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United States Coast Guard

Marine 41 helped rescue a fisherman last at sea near Montauk. (credit: CBS 2)

Rescuers Tell Of High-Tech Vessel’s Role In Sea Rescue

Marine 41 was officially commissioned Thursday on eastern Long Island.

08/22/2013

Yacht Explosion Chopper 2 (CBS 2)

Reported Yacht Explosion Now Being Investigated As Possible Hoax

The Coast Guard, local police and fire departments conducted searches of the area Monday afternoon and evening, but were unable to locate any debris or passengers.

06/11/2012

Romer Shoal Lighthouse (file / credit: United States Coast Guard)

Staten Island Man Buys Romer Shoal Lighthouse

$90,000 won’t buy you much of an apartment in Manhattan, but it can get you a lighthouse in New York Bay.

10/05/2011

Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is seen in Brooklyn, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Stops In NYC On Way To Connecticut

The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.

08/05/2011

A Staten Island Ferry makes its ways north from Staten Island to Manhattan with the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the background (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Wants Feds To Remove Ammo From Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.

06/30/2011