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More Citations Issued For Drunken Boating This Year Says Coast Guard

It’s a serious problem and getting worse. Alcohol and drug use on the Great Lakes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

U.S. Coast Guard (Getty Images, File)

Water Rescue Successful, But It Takes A While

A 20-foot vessel with two adults and two kids aboard lost power and started drifting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

U.S. Coast Guard (File)

Good Samaritan Still Missing After Attempt To Rescue Boy In Water

Coast guard officials have also begun a secondary search where they are combing the water’s edge for any information that could help them find the missing boater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

Coast Guard Rescues Toddler Who Fell From Pier

Witness on the scene told officials that the boy fell into the water after losing his balance on the pier.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

(credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Coast Guard Warns Of Flood-Related Debris In Mich.

Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Coast Guard rescue boat (credit: U.S. Coast Guard, File)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 Stranded On Channel Island

Officials said the paddlers were unable to make their way in their inflatable boat because of the strong currents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

(Getty Images, File)

Coast Guard Reward To Catch Fake ‘Mayday’ Caller

Lt. Justin Westmiller in Detroit says the calls could cause a disaster by diverting rescuers from a real emergency.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2013

(Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

US Coast Guard Warns Of Unsafe Ice On Lake Erie, Other Great Lakes

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

Lake Erie (istockphoto)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 From Capsized Lake Erie Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard says two men rescued from Lake Erie were treated for hypothermia after their boat capsized in northwest Ohio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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