GARY | Authorities on Tuesday recovered a spent phosphorus flare that may have been used in a recent search for missing boaters on Lake Michigan, officials said.
MICHIGAN CITY | Indiana conservation officers plan to resume an underwater sonar search Monday for a Chicago man who went missing Saturday night in Lake Michigan north of Mount Baldy.
Emergency personnel late Saturday night were looking for a person who went missing from a boat about 1.5 miles offshore from the Michigan City Lighthouse.
BURNS HARBOR | A Coast Guard crew and a good Samaritan rescued seven people Saturday from a sinking vessel near Burns Ditch.
Northwest Indiana steel mills rely on a steady flow of shipping traffic across the Great Lakes to provide them with enough raw materials to forge metal, but the record-setting ice was so thick this winter that a boat trip that normally takes 12 hours stretched for eight days in February. Th…
The winter from hell has caused the shutdown of blast furnaces that normally burn around the clock at U.S. Steel Gary Works.
MICHIGAN CITY | Rescuers steadily walked across Lake Michigan on Wednesday evening, the creaking and cracking of ice echoing through the dark night.
GARY | A Great Lakes freighter hauling iron ore to the Gary Works steel mill rear-ended a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker that was cutting a path through the frozen surface of Lake Michigan.
A dock wall at ArcelorMittal in Burns Harbor buckled Tuesday.
Coast guardsmen from the U.S. Coast Guard station at Calumet Harbor rescued two people from a boat that had run aground in Lake Calumet early this morning.
BEVERLY SHORES | What was normally a scene of tranquility was the setting for tragedy Monday afternoon as crews searched Beverly Shores waters and shores for a lost man.
HAMMOND | Authorities were searching Lake Michigan, Wolf Lake and other region waterways Tuesday night for the possibility of a plane down in the water.
Metal-detecting enthusiast Graham McCoy, center, of Chatham, Ill., hands to Tim Krell, left, a long-lost dog tag that belonged to Krell's father, Walter Alvin "Bud" Krell, during a monthly meeting of the Marine Corps League in Springfield, Ill. Bud Krell, a World War II veteran and member of…
A dog tag belonging to Walter Alvin "Bud" Krell, a World War II veteran and member of the U.S. Coast Guard who died in 1998, is seen along with a early service photo of Krell taken around 1943. The dog tag was found by metal-detecting enthusiast Graham McCoy, of Chatham, Ill., buried west of…
The Coast Guard updated its ballast water management rules by now allowing a certain concentration of living organisms in ballast water discharged from ships in U.S. waters.
CHICAGO | The average American's growing midsection appears to be behind the U.S. Coast Guard's decision to lower capacity numbers on all passenger boats.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana conservation officers will be on the lookout for drunken boaters this weekend.
WASHINGTON | Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said Wednesday the oil spill containment operation in the Gulf of Mexico is now catching up to 630,000 gallons a day and that the amount could nearly double by next week as processing of the captured oil is expanded.
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