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

Hope for Miracle Dims But Search Goes on For Missing Boys

Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea.

07/30/2015

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Coast Guard Finds Boat, But No Sign of 2 Teen Fisherman

The Coast Guard scoured the waters off Florida on Monday, searching for any sign of two 14-year-old fishermen who disappeared three days earlier as they headed toward the Bahamas.

CBS Tampa–07/27/2015

Endurance runner and peace activist Reza Baluchi build a homemade plastic bubble in order to run across the ocean from Florida to Bermuda. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Man Floating In Bubble Rescued By Coast Guard

Endurance runner and peace activist Reza Baluchi build a homemade plastic bubble in order to run across the ocean from Florida to Bermuda.

CBS Tampa–10/04/2014

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

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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

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