Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing swimmer at Matagorda Beach near Matagorda, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a body was recovered at approximately 6:00 p.m. matching the description of the missing swimmer. The search began Sunday when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard responds to platform fire near Corpus Christi, Texas
A Magellan platform on fire approximately three miles off Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas, March 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a report of an oil platform fire approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of a Magellan owned...