Coast Guard rescues three boaters, dog in the Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters and their dog Friday after their boat capsized near Alligator Reef Light, approximately 4 miles southeast of Lower Matecumbe Key, Fla.

Coast Guard responds to diver death off Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Islamorada responded to a diver death near the Benwood wreck dive site, four miles east of Rodriguez Key, Fla., Tuesday afternoon.

Coast Guard Sector Key West units rescue 11, assist 16 within 1 hour Saturday

KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators at Sector Key West were busy Saturday after receiving five separate distress calls within one hour resulting in 11 lives saved and 16 others assisted throughout the middle keys.

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters who were overdue from a fishing trip that started Saturday at 8 a.m.

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 29 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket repatriated 29 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. The migrants were interdicted during four separate cases. Two groups of migrants were located Monday. The crew of the Cutter Shrike safely embarked six migrants about 60 miles south of Key West, Fla., and the crew of the Virginia-based Cutter Forward safely embarked 10 Cuban migrants...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Key Largo, Fla.

MIAMI – Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators at the Seventh District Command Center suspended their search for William Mark Adair, a 45-year-old man missing near John Pennekamp State Park in Key Largo, Fla., at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. Coast Guard crews aboard a small boat from Station Islamorada, Fla., a C-130 Hercules fixed-wing aircraft and HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater,...

2 Divers Die During First 12 Hours of Lobster Mini-Season

MIAMI (D7 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard rescue crews in South Florida have responded to multiple diver rescues during the first several hours of the 2008 lobster mini-season. Coast Guard Station Islamorada, Fla., responded to an emergency call Wednesday morning when a man lost consciousness and stopped breathing after diving. The man was pronounced dead by local Emergency Medical Services. Wednesday...