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5 killed in 1887 Va shipwreck rescue to be honored

A memorial service will be held in Virginia Beach this week for five men who died in 1887 trying to rescue the crew of a ship that ran aground.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 01:06pm EST

Tags: Virginia Beach, U.S. Life-Saving Service, U.S. Coast Guard

Court: Coast Guard properly detaining coal ship

A federal appeals court says the Coast Guard is properly detaining a Maltese-flagged coal ship over alleged environmental violations.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: Port of Virginia, federal appeals court, U.S. Coast Guard

Police: Unattended kayak owner found safe

The owner of a kayak discovered floating unattended in the Chesapeake Bay has been found safe.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 12:34pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Natural Resources Police, kayaker, missing, U.S. Coast Guard, Anne Arundel County Police, Maryland State Police, Chesapeake Bay

2 Va. structures named National Historic Landmarks

An 18th century church and a colonial home in Virginia have been designated as National Historic Landmarks.

Tuesday - 03/06/2012, 11:56am EST

Tags: National Historic Landmarks, U.S. Coast Guard, New Kent County, Eyre Hall, Northampton County, Chesapeake Region