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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in South Texas

A man in South Texas has died after the boat he was on sank in a bay near the Gulf of Mexico.


Related Topix: Rockport, TX

3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

This Sunday, July 27, 2014, photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office shows emergency personnel at the scene of a small plane crash in Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Sarasota County, FL, Venice, FL, Florida

7 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Dad killed, daughter injured when plane crashes into them on beach

A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.


Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Air Accidents, Sarasota County, FL, Venice, FL

9 hrs ago |

Costa Concordia captain celebrates reported book deal as Italy mourns shipwreck victims

On Monday, Francesco Schettino had posed for photographers at the Italian publisher Pietro Graus's third annual "White Party" - an exclusive event that the mogul hosts on the island in the Bay of Naples and at which all the guests wear white.


Related Topix: Italy, World News,

13 hrs ago | 13WHAM

NY man drowns after falling into Sacandaga Lake

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says a 29-year-old man has drowned after he fell into Sacandaga Lake while docking a pontoon boat.


Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY

17 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Survivors of cruiser Indianapolis sinking reunite

About a third of the remaining 36 survivors of the worst single seagoing disaster in U.S. Navy history gathered for a reunion this weekend in Indianapolis, the city for which their doomed ship was named.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

21 hrs ago | The Olympian

Shipwrecked Concordia completes last voyage

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship can be barely seen near the horizon line with in foreground one of the best known landmarks of Genoa, the Lanterna, a lighthose built in 1543, Saturday, July 26, 2014.


23 hrs ago | Coast Reporter

2 killed in crash of small amphibious plane near Nanaimo

Two people have been killed after their amphibious plane crashed on Cottonwood Golf Course on Saturday evening just northeast of Nanaimo Airport.


Related Topix: Canada, Air Accidents

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Family rescued after boat sinks off Wicklow coast

Both Wicklow RNLI lifeboats launched at 1.40pm today after a small boat with four occupants sank eight miles north east of Wicklow harbour.


Kayaker injured in motorboat collision on Susquehanna River

A motorboat collided with a kayaker on the Susquehanna River just before 4 p.m. Saturday, said an eyewitness to the incident.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY


A second patrol-rescue boat sinks at Lake Tahoe

Incline Village, Nev. --Washoe County Sheriff's investigators are looking into what could have caused another patrol boat to sink in Lake Tahoe.


Related Topix: Incline-Village, NV, Washoe County, NV

Cybercast News Service

Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say.


Related Topix: Michigan Technological University, Michigan State University

1 Hospitalized After Jet Ski Collides With Pontoon Boat On Beaver Lake

A man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after the jet ski he was on collided with a pontoon boat on Beaver Lake in Carroll County, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.


Related Topix: Carroll County, AR

Stars and Stripes

Before Ukraine disaster, America's 'Flight 17'

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17, and justly so.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A300, Opinion

Morecambe Visitor

Praise for plumber's mercy dash after M6 crash

A Good Samaritan was praised after he ran to shops to buy water for motorists stuck on the motorway after a two-lorry smash in sweltering heat.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

2 rescued from capsized sailboat on Lake Winnebago

The Fond du Lac Sheriff's Office Water Patrol and Rescue responded Friday afternoon after the 16-foot sailboat capsized about three-fourths of a mile west of a boat launch.



Little Rock Man Dies in Florida Jet Ski Accident

TV reports that Bryan McManus, 25, died Thursday afternoon when the watercraft he was driving collided head-on with a boat just offshore from St. Andrews State Park.


Related Topix: Treasure Island, FL

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Boater missing in water after Dry Tortugas crash

U.S. Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife crews are searching for a person in the water following a boat collision near the Dry Tortugas.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Three dead as Indonesia-bound boat sinks off Malaysia

At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Hari Raya festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Friday .

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

The Daily Beast

The Racism of Disaster CoverageBy Barbie Latza Nadeau

During the 10 day period from the time the wrecked luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia began to rise from its watery grave off the shore of the small Italian island of Giglio to the moment when it began its impressive journey to Genoa in a spectacular $1.2 billion salvage operation, a few hundred miles away about 260 migrants died at sea in separate ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News