Warm weekend weather, rain will likely cause unstable, dangerous ice

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the public that the warm weather and rain forecast for New Year’s weekend will likely create unstable and hazardous ice conditions on Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie, making it extremely dangerous for people to be on. The National Weather Service forecasts rain through New Year’s Day and air temperatures as high as 46 degrees, a combination...

Salvage Operations Underway for Coast Guard Helicopter in Lake Huron

ABOARD THE USCGC BRISTOL BAY IN LAKE HURON – Salvage operations to recover a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit HH-65C helicopter which sank in Lake Huron following a crash April 20, 2010, are underway aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay.

Michigan Mariner Turns Fugitive – Wife Charged with Helping Him Avoid Arrest

Bay City, Michigan – Wayne T. Duffiney, 59, of Cheboygan, Michigan failed to appear for his sentencing, which was scheduled to be conducted by U.S. District Judge Thomas L. Ludington on September 30, 2009.   Wayne Duffiney was convicted by a federal jury in April of 2009 in Bay City, Michigan on three of four charges stemming from his conduct on May 14 through 17, 2007.   Judge Ludington...