Coast Guard and sheriffs department locate overdue boaters

HC-144 USCG file photoNEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Department located three people clinging to a capsized 17-foot skiff, Monday, about two miles southeast of the Tchefuncte River in Lake Pontchartrain. At about 12:45 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the St. Tammany Sheriff’s Department reporting that three people...