Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Zion, Illinois

CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews and local agencies are searching the waters off Illinois Beach State Park in Zion, Ill., this evening for a 20-year-old man who was reported missing.

Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City crew receives Navy League award

GLENVIEW, Ill. – A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., was honored, Sunday, by the Glenview Council of the Navy League.

One Dead, Two Injured After Boat Allides with Breakwall

KENOSHA, Wisc. – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat allided with the breakwall, here, nearly 200 yards off shore at approximately 1:15 a.m., Sunday. A third person did not survive the accident. Coast Guard Station Kenosha was notified by 911 Dispatch that a 20-foot recreational boat with three passengers collided with the Kenosha breakwall. A station 25-foot Response Boat arrived...

Coast Guard Rescues Man with Arm Injury

KENOSHA, Wis. – Coast Guard, helicopter and boat crews rescued an injured man on a sailing vessel Thursday, 26 miles off Kenosha’s shore. At approximately 5 p.m., the Coast Guard received a call from the sailing vessel Blue, that a passenger had suffered an arm injury after becoming trapped between two vessels. The man was transferred into the care of a crew from a 41-foot Utility Boat,...

Coast Guard Station Kenosha Rescues Four People in Water

WAUKEGAN, IL (D9 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard Station Kenosha rescued four persons in the water from a boat taking on water six miles north east of Waukegan Harbor this evening at approximately 9:30 p.m. A 41-foot utility boat crew recovered four men from a 22-foot Wellcraft that sank in the harbor. The operator of the boat was transferred to a local hospital, while the other three persons...