Coast Guard Seeing An Alarming Increase In Hoax CallsThe Coast Guard Commander said there were 160 hoax calls on marine band radios by the end of June, compared to 55 for all of last season.
Man's Body Recovered After Group Is Swept Away By Wave In Michigan City, Ind.Indiana conservation officers say the body of 24-year-old Earl Helmuth of Shipshewana was recovered about 8 a.m. Sunday in 12 feet of water.
Rescued Nine-Year-Old Kayaker Reunites With Coast Guard Helicopter CrewA nine-year-old boy was reunited with members of the Coast Guard helicopter crew who rescued him earlier this month, reports WBBM's Lisa Fielding.
Police: Boats, Alcohol Don't Mix
Ship Delivers Hundreds Of Christmas Trees For NeedyHundreds of volunteers unloaded 1,600 Christmas trees from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw at Navy Pier on Saturday. The trees will go to families who can’t afford one.
Heat Wave Keeping Coast Guard Crews Busy
Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Capsized Boat On Lake MichiganTwo adults and two children were rescued Sunday afternoon by a U.S. Coast Guard boat crew after the sailing vessel they were aboard capsized, sending all four into the water, near north suburban Fort Sheridan.
Coast Guard Searches After Reports Of Plane Down In Lake MichiganThe U.S. Coast Guard in Northwest Indiana was searching for a plane that apparently went down in Lake Michigan late last night.
Search Continues For Man, Presumed Dead, In Lake MichiganThe search for a missing Berkeley man, who is presumed dead, was back on Sunday afternoon, after it had been suspended for a few hours due to high waves and high mercury levels in Lake Michigan on Sunday.
Coast Guard: Watch For Rip Currents In Lake MichiganThe U.S. Coast Guard warns you to be careful this weekend if you’re planning to do any playing in Lake Michigan.
Coast Guard Rescues 2 Men From Wrecked BoatA U.S. Coast Guard crew rescued two men early this morning, after their boat slammed into a breakwall in Lake Michigan offshore from Burns Harbor, Ind.
Tot drifts into lake on pool float