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The Coast Guard is looking for a Tampa area boater.  (Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

1 Boater Dead After Jumping Into Lake After Dog

Authorities say a man is dead after jumping from a boat into a Tampa Bay-area lake to save a dog that had jumped overboard.

CBS Tampa–05/25/2014

File photo of a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter in Fort Lauderdale (Photo by Kelly Owen/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Offloads Cocaine Seized In Caribbean

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard crewmembers in Miami Beach have offloaded more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine interdicted at sea. Officials put the estimated wholesale value of the drugs at $20 million. A […]

CBS Tampa–05/10/2014

File photo of a Coastguard helicopter. (Photo by ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search For 6 Cubans

Coast Guard officials have abandoned a search for six Cuban migrants illegally traveling by boat between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

12/25/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Coast Guardsman Guilty In Keys Murder Plot

A former Coast Guard officer in the Florida Keys has pleaded guilty to a murder for hire plot involving an attempt on a local businessman.

CBS Tampa–11/27/2013

Miami-Dade Police have identified the men who fell out of a private plan as 42-year-old Gerardo Nales of key Biscayne, an island not far from where the plane’s pilot said Nales fell into the water.(Getty Images)

Search To Resume For Man Who Fell From Plane

Authorities in South Florida planned to resume the search Friday morning for a man who reportedly fell into the ocean from a small plane.

CBS Tampa–11/15/2013

The Coast Guard is looking for a Tampa area boater.  (Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Needs Rescue 400 Miles From Puerto Rico

Coast Guard officials say they’re sending help to a man needing a medical evacuation from his sailboat more than 400 miles northeast of Puerto Rico.

CBS Tampa–11/03/2013

(photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

4 Dead After Boat Capsizes Off Florida Coast

MIAMI (AP) — Four women died and 10 other people were taken into custody after a boat with more than a dozen people aboard — including Haitian and Jamaican nationals — capsized early Wednesday in […]

CBS Tampa–10/16/2013

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

The Bomber Girls (thebombergirls.org) welcome home World War II veterans from Honor Flight of West Central Florida (photo credit: facebook.com/Honor.Flight.WCF)

Weekend of 5/25-26: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

We’ve got a great weekend of The Current coming up for you! It’s a full hour packed with great guests, important topics and ways to connect with the Tampa Bay community. Our segments for the […]

05/24/2013

National Safe Boating Week is May 18-25, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, National Safe Boating Council and National Weather Service. (photo credit: safeboatingcouncil.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 18-19 show: Safe Boating Week, Paddle Against Cancer, Asthma in Tampa Bay, Sykes Our Heroes

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Jim Fogle, Public Education Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary on […]

05/21/2013

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