Coast Guard rescues 17 people, 3 dogs from floodwaters near Alexander County, Illinois

Coast Guard rescues 17 people, 3 dogs from floodwaters near Alexander County, Illinois
Coast Guard flood punt team members from Sector Upper Mississippi River rescued 17 people and three dogs from floodwaters in Alexander County, Illinois, June 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued 17 people and three dogs from floodwaters in Alexander County, Illinois, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River deployed a Western Rivers Flood...

Coast Guard continues Baton Rouge flood response

Coast Guard continues Baton Rouge flood response
U.S. Coast Guard members rescue locals from flood water on their flat-bottom boats in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Aug. 14, 2016.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued an additional 14 people and assisted other agencies in rescuing another 435 in distress due to flooding in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, area Sunday night. Coast Guard assets...