Coast Guard rescues 2 Haitians from disabled vessel 12 miles west of Great Inagua

Coast Guard rescues 2 Haitians from disabled vessel 12 miles west of Great Inagua
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson MIAMI—The Coast Guard rescued two Haitian mariners Monday from the disabled 50-foot freighter, Azema, approximately 12 miles west of Great Inagua, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District command center received a call from Bahamian authorities reporting a vessel in distress. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60...

Multiple Coast Guard units searching for missing kayaker in Gulf of Mexico

Multiple Coast Guard units searching for missing kayaker in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle, Wednesday. Missing is Eric Richards, 32. At approximately 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report that Richards was overdue on a kayak fishing trip. Richards had set out on his fishing trip Monday morning. When Richards did not show up for work Tuesday,...