Coast Guard rescues 2, assists 1 in Lake Erie near Monroe, Mich.

Coast Guard rescues 2, assists 1 in Lake Erie near Monroe, Mich.
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued two people and assisted another after they fell off of their personal water crafts near Sterling State Park in Monroe, Michigan, Wednesday afternoon. At 2 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a phone call from one of the individuals who was able to get back onto a jet ski, reporting that his two friends were unable to get...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on ice floe in western Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on ice floe in western Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man early this morning after he became stranded on an ice floe adrift in Lake Erie. Just before 2:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit overheard radio communications over VHF-FM marine radio about a person stranded on the ice. They made radio callouts and the Frenchtown, Mich., Fire Department reported being en route to Sterling...