Photo of the Conception being brought out of the water by a salvage team

Snoozing Crew Raises Specter of Criminal Charge in Boat Fire

LOS ANGELES — Federal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 people. "A member of the vessel's crew shall be designated by the master as a rovin...
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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...
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Feds: Coast Guard Lieutenant Compiled Hit List of Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a "domestic terrorist" who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court ...