Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Crewmembers from MODU Deepwater Horizon

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Coast Guard continues the search for 11 missing crewmembers from the mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) Deepwater Horizon.

Coast Guard assists with sea turtle rescue

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard is assisting in the rescue and release of approximately 1,500 endangered sea turtles near Panama City Beach in an effort to return the turtles to warmer waters offshore after they became beached by the extreme cold weather recently.

Coast Guard saves 6 from capsized vessel, locates body of possible 7th passenger

MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued six of seven people after their vessel capsized in the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday. A body was found in the pilot house of vessel, and has been turned over to local authorities for identification and next of kin notifications.