GALVESTON - When a ship collided with a barge last year and sent oil spewing into Galveston Bay, officials in charge of the cleanup needed to know where the currents would carry the resulting mess. The bigger, tougher versions, known as Sentinels, are being built in areas where hurricanes could make landfall, said James Rizzo, the network's assistant director of operations. Storm surges in the ...
An Oklahoma school district isn’t taking any chances even though the Dallas health care worker who sparked fears of Ebola on a cruise ship to Mexico has tested negative for...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly disrupted with an infectious disease scare.
A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to Galveston Sunday morning. The unidentified woman who is being monitored was the first to exit the Carnival Magic ship along with her husband shortly after the ship returned to Galveston, said Vicky Rey, vice president of guest care for Carnival Cruise Lines. Rey said, the couple ...
The cruise ship carrying a Dallas hospital worker who had contact with lab samples of a man infected with Ebola docked in Galveston, Texas, early this morning after a helicopter retrieved a blood sample from the woman Saturday.
The U.S. Coast Guard confirmed a crew collected a blood sample from a Dallas lab worker on Carnival Magic who handled Thomas Eric Duncan's lab specimens
As a precautionary measure the U.S. Coast Guard retrieved a blood sample from the health care worker who being monitored on-board the Carnival Magic. The U.S. Coast Guard confirms the sample tested negative for Ebola.
Galveston police officers got a crash course in how to respond to a potentially infectious situation Friday. The incident happened at a Walmart and involved the wife of a suspected shoplifter.
The U.S. Coast Guard said two men were rescued off the Galveston jetties after their sailboat became lodged on the rocks Monday morning.
A barge collided with a dredging vessel that had drifted into a busy shipping lane early Wednesday morning, shutting down the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway for hours and causing a traffic backup of towing vessels along Bolivar Peninsula. Some dredging vessels aren't self-propelled, relying solely on tugs to push and pull them into position, and they are anchored down with long horizontal stakes ...Source: