Washington Times Wants Federal Court To Force Coast Guard To Return Reporter’s Notes Seized In Gun Investigation
A Washington newspaper has asked a federal judge to force the Coast Guard to return any documents and copies of records it seized from a reporter while searching her home last summer as part of a gun investigation involving her husband.
A Coast Guard investigator accompanying Maryland State Police to serve a search warrant in a weapons investigation at a Maryland home seized unrelated government documents and notes from a journalist who was the suspect’s wife. The Coast Guard said its investigator was suspicious that the government documents were labeled “law enforcement sensitive.”
The Coast Guard says it rescued an Air National Guard pilot after his jet was involved in a mid-air collision and he ejected from his aircraft approximately 35 miles southeast of Chincoteague on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
A Coast Guard official testified on Thursday that the closest Navy ship to the HMS Bounty before it sank during Hurricane Sandy was about 260 miles away, highlighting just how isolated the tall ship was in the October superstorm.
The number of law enforcement officers who died performing their duties in the U.S. declined by about 20 percent in 2012 after rising the two previous years, a non-profit organization reported Thursday.
An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said.
A Coast Guard officer who abused his authority and sexually harassed four women recruits at a training facility in New Jersey was sentenced Wednesday to one year confinement.
The heroic rescue ship immortalized in the movie “The Perfect Storm,” is at risk of becoming scrap metal if it cannot find the $500,000 it needs to start repairs.
The United States Coast Guard will fill the local rivers today, providing an added level of security in time for President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Civilian boaters may have their usual passage prohibited.