Coast Guard helps rescue 11 on Niagara River

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard aided in the rescue of 11 people on Lake Erie after their 40-foot vessel began taking on water near the entrance to the Niagara River, about 9:30 p.m., August 1, 2010.

Coast Guard assists a 16-year-old female injured in jet-ski accident

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard assisted a female injured in a jet-ski accident near Sturgeon Point Marina at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Coast Guard transports female tubing rafter after fall

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Coast Guard Station Buffalo medically evacuated an 18-year-old female who fell off a tubing raft pulled by a 24-foot Bayliner in the outer harbor near the Buffalo River at approximately 5:30 p.m., Tuesday. “She couldn’t feel her legs, they were tingling quite a bit. She was conscious,” said Boatswain’s mate 3rd Class Erron Luetke. Luetke and his 33-foot...