Boat collision claims 1, injures another near Naval Station Norfolk, Va

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard crew from Station Portsmouth, good Samaritan and local agencies responded to a boat collision that resulted in a death and injury near Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Tuesday. At approximately 1 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report of the collision between a 15-foot pleasure boat with two people aboard and the approximately 40-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local responders suspended their search Sunday for a man who went missing Saturday after sailing from Western Branch Diesel here on his way to First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m. by a caller from Old Point Comfort Marina in Hampton that a good Samaritan discovered...

Coast Guard and local agencies search for boater near Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard and local responders are searching for a missing boater near the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel after his boat was found by a good Samaritan Saturday. Missing is Jeff Harwood, described as in his mid-50s with dark hair and beard, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall, 190-200 pounds. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:30 a.m....

Station Portsmouth rescues 2 men near Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard crews rescued two men from the water after their boat sank near the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Saturday afternoon.

Coast Guard rescues man near Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew located and rescued a man at 3:48 a.m. Sunday after his boat capsized near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Coast Guard searches for 2 overdue in the Hampton Roads area

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard crews continue to search Saturday for two people overdue from a boating trip on the Elizabeth River in an 18-foot boat from the Jordan boat ramp in Chesapeake.

Coast Guard closes waterway near James River Bridge

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed the waterway half a mile in each direction from the James River Bridge this morning due to power lines falling in the water Wednesday evening near the bridge.

Coast Guard assists sinking catamaran in Chesapeake, Va.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – A Coast Guard rescue boat crew from Station Portsmouth assisted two adults, three children and a dog aboard a catamaran taking on water near the Deep Creek Locks in Chesapeake Thursday afternoon.

Coast Guard searching for man in the water off Newport News, Va.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Coast Guard is searching for a 42 year old male in the waters off the Newport News Marine Terminal Saturday. Missing is Angelo Burnett of Newport News.