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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

Coast Guard Tugboat Rescue

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

Authorities search for a missing swimmer in Perth Amboy, NJ on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Body Found In Search For Missing Perth Amboy Swimmer

Marine units from Perth Amboy, the NYPD and the Coast Guard resumed searching for the missing 27-year-old man Thursday morning.

08/15/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Fisherman Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard After 8-Hour Search

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.

07/24/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Repair Work On Jones Beach Light Tower, Jetty (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Schumer Says Sandy Damage At Jones Inlet Creating Dangerous Conditions For Boaters

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for quick repair work on a navigational light and jetty that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy at the Jones Inlet.

07/08/2013

Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Steps Up Patrols For The Season’s Busiest Boating Holiday

On Thursday the Kings Point, Long Island Coast Guard hit the water and started making stops early and often. They spent the day making sure everyone on the water obeyed federal laws, checked boating equipments, flares, fire extinguishers, and life jackets.

07/04/2013

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Man Missing Off Coney Island

According to police, a man dressed in all black entered the water around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and was last seen going under.

03/17/2013

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One Dead Following Boat Collision Off Of Long Branch, NJ

Coast Guard officials say personnel aboard the larger craft reported the collision and bought the two men aboard their vessel. They then headed into the Shark River and met crews from Coast Guard Station Shark River, who escorted them to shore.

12/08/2012

Waves break in front of a destroyed roller coaster wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NJ Roller Coaster Knocked Off Pier By Sandy Could Be Great Tourist Attraction

Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said that officials have not made a final decision on whether to tear down the coaster.

11/22/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

Rockaway Beach (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

6 People Rescued After Boat Capsizes South Of Rockaway Beach

The Coast Guard’s New York Command Center received a Mayday call at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday that six people were in the water after their vessel capsized.

09/22/2012

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