Drone footage shows barges lodged beneath I-10 bridge

Drone footage shows barges lodged beneath I-10 bridge
HOUSTON — Responders with the San Jacinto River Fleet Unified Command used a drone to conduct initial damage assessments of the I-10 bridge that at least two barges struck Friday. The unified command’s number one priority is the safety of the public and responders. There is currently no health threat to the public. There are no reports of pollution from the barges involved in this incident; pollution...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has ended the search for the good Samaritan who was last seen attempting to assist a kayaker off the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas. At 10:37 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a body had been recovered matching the description of the missing person. The search began Wednesday...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk

Coast Guard searching for person in the water off Kemah Boardwalk
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a good Samaritan who went missing after attempting to assist a kayaker off the Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, Texas, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a 57-year-old male Kemah Boardwalk employee who went missing after...