LEAGUE CITY — A judge may rule next month that League City should “take nothing” in a long-running lawsuit against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association over Hurricane Ike claims, according to court records made public this week.
SANTA FE — It’s all fun in the name of a worthy cause as people pour ice-cold water over their heads in the name of research to battle amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Dickinson tops Dobie, Rayburn, Goose Creek
A look at Thursday night's volleyball action from across Galveston County.
Time really must fly when you’re having fun, because the Beneezy Purple Monkey Fun Run is about to celebrate its 10th running on Aug. 30.
It seems like the Metroplex is the place for me to be when sports records are broken.
GALVESTON — Two artists have created a faux “boom town” outside the Galveston Artist Residency along with a faux art fair that will be open Saturday during ArtWalk.
FRIENDSWOOD — A story based in Friendswood may make it to the silver screen someday.
DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion."
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.
GALVESTON — Charlie Kelly was in Galveston during Hurricane Ike. But now, almost six years after the storm made landfall and devastated much of the island, he knows that he’s part of a shrinking group.
LEAGUE CITY — An angry red storm dominated the many HD monitors Wednesday at Galveston County’s Emergency Operations Center, just west of Wal-Mart, on FM 646 in League City.
STAFFORD — The first recorded hurricane warning in history was ignored at great cost. This historical incident established a pattern — one that persists to this day, former National Hurricane Center chief Bill Read said.
From the archives of The Daily News for May 2:
WEBSTER — As bad as Hurricane Ike was, hurricane expert Bill Read believes it could have been worse. Much worse.
Take it from people who’ve been through hurricane season: The single most important thing you can do is to get your family together and make a plan.
While not every scenario that could come with another major hurricane striking Galveston County can be drilled, having the infrastructure and communications plan in place are key to be prepared for whatever comes this way.
Emergency management officials offer these tips for preparing for storm season.
The deadliest storms that hit the mainland of the United States.
Hurricanes are the most powerful storms on Earth because of their size and potential for destruction.
Some tips in case you need to evacuate your home for a storm.
Ask yourself seriously: Are you really prepared right now, this minute, if a tropical cyclone formed about 300 miles off our Texas Coast and was forecast to make landfall here in Galveston County within 30 hours or so?
Hurricane Ike taught us all many lessons. In my world, one of the biggest was the importance of safely evacuating with your pets before the storm.
If you’re going to stay for a hurricane, you’ll need to be prepared for weeks of sweltering humidity without electricity, so having a reliable generator can help you stay cool, calm and connected.
To avoid eating all of your meals out of hermetically sealed plastic pouches, stock your storm pantry.
Sometime about Sept. 14, 2008, a lot of people who’d stayed for Hurricane Ike made a depressing discovery: All the emergency water they’d run into their bathtubs had leaked out.
Staying connected on the road means having to charge phone and laptop computer batteries, and one simple device can keep you in the loop.
Structural upgrades to older homes can protect against hurricane destruction and prevent the most common types of windstorm damage, experts say.
Although medical care was available on the island after Hurricane Ike, it was hard to get to.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, even people in Jeeps with snorkel kits attached were driving around on four weak links — the tires.
It’s necessary to have the right clothing to get you through the oppressively muggy days after a storm, when power is out and cool breezes are scarce.
GALVESTON — Mold, contaminated soil, infections and respiratory ills may lie in wait after a hurricane, physcians say.
Even after the storm passes, the risks of getting sick or injured remain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer these tips to remain safe.
Health officials declared Galveston unsafe after Hurricane Ike knocked out the city’s water and sewer systems.
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