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A Coast Guardsman was convicted on sexual assault charges Friday for incidents that occurred while he was stationed in New Orleans and elsewhere, according to a statement from the Coast Guard.
Associated Press file photo -- In this April 21, 2010, file image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon.
A lifelong area resident, he was born June 17, 1938, in Jamestown, the son of the late Gordon and Evelyn Larson Murray.
A March 25, 2008 article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel began, "Though no doubt many lives were saved by the rescue missions launched from its docks, repeated efforts could not save Milwaukee's historic U.S. Coast Guard station, which finally fell victim to a wrecking crew Tuesday after standing watch over Lake Michigan for almost 100 years."
In his final State of the Coast Guard speech, Commandant Adm. Bob Papp recapped ongoing efforts to modernize the fleet, outlined a mission set weighed down by everything from sequestration to record levels of ice, and pledged 'increased accountability' for Coasties when it comes to alcohol abuse, with a program starting early this month.
Meet Lt. Cmdr. Molly Waters of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Neah Bay. You can call her captain.
On this week's Ag Report on Greening of the Great Lakes , Jim Byrum, president of the Michigan Agri-Business Association , talks about a new initiative to expand river barge access in Lake Michigan.
A 30-year-old man who walked about 1 mile onto Lake Erie made it safely to shore in east Erie this afternoon after rescue crews responded to a possible water rescue.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be in attendance at the 2014 Petzold's Annual Open House and Boat Show March 22 and 23. The Annual Boat Show runs Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Sunday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Petzold's Marine Center, 37 Indian Hill Avenue, Portland.
Witnesses on the Carnival Paradise say the captain spotted the small boat drifting in the water on Wednesday.
The U.S. Coast Guard is beginning to break the ice on Lake Superior and officials say the process will be difficult this year.
MOBILE, Alabama -- After a search of nearly 600 square miles over a 24-hour period, officials with the U.S. Coast Guard are continuing to search for a 35-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard south of Mobile Bay on Thursday afternoon.
A 600-foot oil tanker struck a pier on the Memorial Bridge before sunrise Friday, but engineers reported no structural damage.
An assignment to a Hawaii-based cutter that conducts migrant interdiction operations has special meaning for U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadet Marlon Camejo.
The crew of the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard Cutter Forward is scheduled to return to homeport on Sunday following a 63-day patrol aboard Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba in support of Operation Unified Resolve.