Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three people and their dog Saturday morning in Lake Michigan just over 3.5 nautical miles northwest of Muskegon, Michigan. Shortly before 9:30 a.m, watchstanders with the Coast Guard 9th District Command...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Grand Haven

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Grand Haven
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Grand Haven response boat-small crew rescued two injured boaters near Grand Haven, Michigan, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan watchstanders received a mayday call from a good Samaritan reporting a boating collision with injuries. Watchstanders then launched...

Coast Guard ends search for two teens near Holland State Park

Coast Guard ends search for two teens near Holland State Park
HOLLAND, Mich. — The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search Thursday for two teenage boys who disappeared in Lake Michigan after being swept outside the swimming area near the north breakwall by strong rip currents at Holland State Park in Holland, Michigan, Wednesday night. “This is never a choice that is easy to make,” said Cmdr. Leanne Lusk, of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan. “Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teen off Holland, Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teen off Holland, Michigan
HOLLAND, Mich. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday afternoon for a 16 year old boy who was thrown into the water Sunday when the vessel he was aboard capsized during a high-speed turn in Lake Michigan near Holland. “We extend our deepest condolences to the family,” said Cmdr. Carolyn Moberley, of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan. “Our helicopter and boats crews have been searching...

Intoxicated boater hits buoy near Grand Haven

Intoxicated boater hits buoy near Grand Haven
CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews conducted a safety boarding on a vessel who’s operator appeared to be intoxicated late Wednesday evening in Muskegon Lake. “Many recreational boaters forget that a boat is a vehicle, and that safe operation is a legal and personal responsibility,” said Cmdr. Leanne Lusk, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan. “According to...

Coast Guard offering reward for information on green laser incident in Grand Haven

Coast Guard offering reward for information on green laser incident in Grand Haven
In this stock photo, a green laser is pointed into the night sky. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Stephen Lehmann. MILWAUKEE — The Coast Guard announces Friday a monetary reward for validated information leading to the individual or individuals responsible for the illumination by green laser of a Coast Guard boat in Lake Michigan near Grand Haven, Michigan, Saturday. This incident...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing men on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing men on Lake Michigan
Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Mcneil from Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., scans the horizon on a HC-144a Ocean Sentry Airplane over Lake Michigan during a search and rescue case Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell) CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Thursday for two men who were reported overdue from a fishing trip on Lake Michigan...

Coast Guard searching for two men overdue from Lake Michigan fishing trip

Coast Guard searching for two men overdue from Lake Michigan fishing trip
The Coast Guard is searching for two men who were fishing aboard this 16-foot white and blue vessel near Port Sheldon, Mich., in Lake Michigan Sept. 30, 2015. Family members reported the men overdue Sept. 30, stating the men had not been seen or heard from since Sept. 26. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is searching for two people reported overdue early Wednesday...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 people from burning boat on Grand River off Grand Haven

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 people from burning boat on Grand River off Grand Haven
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued 4 people after their 20-foot boat caught fire on the Grand River, Sunday. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grand Haven was on an afternoon boat safety patrol near the Grand Haven Power Plant at about 3:45 p.m. when they witnessed a person jump from a boat and into the water. When they arrived on scene to pull that person out of...