Coast Guard crews rescue 22 people, 2 dogs in Midwest during historic floods

PADUCAH, Ky. — Coast Guard Disaster Area Response Teams (DART) have rescued 22 people and two dogs from flood waters in the Midwest as of Monday. In the latest rescue, Livingston County Emergency Management requested Coast Guard assistance with three persons trapped in their home by rising water. A Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter and crew launched from Barkley Regional Airport. Once on scene,...

Coast Guard closes portion of Ohio River near Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – The Coast Guard closed a portion of the Ohio River Sunday due to a motor vessel sinking.