Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Erie

Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard ended its search for an overdue kayaker after the man’s body was recovered from Lake Erie late Tuesday morning. Dead is Andrew Lasek. “The Coast Guard extends our deepest condolences to the families, friends and anyone else affected by this tragedy,” said Capt. Brian Roche, commander of Coast Guard Sector Buffalo. “I would like to thank Mr....

Coast Guard rescues 3 Americans from boat taking on water in Canadian waters

Coast Guard rescues 3 Americans from boat taking on water in Canadian waters
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a boat taking on water in the vicinity of Fort Erie, Ontario, near the Buffalo River Thursday morning. At about 9:10 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Buffalo received a phone call from Buffalo 911 dispatch, reporting a 20-foot, U.S.-flagged vessel was taking on water with three people aboard. A search-and-rescue controller from Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man and his dog from icy Canadian river

USCG file photo CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Detroit rescued a Canadian man and his dog after he became surrounded by ice and stranded while canoeing in a river near Kettle Point, Ontario, Tuesday night.   Personnel from Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, requested assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard around 7:45 p.m., after Ken Glendining,...