Two men who saw an Indiana man struggling in the water from a lake on wildlife management Wednesday morning jumped into the water to help him.
Those who boat or swim on rivers in King County, Wash., — regardless of their age or in-water experience — must now wear a life vest or face an $86 fine following the passage Monday of an ordinance requiring PFDs.
Rescue crews found the body of a man early Tuesday morning after the boat he was on capsized in Hillsboro Inlet in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Boynton Beach TowboatUS Capt. Timothy R. Pooler was charged with drunken boating after rescuing two boaters and towing their boat around in circles for several hours.
Federal transportation officials on Tuesday blamed a tugboat navigator distracted by using his cell phone and a laptop computer for the July 2010 collision of the boat with an amphibious sightseeing craft that killed two Hungarian tourists.
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