GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.
RICHMOND, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month. A man charged in her abduction was arrested Sept. 25 on the beach near Rollover Pass.
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators emerged still undefeated after their first real dogfight of the season in a 17-9 win over the Friendswood Mustangs on Friday at Sam Vitanza Stadium.
Two teams entered Veteran’s Memorial Stadium looking for their first district win on Friday, but it was the Clear Brook Wolverines, not the Clear Falls Knights, who benefitted from a plethora of turnovers and walked away with a 35-7 victory.
The Galveston County Commissioners Court picked a bad fight over who has the authority to hire and fire the courts administrator.
For years I wondered: How could the Port of Houston be one of the largest ports in the world? In retirement, I can satisfy my wonder.
The Rev. Doug Guthier, pastor at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Galveston, is retiring after more than 35 years as a minister.
GALVESTON — Catholics will honor their priests as part of a nationwide observaance of Priesthood Sunday today and Sunday at St. Patrick Church.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana's independent electoral commission says preliminary results show the ruling party has an early lead in the national election.
HAINAN ISLAND, China (AP) — American Jessica Korda rebounded from an opening double bogey for a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the Blue Bay LPGA.
BACLIFF — An unattended stove led to a fire at a Bacliff home Wednesday, fire officials said.
SAN LEON — A 73-year-old man accused of shooting another man to death in the middle of a San Leon street over the weekend told authorities he was acting in self-defense, a Galveston County Sheriff’s Office official said Monday.
SAN LEON — A 73-year-old San Leon is charged with murder after police say he got in an altercation with another man and later shot him multiple times in the middle of the street.
San Leon residents have a new watering hole, thanks to changes in state law.
TEXAS CITY — Air quality has improved for the fourth straight year, according to the toxicology division of the state’s environmental commission.
TEXAS CITY — A man is in critical condition after an oxygen cylinder he was moving exploded Thursday morning.
From city officials in Santa Fe to Bayou Vista, Friendswood to League City and all places in between, the message is pretty much the same. When it comes to mosquito complaints, call the county, not us.
BACLIFF — A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on a road in Bacliff early Sunday, authorities said.
BACLIFF — Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened early Tuesday morning that sent a man to the hospital.
BACLIFF — A car accident in Bacliff just after midnight left one person dead and another in the hospital.
In October 2013, the Galveston County Commissioners Court hired professional consulting firm Griffin, Moseley, Johnson & Associates to assess the county criminal justice system and make recommendations for improvements.
SAN LEON — A 6-month-old child was taken to the hospital after a driver who told police he fell asleep at the wheel rear-ended another vehicle Monday afternoon in San Leon, a fire official said.
BACLIFF — A man was arrested in Bacliff on Friday afternoon after police said he pointed a shotgun at another man.
GALVESTON — A Bacliff man was sentenced to three years in state prison Wednesday after he was found guilty of failing to register as a sex offender.
BACLIFF — A Bacliff man accused of crashing a stolen vehicle into a Galveston County deputy sheriff’s patrol car before fleeing on foot was arrested early Wednesday when officers found him in a tree drinking beer he allegedly shoplifted from a convenience store, authorities said.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
SAN LEON — A woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after a two-car accident in San Leon left her briefly trapped in her vehicle, officials said.
BACLIFF — Deputies arrested three game room employees and seized $30,000 in cash and 110 8-liner machines during simultaneous Friday morning raids in Bacliff, authorities said.
BACLIFF — A woman who lost her belongings in a weekend purse snatching turned to technology to help authorities catch two people who were charged in the robbery, authorities said Monday.
BACLIFF — Police still are searching for the driver who injured a father and his two young children in a hit-and-run accident Saturday evening.
SAN LEON — Authorities on Tuesday asked for the public’s help in solving the killing of a San Leon man, who was found dead after being shot on New Year’s Day in New Orleans.
BACLIFF — A two-month drug investigation ended with the arrest of a woman accused of selling crack cocaine from her Bacliff residence, authorities said Thursday.
BACLIFF — Firefighters spent about an hour Tuesday morning battling a fire that led to an arson investigation, an official said.
SAN LEON — An overnight shooting in San Leon left a man dead and his wife charged with murder, authorities said.
Friendswood’s Hugh Burris won the men’s 65-and-older singles title at the Houston Fall Festival Super Senior Major Zone tennis tournament.
Interstate 45 tops the list of the county’s 13 deadliest highways, more than doubling the number of fatal crashes elsewhere in the last six years, state officials said.
BACLIFF — A woman was arrested on a felony charge after deputies accused her of passing out in her home while leaving her two young children in a car, authorities said Wednesday.
A look at Week 1 games Friday night for Galveston County high school football teams, including the annual Battle of the Bay between longtime rivals La Marque and Texas City.
SAN LEON — A man found critically hurt beneath an SUV last week has died, and authorities on Tuesday asked for the public’s help to learn how he became pinned.
GALVESTON — A Bacliff woman was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday after being found guilty Thursday of filming her boyfriend as he sexually assaulted his 14-month-old granddaughter.
Last month, in Word on the Street, Marvin Tyson wrote a letter informing me that America was a republic, not a democracy (“America is a constitutional republic,” The Daily News, June 14).
Area events for June 26, 2013.
SAN LEON – Two firefighters were briefly trapped when the roof of a burning home at 315 14th Street collapsed shortly after 9:50 a.m. Saturday.
BACLIFF — A man has died after falling down steps at his home, authorities said Thursday.
BACLIFF — A couple accused of trying to clean up a homicide scene was indicted on murder charges, authorities said Thursday.
BACLIFF — A man charged with murder pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of his brother-in-law.
BACLIFF — A man walking home from a game room was beaten and robbed of cash, authorities said Tuesday.
Bulletin Board published in The Daily News for March 20
BACLIFF — Arson investigators returned Monday to the scene of a suspicious weekend fire that heavily damaged a house.
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BACLIFF — Authorities on Friday arrested a man accused of possessing child pornography.
Bulletin Board published in The Daily News
BACLIFF — Authorities on Tuesday released the name of a man found dead in a trailer home.
BACLIFF — Two people face evidence tampering charges after sheriff deputies found a man’s body wrapped in plastic in the room of a mobile trailer Sunday.
BACLIFF — The seizure of more than 200 grams of possible synthetic marijuana led to the arrest of a man on an unrelated drug charge.
The holiday are upon us. While I'm sure that for most of you out there that means warm and fuzzy memories of big meals and then Christmas trees and presents soon after, I'm not quite so jolly.
LA MARQUE — One of two men sought in a string of carjackings was captured Tuesday after he was injured in a rollover wreck.
The Galveston County Community Action Council will have its target area election from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at various locations.
Drug eradication efforts and restricted supplies from Mexico have led to steep increases in the prices of illegal drugs.
Galveston County early voting sites published in The Daily News:
As many as 9300 voters face confusion and risk of getting the wrong ballot at the polls during the primary runoff election.
The marathon 2012 election season reaches a key point today with the start of early voting in the party primary runoff elections.
LEAGUE CITY — A man pleaded not guilty in a trial involving the death of a "meth addict" who jumped from a moving truck.
BACLIFF — A judge on Tuesday sentenced four Bacliff men accused of being members of the 4th Street Bloods on drug conspiracy charges authorities said.
Law enforcement officials often rely on tips to stop drug dealing and encourage calls reporting suspicious activity.
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