13-Year-Old Twin Brothers Who Recently Moved to Texas Drowned in Galveston
The bodies of twin 13-year-old brothers who recently moved from Honduras to Houston have been recovered in Galveston.
US Coast Guard Searching for 4 People After Helicopter Crash in Gulf of Mexico
The U.S. Coast Guard spent hours Thursday searching the waters off Louisiana for four people on board a helicopter that crashed while departing an oil platform.
Overboard Cruise Passenger Rescued After Hours in the Gulf of Mexico
It’s not clear how or when the 28-year-old man went overboard, but Coast Guard officials thought of his rescue as a Thanksgiving miracle.
Watch: Large Waterspout Forms Off Florida Coast
Video shot by a passerby shows a large waterspout that formed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Destin, Florida, on Tuesday.
Tropical Storm Alex Heads Toward Bermuda With High Winds
The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season is headed toward Bermuda after killing three people in Cuba and flooding roads in Florida. Alex reached tropical storm force after strengthening off Florida’s east coast early Sunday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alex has strengthened a bit, with maximum sustained winds reaching 70 mph by late Sunday. It was...
Federal Judge Throws Out Oil Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico
A federal court has rejected a plan to lease millions of acres in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore oil drilling, saying the Biden administration did not adequately take into account its effect ongreenhouse gas emissions.