Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Sally Set to Become Hurricane and Threaten U.S. Gulf Coast

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Tropical Storm Sally churned northward on Sunday, poised to turn into a hurricane and send life-threatening storm surge along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Sally is expected to become a hurricane on Monday and reach shore by early Tuesday, bringing hurricane conditions to a region stretching from from Morgan City, Louisiana, to Ocean Springs, Mississippi….

Search Called Off for Woman in Gulf

Planes from Mobile used in search.

GALVESTON, Texas — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search in the Gulf of Mexico for a passenger missing from a cruise ship that sailed out of Galveston. A Coast Guard statement says search and rescue coordinators suspended the search for 33-year-old Samantha Broberg around 8:15 p.m. Sunday. The statement says crews searched for 20 hours and covered more…