Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs jet skier near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsHOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a jet skier in Bastrop Bay near Galveston, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office of a jet ski accident, involving two individuals, that had resulted...

Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters, searches for missing wade fishermen

Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters, searches for missing wade fishermen
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing wade fishermen near the mouth of the Brazos River Sunday afternoon, rescued four with the Galveston Fire Department from a sinking boat near Sea Wolf Park Sunday morning and assisted five people in a disabled boat drifting toward the Sabine Pass jetties Saturday evening. A bystander watched the two wade fishermen get washed...