VIDEO: Coast Guard Helicopter Crewmen To Be Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross For Heroic Middle Fire RescueTwo members of a Coast Guard helicopter crew that rescued two injured firefighters at the height of the raging Middle Fire last year will be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the nation's highest aviation honor, military officials announced Tuesday.
VIDEO: CHP Helicopter Rescues Man Adrift In San Pablo Bay On Homemade RaftA man adrift on the San Pablo Bay aboard a homemade raft was rescued by the Coast Guard and California Highway Patrol Friday afternoon amid high winds.
Dramatic Rescue From Burning Boat On Lake TahoeThe Coast Guard, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection firefighters and a Good Samaritan rescued a 43-year-old man Monday night after his boat burst into flames while cruising on Lake Tahoe.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Commander Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking ChargesAn Alameda-based U.S. Coast Guard commander has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges involving the importation of a controlled pain killer from foreigner suppliers, federal prosecutors have announced.
Coast Guard Rescues Two From Sinking Sailboat In San Francisco BayThe Coast Guard rescued two people from their sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond on Saturday.
Coast Guard Cutter Makes $6 Million High Seas Pot BustAfter seizing more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine in a bust earlier this month, the Coast Guard Cutter James has followed with a high seas seizure of 3,350 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of approximately $6 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Cutter Captures Drug-Smuggling Vessel; Seizes $53.5 Million Of CocaineA Coast Guard crew has seized more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $53.5 million from a low-profile go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America, officials announced Wednesday.
VIDEO: Coast Guard Helicopter Makes Dramatic Rescue From Disabled Sailboat Off Pillar PointBattling 15-foot seas and 20 mph winds, a Coast Guard helicopter has rescued three crewmembers off a disabled sailboat, floundering off the Northern California coast.
Photos: Coast Guard Rescues 2 Off Sinking Luxury Yacht Near Monterey BayTwo people aboard a 92-foot yacht were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday after their vessel began to fill with water nine miles south of Monterey Bay, authorities said.
Longshoreman Killed In Early Morning Accident At Port Of OaklandA worker at the Port of Oakland died early Tuesday when he apparently fell off a large freighter onto the dock and then tumbled into the water, authorities said.
U.S. Coast Guard Takes Sick Grand Princess Crew Member Off Cruise Ship For Medical TreatmentThe U.S. Coast Guard took a crew member of the Grand Princess cruise ship from the ship Saturday so he could get medical attention for an unspecified "medical emergency."