Coast Guard video footage posted on Twitter shows the man, wearing a full-body wetsuit, being hoisted up from the boat into the helicopter.

Shark Reportedly Bites Surfer off Southern California Coast

SANTA BARBARA — A shark reportedly bit a surfer Saturday afternoon off Southern California in a “truly terrifying situation,” the Coast Guard said. The 37-year-old man had been surfing near Santa Rosa Island, one of the Channel Islands, during the attack, a...
Photo of a plane crash in Half Moon Bay

As Cameras Roll, Pilot Crash Lands in Half Moon Bay

HALF MOON BAY - A pilot and self-professed thrill seeker said Wednesday he was forced to bring his new plane down into the ocean off Northern California as it lost power, recording dramatic videos as he and his...
Photo of firearms and ammunition

Release Approved for Coast Guard Officer Accused of Terror

GREENBELT, Md. — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of being a domestic terrorist is entitled to be released from custody before his trial on firearms and drug charges, a federal magistrate said Thursday. U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Day noted that 50-year-o...