Coast Guard

A Coast Guard helicopter crew has conducted a medical evacuation off the coast of Virginia after receiving an emergency alert from a fishing vessel.

Mexican boat stopped for illegally fishing off Texas coast

The U.S. Coast Guard has seized a Mexican fishing boat and detained its five crewmembers in a poaching investigation off the Gulf Coast waters of South Texas.

Cubans still trying to reach US by sea despite rule change

The U.S. Coast Guard said it intercepted 65 Cubans trying to reach Florida or Puerto Rico since Jan. 12. That's when former President Barack Obama ended the so-called "wet foot, dry foot" policy as part of the normalization of relations with Cuba.

Coast Guard evacuates 2 hurt in crash from Beaver Island

A Coast Guard helicopter crew in northern Michigan has evacuated two people hurt in a car accident from Beaver Island.

Missing US kayaker found on uninhabited Puerto Rico island

The U.S. Coast Guard said that a kayaker from Florida who went missing off Puerto Rico's west coast was found Friday on a nearby, uninhabited island.

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