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Coast Guard Deputy Commander Christopher Hitchen - June 20, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard: Similarities Between NJ Yacht Explosion Hoax Call, One In Texas

Last week, an immense search and rescue operation was launched east of Sandy Hook when a distress call came in reporting that a luxury yacht called the “Blind Date” had exploded 17 miles off shore.

06/20/2012

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Coast Guard: Price Tag For NJ Yacht Explosion Hoax Call More Than $300K

Monday’s search and rescue operation for a luxury yacht called the “Blind Date” and its 21 passengers took about five hours before the search was called off.

06/13/2012

Deputy Commander of Coast Guard Sector New York Gregory Hitchen speaks at a news conference on Tuesday June 12, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard: N.J. Yacht Explosion Hoax Calls Came From Land

The rescue operation for a luxury yacht called the “Blind Date” and its 21 passengers cost the Coast Guard at least $88,000, Deputy Cmdr. Gregory Hitchen said Tuesday.

06/12/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Stole Woman’s Wallet, iPhone During Blind Date

A 50-year-old woman told police a man, whom she met online, stole her wallet and iPhone after they met at a bar on the Lower East Side on March 9.

03/23/2012

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LI Family Spends Holidays Still Looking For Missing Son

It’s been six months since a Long Island man went missing after his family said he went on a blind date, and they haven’t given up their search.

12/19/2010