Duck boat survivor stunned by legal loophole

Citing a maritime law from the 1850s, the companies that operated a duck boat that sank during a fierce storm in July, killing 17 people, have filed paperwork asking a federal court to rule they have little or no liability for the incident.

NTSB report: Duck boat captain said he checked weather radar

The man who steered a duck boat on a Missouri lake as a thunderstorm approached is heard on video earlier as saying he checked weather radar before the two-man crew set out with 29 tourists aboard, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

What we know about the Missouri duck boat disaster

Four days after the duck boat tragedy that claimed 17 lives -- including nine members of one family -- here are the latest developments, what is known, and what remains unknown about the capsizing and sinking of the Ride the Ducks Branson amphibious vessel:

Coast Guard raises sunken Missouri duck boat

The duck boat that capsized during a storm in southwestern Missouri last week -- a disaster that left 17 people dead -- was raised to the surface of Table Rock Lake on Monday in an effort overseen by the Coast Guard.

Duck boat victims: 9 family members killed

The youngest was a year old. The oldest was 76. Nine were members of one family. Friends and family are mourning the deaths of 17 people who were killed when a duck boat sank Thursday near Branson, Missouri, during a storm.