Archive for April, 2012
The Coast Guard over the weekend suspended its search for the master of a tugboat who authorities believe fell overboard from his vessel on Wednesday off the coast of Newport, R.I.
Brendan O’Leary, 48, was last seen around 1:30 p.m. by the crew of the New York-based 91-foot tugboat Steven-Scott, and was reported missing about an hour later. At the time of the incident, the tugboat was about nine miles south of the coast of Newport, R.I.
“We no longer have planes or boats dedicated to the search,” said Petty Officer Connie Terrell. ... Read More
HOUSTON, TX. — The Justice Department announced Tuesday, April 24, that a former BP engineer has been arrested on two counts of obstruction of justice for destroying evidence in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico.
SMITHVILLE LAKE, MO — Rescuers were on the scene using boats and a crane to pull 7 workers to safety from a barge accident that occurred on Friday, April 20 on Smithville Lake. All 7 people jumped for their lives when the barge they were standing on capsized.
BP announced on Wednesday, April 18, that they have reached a class-action settlement with lawyers who represent businesses and individuals who made claims after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BELLINGHAM, WA. – Divers searching for Jim Langei, 43, and his wife Sterling Taylor, 33, who have been missing since the March 30 fire at Squalicum Harbor, have recovered two bodies on April 5.