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The Capt. Gavin, photo by Dianne DeOliveira, TSM News
The Capt. Gavin, photo by Dianne DeOliveira, TSM News
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Captain Gavin Freed from Point Pleasant Beach

The commercial fishing boat that ran aground in Point Pleasant Beach on Wednesday finally was removed late Saturday night.

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Pallone Accuses House Republicans of holding the Department of Homeland Security Hostage

Funding for the U-S Department of Homeland Security runs out at the end of the month and a shut-down is looming unless House Republicans immediately pass clean legislation to keep it open, according to Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ).

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A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet (US Coast Guard)
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Two Men Rescued From Burning Boat in Barnegat Light

Two unidentified men are safe after being rescued from a burning small pleasure boat in the Barnegat Bay late Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Nick Ameen said the men were spotted by a Good Samaritan near the west end of the Double Creek Channel in Barnegat Light and taken on their boat until the Coast Guard arrived

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Watch An Amazing 800lb Sea Turtle Rescue off The NJ Coast [Video]

 

A Coast Guard crew out of Cape May and members of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine were unexpectedly called into action this past weekend when a massive leatherback sea turtle was spotted about 30 miles offshore entangled in a fishing net. The 800lb beast was successfully freed by the crew and swam back off into the Atlantic. Watch the video of the rescue below:

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Body Identified

A body found floating in the ocean off Island Beach State Park Saturday is that of a French Man who disappeared in rip currents, according to state officials. 

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Coast Guard Rescues Kayaker Near Port Monmouth

The U.S. Coast Guard comes to the rescue of a man clinging to his kayak that capsized near Port Monmouth today. According to a report in the Associated Press, the man used his cell phone to call 9-1-1 and was wearing a life jacket when he was found by a crew from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook

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A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet (US Coast Guard)
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Body Found by Fisherman Off Sandy Hook

A fisherman makes a gruesome discovery in the very busy Ambrose Channel early Monday morning. According to the Asbury Park Press, the fisherman spotted a man's body floating in the channel, secured it with a rope and towed it to the U.S. Coast Guard Sandy Hook Station at around 6:30 a.m.

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Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, photo credit to CWO Bruszka
Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, photo credit to CWO Bruszka
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What’s Going on at the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May?

Dozens law enforcement, fire, EMS and military personnel will be in and around the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May today as part of it's first full scale anti terrorism drill.

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A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet (US Coast Guard)
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Boaters Rescued off Keansburg after Capsize

Two boaters narrowly escape hypothermia after spending the better part of a half-hour in the icy Raritan Bay waters off Keansburg today, according to information from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., medevac a head injury victim, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. The 47-year-old man was a passenger aboard a 21-foot center console boat that ran aground in Oyster Creek, in the Barnegat Bay. U.S. Coast Guard photo
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light medevac a head injury victim (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
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Coast Guard Rescues 6 Near Barnegat

Six people were rescued by the Coast Guard in two separate incidents Friday morning. Both occurred near Barnegat.

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