U.S. Coast Guard

Don Ames
May 19, 2019 - 8:01 am
A U.S. Coast Guard official says the search is on to find a Louisiana man lost in the water while fishing in Grand Isle. 34-year-old Joey Guidroz of Galliano was fishing with friends on the isle around 4 p.m. when he went behind a break wall to cast his net, according to the Coast Guard. The man's...
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Chris Miller
March 19, 2019 - 5:19 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the captain of a tug boat that capsized in the river last night. The vessel Seattle Slew began taking on water and capsized about 55 miles from the mouth of the river. Two crewmembers were rescued after jumping ship, but the captain remained on...
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AP
October 11, 2018 - 9:02 am
Waves of search and rescue teams are fanning out across the Florida Panhandle looking for people who rode out Hurricane Michael. The U.S. Coast Guard in Mobile, Alabama, says its crews have rescued 27 people, mostly from damaged homes. Petty Officer Third Class Ronald Hodges told The Associated...
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Chris Miller
August 06, 2018 - 11:47 am
The New Orleans Police Department and U.S. Coast Guard are searching Lake Pontchartrain for a missing woman after an empty boat turned up in the lake, and its owner was plucked from the water by the Coast Guard. "Two adult boaters - one male and one female - had reportedly been boating on the lake...
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Chris Miller
May 05, 2018 - 4:44 pm
The body of 85-year-old Donald Tabb has been found in the Gulf of Mexico off Southwest Pass, The Advocate reports. Tabb went missing May 2, authorities said, when a large wave swamped the 27-foot boat he was on. The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search last night. The body was found around 10:30...
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May 05, 2018 - 2:45 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a pastor missing since a boating accident Wednesday in Plaquemines Parish. Officials say 85-year-old Rev. Donald Tabb was headed out to fish with two friends near Port Eads and South Pass when a large wave capsized their 27-foot...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:30 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has identified two men missing from a tugboat that sank Monday in the Mississippi River. Multiple news outlets report the men were identified as Malon Dawsey and Karl Prince and were still listed as missing Tuesday. A third person, whose name was not...
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Chris Miller
March 08, 2018 - 2:34 pm
A 14-year-old in a stolen luxury SUV sped away from St. Bernard Parish sheriff's deputies early this morning, crashed near the Chalmette ferry landing, jumped into the Mississippi River, and disappeared, authorities said. The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office, U.S. Coast Guard, and New Orleans...
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Chris Miller
November 08, 2017 - 9:00 am
The U.S. Coast Guard says two people were injured and dozens have evacuated the Shell Enchilada platform off of Louisiana after a fire early this morning. Petty Officer Lexie Preston, USCG, on Enchilada platform fire.mp3 "There were 46 crew members aboard," said Petty Officer Lexie Preston. "They...
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