Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-small boatcrew departs for a search and rescue operation Sept. 22, 2022 near New Orleans.  (Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard located two boaters reported overdue Thursday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by New Orleans Police Department...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog near Slidell, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog near Slidell, Louisiana
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew rescues a boater from a capsized vessel near Slidell, Louisiana, September 18th, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters and a dog from their capsized vessel Sunday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by dispatchers from the St. Bernard Police...

Coast Guard arrests boater near Venice, LA for shooting at helicopter

Coast Guard arrests boater near Venice, LA for shooting at helicopter
NEW ORLEANS — Coast Guard Investigative Service arrested a boater near Venice, Louisiana, Friday who allegedly fired a weapon at a Coast Guard rescue helicopter. Coast Guard Eighth District watchstanders initially received a distress signal early Thursday morning from an activated emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) belonging to a 40-foot sailing vessel approximately 75 miles south...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old woman, Saturday, from a cruise ship approximately 95 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call, Saturday, at approximately...

Coast Guard responds to natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, LA

Coast Guard responds to natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, LA
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received reports of a large fire at Lake Lery and coordinated the launch of an Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Morgan City, La.

Coast Guard rescues two stranded boaters near Morgan City, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague)NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded boaters Tuesday near Morgan City, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 2:04 a.m. stating, “help” with...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man near Venice, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague)NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man Sunday from a fishing vessel approximately 10 miles east of Venice, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 4:00 p.m. that a...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man Saturday from an offshore drilling platform approximately 7 miles West of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call via cellphone...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Houma, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Houma, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 59-year-old man who went missing near Houma, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard rescue crews searched for approximately 24 hours, covering more than 50 square miles. Terrebonne...