Coast Guard

Weed

The Coast Guard Just Fished 1,300 Pounds of Weed Out of the Ocean

A "concerned citizen" spotted 43 plastic bales floating off the coast of Catalina Island.
Kelly Vinett
8.16.19
White Nationalism

That Coast Guard Officer Accused of Plotting a "Race War" Won't Get out of Jail After All

A judge had previously agreed to his conditional release.
Tess Owen
5.13.19
domestic terror

A Coast Guard lieutenant who allegedly wanted to start a “race war” will be released from jail

He was allegedly plotting to kill Democrats, Supreme Court justices, and "almost every last person on Earth."
Christina Sterbenz
4.25.19
White Nationalism

A Coast Guard lieutenant allegedly wanted to start a "race war." He won't face terrorism charges.

Prosecutors have repeatedly referred to him as a “domestic terrorist” who poses a “substantial risk of danger to the community.”
Tess Owen
4.25.19
government shutdown

Coast Guard removed its tip sheet that suggested furloughed workers have garage sales or become “mystery shoppers”

The Coast Guard apparently no longer believes that garage sales are an effective substitute for paychecks.
Rex Santus
1.11.19
transgender ban

Coast Guard: We'll let trans people serve until we're legally not allowed to

The vocal leader of the Coast Guard has spoken.
Alexa Liautaud
4.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Bizarre Story of Two Women Lost at Sea Keeps Getting Weirder

The tale has some serious inconsistencies—and now the women say the fishermen who found them were actually trying to kill them.
River Donaghey
11.10.17
outer limits

How to Rescue a Cruise Ship in the Northwest Passage

There is not much of a script for such a mass evacuation.
Brian Castner
10.24.17
cocaine

The Coast Guard's 16-ton cocaine haul probably stopped nobody from getting high

Keegan Hamilton
3.29.17
News

Arctic Cruises for the Wealthy Could Fuel a Climate Change ‘Feedback Loop’

Critics worry that the Crystal Serenity’s voyage is only the first of many.
Jordan Pearson
8.15.16
News

A Decaying Boat Full of 16,000 Litres of Oil Will Be Removed From the BC Coast

The only thing keeping the oil in might be marine growth.
Jordan Pearson
7.18.16
Open Water

Hundreds of migrants rescued from Mediterranean, four dead

Three operations were carried out off the coast of Libya on Tuesday retrieving around 500 survivors, most of which were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat.
VICE News and Reuters
7.12.16
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