Coast Guard Closes Neches River After Oil SpillThe Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed a section of the Neches River Saturday after a pipeline at the Jefferson Energy Terminal released an estimated 880 gallons of Eagle Ford crude oil into the river.
Coast Guard Doubles Search Area For Texas Man Who Fell From ShipThe Coast Guard says in a news release that a helicopter and plane are being used in the search.
Coast Guard Rescues Estimated 50 Sharks From Nets Off Texas CoastThe U.S. Coast Guard has freed an estimated 50 sharks caught in illegal nets strung in the Gulf of Mexico. The nets were found off the Texas coast near South Padre Island.
Man Missing From Sailboat In Galveston BayThe U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching for a man who went missing from his 48-foot sailboat while it was anchored near an island in Galveston Bay.
Coast Guard Medevacs Man Vomiting Blood On Shrimp BoatAn Air Station Houston aircrew medevaced a man after it was reported that he was vomiting blood on a shrimp boat in the Gulf of Mexico, about 140 miles southeast of Galveston, Thursday morning.
Coast Guard Rescues Six Near HoustonAll the men are reported to be in good health after their boat capsized overnight.
Cruise Ship Docks With Ebola-Watched Health WorkerA cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday.
Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup ContinuesIt's been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized "tar balls" out of the sand along Galveston Bay.
Coast Guard Aims To Reopen Houston Ship ChannelThe Coast Guard aimed to reopen one of the nation's busiest seaports Monday, two days after a collision between a barge and a ship caused nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil to spill into the waters south of Houston.
Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault BillA senator who's led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.
Scientists Collect Water Near Blown WellScientists gathered water samples on Saturday as they try to figure out if a gas well that blew wild last week off of the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico.
Coast Guard: Gulf Rig Fire Sends 4 To HospitalsCoast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.