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UPDATE: Missing boaters recovered by Coast Guard

BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Coast Guard has located the four overdue boaters, WLOX News learned just before 2 p.m. Tuesday. The boaters were found in the Gulfport ship channel and are all in stable condition. Officials said Victoria Elizabeth Farr, 42, Richard Allen, 37, Piper Nicole Farr, 12, and...
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3 boaters rescued near Pascagoula, Miss.: U.S. Coast Guard

PASCAGUOLA, Miss. (WKRG) — Three boaters were rescued from a sinking boat near Pascagoula, Miss. Monday morning, according to a release from the United States Coast Guard. USCG said they received a distress alert at around 8:11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30 from an “Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon” roughly 11 miles southeast of Pascagoula. USCG […]

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Monday after their vessel began taking on water near Pascagoula, Mississippi. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received a distress alert at 8:11 a.m. Monday from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) approximately 11 miles southeast of Pascagoula. The EPIRB was registered to a...

Coast Guard searching for missing boaters in Biloxi Bay

The Coast Guard is searching for four boaters who left out of Ocean Springs and did not return home. The boat, a 19-foot red and white Mako skiff, was expected back in port about 8 p.m. The Coast Guard in Mobile received a call about 4:27 a.m. about the missing boat, missing in the vicinity of Biloxi Bay.

Indiana man dies after falling off cliff in Puerto Rico

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The U.S. Coast Guard says an Indiana man was found dead Monday after he fell off a 70-foot cliff in Puerto Rico. Edgar Garay, 27, was last seen alive just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday near the edge of a coastal cliff near the lighthouse in Cabo Rojo, the U.S Coast Guard Sector San Juan said on Facebook. Cabo Rojo is on Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast, about an hour west of Ponce and 2 1/2 hours southwest of San Juan.

Coast Guard, Border Patrol make apprehensions off Florida’s coast

As U.S. Coast Guard crews continue to make a record number of apprehensions off Florida’s coast, so are U.S. Border Patrol Miami Sector agents. On Saturday, 20 Cubans, including 16 men and four women, were apprehended and taken into Border Patrol custody after making landfall on a rustic vessel in the Marquesas Keys. The islands are uninhabited and located west of Key West. On January 24, Customs and Border Patrol Air and Marine Operations crew agents rescued 18 people on an overloaded rustic vessel south of the Florida Keys.