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More than 12 ocean rescues made during holiday weekend

Throughout Memorial Day weekend more than a dozen ocean rescues were made at area beaches.

Swim advisory issued after high bacteria levels found in Myrtle Beach

A swim advisory has been issued after officials say high bacteria levels were found in at least one area in Myrtle Beach.

Four area swimmers making waves on the national swimming stage

The Wilmington Waves produce many great swimmers, especially Finn Howard, Trey Adkins, Garrett Butner and Jeffrey Settlemyer who have earned their way to the USA Swimming Speedo Winter Junior National Championships.

Swimming advisory issued for part of North Myrtle Beach

A temporary swimming advisory has been issued for a portion of the Grand Strand.

VIDEO: The dangers of rip currents and how to get out of one

The Coast Guard and the United States Lifesaving Association are collaborating to promote rip current awareness for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Michael Phelps to address Congress about athlete drug testing

The retired swimmer is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill on Tuesday before a congressional committee looking into ways to improve the international anti-doping system.

Lochte banned through June 2017, loses $100,000 in bonuses

Ryan Lochte is banned from swimming through next June and will forfeit $100,000 in bonus money that went with his gold medal at the Olympics, part of the penalty for his drunken encounter at a gas station in Brazil during last month's games.

Ryan Lochte Charged for Making False Police Report in Rio

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has been charged for making a false police report in connection with the Rio de Janeiro gas station incident, Civil Police confirmed to ABC News.

US Olympic chief promises further action on Lochte

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun announced today that further action is coming in the case of star swimmer Ryan Lochte and his three teammates whose story of a robbery at gunpoint grabbed headlines around the world.

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