A woman was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after falling through an open manhole behind the San Luis Hotel.
TEXAS CITY — Texas City’s handicapped-accessible park has all new equipment and is set to be rededicated Friday.
HOUSTON — The equivalent of a full season as a starter has seen Clear Creek alum Jarred Cosart go from an admittedly nervous new Houston Astros pitcher to a focused, seasoned mainstay in Major League Baseball.
In just the latest postseason accolade for the standout local trio, Ball High second baseman David Hernandez, Friendswood third baseman Andrew Barba and Santa Fe shortstop Jordan Gunter all received honorable mentions on the Texas Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A all-state baseball team.
The recent release of a report on norovirus from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention underscores what the cruise industry has known and communicated for a long time: The occurrence of norovirus on cruise ships is rare and it is dramatically lower than the number of incidents of this common illness on land.
I was sitting back and wondering why there is opposition to the increase in police officers in Galveston.
Seventh-generation Texan Lisa Fain adapted well to her new home in New York City.
TEXAS CITY — Juxtaposing vivid floral paintings with intricate black-and-white drawings and translucent glass with dark brocade, the latest exhibit in the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exclusively features art created by students in the COM Senior Adult Program.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
Here is something interesting: A bill popped up in the last days of the legislative session that would substantially change the way dune construction permits are granted on Galveston Island.
Residents at two apartment complexes managed by the Galveston Housing Authority are without cable service. An editorial published Monday suggested that Comcast, rather that the housing authority, should own this problem.
Linda Macdonald, who has often told the story of the tragedy that struck the orphanage run by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word during the 1900 Storm, found new evidence of the power of that story. During the storm, all 10 sisters and 90 of the 93 children at the orphanage died.
Several folks sent clippings of Bill Minutaglio’s column in The New York Times about the recent explosion at the fertilizer in West and the Texas City Disaster.
Ecomet Burley, who resigned in a brokered deal as superintendent of the La Marque Independent School District, goes to the administration building to clean out his office.
Kyle Janek, who used to represent Galveston County in the Texas Senate and who is now the new executive commissioner for health and human services, is going to have a lot to say about the way Texas complies with the Affordable Care Act. He recently made the case that Texas would best served by trying to redefine Medicaid.
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