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At least seven dead in Louisiana flooding

(NBC News) — Severe flooding in Louisiana has killed seven people and left thousands homeless since the downpours began Friday. 20,000 people have been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard since Friday and while the rain has stopped, the threat for some …

Plane carrying G.P. residents reported missing

Update (07/06 12:15 p.m.) — The U.S. Coast Guard says the search for survivors of the downed aircraft near Brookings was suspended just before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night. Brookings, Ore. —  A small plane carrying three Grants Pass residents is missing after …

Sailboat crew rescued after 3 days adrift

North Bend, Ore. (KVAL/CNN) — Marc Winn says he’s lucky to be alive. Winn was sailing from Washington to California with two other crew members and their dog. On Monday morning, their boat lost steering, just as the wind picked up, and a …

Three rescued from capsizing boat, 1 man dies

Coos County, Ore. – Three men were rescued by the Coast Guard from a capsizing fishing boat at the Coos Bay sand bar on Tuesday, according to The Coos County Sheriff’s Office. Two Coast Guard boats and helicopters responded after receiving a …