Coast Guard

The Honolulu-based Coast Guard cutter Sherman returned Wednesday after a 94-day, 16,000 mile patrol in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea in a region where melting sea ice is causing commercial and military activity to heat up as well.

3 rescued, 1 dead on boat that went missing in Hurricane Maria

The U.S. Coast Guard says a woman and two children were rescued from a boat that went missing off Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, but a man died aboard the vessel. His body was not retrieved and the boat capsized.

For second straight year, Coast Guard sets record for drug seizures at sea

The Coast Guard has set a record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second consecutive year, an effort that admirals are linking to border security as they look to build new ships while President Trump presses for a border wall.

Most of the 461,000 gallons of fuel spilled from tank farm unrecoverable

Less than 20 percent of a 461,000-gallon gasoline spill in Texas during Hurricane Harvey was recovered by the company responsible, while the rest evaporated or soaked into the ground, a U.S. Coast Guard official said Thursday.

Ex-Coast Guardsman convicted of killing colleague, sentenced to life

More than 2½ years after he staged an elaborate attack on a fellow Coast Guardsman, shooting and killing her, and severely injuring her wife and a Bourne police officer, 33-year-old Adrian Loya was sentenced to life in prison.

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