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.
Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.
“In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
A Coast Guard crew conducting training exercises near Montauk Harbor on Long Island has rescued a 5-foot sea turtle that was tangled in a buoy line.
The Coast Guard had been looking for 36-year-old Todd Feilage of Greenport.
A stream of mourners attended the wakes of 8-year-old Victoria Gaines and 11-year-old Harley Treanor at separate funeral homes on Sunday.
The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.