Coast Guard rescues man, his dog 30 miles off Horseshoe Beach

Coast Guard rescues man, his dog 30 miles off Horseshoe Beach
Jim Baxter, 50, and his dog, Freddy, sit on the bow of a Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat Thursday, April 27, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Andrade) YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 50-year-old man and his dog Thursday after the man’s sailboat became disabled near Horseshoe Beach. Rescued was Jim Baxter,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Yankeetown

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Yankeetown
USCG File Photo YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Levy County EMS medevaced a 33-year-old man Monday from a sailboat near Yankeetown after the Coast Guard received a report that the man and his friend were missing. Medevaced was Edward Dunaway, 33, of Clearwater. At 7:35 a.m. watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report of two missing men aboard a 33-foot sailboat....

Coast Guard searching for 3 aboard missing plane out of Brooksville, FLorida

Coast Guard searching for 3 aboard missing plane out of Brooksville, FLorida
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for three people who were aboard an aircraft that left Brooksville en route to Cedar Key. At 5:21 p.m. watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report from the Flight Service Station Gainesville, stating a white and brown, single-engine aircraft failed to arrive in Cedar Key by noon. A flight plan was not filed. The Air Force...