Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in James River, VA

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in James River, VA
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for two boaters, who went missing on the James River. The two people went missing after a collision took place between a recreational boat, with six people aboard, and an oyster barge being pushed by a tug, which was headed for an oyster bed near the James River Bridge, Saturday. “We would...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in James River

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 42-year-old man in the James River, Monday. Coast Guard crews searched more than 230 miles for approximately three hours. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders had received a call at approximately 4:30 p.m. from Newport News dispatch, reporting the man missing from a 22-foot sailing vessel. Sector Hampton Roads issued...

Coast Guard searching for man missing in James River

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 42-year-old man in the James River near Fort Eustis, Monday. The man was reportedly wearing brown shorts and a white T-shirt at the time of his disappearance. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders received a call at approximately 4:30 p.m., from Newport News dispatch, reporting the man missing from a 22-foot sailing vessel. ...

Coast Guard reopens James River after downed power line is removed

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port lifted the safety zone a half mile in either direction of the James River Bridge at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, allowing all traffic to transit the river through the main channel only.