Great Lakes Coast Guard shares safety tips for Labor Day Weekend boating

Great Lakes Coast Guard shares safety tips for Labor Day Weekend boating
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is urging those who plan to recreate on the Great Lakes during Labor Day weekend, or at any other time, to take appropriate safety precautions. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional beach and boating seasons on the Great Lakes, and is usually one...

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain safe

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain safe
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Air Station Savannah has received reports of seven missing swimmers in the last 12 days and urges everyone to take necessary safety precautions before and while swimming. Five of the seven missing swimmers were found deceased.  These deaths have touched every portion of the 450-miles of coastline that Coast Guardsmen aboard Air Station Savannah patrol. The affected...

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain vigilant and safe

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain vigilant and safe
MIAMI — The Seventh Coast Guard District has received reports of two missing swimmers so far this weekend and urges everyone to take necessary safety precautions before and while swimming. Click here to read an informative blog post about rip currents, including how to escape one or help someone caught in one. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United States. On average,...

Coast Guard urges swimmers to take safety precautions

Coast Guard urges swimmers to take safety precautions
CLEVELAND — In conjunction with National Safe Boating Week, which began Saturday, the Coast Guard encourages swimmers to take a few simple safety precautions before and while swimming to ensure their safety. Click here to read an informative blog post about rip currents, including how to escape one or help someone caught in one. Drowning is the fifth leading cause of accidental death in the United...

Coast Guard searching for missing 14-year-old boy in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard searching for missing 14-year-old boy in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, in conjunction with local partner agencies, is searching for a missing 14-year-old boy in Lake Michigan Sunday evening. At 2:45 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received a call from the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office, with a report of a 14-year-old boy who was reportedly swept away by the current while swimming...

Coast Guard urges swimmers to take safety precautions

CLEVELAND — In conjunction with National Safe Boating Week, which began Saturday, the Ninth Coast Guard District encourages swimmers in the Great Lakes region to take a few simple safety precautions before and while swimming to ensure their safety. Drowning is the third leading cause of accidental death in the United States and the second leading cause of accidental death for five to 44-year-olds. In...