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In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Leak Caused Carnival Cruise Ship Fire

A Coast Guard official says the cause of the engine-room fire on the Carnival cruise ship Triumph was a leak in a fuel oil return line.

02/18/2013

In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

No Central Agency Oversees, Inspects Cruise Ships

A maze of rules and regulations and fragmented oversight make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety records of cruise ships.

02/16/2013

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Plano Couple Happy To Be Home From Anniversary Cruise

Catching sight of her father, 7-year-old Isabelle Raade broke into a run, landing in his arms. After a week away from her parents, she’s happy to have them back. “I missed them,” she said.

02/15/2013

In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Carnival Cancels 12 More Cruises On Troubled Ship

Carnival Cruise Lines has canceled voyages through April aboard the Triumph, a ship that has been plagued by mechanical problems in recent weeks and was finally left powerless in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine-room fire.

02/13/2013

A Crown Princess cruise ship at quay. (credit: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Ill On Texas-Bound Cruise Ship

A spokeswoman for Princess Cruises says more than 100 passengers and crew contracted a stomach virus on one of its ships bound for a port in Galveston.

12/21/2012

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Texan Gets 20 Years In Prison For Biting Roommate

A Southeast Texas man convicted of biting his female roommate as he argued with his girlfriend has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

11/19/2012

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Texas Secretary Of State Andrade: No Major Trouble

A spokeswoman for the Texas Secretary of State says a computer issue in Southeast Texas is the only trouble so far affecting Election Day voters in the state.

11/06/2012

Generic photo of man jogging. (credit: Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

Doug’s Blog: Ironing Things Out

Random thoughts from a worn out triathlete! Season’s over, and I am glad! Triathlon has been one of my passions of choice the last few years, and I just wrapped up the season.

10/30/2012

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USS Fort Worth Commissioned In Galveston

One of the Navy’s newest warships, the USS Fort Worth was commissioned in Galveston Saturday morning. On Monday the ship will leave for San Diego, where it will be based.

09/22/2012

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U.S. Warship Opens For Tours In Galveston

The public has been invited to inspect the latest Navy warship — one with a Texas twist. The USS Fort Worth is scheduled for commissioning in ceremonies Saturday in Galveston.

09/18/2012

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Galveston Man Gets Jail For DPS Hacking

A hacker who pleaded guilty to targeting Texas Department of Public Safety computers in February has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison.

08/27/2012

lake grapevine fish kill

Nearly A Million Texas Fish Die In Red Tide

Wildlife officials estimate nearly a million fish have been killed in Southeast Texas by the algae bloom known as red tide.

08/17/2012

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