Coast Guard rescues man from river near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues man from river near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 25-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Brazos River near Freeport, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a person being swept down the Brazos River after his vehicle entered the water. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a Coast...

Bodies of missing fishermen found in Brazos River

Bodies of missing fishermen found in Brazos River
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and local agencies have located the bodies of Phillip and Brandon Orr, Wednesday. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department search crews located Brandon at approximately 10 a.m. near the intersection with the Intracoastal Waterway. Coast Guard and Brazoria County Rescue crews found Phillip at about 11 a.m. in the same area, which was about a mile down river from where the boat...

Coast Guard searching for two missing fishermen in Brazos River

Coast Guard searching for two missing fishermen in Brazos River
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching a missing father and son who were last seen Tuesday morning, before fishing on the Brazos River south of Freeport, Texas. Missing are Phillip and Brandon Orr. The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department contacted Coast Guard Station Freeport at about 9:20 a.m., to report finding an unmanned boat doing circles on the river north of the Intracoastal Waterway on...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing people along Galveston, Freeport coasts
USCG file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man off Freeport in addition to a missing girl they were already searching for in Galveston. The girl is 12 years old and was last seen wearing a pink swimsuit and black shorts. The man is 51 years old last seen wearing a red hat. At 3:51 p.m. Thursday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from...