Officials said the paddlers were unable to make their way in their inflatable boat because of the strong currents.
Lt. Justin Westmiller in Detroit says the calls could cause a disaster by diverting rescuers from a real emergency.
Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.
The U.S. Coast Guard says two men rescued from Lake Erie were treated for hypothermia after their boat capsized in northwest Ohio.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued an intoxicated man who fell off a breakwall and into the Detroit River on the city’s east side.
A welcome sight for two adults and two children who were rescued from their capsized boat early Sunday morning by a Good Samaritan.
Police in Wyandotte are searching for a 40-year-old Dearborn man whose clothes and truck were found abandoned by the Detroit River in Bishop Park.
Developing news from near Trenton where the U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a person in the Detroit River.
Crews are making progress toward salvaging a dredging barge that sank in southern Lake Huron during a storm last week, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.
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