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 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, good Samaritan rescue overdue jet skier

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue overdue jet skier
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 and a good Samaritan vessel rescued a stranded 52-year-old jet skier Saturday evening on Lake Salvador, Louisiana. A Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew were flagged down...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Baton Rogue, La.

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Baton Rogue, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, along with local and state responders are searching for a mariner who went missing after his vessel took on water near Baton Rogue, Louisiana, Wednesday evening. Missing is an African-American male last seen in the water without a lifejacket near mile marker 232 on the Lower Mississippi River. Rescue...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three missing minors near the Crescent City Connection Bridge  Sunday evening in New Orleans. Missing are a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water Saturday evening near the Crescent City Connection Bridge. “The decision to suspend any search and rescue case is never easy...

Coast Guard searching for 3 near Crescent City Bridge

Coast Guard searching for 3 near Crescent City Bridge
Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Anderson NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for three minors who went missing Saturday evening in the Mississippi River near the Crescent City Connection Bridge in New Orleans. Missing is a 15-year-old male, 14-year-old female and 8-year-old female last seen entering the water near the Crescent City Connection Bridge...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near New Orleans

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger near New Orleans
A Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boatcrew medevacs a cruise ship passenger on the Mississippi River near New Orleans on Feb. 26, 2022. (Courtesy photo by Coast Guard Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old cruise ship passenger Saturday evening on the Mississippi River near New Orleans. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, dog in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin aircrew stands with two rescued boaters and their dog at Harry P Williams Memorial Airport in Patterson, Louisiana, Feb. 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters and their dog Saturday after their vessel began taking on water in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Baton Rouge
USCG MH-65 File PhotoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man overboard from the motor vessel American Queen near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched for more than 100 miles of the Lower Mississippi River for approximately 32 hours. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio call at 2:03 a.m. Wednesday on VHF-FM channel 16 from the crew of...