Good Samaritans help rescue 15 people

The New Orleans Coast Guard Sector says around 3:16 a.m., they received a report from the 134-foot liftboat, Ram XVIII, that it was taking on water west of Southwest Pass, La. Source: Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 15 people near Grand Isle

Fire reported on oil platform

The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Thursday on an oil platform about 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Source: Coast Guard: Fire reported on oil platform in Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana coast; no injuries reported

Coast Guard searches for motorcyclist

The crash was reported around 11 p.m. Saturday on the northbound span of the bridge, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development tweeted. Source: Coast Guard searches lake for man missing after crash on Causeway

Coast Guard discovers body

Coast Guard crew, Wildlife and Fisheries agents, and Calcasieu Parish sheriff’s deputies are searching for a missing man whose boat capsized earlier tonight. Source: UPDATE: Coast Guard discover body; suspect it is missing person