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Coast Guard Promotes Safe Boating, Urges Life Jacket Use

Officials with the 9th Coast Guard District which covers Detroit and the Great Lakes are urging boaters to wear life jackets at all times while on the water.

CBS Detroit–05/17/2015

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Coast Guard Investigates Boater Death In Saginaw River

The body of 53-year-old Robert Todd of Vassar was found Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2015

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Coast Guard Copter Uses Rotor Wind To Rescue Iced-In Boaters

The Coast Guard said it received a call about two anglers in a 16-foot boat who were in distress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2015

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Coast Guard Urges Caution On Great Lakes Amid Warmer Weather

The Coast Guard says people should stay away from cracks, seams, pressure ridges, slushy areas and darker areas of ice since these could be hazards.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

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Man’s Detroit-Toronto Walk Ends On Frozen Lake St. Clair [Rescue Video]

“He was in the beginning stages of hypothermia,” Lt. Joshua Zike, commander of the cutter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

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Charges Filed In Crash At Michigan Coast Guard Station

A man has been charged with making a bomb threat and crashing his pickup truck through a gate at a U.S. Coast Guard station in western Michigan.

CBS Detroit–02/09/2015

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Bomb Threat, Crash Investigated At Coast Guard Station

The pickup crashed through the gate as evacuation notifications were taking place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2015

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Who’s Pointing Lasers At Coast Guard Helicopters? Authorities Seek Tips

The Coast Guard is asking for help in finding whoever is shining green lasers at helicopters flying over Macomb and St. Clair counties.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

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Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues 3 Teens Stranded Off Shore Of Grosse Ile [VIDEO]

The teens reported they had crossed from Grosse Ile to Stony Island in a 12-foot boat and were unable to return because of the worsening weather conditions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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Coast Guard Rescues 2 Off Sinking Boat [VIDEO]

Two men were rescued from their sinking boat by Coast Guard Air Station Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2014