Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from charter fishing vessel off Cape Canaveral, Fla.

USCG file photoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard medevaced a passenger from a charter fishing vessel approximately 13-miles off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday. Operational watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified at 2:05 p.m. Monday that a 59-year-old woman aboard the fishing vessel Orlando Princess was suffering from possible heart attack symptoms and needed...

Coast Guard searching for overdue windsurfer on Banana River

USCG file photoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard and Brevard County Sherriff’s Office are searching for an overdue windsurfer on the Banana River near Merritt Island, Fla. Missing is Christopher Slaughter, 65, of Ocala, Fla. The Coast Guard was notified at 7:50 a.m. Monday by Slaughter’s wife who reported him overdue. Slaughter departed from a ramp at Kelly Park in Merritt Island,...

Coast Guard boat crew medically evacuates woman from charter fishing vessel

USCG file photoPORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 19-year-old female from a charter fishing vessel approximately 22-miles off the coast of Port Canaveral Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a request for a medical evacuation from the charter fishing vessel Miss Cape Canaveral at approximately 11:39 a.m.., Tuesday. The initial reported indicated that a person aboard the...