TEXAS CITY — When their son’s name was called, Jose and Juana Jaurigue stood in front of a crowd of veterans and their families at Texas City’s Memorial Park with a red, white and blue banner between them.
GALVESTON — Authorities on Tuesday arrested 14 people on felony drug charges after a long investigation into what police said is a growing cocaine and methamphetamine problem in Galveston.
Daily News fishing correspondent Capt. Joe Kent gives tips to help newcomers to saltwater fishing get started on fishing for the Big 3 — flounder, redfish and trout.
Most of this summer we have discussed the unusually hot action on migratory pelagic fish being caught close to the beach front and around the jetties. Well another unusual catch occurred Wednesday — a sailfish inside the South Jetty.
You don’t need an odometer to know when you’ve driven 150 miles inland. The air gets a tiny bit drier, the terrain starts to undulate, and in the summer, the roadside pickups selling watermelons give way to fruit stands selling peaches somewhere near that mile marker.
LEAGUE CITY — After she hammed it up with talk show host Rachael Ray while talking about her take on taco soup, Sarah Penrod was feeling pretty good about her chances of advancing to the next round of “Food Network Star.”
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Loretta Nipp, who police said held her husband hostage in their La Marque home for more than six hours Wednesday, is led away in handcuffs by La Marque Police Lt. Kirk Jackson after she surrendered to Texas City SWAT officers.
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Texas City SWAT officers move toward Loretta Nipp’s home on Hawthorne Street in La Marque on Wednesday. Nipp surrendered to police after holding her husband, Harrom, hostage for more than six hours.
A member of the Texas City SWAT rides the side of a tactical unit in La Marque Wednesday afternoon.
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