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    (CNN)President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden stopped by the US Coast Guard Station Brant Point Thursday, meeting with US troops stationed there as well as troops around the world virtually as they expressed their gratitude on the Thanksgiving holiday.After about an hour inside the Coast Guard station, the Bidens walked outside to greet about 20 servicemembers in uniform, the President wishing them a happy Thanksgiving, handing out challenge coins, and posing for a group photo."I'm not joking when I say I'm thankful for these guys, thankful to them, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart," Biden said."I've been all over the world. I've watched these people. I've watched them in the South China Sea. I've watched them in Afghanistan and Iraq, watched them in South America. Wherever they are, people wonder what America is, they look and they see them ... And that makes me proud."The Bidens participated in a video call with US troops deployed abroad during their visit.Read MoreThe Bidens, a White House aide said upon their arrival, would "virtually meet with servicemembers...
    NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions in many homes. “As we give thanks for what we have, we also keep in our hearts those who have been lost and those who have lost so much,” the president said in a video greeting recorded with first lady Jill Biden at the White House before their trip to Nantucket, Massachusetts, for the holiday weekend. On Nantucket, the Bidens visited the Coast Guard station at Brant Point to meet virtually with U.S. servicemembers from around the world and chat with personnel at the station. President Joe Biden greets members of the Coast Guard at US Coast Guard Station Brant Point in Nantucket on November 25, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) “I’m thankful for these guys,” the president said when asked what he was thankful for, referring to the Coast Guard members standing ramrod straight in front of him on the grounds. The...
    NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday wished Americans a happy and closer-to-normal Thanksgiving, the second celebrated in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, in remarks welcoming the resumption of holiday traditions in many homes. “As we give thanks for what we have, we also keep in our hearts those who have been lost and those who have lost so much,” the president said in a video greeting recorded with first lady Jill Biden at the White House before their trip to Nantucket, Massachusetts, for the holiday weekend. On Nantucket, the Bidens visited the Coast Guard station at Brant Point to meet virtually with U.S. servicemembers from around the world and chat with personnel at the station. “I’m thankful for these guys,” the president said when asked what he was thankful for, referring to the Coast Guard members standing ramrod straight in front of him on the grounds. The press was not allowed inside to witness his remarks to servicemembers abroad. Well-wishers waved and cheered as the Bidens traveled by motorcade to the Coast Guard station. From Nantucket,...
    ORLEANS (CBS) – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a small plane off Cape Cod. Search teams were launched late Sunday night after getting a report of a “downed aircraft with a single occupant” off of Nauset Beach in Orleans. #HappeningNow @USCG is responding to a report of a downed aircraft with a single occupant off of #NausetBeach, MA. CG Station Chatham, CG Air Station Cape Cod, CG Cutter Spencer, local harbormaster, and other local assets are responding. #SAR — USCGNortheast (@USCGNortheast) November 1, 2021 A Coast Guard spokesperson told the Cape Cod Times the initial call came in around 10:34 p.m. for a plan that was two hours overdue to land at Chatham Municipal Airport. The plane was a Piper 28, according to the spokesperson.
    A kayaker from Westchester who went missing on the Long Island Sound was reportedly found dead in the water and brought back to the area by police. Officials said a 45-year-old man from Mamaroneck went kayaking on Monday, Oct. 25, but was not heard from after departing after speaking to his family that night, prompting his family to request a well-being check at approximately 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26. The Coast Guard said that Laurence Broderick left from Long Island's Hempstead Park at approximately 9 p.m. on Monday night en route to Mamaroneck in advance of Tuesday's Nor'easter. His kayak and cell phone were found on Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, and his vehicle was later located at Mamaroneck Harbor, miles away from the park. The disappearance led to a massive aerial and marine search, and his body was reportedly found in the water near Orchard Beach in the Bronx and transported back to the area by police.  Original report - Nor'easter: Person Reported Missing In Westchester During Height Of Storm Police are reportedly taking the body back...
    Members of the US Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their vessel began taking on water three miles east of Long Branch on Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial notification from the Monmouth County 911 dispatcher at 9:15 a.m., saying people on a sinking vessel needed help, the agency said in a statement. A 47-foot motor lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet was dispatched to the scene along with an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, which was diverted from training. A rescue swimmer was lowered from the helicopter and helped all three people climb aboard the Motor Lifeboat. They were transported to Shark River Marina. No injuries or medical concerns were reported and all boaters rescued were wearing lifejackets.
    LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — Coast Guard authorities say they rescued three people after a vessel began taking on water off the coast of New Jersey over the weekend. Officials said Monmouth County 911 dispatchers called shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday to report the emergency three miles east of Long Branch. READ MORE: Police: 24-Year-Old Man Killed In Germantown Triple Shooting Officials said a 47-foot motor lifeboat from the Manasquan Inlet station was sent to the scene. In addition, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from the Atlantic City station was diverted from training and headed there. READ MORE: Jalen Hurts Leads Eagles To 1-0 Start As Rookies Shine In 32-6 Win Over Atlanta Falcons Coast Guard officials said a rescue swimmer was lowered from the helicopter and helped all three people aboard the motor lifeboat. They were taken to Shark River Marina. Officials said all three had life jackets and no injuries or medical concerns were reported. MORE NEWS: Dozens Participate In Annual Garden Of Reflection 5K To Honor Victims Of 9/11 Petty Officer Stephen Lehmann told the Asbury Park Press...
    Seven fishermen were rescued by members of the U.S. Coast Guard as bad weather moved into the Jersey Shore Sunday afternoon. Crews members of the 40-foot sport fishing boat activated their Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) from approximately 69 miles off the coast of Cape May around 1:20 p.m., the Coast Guard said in a statement. A small craft advisory for the area indicated 4-to-6-foot seas with winds gusting up to 30 knots. Coast Guard crews aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Indian River were launched to assist. ** CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO ** All seven people were hoisted and taken to Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City where local EMS was standing by to assist. “One of the scariest and most unpredictable places you can be is out on the water in a storm,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Petrenko, an operations specialist with the Sector Delaware Bay command center.  “Fortunately, they had life jackets, a registered EPIRB and a...
    A good Samaritan and members of the Coast Guard rescued two boaters when their propeller hurt one of them Saturday near Tolchester Beach, Maryland. The Samaritan used his radio to notify officials he had saved two boaters from the water a few miles from Tolchester Beach, CBS Baltimore reported. “One of the boaters had fallen overboard and the other boater jumped in the water to assist him. While assisting the boater who fell in, the second boater sustained injuries,” the Coast Guard said in a press release: A 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay and a good Samaritan medevaced two mariners… Posted by Coast Guard News on Sunday, July 18, 2021 Crews from Station Curtis Bay were performing patrols and diverted to the scene. When they arrived, the good Samaritan transferred the mariners to the response boat. The crew administered first aid while transitioning to Tolchester Marina where Kent County EMS was on hand to take them to the hospital. “Without the proper equipment onboard we would not have been able to assist the boaters in...
    A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew pose for a photo in front of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter with five survivors at Charleston Executive Airport in Charleston, South Carolina, July 7, 2021. The aircrew hoisted the five people after they became stranded on Otter Island in Charleston, South Carolina. Courtesy photo from Air Station Savannah A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew rescued five people stranded on Otter Island, Wednesday, after their recreational vessel drifted off the beach due to inclement weather from Tropical Storm Elsa.   The survivors were hoisted into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at approximately 8 p.m. and transported to Charleston Executive Airport in good health.  The fishing vessel Holly Marie rescued a man from the water who was attempting to recover his adrift 21-foot Carolina skiff. The man reported to the Coast Guard his boat became adrift after beaching it on Otter Island and he left his wife, daughter, and three cousins, stranded, as he tried to recover the vessel. Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and South...
    A search is underway for a 52-year-old missing boater off the Long Island coast. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report at around 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 3, that the man had fallen overboard from his boat in Northport Bay in Huntingto while out with his son in Huntington.  He is described as wearing dark clothes and was not wearing a life jacket, the Coast Guard said. Currently searching are crews from: Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck 45-foot response boat Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Northport Police Department Northport Fire Department Huntington Harbormaster Nassau County Police Suffolk County Police divers Anyone with possible information on the man's whereabouts is urged to call Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound at (203) 468-4421.
    A search is underway for a 52-year-old missing boater off the Long Island coast. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report at around 9:30 a.m., Saturday, July 3, that the man had fallen overboard from his boat in Northport Bay in Huntingto while out with his son in Huntington.  He is described as wearing dark clothes and was not wearing a life jacket, the Coast Guard said. Currently searching are crews from: Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck 45-foot response boat Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Northport Police Department Northport Fire Department Huntington Harbormaster Nassau County Police Suffolk County Police divers Anyone with possible information on the man's whereabouts is urged to call Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound at (203) 468-4421.
    An aircraft plummeted into the waters of Long Beach Island, New Jersey on Thursday afternoon, officials confirmed. The plane, which was carrying at least three people, landed one mile from the coastline, according to NBC New York, which cited information from local law enforcement. The U.S. Coast Guard's mid-Atlantic branch confirmed the development. "We have received a report of a plane crash off Long Beach Island, NJ. Coast Guard has diverted a helo from Air Station Atlantic City and crews from Station Atlantic City and Station Barnegat Light," it wrote in a tweet. "Updates to follow." #BREAKING We have received a report of a plane crash off Long Beach Island, NJ. Coast Guard has diverted a helo from Air Station Atlantic City and crews from Station Atlantic City and Station Barnegat Light. Updates to follow.— USCG Mid-Atlantic (@uscgmidatlantic) June 17, 2021 Video captured by a beachgoer appeared to capture rescue efforts for the plane. @NBCPhiladelphia did a plane go down in LBI? Search efforts happening now. pic.twitter.com/CY4JRTOlVL— Marie Lazore (@marie_lazore) June 17, 2021 CLICK HERE TO...
    A water search and rescue was canceled about 90 minutes after a small plane was reported crashed off the Jersey Shore, authorities said. The aircraft's suspected crash occurred about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, about a mile offshore from Long Beach Island, reports said. An unconfirmed report, about an hour after the sighting, said air and water rescue reams had not located an aircraft. Among the search teams were U.S. Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police helicopters and local firefighters on boats and jet skis.  “We have received a report of a plane crash off Long Beach Island,” the Coast Guard said in an earlier Tweet. “Coast Guard has diverted a helo from Air Station Atlantic City and crews from Station Atlantic City and Station Barnegat Light.” Television choppers also circled above the suspected crash site. There were conflicting reports about whether a small plane, glider or other ultralight aircraft crashed offshore. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
    UPDATED: A water search and rescue was canceled about 90 minutes after a small plane was  reported crashed off the Jersey Shore, authorities said. The aircraft's suspected crash occurred about 11:30 p.m. Thursday about a mile offshore from Long Beach Island, reports said. An unconfirmed report, about an hour after the sighting, said air and water rescue reams had not located an aircraft. Among the search teams were U.S. Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police helicopters and local firefighters on boats and jet skis.  “We have received a report of a plane crash off Long Beach Island,” the Coast Guard said in an earlier Tweet. “Coast Guard has diverted a helo from Air Station Atlantic City and crews from Station Atlantic City and Station Barnegat Light.” Television choppers also circled above the suspected crash site. There were conflicting reports about whether a small plane, glider or other ultralight aircraft crashed offshore. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
    SMITHTOWN, Suffolk County (WABC) -- Two fishermen were found dead in Smithtown Bay Wednesday morning.Roberto Guevarra, 36, and Roberto Murillo, 60, of Huntington Station launched a canoe from Makamah Beach in Fort Salonga around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.Their family members called 911 to report them missing at approximately 9:20 p.m. after they failed to return home.The bodies of the men were located in the Long Island Sound, off Eatons Neck, at approximately 6 a.m.One body was recovered by Suffolk police, the other by a Coast Guard crew.Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section and patrol officers, along with the Huntington Harbor Master, local fire departments and the United States Coast Guard were involved in the search.ALSO READ | NYC elections: What is ranked-choice voting?EMBED More News Videos Bill Ritter explains what you need to know about ranked choice voting on this special edition of "The Countdown." ----------* More Long Island news* Send us a news tip* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts * Follow us on YouTube
    SMITHTOWN, Suffolk County (WABC) -- Two men were found dead in Smithtown Bay Wednesday morning.It's believed that they are two fishermen who were reported missing nearby in the Long Island Sound.The Huntington Station men launched a canoe in Fort Salonga around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and did not come back.Their family members called 911 at around 9:22 p.m. to report that they had not returned.The two bodies were found in Smithtown just after 6 a.m. Wednesday.One body was recovered by Suffolk police, the other by a Coast Guard crew.It was not immediately known if the bodies were those of the missing boaters.Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section and patrol officers, along with the Huntington Harbor Master, local fire departments and the United States Coast Guard were involved in the search.ALSO READ | NYC elections: What is ranked-choice voting?EMBED More News Videos Bill Ritter explains what you need to know about ranked choice voting on this special edition of "The Countdown." ----------* More Long Island news* Send us a news tip* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts * Follow...
    SCITUATE (CBS) – The U.S. Coast Guard and Scituate Police are searching for a 75-year-old woman who fell in the water near the shore in Scituate. In a tweet on Saturday, the Coast Guard said the boat she was reportedly on capsized around 5 p.m. READ MORE: Over 70% Of Adults In All New England States Have Received At Least 1 COVID Vaccine Shot #HappeningNow #USCG and @ScituatePolice are actively searching for a 75-year-old female in the water near-to shore in Scituate #MA. A capsized boat was reported in the vicinity at approximately 5pm. Searching:Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk.Local Harbormasters.#SAR READ MORE: 3 Men Hospitalized After Stabbing At Speedway Gas Station In South Boston — USCGNortheast (@USCGNortheast) May 22, 2021 MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reports 405 New COVID Cases, 5 Additional Deaths; 7-Day Positivity Rate Dips Below 1% This is a developing story.
    Five mariners were rescued from a burning vessel fire 85 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. At approximately 5 p.m. Friday, April 30, Coast Guard watchstanders received a notification from the 100-foot trawler Nobska. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews were launched and when they arrived on the scene the bow and wheelhouse of the vessel were engulfed in flames and all five Nobska crew members were on the stern, according to the Coast Guard.  The aircrew directed them into the water where they were safely hoisted and transported back to shore. No injuries were reported. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, and HC-144 Hercules crew responded. Weather at the scene was 25 mph winds with six-foot seas.
    PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana -- A massive lift boat has capsized off the southern coast of Louisiana on Tuesday as severe storms moved through the region. At least six people have been rescued from the water, with the search on for more individuals, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.SEACOR Marine said there were 18 people (employees and contractors) on board at the time the bad weather hit.The 129-foot commercial ship flipped 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, located about 20 miles west of Grand Isle, where a Coast Guard station is located.The U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritan boats were responding to the scene, according to USCG Heartland. The Coast Guard received the distress call around 4:30 p.m. local time. Coast Guard officials said they arrived to the spot of the radio beacon within 30 minutes.One person was rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris, while another Coast Guard ship from Grand Isle located a second person. The other four people were rescued by good Samaritans, the USCG said.SEACOR Marine, which owns the ship, confirmed to ABC News that the...
    RICHMOND, Calif. -- Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is putting out an SOS to save the 148-year-old East Brother Light Station, northeast of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, after the underwater power cable leading to the small island failed April 1.Butt said in a statement that the U.S. Coast Guard, which is responsible for the cable, isn't confident it can replace it. Butt is one of the co-founders of the nonprofit East Brother Light Station, Inc., which rehabilitated the station in 1979 and turned it into a tiny bed-and-breakfast inn the following year.The Richmond mayor wants to raise the money necessary to replace the cable or supply the island with solar power and a backup generator. The cable failed in 1991 due to a lightning strike, after which the Coast Guard replaced it."The Coast Guard just doesn't have access to the same levels of assets and funding they had in 1991," Butt wrote. "They are looking at installing a small solar panel to operate the light (the fog horn already operates on solar and batteries), which would address their responsibilities for aids...
    Less than half the people aboard a commercial ship have been rescued after it capsized off the coast of Louisiana due to rough seas. Six people who were aboard a 129-foot boat, which left from Port Fourchon on Tuesday, were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritan vessels, according to a press release from the Coast Guard. The ship's intended destination has not been released. 'NOT AN EASY CALL': COAST GUARD SUSPENDS SEARCH FOR MISSING BOAT WITH 20 PEOPLE ABOARD Coast Guard watchstanders received an emergency position beacon notification at 4:30 p.m. of a boat in distress. They then issued an urgent marine information broadcast, which multiple good Samaritan boats responded to and were able to rescue four of the six who have been saved. Nineteen people were aboard the ship, according to NBC News. The search for others is ongoing. #UPDATE #HappeningNow the @USCG & multiple #goodSamaritan rescue 6 people and searching for more from capsized vessel 8 miles south of #GrandIsle, #LouisianaFor more information visit our #newsroom https://t.co/e7YE3JMVaw#Ready, #Relevant, #Responsive pic.twitter.com/ThBhIn5fQT— USCG Heartland (@USCGHeartland)...
    PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana -- A massive lift boat has capsized off the southern coast of Louisiana on Tuesday as severe storms moved through the region. At least six people have been rescued from the water, with the search on for more individuals, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.SEACOR Marine said there were 18 people (employees and contractors) on board at the time the bad weather hit.The 129-foot commercial ship flipped 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, located about 20 miles west of Grand Isle, where a Coast Guard station is located.The U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritan boats were responding to the scene, according to USCG Heartland. The Coast Guard received the distress call around 4:30 p.m. local time. Coast Guard officials said they arrived to the spot of the radio beacon within 30 minutes.One person was rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris, while another Coast Guard ship from Grand Isle located a second person. The other four people were rescued by good Samaritans, the USCG said.SEACOR Marine, which owns the ship, confirmed to ABC News that the...
    Search and rescue efforts were continuing off Louisiana Wednesday for 13 people missing after a commercial lift boat capsized in rugged seas in the Gulf of Mexico, CBS New Orleans affiliate WWL-TV reports. The Coast Guard says six others have been rescued. The agency said the search was being conducted by several of its boats and two of its aircraft along with several good Samaritan vessels some eight miles off Port Fourchon, in the area where the 129-foot Seacor Power capsized Tuesday afternoon. According to MarineTraffic.com, the vessel left port around 2:12 p.m. A source told WWL the Seacor Power capsized shortly after 4 p.m. A Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter was on the scene within a half-hour. Crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris pull a man from the water after a commercial lift vessel capsized in a storm in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana on April 13, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris/Handout via REUTERS U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris / Handout...
    A U.S. Coast Guard search got underway Tuesday after a report of "multiple people in the water" off Grand Isle, Louisiana, according to reports. One boat that capsized – a commercial lift boat -- had 18 people aboard, WWL-TV of New Orleans reported. By 9 p.m., six people had been rescued, Coast Guard spokesman Jonathan Lally told WAFB-TV of Baton Rouge. "Currently we have multiple Coast Guard assets as well as Good Samaritan vessels searching for people off of a capsized lift vessel," Lally told the station. Stormy conditions and wind gusts of 75 mph caused rough waters in the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in at least one boat capsizing, FOX 8 of New Orleans reported. LOUISIANA AUTHORITIES FIND BODY IN MISSISSIPPI RIVER AS SEARCH FOR MISSING LSU STUDENT KORI GAUTHIER CONTINUES Louisiana resident Simon Bruce said people fell overboard from more than one boat. He said the "mayday" calls that went out were the most he had ever heard at one time, the station reported. "I’m on the boat and we’re doing 4 knots, keeping the bow in the...
    A search is underway for a missing fisherman who went overboard off the Long Island Coast. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a radio distress call via VHF Channel 16 at 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 about the incident that happened 16 nautical miles south of Montauk Point. The commercial fishing vessel Hope and Sydney reported that crew member Carl Whitney, 32, had gone overboard, the Coast Guard said on Sunday morning, Nov. 8.  The individual was reported wearing an orange T-shirt, jeans, and carrying a green duffle bag. He was not wearing a personal floatation device, the Coast Guard said. Multiple assets are currently involved in the search, including: Coast Guard Station Montauk 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boat crew Coast Guard Guard Cutter Vigorous Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean Sentry crew  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their boat caught fire approximately 34 miles off the Jersey Shore Thursday (click here for video). Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a mayday call from one of the fishermen on the 53-foot Sport Fisher boat "Reel E Bugging," saying their engines were engulfed in flames and they needed immediate assistance. The fishermen were putting on life jackets and deploying their life raft just east of the Barnegat Inlet. Sector Delaware Bay watch standers issued an urgent marine broadcast notifying nearby vessels, and launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. Two 47-foot Motor Lifeboat boatc rews from the Coast Guard's Manasquan Inlet and Barnegat Light station were also deployed. The helicopter aircrew spotted the life raft from the air, and were able to safely hoist both fishermen on the aircraft. The fishermen were taken to Monmouth Executive Airport in Wall Township, N.J., where they were met by family. No injuries were reported. A Coast Guard marine safety information bulletin was issued notifying mariners in the area of potential debris...
    SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13/AP) — A woman drowned after falling off a boat carrying six children on Lake Tahoe and a man who jumped off the boat to try to rescue her had to be hospitalized for severe hypothermia on Friday evening, according to the United States Coast Guard – Lake Tahoe Station. “The initial report was that there were two people in the water in the vicinity of Pope Beach,” Petty Officer Isaiah O’Brien, U.S. Coast Guard – Lake Tahoe Station, said. Petty Officer O’Brien said that the woman fell into the water and that the man, who was wearing a life jacket, jumped in after her to get back on board. Petty Officer Isaiah O’Brien, U.S. Coast Guard – Lake Tahoe Station After the woman and the man went into the water, the boat with the children still aboard drifted into the middle of the lake where a fire district boat crew rescued the children, who were unhurt, the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District said in a statement. The Coast Guard stated that it began to search for...
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