Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing individual after rescuing one person in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Monday. Missing is 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux. Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued 43-year-old Michael Lee Farley at 7:03 a.m. Monday, approximately a mile north of Lakeshore Drive in Lake Pontchartrain....

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean

Coast Guard suspends search for crewmembers of towing vessel Natalie Jean
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for two people who were aboard a vessel that sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Tuesday. Missing are Malon Dawsey and Karl Prince. Coast Guard crews and local agencies searched approximately 101 square nautical miles for over 43...

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River

Coast Guard searching for two after tow vessel sinks in Mississippi River
Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after a towing vessel sank in the vicinity of mile marker 90.5 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:43 a.m. that the towing vessel Natalie Jean capsized with three people...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office marine unit recovered the deceased driver at 5 p.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway Bridge authorities regarding a vehicle in the water...

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Pontchartrain after vehicle enters water

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Pontchartrain after vehicle enters water
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 after reports of a vehicle going over the Causeway Bridge at mile marker 12 into Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway...

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...