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4 Maine fishermen were on boat that sank off Massachusetts

Nov. 25, 2020 11:09 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The missing men who were on a commercial fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts this week were all Maine fishermen, authorities said. The Coast Guard said Tuesday it has called off the search for the crew of the Portland-based Emmy Rose that sank early Monday morning when it was en route to...

Migrants sit in Arguineguin port after their rescue in Gran Canaria island, Spain on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Spanish rescue services said Wednesday at least seven people died after a migrant boat carrying more than 30 people hit rocks close to a small port on the Canary Island of Lanzarote. Many of the rescued were taken to the ArguineguĂ­n dock on the southwestern coast of Gran Canaria island, where several thousand people of different origin are being kept, some in tents. (AP Photo/Javier Fergo)

8 migrants die as boat overturns near Spanish island

Nov. 25, 2020 9:03 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — At least eight people died after a migrant boat carrying more than 30 people hit rocks close to a small port on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spanish rescue services said Wednesday. The boat was one of 17 intercepted in the islands' waters in the past 24 hours. About 450 people were...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishing vessel crew

Nov. 24, 2020 6:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard said Tuesday it called off the search for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts. The Coast Guard searched an area of approximately 2,066 square miles for more than 38 hours, Capt. Wesley Hester said in a release. “The decision to...

Coast Guard calls off search for four-member crew of Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts coast

Nov. 24, 2020 6:38 PM EST
BOSTON (AP) — Coast Guard calls off search for four-member crew of Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts coast.

Search on for 4-member crew of sunken Atlantic fishing boat

Nov. 23, 2020 12:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts early Monday. The 82-foot (25-meter) Emmy Rose went down about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Coast Guard said in an emailed statement. The Coast...

Firefighters retrieve the body of a migrant from the beach after a shipwreck on the island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Greece's coast guard says a speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land Monday, leaving one person dead. (Argyris Mantikos/Eurokinissi via AP)

Speedboat taking migrants to Greece partially sinks; 1 dead

Nov. 23, 2020 7:23 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A speedboat that appeared to have been smuggling migrants to the Greek island of Rhodes from nearby Turkey partially sank before reaching land, leaving one person dead, Greece's coast guard said Monday. The coast guard said it received information about the speedboat near the...

Coast Guard calls off search for missing Tulalip officer

Nov. 19, 2020 10:57 AM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Tulalip Tribal Police Department officer who was reported missing and presumed dead after the boat he was in capsized when a large rogue wave walloped the vessel on Tuesday night, authorities said. KOMO-TV reports Officer Charlie Cortez,...

Driver in fatal boat crash now faces homicide charge

Nov. 19, 2020 9:47 AM EST

NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Criminal charges against a South Carolina man have been raised to homicide in a fatal August boat collision. WIS-TV reports 26-year-old Dylan Yancey Steele of Lexington is now charged with homicide and reckless homicide in the Aug. 1 deaths of two men on the Broad River. Steele was...

Search underway for Tulalip officer after boat capsized

Nov. 18, 2020 3:40 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Tulalip Fish and Wildlife police officer is missing and presumed dead after a rogue wave hit a patrol vessel, causing it to capsize, Tulalip police said Wednesday. Officer Shawn Edge, the boat's captain, and Officer Charlie Cortez had followed another boat into the Everett Marina on...

Body found after boys' canoe flips in Clear Creek Reservoir

Nov. 16, 2020 7:34 PM EST

GRANITE, Colo. (AP) — Divers have recovered a body from Clear Creek Reservoir while searching for a teenage boy who went missing after the canoe he was in capsized. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say the body was found Monday after a two-day search, and the coroner's office will determine a cause of...