A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Alpena, Mich., rescued a man Sunday who was in 60-degree water without a life jacket in Lake Huron for almost four hours after his boat capsized.
Seven people, including three children, escaped with their lives after they spent a night alone after their boat sank 25 miles from shore off the coast of South Carolina.
A Halifax, Nova Scotia-area man drowned Saturday trying to secure a boat shortly after Hurricane Earl roared into the Canadian Maritimes.
Alan DeWeese had just finished watching the fireworks display when he saw a Coast Guard vessel racing straight at him in a crowded San Diego Bay. He furiously turned his boat, but there was no time: The vessel landed on his 8-year-old son, Anthony, crushing him to death and seriously injuring four other passengers.
A 10-mile-long ribbon of red tide was spotted in New York Harbor Monday and the Coast Guard warned swimmers and boaters to steer clear of it.
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