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...

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Baton Rouge

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Baton Rouge
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a man overboard from the motor vessel American Queen Wednesday near mile marker 229 of the Mississippi River around Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a radio call at 2:03 a.m. on VHF-FM channel 16 from the crew of the American Queen...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues boater near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old male boater after his vessel capsized Thursday near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the boater’s wife who was in direct communication with him after his 9-foot homemade skiff capsized near the I-10 bridge. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Thursday, for the 60-year old man who fell in the water near mile marker 119 on the Lower Mississippi River. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 36 hours over 26 square nautical miles on the Mississippi River but were unable to locate the man. “Our Coast Guard assets alongside our partners searched the entirety of the...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water on the Mississippi River

Coast Guard searches for person in the water on the Mississippi River
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, local law enforcement and multiple good Samaritan vessels are searching for a 60-year-old man, who fell in the water at the Gnots Reserve Fleeting and Towing, Wednesday near mile marker 119 on the Lower Mississippi River. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a notification...