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Passengers rescued from a distressed clipper near the Statue of Liberty smile along with a NYPD Harbor Unit member who helped in the rescue (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

130 Rescued After Clipper Runs Aground Near Statue of Liberty

The group was rescued by the NYPD, FDNY and Coast Guard, who brought them back to the Battery Park Marina, where the boat originated.

09/20/2014

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1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Long Island Sound

The Coast Guard said it received a report from another aircraft in the area of a small, white plane in the water about eight miles off Mattituck Inlet.

07/07/2014

A boat that capsized, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

LI, NJ Lawmakers Crack Down On Unsafe Boating

July is the busiest period for boating accidents, according to the Coast Guard.

07/03/2014

FILE - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Search Is Underway For Teen Swimmer Missing Near Ocean City

A 14-year-old swimmer and his friends were in the water off of Ocean City, when they were pulled out by the current.

06/29/2014

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Adak, from Sandy Hook, New Jersey on patrol (Tom Sperduto/U.S. Coast Guard/Getty Images/FILE)

Fisherman Finds Man’s Body Floating In Ambrose Channel

A fisherman made a gruesome discovery in waters off Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

06/16/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Operator Dead After Excavation Crane Slides Into Newark Bay

According to published reports, a witness claims to have seen the crane operator inside the machine at the time of the accident.

06/05/2014

Sailors and Coast Guard members salute during promotion ceremony (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Military Re-Enlistment, Promotion Ceremony Held At Sept. 11 Memorial

Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.

05/23/2014

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

U.S. Coast Guard (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Searches For Missing L.I. Boater; 2 Others Rescued In Separate Incident

A Coast Guard cutter was on the water Monday looking for a 26-foot sailboat off Long Island after the boater reported Sunday it was taking on water.

05/05/2014

The Coast Guard rescued three boaters following a fire near the Shinnecock Inlet on Sunday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Three Rescued After Boat Bursts Into Flames Near Shinnecock Inlet

Three people were on board a boat that burst into flames near Shinnecock Inlet on Sunday. After the boat caught fire, the group jumped into the water and had to be rescued.

04/06/2014

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Crew Members Recovering After Tugboat Sinks Off Long Island

For an unknown reason, the 38-foot towing vessel Sea Lion started taking on water near Atlantic Beach around 3 p.m., the Coast Guard said.

01/16/2014

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Search Suspended For Missing Fisherman Near Jersey Shore

The Coast Guard has temporarily suspended its search for a missing fisherman at the Jersey shore.

12/15/2013

FILE - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Long Island Man Believed Missing Off Of Cape May Coast

The Coast Guard on Saturday suspended its search off the New Jersey coast for a missing Long Island, man, a day after his sailboat was found adrift nine miles out to sea with no one aboard.

12/07/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Lighting Plan Seeks To Improve Boater Safety Near Tappan Zee Bridge

The new lighting plan will more clearly distinguish the channel from the bridge and make it easier for vessels to pass through the construction zone, the Coast Guard said.

10/17/2013

The 56-foot boat ran aground near The Pier Shops at Caesars shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham)

Fishing Boat Lands On Atlantic City Beach After Captain Reportedly Falls Asleep

The 56-foot Jessica Heather hit the shore shortly near The Pier Shops at Caesars, and was found around 2 a.m., the Coast Guard said.

08/19/2013

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