Coast Guard

1 dead, 6 rescued, 12 still missing from capsized ship

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard searched for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday after finding one crew member dead and pulling six survivors from rough seas when their commercial platform vessel capsized in…

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking boat near Lake Pontchartrain

The Coast Guard med-evaced two sailors Thursday from a vessel taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain.  Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 11:47 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a half-submerged 20-foot recreational vessel taking on…

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood. U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett and U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross were on a routine training…

Ingalls completes acceptance trials for Coast Guard cutter Stone

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced Friday the successful completion of acceptance sea trials for the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest national security cutter, Stone. During seal trials, the ship spent two days in the Gulf of Mexico proving its…

Minor diesel spill from boat at Fort Bayou

Yesterday, the Coast Guard responded to a minor diesel spill that came from a boat in Fort Bayou near Ocean Springs. Since the spill was reported, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality responded to the incident to clean up the…

Local organization helps out Coast Guard

Saturday afternoon Magnolia MOPAR caravanned to the Kiln to bring toiletries to the Coast Guard. While the local group loves their cars, its main purpose is to serve others and give back. The members’ sleek cars are simply what they…

Giving back to the U.S. Coast Guard

On Monday, News 25 told you about a local man who had a goal to feed members of the U.S. Coast Guard during the government shutdown. News 25’s Kristen Anzuini has an update. Locals saw it as a call to…

Keel authentication ceremony at Ingalls

Ingalls and the Coast Guard are celebrating the first major milestone in the shipbuilding process: a $486 million ship’s foundation being completed. This ship’s namesake is the late U.S. Coast Guard Commander Elmer Fowler Stone. Stone was the Coast Guard’s…

Heroes depart for Irma rescue missions

Coast Guard crews are flying rescue missions in Florida tonight to save anyone in trouble or stuck in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Crews were stationed in Mobile over the weekend, waiting for the worst of the storm to pass…

Medals awarded in Louisiana

The Coast Guard awarded medals to four people for rescuing a woman and her dog from a sinking car during historic flooding in Louisiana last summer, a dramatic scene captured on video. David Phung received a silver lifesaving medal during…

Coast Guard and USM Team Up

The United States Coast Guard is teaming up with the University of Southern Mississippi to give students hands-on experience on what it takes to be a seaman.