The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said that officials have not made a final decision on whether to tear down the coaster.
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.”
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.
The Coast Guard rescued a famous actor over the weekend. At first the Coast Guard officers said they did not know who they were rescuing off of Huntington Bay on Long Island, but soon they realized it was actor Russell Crowe.
The Coast Guard says two people were pulled from Sandy Hook Bay after two boats collided on the water, causing one of the vessels to capsize.
The Coast Guard said they received a distress call at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday that the vessel named Priceless had struck Pulpit Rock and sank with 10 people aboard.
Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.
Stanislaw Nawrocki, 57, of Ridgewood, Queens, was fishing with his friend (pictured) in an inflatable motor boat Thursday when he somehow fell into the water, the Coast Guard said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center at 203-468-4401.
At a news conference Friday, Evana Roth said she was planning her husband Raymond Roth’s funeral when she stumbled across a suspicious chain of emails between Roth and his son, allegedly detailing plans for Roth to fake his own death and disappear.