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4 Bodies Found Near Overturned Fishing Boat Off Channel Islands

Four bodies have been found near an overturned fishing boat off the coast of the Channel Islands, according to authorities.


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14 Immigrants Arrested When Boat Washes Ashore In Huntington Beach

Several arrests were made Thursday after a boat full of immigrants washed ashore in Huntington Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2012

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Crews Work To Contain Fuel Spill In Huntington Harbour

Hazmat crews worked to contain a fuel spill near Peter’s Landing Marina in the Huntington Harbour area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/05/2012

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3 Fishermen Rescued After Boat Gets Perilously Close To Rocks

Three fishermen were rescued Sunday after their 33-foot boat broke down and started drifting close to rocks in the Channel Islands area, Coast Guard officials said.


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Search For Missing Seal Beach Swimmer Called Off Because Of Darkness

An hours-long search for a missing swimmer off Surfside Beach in Seal Beach has been called off because of darkness, said officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2011

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Woman Airlifted From Catalina Island After Going Into Early Labor

A woman in her 20s had to be medevaced by the U.S. Coast Guard after going into early labor on Catalina Island.


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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Kayaker

The Coast Guard says it has suspended the search for a 53-year-old kayaker who went missing several days ago off Newport Beach.


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Boat Overturns In OC Surf, 14 Illegal Immigrants Detained

Federal agents arrested 14 would-be illegal immigrants when their boat overturned at Crystal Cove State Park Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

Coast Guard Rescues 15 Illegal Immigrants Stranded On Island Off Ventura

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 15 illegal immigrants stranded for three days on an island off Southern California.


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Coast Guard To Launch SoCal Crackdown On Drunk Boaters

The U.S. Coast Guard will be out patrolling the waters off the California coast starting this weekend in a major crackdown aimed at intoxicated boaters.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/23/2011

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Search Suspended For Man Who Apparently Jumped Off Port Hueneme Pier

The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 25-year-old man believed to have jumped into the ocean from the Port Hueneme Pier.


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Missing Boaters Found Off Catalina Coast

Two Dana Point sailors overdue from a trip to Catalina’s Avalon Harbor were found in good condition Wednesday.


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Boaters Go Missing Near Catalina Island

The Coast Guard and local rescuers are searching for two men who were reported overdue back from a sailing trip.


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Officials Search For Missing Vessels Sunk By Tsunami

Engineers are using sonar to scour the bottom of Santa Cruz Harbor for missing vessels sunk by the tsunami triggered by last week’s massive offshore earthquake near Japan.