Coast Guard rescues two men near Ashtabula

CLEVELAND—A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, rescued two men in Lake Erie after their 27-foot pleasure craft capsized near the mouth of the Ashtabula River, Thursday evening. The two men, ages 33 and 51, shot a red flare into the air, and an individual on shore notified the Coast Guard at about 8:45 p.m. Their names are not being released. Both men were wearing life jackets. The...

Coast Guard assists boaters when sailboat runs aground on Lake Erie

CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews responded to assist two boaters after their 30-foot sailboat ran aground on the Lake Erie coast near Rocky River, Ohio, Wednesday evening. The mariners exhibited exceptional personal responsibility and demonstrated sound recreational boating safety practices by utilizing a marine band radio to contact response authorities and then activating an emergency beacon...