U.S. Coast Guard

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay, home-ported in Cleveland, rescued a 25-year-old man attempting to walk across Lake St. Clair, March 5, 2015.
The crew is transporting the man, a U.S. citizen who was hypothermic, back to shore in Algonac, Mich., where they will be met by emergency medical services.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Josh Zike)

Coast Guard Rescues Man Walking Across Lake St. Clair, Trying To Get From Detroit To Toronto

A man walking across a frozen Lake St. Clair was rescued Thursday by U.S. Coast Guard personnel.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2015

(WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

200-300 Gallons Of Fuel Spill Into Detroit River

Officials said the diesel fuel spill happened as a U.S. Coast Guard ship was fueling up near the Ambassador Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

Rescue Teams Respond To Pick-Up Truck Submerged In Trenton Channel

Police, fire and dive teams are on the scene of a vehicle submerged in the water off the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

(WWJ Photo. File)

Freighter Runs Aground In Lake St. Clair

No injuries have been reported.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

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

Body Found In Search For Missing Boaters

The U.S. Coast Guard says crews searching Lake Michigan for two missing boaters have found a body and a debris field in the waters off West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

1,000-Foot Freighter Runs Aground In St. Mary’s River

The Coast Guard responded to a 1,000-foot freighter that ran aground early Wednesday morning in the downbound channel of the St. Mary’s River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Search boat on the river (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Medical Examiner: Body Found Likely Not Missing Painter

Preliminary indications are that a body found in the Detroit River is not that of a painter who fell off the Ambassador Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

A US Coast Guard helicopter. (Getty Images, File)

4 Boaters Missing On Lake Erie

Rescue teams were looking for any sign of the vessel reported to be in distress last night off shore between Lorain and Vermilion, Ohio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2012

Detroit River (File photo)

Woman Pulled From Detroit River

A 46-year old woman is now safe, after being rescued from the Detroit River near Belle Isle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012


OpTech Awarded Task Order Option by U.S. Coast Guard

OpTech LLC, a Michigan-based IT and engineering business services company, has been awarded the task order option to extend services with the U.S. Coast Guard for the continued technology support of the Coast Guard’s resource planning system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2012