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  • Coast Guard rescues unconscious boater

    September 1, 2015 5:47 PM

    GRAND ISLE - The Coast Guard said their Grand Isle crews rescued an unconscious boater who went aground on a marsh flat Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the USCG Eighth District said officials in New Orleans were notified by someone who saw an unconscious person in a 17-foot aluminum... more »
  • Boat found in Bayou Manchac, boater still missing

    April 30, 2015 9:49 AM

    PRARIEVILLE- The search continues this morning for a missing boater in Ascension Parish. There's some new progress in the search. Crews have found the boat that went missing in Monday's storm, but so far, there's still no sign of Allen Fitzgerald. Crews are searching Bayou Manchac, close to where... more »
  • Search for missing boater resumes Wednesday morning Play Video

    April 28, 2015 11:30 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Not long after authorities said they were shifting search efforts for a missing boater in Bayou Manchac to a recovery effort instead, they announced the endeavor was ending for the night. Around 8 p.m., the search parties left and hopes were falling about the fate of Allen... more »
  • Search for boater in Cross Lake continues

    August 26, 2013 9:01 AM

    SHREVEPORT- Rescue efforts turned into recovery efforts Sunday as Shreveport fire and police divers brought in a cadaver dog to assist with the search for a boater who went missing late Saturday. The search resumed Monday. The Times reports authorities searched Sunday for the unidentified missing boater who reportedly went... more »
  • St. Tammany deputies searching for missing boater

    November 9, 2012 2:22 PM

    SLIDELL- St. Tammany Parish sheriff's deputies are searching for a 51-year-old Slidell woman after her husband reported he was unable to find her during a kayaking trip on the Pearl River. Deputies say Sandra Pierce has been missed since Thursday. Pierce's husband called 911 at approximately 4:30 p.m. and reported... more »
  • Missing boater's body found in Ouachita River

    September 22, 2012 2:03 PM

    MONROE - Wildlife agents say the body of a missing boater on the Ouachita River has been found. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says the body of Charles Trascher, 64, of Monroe, was found on the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish Saturday morning. His family reported him missing... more »
  • Body of missing boater found in Lake Pontchartrain

    June 5, 2012 3:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Search crews have found the body of a Slidell man who fell overboard from a boat in rough waters in Lake Pontchartrain early Tuesday. Searchers with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Coast Guard and Sea Tow pulled 21-year-old... more »
  • Boater missing in Lake Pontchartrain

    June 5, 2012 2:09 PM

    SLIDELL - Authorities are searching Lake Pontchartrain near Slidell for a missing boater. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries spokesman Adam Einck says 21-year-old Isiah M. Tate of Slidell fell overboard from a 21-foot boat in rough waters around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. Einck says Tate was with three other passengers... more »
  • Texas man still missing after Red River boating accident

    February 9, 2012 8:13 AM

    BENTON, La. - Authorities in Bossier Parish have resumed a search for an east Texas man missing since a boating accident Wednesday at the Red River Marina. One man was injured in the accident. Crews airlifted him to the LSU hospital with a head injury and hypothermia. Bossier Sheriff Office... more »
  • UPDATE: Search called off for missing boater tonight

    July 24, 2011 3:34 PM

    UPDATE: State Wildlife Agents identified the man pulled from the Mississippi River today as 58-year old Larry Peters. His body was found floating near Donaldsonville. Joshua Peters is still missing. Authorities say he is in his late twenties. The search was called off at sundown. It will resume... more »
  • Boater found dead in Lake Dauterive identified

    June 28, 2011 6:57 AM

    NEW IBERIA- The boater found dead in Lake Dauterive has been identified as a 49-year-old New Iberia man. Iberia Parish authorities say Mark Courville was reported missing Saturday night. Courville's body was found Sunday afternoon after a search by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office Water Patrol division and the... more »
  • Body found in Lake Martin

    June 24, 2011 11:14 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - A kayaker found a man's body in Lake Martin, one of Acadiana's most popular attractions. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Maj. Ginny Higgins says the man has not been identified. She would not say how he was found, how he was clothed or whether there was... more »
  • Dive teams searching for missing boater

    May 22, 2011 12:48 PM

    KILLIAN, La.- Dive teams are searching for a missing boater in Lake Maurepas near the mouth of the Tickfaw River. Adam Einck, with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, says 38-year-old Hubert Aucoin, of Denham Springs, went missing yesterday afternoon. Two people, who were boating with Aucoin,... more »

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