Coast Guard rescues dog in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues dog in Lake Pontchartrain
A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station New Orleans rescued a dog in Lake Pontchartrain Monday afternoon.  NEW ORLEANS – A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued a dog in Lake Pontchartrain Monday afternoon. A concerned boater contacted Coast Guard Sector New Orleans and notified the watchstander that he spotted a dog swimming in the lake about 1 mile north of the University of New Orleans...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for Haskin Payne III near Bayou Bienvenu, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 6:05 p.m. after St. Bernard Sheriff Department located the body. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Bayou Bienvenue
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing man near Bayou Bienvenue, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m., Thursday, from St. Bernard Sheriff Department that Haskin Payne III had fallen off a 20-foot pleasure craft near Six Flags New Orleans. Payne’s...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform
The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Monday morning. The fire on the platform, which is owned by Clovelly...

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion. It was reported by one of the...

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people sailing in Lake Pontchartrain
The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, October 7, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a disabled sailboat in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:10 a.m. of two people aboard a 41-foot sailboat that experienced...

Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge

Coast Guard responds to car entering water from bridge
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a car that entered the water from the Claiborne Avenue Bridge at mile marker 7 on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received the initial notification at 12:36 p.m. of a 4-door Jeep Cherokee with allegedly 3 people inside entering...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the man’s body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report Tuesday from Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries of a missing person, Lawrence Guimont, matching the description of the reported person in the water. Guimont’s...

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard searches for possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:50 a.m. from St. Tammany Sheriff’s office of a person in Lake Pontchartrain seen on the west side...