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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

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

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

2 Bahamians Guilty In Florida Human Smuggling Attempt

Two Bahamian men have pleaded guilty in South Florida federal court to attempting to smuggle six people by boat into the U.S.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2012

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

Search Continues For Missing Paddleboarder

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Several agencies in the Tampa Bay area are continuing to search for a missing paddleboarder. Authorities say a board belonging to 50-year-old Jeffrey Comer was found by a boater late Saturday […]

CBS Tampa–04/30/2012

Photo of the Gulf of Mexico coast. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Coast Guard: No Signs Pilot Survived Small Plane Crash In Gulf

The Coast Guard says a small plane that two F-15 fighter jets were tracking for hours has crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.

CBS Tampa–04/19/2012

(Photo by Andy Newman/Carnival Cruise Lines/HO)

Search Ends for Missing Cruise Passenger

The Coast Guard has called off its search for a woman believed to have gone overboard on a Bahamas cruise.

CBS Tampa–03/02/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues Three Boaters Near Cedar Key

CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters early this morning after the men had been in the water for more than eleven hours. The three unidentified men were found clinging […]

CBS Tampa–02/20/2012

Rady is a rescue swimmer sent from Clearwater, Fla., to help aid in search and rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class NyxoLyno Cangemi/Getty Images)

Coast Guard rescues wanted man from sinking boat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard officials have rescued a man stranded on a sinking southwest Florida boat only to learn he had a warrant out for his arrest.

CBS Tampa–11/21/2011

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