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3 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo
The Lake Erie Islands have been surrounded by ice since the middle of December, and that means the only way the islanders can get back to the mainland is through air travel.
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8 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle
Kentucky transportation officials are suing seven members of the crew of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of a bridge over the Tennessee River two years ago, causing millions in damage and diverting traffic for four months.
8 hrs ago | CNews
A California woman who set out to sea in an inflatable dinghy to watch the sunset, spent about 15 hours clinging to the raft after it began taking on water in frigid Monterey Bay, before the U.S. Coast Guard plucked her to safety on Thursday.
12 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville
Kentucky transportation officials are suing the crew of a cargo ship that struck and collapsed part of a bridge over the Tennessee River in western Kentucky.
14 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
Two chiefs of the Mohawk tribe from the St. Lawrence River Corridor and the U.S.-Canadian border areas met Tuesday with the U.S. Coast Guard at the Canada Institute to discuss increasing border security to prevent smuggling of tobacco to Canada.
18 hrs ago | The Washington Post
President Obama's 2015 budget would reduce overall Homeland Security funding by nearly 3 percent but spend more on some of the department's most expensive agencies.
Lucky is continuing to live up to his new name. The 8-year-old Boxer-Chow-Lab mix is being treated for frostbite but has a good prognosis for recovery after being rescued from the ice on Lake St. Clair by a U.S. Coast Guard cutter this week.
From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as boulders -- a battleground for the icebreaker's 58-member crew during one of the roughest winters in memory.
Techno-Sciences, Inc. today announced the successful installation of the second COSPAS-SARSAT Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue satellite Ground Station for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , the U.S. government agency responsible for the U.S. SARSAT program.
Bridge openings questioned Frustration over traffic congestion on Longboat Key has commissioners questioning whether the island's two bridges are operating properly and opening and closing at the proper times.
The King and Queen of Zulu arrived at Woldenberg Park aboard a Coast Guard cutter, marking the climax of the Krewe of Zulu's daylong Lundi Gras celebration on the city's riverfront.
Even if the Coast Guard eventually allows barges to carry natural gas fracking waste, Wheeling officials believe GreenHunter Water's planned Warwood recycling facility would still be out of bounds by violating the city's zoning code.
It's a story that sent tails wagging - at least for one lucky little dog who was rescued from the ice of Lake St. Clair Tuesday.
Crew members with the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay helped rescue a dog Monday that they found stranded on the open ice of Lake St. Clair.
U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez says agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection found more than 1,100 kilograms aboard a boat headed toward Puerto Rico with two men who claimed to be from the Dominican Republic.
Nearly two years since Raymond Roth and his son, Jonathan Roth, plotted the story for a fake drowning at Jones Beach to collect on life ... This story goes back to the summer of 2012 when a Long Island man plotted a story for his own death to collect about $400,000 in life insurance.
Jeh Charles Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, announces on February 28th that Paul F. Zukunft has been nominated by President Obama to be the 25th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.