Coast Guard, locals assist grounded dinner cruise boat near Surf City, NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard along with a local fire department crew and a good Samaritan assisted a dinner cruise boat Friday that encountered engine trouble and later became grounded in the intracoastal waterway near Surf City, N.C. The captain of the Belle of Topsail contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 6:55 p.m. reporting the boat had engine trouble,...