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."
Fishing Boat Leaking Oil Washes Up On Point Bonita Beach Near Golden Gate BridgeA fishing vessel washed up on the shoreline of Point Bonita along the Marin County coast near the entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to state wildlife officials.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Crew Home For Holidays After Massive Cocaine BustsThe crew of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter returned to the Bay Area for the holidays Monday after offloading 18,000 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego.
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton Makes Happy Return Home In Time For HolidaysAfter almost six months at sea and just in time for Thanksgiving, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returned home to Alameda early Friday morning.
Coast Guard Captures Narco-Sub Carrying 12,000 Pounds Of CocaineA Coast Guard cutter has captured a semi-submersible submarine carrying 12,000 pounds of cocaine in the eastern Pacific off Colombia authorities said.
Coast Guard Commander Arrested For Illegally Importing DrugsA Bay Area Coast Guard commander has been arrested for illegally importing the narcotic-like pain reliever Tramadol from Singapore and Germany through the mail, federal prosecutors announced late Wednesday.
Search Resumes For Final Victim Of Dive Boat FireOfficials say divers have resumed a search for the last missing victim who died in a fatal boat fire as authorities continue a criminal investigation into the blaze that killed 34 people off the coast of California.
Criminal Probe Underway In Fiery Dive Boat DisasterU.S. authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people off the coast of California, two officials said Monday.