Coast Guard rescues three from sinking vessel near Newport, Oregon

SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people that had abandoned ship approximately seven miles northwest of Newport, Ore., Monday. The 29-foot Sea Star called out a mayday at 6 p.m. reporting that the vessel was taking on water. A Coast Guard HH65 dolphin helicopter crew from Air Facility Newport, a 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Depoe Bay, Ore., and a 47-foot motor lifeboat...