Coast Guard

Rescuers work near the stern of the vessel Golden Ray as it lays on its side near the Moran tug boat Dorothy Moran.
Stephen B. Morton/AP Photo
AP News
September 09, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped men alive from a capsized cargo ship Monday, drilling into the hull's steel plates to extract the crew members more than a day after their vessel overturned while leaving a Georgia port.
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California boat fire
Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, file
AP News
September 06, 2019 - 11:42 am
Crew members who survived the fiery sinking of a scuba diving boat off Southern California tried to rescue the 34 people who died but were driven back by flames, smoke and heat, federal authorities and the boat's owner said. Read more here.
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Authorities take evidence from boat fire scene
Christian Monterrosa/AP
AP News
September 04, 2019 - 1:54 pm
High school students, a science teacher and his daughter, an adventurous marine biologist and a family of five celebrating a birthday are among the victims of a fire that tore through a scuba diving boat off Southern California's coast, trapping dozens of sleeping people below deck. Authorities...
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Search and rescue teams on scene of diving boat fire
Christian Monterrosa/AP
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 9:36 am
Santa Barbara County's sheriff said no one has been found alive after a fire tore through a boat packed with scuba divers. All 34 people sleeping below deck are presumed dead following a Labor Day weekend expedition off the Southern California coast. Read more here.
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Two Bradley Fighting Vehicles are parked next to the Lincoln Memorial before President Donald Trump's "Salute to America," event honoring service branches on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
July 03, 2019 - 7:45 am
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is marshalling tanks, bombers and other machinery of war for a Fourth of July celebration that traditionally is light on military might, while critics accused him of using America's...
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Coast Guard
March 09, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Junko Ogura, CNN (CNN) -- More than 80 people were injured after a high-speed boat collided with a "marine creature" off the northwest coast of Japan, the country's Coast Guard told CNN. The boat was carrying 121 passengers during the collision, injuring 87 people traveling on the vessel,...
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Statue of Liberty
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
February 22, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — I once wrote, "You can't go back because back isn't there anymore." It was an observation on trying to re-live the past. Returning to places where I lived, worked and loved, I found my most vivid memories had vanished. But as most of my friends have found when trying...
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This image provided by the U.S. District Court in Maryland shows a photo of firearms and ammunition that was in the motion for detention pending trial in the case against Christopher Paul Hasson.
U.S. District Court via AP
February 21, 2019 - 3:35 pm
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard officer suspected of drawing up a hit list of top Democrats and network TV journalists spent hours on his work computer researching the words and deeds of infamous bombers and mass shooters while also stockpiling weapons, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Lt...
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Commander Joseph Coffey
Archdiocese for the Military Services
Mark Abrams
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia priest serving nearly 20 years as a Navy chaplain won't be coming home anytime soon. He's been tapped by Pope Francis to serve as an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese for Military Services. Bishop-elect Joseph Coffey has ministered to tens of...
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Willow Grove Fire Company.
Courtesy of Rich Drennen
Andrew Kramer
January 24, 2019 - 9:25 pm
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The government shutdown has been tough on many, especially workers who haven't received a paycheck in awhile. That includes those who serve in the U.S. Coast Guard. Now, a volunteer fire company in Montgomery County is stepping in, hoping to help. Willow Grove...
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