U.S. Coast Guard

A photo from the U.S. Coast Guard helicopter shows rescue crews searching for a truck that fell through the ice in Toms Rivers, N.J., on March 1, 2015. (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Truck Falls Through Frozen River In Ocean County; Dog Found Dead Inside

Rescue crews found a dog dead inside a pickup truck that fell through the ice on a southern New Jersey waterway, but no one else was inside, police said.

03/01/2015

Olivia Hooker (credit: New York State Senate)

Black History Month: Coast Guard’s First African-American Woman Celebrating 100th Birthday

Olivia Hooker was the first black woman to enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard, and this week she’s celebrating a big milestone.

02/11/2015

The sun sets over Sandy Hook Bay (file / credit: National Parks Service)

2-Mile Oil Slick Spotted Near Sandy Hook Bay

Authorities on Thursday were trying to figure out what caused a two-mile-long, 400-foot-wide oil slick that was discovered near Sandy Hook Bay offshore from New Jersey.

12/11/2014

Christopher Montgomery (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Long Island Man Missing From U.S. Coast Guard

Petty Officer Christopher Montgomery, 26, was reported missing last Thursday.

10/01/2014

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

Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing NY Boater

Scott Donsavage’s 15-foot vessel was found ashore in gear with no one aboard.

08/01/2014

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

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Swimmer Off Jersey Shore

Nicholas Guilhote was reported missing just before noon Friday, authorities said.

07/18/2014

Members of U.S. Coast Guard and Riverhead Foundation free 800-pound sea turtle. (credit: Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

800-Pound Turtle Freed From Lobster Trap In East Hampton

The 5-foot-long reptile got entangled off Gardiners Island around 3 p.m. Sunday.

06/30/2014

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

Man Still Missing After Canoe Sinks In Norwalk Harbor During Memorial Day Fishing Trip

Rescue crews headed out on Monday in search of a missing canoeist in Norwalk, Connecticut.

05/26/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: blumenthal.senate.gov)

Blumenthal Calls For Public Access To Cruise Ship Safety Records

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) joined colleagues from Massachusetts and West Virginia Saturday, in a call to make it easier for consumers to assess the safety record of the cruise ship they are about to board.

05/10/2014

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 view from aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay breaking ice in the Hudson River, Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Crew Helps Break The Ice To Keep Hudson River Traffic Flowing

The deep freeze that’s settled over the Tri-State Area has left scattered sheets of ice littering the Hudson River. Breaking the ice: that’s the mission for the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay.

01/24/2014

Coast Guard Tugboat Rescue

Another Tugboat Sinks Offshore From Long Island; 4 Rescued

A tugboat sank along the Long Island shoreline for the second time in three days Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Barge Goes Aground In Atlantic Beach (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

125-Foot Deck Barge Ends Up On Long Island Beach After Tugboat Sinks

A 125-foot deck barge washed ashore in Nassau County after the tugboat towing it off Atlantic Beach lost control in a large swell and sank, the Coast Guard said.

01/14/2014

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

(file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

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