Coast Guard rescues three from jetties near Galveston Island

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three individuals trapped on the jetties near Galveston Island Saturday. Video belowCoast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan at approximately 4:57 p.m., that a 19-foot white and blue pleasure craft capsized near the Galveston south jetties. The good Samaritan reported seeing three people swim to the jetties. The Coast...

Coast Guard, Texas GLO & City of Galveston Respond to Tar Ball Sightings on Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula

Galveston – The U.S. Coast Guard, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston are responding to tar ball sightings along East Beach on Galveston Island and along Crystal Beach on Bolivar Peninsula. All beaches are open to the public, as the small tar balls pose little safety hazard to beach goers. Tar balls from natural oil seeps are not uncommon on Texas beaches.

Coast Guard search for Big Island kayaker continues through Friday

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard will continue searching tonight and Friday for a kayaker last seen Saturday near Kapa’a Beach Park on the Big Island.

Coast Guard continues search for missing Big Island kayaker

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard today continues the search for Miguel Serussino, a kayaker last seen Saturday near Kapa’a Beach Park on the Big Island. Search patterns have been planned for assets through tonight into Tuesday morning.