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 17:18:00

Police say shots were fired at a Coast Guard recruiting station in a strip mall in Woodbridge, Virginia.

Shots fired at Virginia Coast Guard recruiting centerupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 17:18:00

Ballistics test results link four shootings at U.S. military facilities in the Washington suburbs in October, and investigators are probing whether a new case at a Coast Guard recruiting office is related, police in Virginia said Tuesday.

Coast Guard rescues 73-year-old sailor adrift for two daysupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 20:11:00

A 73-year-old man from Storrs, Connecticut, who was adrift in his battered sailboat for two days in the Atlantic was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard pushes back Houston Ship Channel's reopeningupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 16:49:00

The Houston Ship Channel -- closed after an accident left an electrical tower leaning precariously over it -- won't reopen until at least Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday.

Texas ship channel shut after barge hits power towerupdated: Sun Oct 03 2010 16:40:00

A barge stuck an electrical tower in the Houston Ship Channel Sunday, knocking down a power line and stopping marine traffic, officials said.

Suspected drug traffickers fire on U.S. Coast Guard off Nicaraguaupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 14:52:00

A U.S. Coast Guard cutter was fired upon by suspected drug traffickers during a pursuit off the coast of Nicaragua, a Coast Guard spokesman told CNN.

Inspector general: Judge's claim of pro-Coast Guard bias unfoundedupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 21:14:00

A judge's claim that she was ordered to always rule in the U.S. Coast Guard's favor in cases against civilian mariners cannot be substantiated, the Department of Homeland Security inspector general concluded Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Mariner Energy shares fall after platform fireupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 10:24:00

Shares of Mariner Energy tumbled Thursday after a fire in one of the company's production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

Fire out, no sheen visible at Gulf oil platformupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 21:55:00

A fire on a well connected to an oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico is out and there is no indication of an oil sheen, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.

Production platform explodes in Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 12:32:00

A production platform has exploded 80 miles off the central coast of Louisiana, with 13 people overboard, including one injured, the Coast Guard said Thursday morning.

Mysterious empty yacht washes up on Florida beachupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 04:30:00

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing boater after an empty yacht mysteriously washed ashore near Madeira Beach in Florida.

Rescue crews search for missing plane in southern Alaskaupdated: Sun Aug 22 2010 15:53:00

Rescue crews in Alaska were searching Sunday for an airplane carrying four people, including three park rangers, who were reported missing a day earlier when they failed to arrive at their destination as expected, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Report: No evidence children were thrown into Delaware Riverupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 14:39:00

The Coast Guard said Tuesday that its crews and other agencies have suspended the search for three children a woman claims she threw off a bridge into the Delaware River overnight.

Three boaters rescued after three days lost at seaupdated: Mon Aug 09 2010 12:19:00

Three boaters in South Florida have made it back to worried friends and family on dry land, three days after they went missing when their 32-foot boat broke down during what was supposed to be a one-day fishing trip 20 miles off of West Palm Beach.

Coast Guard: Recreational boating accident deaths on the riseupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 10:54:00

Recreational boating accident deaths are on the rise, the U.S. Coast Guard's Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety announced in its 2009 Recreational Boating Statistics report Tuesday.

May take 10 days to cap abandoned, leaking well off Louisiana coastupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 06:49:00

An abandoned well struck by a barge in southeastern Louisiana early Tuesday is still spewing a mixture of oil, gas and water, and it could take 10 days before it is capped.

Louisiana well emitting oil, gas after vessel strikeupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 22:26:00

A towing vessel struck an oil well in the Barataria Waterway off the southeastern Louisiana coast on Tuesday, causing the well to emit oil and natural gas into Barataria Bay, the Coast Guard said in a news release.

Audio released of barge-tour boat collisionupdated: Sat Jul 24 2010 22:46:00

The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday released recordings of radio communications after this month's collision between a tour boat and a barge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

36 children rescued after boat overturns in New Jersey harborupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 12:13:00

Thirty-six children on 18 sailboats were rescued Monday after their boats overturned in a Belmar, New Jersey, harbor, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

2 people missing after tourist boat overturns in Philadelphiaupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 21:02:00

A tourist boat with more than 30 people on board overturned on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Wednesday after it was hit by a barge, Philadelphia police and the Coast Guard said.

U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crash kills threeupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 20:54:00

Three crew members were killed and one was injured Wednesday when a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed in waters near James Island in LaPush, Washington, officials said.

Helicopter crash kills threeupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 20:54:00

Three crew members were killed when a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed in waters near James Island, officials said.

Despite choppy Gulf weather, optimism for oil cleanup effortsupdated: Tue Jul 06 2010 12:10:00

Despite rough weather, the head of the U.S. oil disaster cleanup believes that the placement of a new containment cap and the deployment of key air and sea resources will eventually stop the massive amounts of oil from gushing out of a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard crew charged over deadly San Diego accidentupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 21:07:00

Four Coast Guard crew members are being charged in connection with a fatal boat accident in California's San Diego Bay last year, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Coast Guard: BP delayed access to site for flow-rate estimatesupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 23:05:00

A document released by the U.S. Coast Guard this week shows a lack of cooperation from BP in providing accurate flow-rate estimates of the oil company's massive underwater gusher in the Gulf of Mexico.

Govt report doubles previous spill rangeupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 21:26:00

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates 20,000 to 40,000 barrels per day is leaking into the Gulf.

Understanding oil plumesupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 19:02:00

CNN's Ali Velshi talks to two fluid dynamics experts about what an oil plume really is and how it's created.

Coast Guard seeking new ideas on dealing with oil disasterupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 19:02:00

The Coast Guard has started an initiative separate from BP to seek the best ideas that industry, universities, researchers, scientists and the public have to offer to try to contain the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico.

Coast Guard: Tar balls found in Florida Keys not from BP oil spillupdated: Wed May 19 2010 11:17:00

Tar balls found on Florida Keys beaches Monday and Tuesday are not from a massive oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, the Coast Guard said Wednesday.

Exec: BP will emerge 'stronger and safer'updated: Tue May 18 2010 15:01:00

The oil spill debate heats up on Capitol Hill as BP's president says the company will learn from the terrible event.

Oil spill from rig explosion at 5,000 barrels a dayupdated: Wed Apr 28 2010 23:13:00

The estimated amount of oil spilling in an underwater leak from last week's oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico has increased to 5,000 barrels a day, five times more than what was originally believed, a Coast Guard official said late Wednesday.

Coast Guard suspends search for 11 missing in oil rig fireupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 20:09:00

Rescuers on Friday suspended the search for the 11 people missing from the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the Coast Guard announced.

Oil spill at Texas port dumps 450,000 gallonsupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 11:22:00

A tanker ship loaded with oil in the Port of Port Arthur, Texas, collided with two barges being towed by a tug boat, resulting in a spill of about 450,000 gallons of crude, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Coast Guard searching for Navy pilot in Lake Pontchartrainupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 07:48:00

The U.S. Coast Guard was searching Lake Pontchartrain, just outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Sunday for a U.S. Navy pilot whose plane crashed into the lake Saturday night.

One killed, 5 hurt in Coast Guard boat collisionupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 07:39:00

One person was killed and five injured when a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat collided with a recreational vessel at a boat festival in San Diego, California, officials said.

Search ends for missing after midair collisionupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 10:24:00

Authorities have decided to call off a search-and-rescue mission for nine people who may have plunged into the Pacific Ocean off southern California after a Coast Guard C-130 plane and a Marine AH-1 Cobra helicopter collided Thursday night.

Nine remain missing after midair collisionupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 00:06:00

Rescuers were still searching Saturday for nine people missing in the Pacific off the southern California coast after a Coast Guard C-130 plane and a Marine AH-1 Cobra helicopter collided Thursday night.

Search continues for 9 in chilly Pacificupdated: Fri Oct 30 2009 22:10:00

A massive search and rescue mission continued late Friday for nine people who may have plunged into chilly Pacific water off the Southern California coast after a Coast Guard plane and a Marine helicopter collided.

Coast Guard security scareupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 19:11:00

U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. John Currier explains a training incident along the Potomac River, which briefly triggered security concerns.

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