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Prison Escapees Face Murder Charges for Missing US Couple

Grenada charges 3 men who allegedly hijacked husband and wife's yacht, threw them overboard

(Newser) - Authorities have pressed murder charges against a trio of escaped prisoners, accused of hijacking an American couple's yacht last month and throwing them overboard . Per a statement from the Royal Grenada Police Force cited by CNN , 30-year-old Ron Mitchell, 25-year-old Atiba Stanisclaus, and 23-year-old Trevon Robertson (who'd originally...

2 Missing Men Found on a Sailboat Adrift in Atlantic

Joe DiTomasso, Kevin Hyde had last been heard from Dec. 3

(Newser) - At the beginning, Nina DiTomasso thought it was just a "typical dad" move. "My dad is notorious for losing his cellphone or his charger," she tells CBS News of 76-year-old Joe DiTomasso, so when his family didn't hear from his for a few days, they weren'...

Rescued Boaters' Lacerations Were 'Almost Down to the Bone'

The Louisiana men were forced to fend off sharks

(Newser) - More details are emerging in the harrowing story of three missing boaters who were rescued Sunday after spending 28 hours in the water after their boat sank—and being forced to fend off sharks. That the Louisiana men were found at all is wild: After family members reported they didn'...

Missing NC Man's Boat Found 2.7K Miles Away
Missing Man's Boat Washes
Ashore—on Another Continent
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Missing Man's Boat Washes Ashore—on Another Continent

It was found 2.7K miles away from where Joseph Matthew Johnson was last seen

(Newser) - The boat of a North Carolina man missing since November has washed ashore thousands of miles away in the Azores Islands off Portugal—and while there was no sign of Joseph Matthew Johnson, relatives still believe the 44-year-old will be found alive. Johnson was last seen leaving the Federal Point...

No Survivors Found After Tour Boat Sinks in Japan

Ten pulled from water have died, and 16 others are missing

(Newser) - Update: The news is grim on the search for survivors after a Japanese tour boat sank. Ten people who were retrieved Sunday from the frigid sea and the rocky coast of a northern Japanese national park had died per the AP . The search for the other 16 people missing continues,...

Boat With 20 People Aboard Vanishes En Route to Florida

Coast Guard has suspended the search

(Newser) - The US Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for a boat that went missing with 20 people on board, the AP reports. The travelers had taken the white and blue 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel to Bimini, a chain of islands in the Bahamas, the Sun-Sentinel reports. It departed...

They Were Enjoying July 4 on the Water. Then, Tragedy

12-year-old girl dead, 3 missing, 7 injured in 2 separate boating accidents in Alabama

(Newser) - Divers and crews using underwater sonar devices searched Friday for three people who went missing on two Alabama lakes after a pair of holiday boating accidents, and authorities later confirmed one person was dead, in addition to several injured. Both happened after dark on July 4 on large reservoirs that...

They Were Veteran Crabbers. Then, Gone Like 'Dust in the Wind'

'Outside' dives into the mysterious disappearance of the fishing boat Destination

(Newser) - In between Alaska and Russia, in the middle of the Bering Sea, lie the Pribilof Islands, which the fishing vessel Destination was navigating around in the early morning of Feb. 11, 2017. At some point, however, the boat vanished, along with its crabbing crew of six—a mystery Stephanie May...

Missing Boater Found Alive After Search Is Called Off

Nathan Carman's mother is still missing

(Newser) - A missing 22-year-old boater who'd been given up for dead is safe and sound aboard an ocean freighter that spotted his life raft. His mother, however, remains lost at sea. Nathan and Linda Carman went missing on Sept. 18 after setting off from Rhode Island on a fishing trip...

3 Fishermen Vanish Off Oahu
 3 Fishermen Vanish Off Oahu 

3 Fishermen Vanish Off Oahu

Their overturned boat was found Monday

(Newser) - The Coast Guard is searching for three men whose fishing boat overturned off Oahu's North Shore. Authorities say Jensen Loo, Clint Oshima, and Derek Tomas—all aged 30—left Haleiwa around 5:45am Sunday and were to return by 5pm. The Coast Guard was alerted when the men still...

Body Found in Search for Boating Family

3 still missing off Florida's Gulf Coast

(Newser) - Coast Guard rescuers fear the worst but have not given up after finding a body in the search for a father and three teenage children who disappeared off the coast of Florida Sunday. The Coast Guard says it found the body, which was wearing a life jacket, after finding debris...

Family Vanishes While Sailing for Repairs

Coast Guard searching off coast of Florida

(Newser) - A father and his three teenage children are missing off the Gulf Coast of Florida along with the 29-foot sailboat they were taking to get repairs. The Coast Guard says the man set out from Sarasota around 7am Sunday, bound for Fort Myers, but WFLA and NBC News report he...

Apple Can't Get Data From Missing Boater's iPhone

Mom of other missing teen wants to hand it over to other experts

(Newser) - Bad news for the parents of the two Florida teenage boys who disappeared while boating last summer : Apple can't get into the iPhone 6 belonging to one of the boys to retrieve the data it might hold inside, NBC reports. "Unfortunately, Austin's iPhone could not be restored...

American Disappears Off Fishing Boat Near Peru

Keith Davis 'is not the type of guy who's just going to fall off a boat': relative

(Newser) - An adventurous marine biologist described by a family member as a "MacGyver-type guy" who was careful and resourceful disappeared earlier this month off the fishing boat he was monitoring—and his family isn't convinced it was an accident, CNN reports. Keith Davis, reported to be 41 or 42...

Coast Guard's Search for Missing Teens Ends at Sunset

Decision was an 'excruciating' one

(Newser) - The Coast Guard has made what an official calls an "excruciating and gut-wrenching" decision: The search for two missing 14-year-old boaters will cease at sunset. The Palm Beach Post reports that's 8:19pm in Charleston, SC. The parents of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen were informed of the...

Science Not on Side of Teens Missing in Atlantic

But families say if anyone could survive this, it's Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos

(Newser) - The families of Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos are hoping for a miracle even as science nags that one is improbable and rescue crews head into a seventh day of searches today for the two teens missing at sea. Though it seemed unlikely a medley of agencies would continue their...

Coast Guard: Missing Boys Could Survive in Sea for Days

Families say Fla. teens have the skills to survive

(Newser) - The families of Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos are living a nightmare—the 14-year-old boys are missing at sea and their capsized boat was found on Sunday —but they believe the teens have the skills to survive. As the search off the coast of Florida continues, family members say...

2 Boys Vanish Aboard Fishing Boat

14-year-olds went missing Friday off coast of Florida

(Newser) - On Friday afternoon, Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen bought $110 worth of gas for their 19-foot fishing boat and set off from Jupiter, Fla., in the direction of the Bahamas, in what NBC News reports is the last sighting of the two 14-year-olds. The two boys were reported missing when...

Rescued Hawaii Fisherman Lost at Sea Again

And this time, Ron Ingraham doesn't have a boat

(Newser) - For the second time in five months, the Coast Guard has suspended a search for Hawaii fisherman Ron Ingraham. The first time came in December, but Ingraham turned up more than a week later —alive and uninjured, living to tell a tale of eating raw fish to stay alive...

Man Lost at Sea 12 Days 'MacGyvered' Radio

Hawaii man survived on fish until rescue came

(Newser) - Ron Ingraham was able to find sustenance during 12 days lost at sea —"I'm a fisherman, so I caught fish," the Hawaii man tells ABC News —but he might never have seen land again if he hadn't been able to make a distress call....

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