HITCHCOCK — The city has begun a wide-ranging search for a new police chief, commissioners said.
HITCHCOCK — The city has begun a wide-ranging search for a new police chief, commissioners said.
GALVESTON — With at least three deaths of pets attributed to wild animals and a rise in number of calls to the city, island residents are worried about the safety of domesticated dogs and cats
TEXAS CITY – The Texas City Stings and their standout senior inside linebacker D’Vonta Hinton find themselves in a very different place now compared to this time last year.
Week 1 of Galveston County football saw familiar standouts from last season look like they were in midseason form.
The discussion about College of the Mainland’s pool has been painful.
A jury awarded Russell Washington, the former police chief for the La Marque Independent School District who claimed he was wrongfully terminated, $83,236, including $70,049 for mental anguish.
Science has long proved that smoking is bad for you and those around you, with 90 percent of lung cancer cases caused by smoking.
GALVESTON — Patients arriving at the Transitional Learning Center in Galveston’s East End live within a shadow.
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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.
CRYSTAL BEACH — The former chief of the Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department, who was indicted last week on two felony charges, turned himself into authorities Tuesday.
An indictment alleges fire department’s credit card was used for more than $25,000 at a Louisiana racetrack and casino.
PORT BOLIVAR — The Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District has lifted an order for residents to boil water.
PORT BOLIVAR — The Bolivar Peninsula Special Utility District is advising customers to boil water before consuming it.
PORT BOLIVAR — Bolivar Peninsula residents can once again consume tap water without having to boil it first, utility district officials said today
PORT BOLIVAR — Some residents of the Bolivar Peninsula are being warned boil their drinking and cooking water because of a major break in a transmission line between Winnie and High Island.
CRYSTAL BEACH — Next week, Bolivar Peninsula voters can head to the polls to vote for their next state senator. How many will vote, or even know there is an election, is yet to be seen.
CRYSTAL BEACH — The Galveston Bay Foundation will host its second annual Ladies Casting for Conservation Fishing Tournament Saturday at Stingaree Restaurant and Marina in Crystal Beach.
CRYSTAL BEACH — A Bolivar Peninsula woman was hospitalized during the weekend after she was pinned in her car door at an ATM.
BOLIVAR — A collision between two vessels shut down traffic on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway for about six hours on Sunday.
CRYSTAL BEACH — A 12-year-old boy who floated more than 300 yards away from the Bolivar Peninsula shoreline when his inner tube began drifting out to sea was rescued by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew on Tuesday.
PORT BOLIVAR — A Port Bolivar man was killed Wednesday night when he was ejected from his truck in a rollover accident on the beach near Loop 108, authorities said.
CRYSTAL BEACH — Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies issued more than 126 citations and made more than 40 arrests on the Bolivar Peninsula during a busy Memorial Day weekend.
The National Weather Service has declared a tornado watch in effect in Galveston County until 9 p.m.
In March. a ship vs. barge collision near the Texas City Dike resulted in the largest oil spill in Galveston Bay in nearly 20 years. The Daily News takes a closer look at the ramifications of the spill.
CRYSTAL BEACH – The Bolivar Peninsula will soon be the home of a facility that aims to help injured veterans better adjust to civilian life.
CRYSTAL BEACH — Investigators say they are close to solving the cold case killing of Bridgette Gearen, a 28-year-old Orange County woman who was sexually assaulted, strangled and beaten to death before her body was found near a Crystal Beach shoreline on July 15, 2007.
CRYSTAL BEACH — A convicted sex offender from Burleson County is back in jail for failing to register with local authorities after he moved to Crystal Beach earlier this month, Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies said.
GALVESTON — The attorney representing a Houston man charged in connection with the deaths of his daughter and her girlfriend has filed a motion in Galveston’s 212th District Court seeking to limit publicity and restrict media access in the case.
HOUSTON — A federal judge on Friday ordered the seizure of the cargo ship that was involved in a collision with a barge that caused an oil spill in Galveston Bay.
With the arrival of warmer temperatures, we begin our annual migration to our beautiful Galveston beaches.
GALVESTON — Volunteers will be walking a 26-mile stretch of Galveston beach looking for tar balls, oil on the sand and oiled wildlife for the next four days.
CRYSTAL BEACH — Officials with the Bolivar Peninsula Chamber of Commerce denied media reports that oil from the Galveston Bay spill had reached their shores.
TEXAS CITY — The U.S. Coast Guard said incoming storms may keep responders from safely collecting oil in the water and along the shoreline.
Ferry service between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula resumed its regular schedule of operation Wednesday.
GALVESTON — Ferry service between Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula resumed this morning with two of the water highway's boats running.
TEXAS CITY — Limited shipping traffic in the Houston and Texas City ship channels and the Intracoastal Waterway resumed Tuesday.
GALVESTON — Northwest winds during the past two days have helped contain spilled heavy fuel oil to a few shoreline spots along Galveston Bay, officials said Monday.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — Ferry service between Galveston and the Bolivar Peninsula resumed Monday after having been suspended for almost two days because of an oil spill in Galveston Bay.
Tourism officials and business owners whose trades are tied to the beaches on Monday were keeping a wary eye on the wind and efforts to contain more than 160,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil that leaked from a damaged barge into Galveston Bay.
Sunday all eyes were on the oil spill clean up off the Texas City Dike.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — Because of the closure of the ferry between Galveston and the Bolivar Peninsula due to the leaking barge in the Intracoastal Waterway, delivery of the print edition of The Daily News will be delayed by at least two hours on Sunday.
GALVESTON — Activists are having vigils across the state this week for a Houston couple found dead outside a Port Bolivar convenience store earlier this month.
PORT BOLIVAR — Authorities are continuing to search for the vehicle that belonged to one of the two Houston women found dead outside a Port Bolivar convenience store last week, a spokesman for the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
Relatives mourn during Bolivar vigil and ask for help finding women’s killer.
PORT BOLIVAR — Autopsies on the bodies of two Houston women found outside a Port Bolivar convenience store determined that one died of a gunshot wound, a spokesman for the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
CRYSTAL BEACH — A new multipurpose beach retreat for wounded service members and their families may soon be calling Crystal Beach its home.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — Opponents of the plan to close Rollover Pass argue the Texas General Land Office is overestimating the yearly dredging costs that come from keeping the man-made cut that runs through the Gilchrist community open.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — Closing Rollover Pass would cause “significant harm” to water quality and to fishing in East Bay, according to a new environmental study commissioned by opponents of the state’s plan to fill in the man-made cut.
PORT BOLIVAR — Two barges collided early Monday morning near Siever’s Cove along the Intracoastal Waterway, U.S. Coast Guard said.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is dredging a section of the Intracoastal Waterway near Rollover Pass.
PORT BOLIVAR — After a six-month investigation, the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a fatal hit-and-run accident in Port Bolivar.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — A Louisiana man was arrested on two counts of intoxication assault, stemming from a June wreck that threw two women from a Jeep on the Bolivar Peninsula, authorities said Wednesday.
It’s past time to give up the fight on Rollover Pass.
Comments by a Galveston County commissioner in a Bolivar Peninsula newspaper about the county’s involvement in a project to close Rollover Pass have rubbed some locals the wrong way.
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It started on a whim, and now one girl’s dream to learn a rare instrument has turned into a unique showcase of her talents along with those of her teachers.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — Shopping on the Bolivar Peninsula may be a little more expensive after Tuesday’s election, but the property tax rate is expected to decrease.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — When voters overwhelmingly approved the creation of the Bolivar Emergency Services District in May, they also gave the go-ahead to create a new property tax.
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.
GALVESTON — Hundreds of bicyclists will be rolling through the county this weekend, all in an effort to preserve Galveston Bay.
PORT BOLIVAR — She was the “Mother of Texas,” a strong-willed pioneer woman who endured lonely winters on the Bolivar Peninsula fighting the Karankawa while her husband led a band of soldiers to fight for Texas Independence.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — A man pleaded guilty to two counts of intoxication assault in a wreck that seriously injured a Beaumont couple on their way to a Galveston motorcycle rally last year.
BOLIVAR — The fourth annual Jane Long Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Fort Travis Seashore Park on the western end of Bolivar Peninsula close to the ferry landing.
BOLIVAR PENINSULA — A Gilchrist woman died after being involved in a traffic accident during the weekend, an official said Wednesday.
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