Seafood In Some Texas Bays May Be Contaminated After Tanker AccidentHealth officials in Texas are advising people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following a tanker accident.
New Oyster Reef Off Texas Bay To Use Kentucky LimestoneCrews are putting millions of pounds of Kentucky limestone on the floor of a Texas bay for a 21-acre oyster reef on a private lease.
Texas Officials Ignore Dioxin Spread In Houston WaterwaysAn agreement has finally cleared the way for cleanup at a Superfund site in Texas known as the San Jacinto Waste Pits.
Equipment Blamed For Release Of Galveston Wastewater SludgeExperts blame equipment failure for the release of about 135,000 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay.
Remaining Victim Of Texas Army Helicopter Crash RecoveredOfficials have said it will be at least a month before any details of the investigation are released.
1 Of 2 Killed In Army Helicopter Crash In Galveston Bay RecoveredBesides searching for the missing crewmen, recovery teams also used a crane on a barge to retrieve parts of the wrecked Apache aircraft.
2 Killed In Military Helicopter Crash In Galveston BayCoast Guard divers are searching the waters just off the shoreline of northern Galveston Bay in Texas after witnesses say a military helicopter broke up and crashed.
Injured Passenger Airlifted From Texas Cruise Ship By Coast GuardThe U.S. Coast Guard says a 66-year-old woman was airlifted from a cruise ship after she fell down a flight of stairs shortly after the ship departed Galveston.
Galveston County Judge Declares Local Disaster Over OystersThe leader of one Texas county has declared a disaster in an effort to assist oyster farmers struggling following recent heavy rain and flooding.
Once-Fugitive Real Estate Heir Robert Durst To Be SentencedReal estate heir Robert Durst will soon learn whether a federal judge will accept a 7-year-and-one-month sentence on a weapons charge that's kept him in Louisiana pending a murder trial in California.
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.
City Guide to HoustonHere's a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation's fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.
Federal Hearings Begin On Texas Oil SpillThe U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
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.
Cleanup Of Thick Oil Spilled Into Galveston Bay BeginsThe cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay blocked the movement Sunday of about 60 ships.