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Galveston police seek missing 6-month-old boy

Galveston police seek missing 6-month-old boy

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GALVESTON — The Texas Center for the Missing issued a regional Amber Alert this morning for a missing six-month-old Galveston boy.

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Santa Fe will not move forward on annexation

Santa Fe will not move forward on annexation

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Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extrater…

Beagle owner’s lawyer: $1M lawsuit by pit bulls owner a ‘shakedown’

Beagle owner’s lawyer: $1M lawsuit by pit bulls owner a ‘shakedown’

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The attorney defending owners of a slain beagle against a pit-bull owner’s lawsuit wants the case tossed out as groundless and sanctions impos…

League City: No more deals on ammo; officers to pay taxes owed

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Police officers no longer are able to piggyback on the department’s purchase of ammunition after the city found that as many as 83 officers di…

Police find dead truck driver

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Galveston police found the body of a 55-year-old truck driver in the parking lot of a gas station near Interstate 45 and Harborside Wednesday. 

‘Lost’ burglary suspects lead League City police on 120 mph chase; crash in Houston

‘Lost’ burglary suspects lead League City police on 120 mph chase; crash in Houston

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Three suspected burglars led police on a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that ended with a crash under a Houston overpass, police said.

Lawyers file appeal arguments in Galveston housing lawsuit

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Attorneys for a Galveston woman have filed their appeal argument in a lawsuit aiming to block reconstruction of public housing in Galveston.

Galveston VFW raising funds to keep doors open

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VFW Post 880 is not going down without a fight. This weekend, the island’s only Veterans of Foreign Wars post is holding a shrimp-boil fundrai…

Kemah moves forward on plans to move city hall

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A unanimous council vote for Mayor Bob Cummins to enter into an agreement with the Gulf Coast Center Wednesday was the city’s first step towar…

TAMUG receives $7.25M to research BP spill

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Researchers at Texas A&M University at Galveston will receive more that $7 million to study the effects the 2010 BP oil spill had on the G…

Jury finds father in 'Boy in the Box' case not guilty

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GALVESTON — The man accused of keeping his son in a 6-foot-by-8-foot plywood room as a means of punishment has been found not guilty by a Galv…

Man convicted in murder of Galveston baker sentenced to 80 years

Man convicted in murder of Galveston baker sentenced to 80 years

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GALVESTON — A jury Thursday ordered an 80-year sentence for the man convicted of first degree murder in the death of Galveston baker Juan Navarro.

Daily News continues holiday tradition in support of Hospice Care Team

Daily News continues holiday tradition in support of Hospice Care Team

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Volunteers with Hospice Care Team were on the roof of The Daily News’ Galveston office to work on the 40 strands of lights used to create the …

Murder conviction reached in the death of Galveston baker

Murder conviction reached in the death of Galveston baker

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GALVESTON — It took the jury only an hour and 10 minutes to reach the verdict Tuesday convicting a man accused of killing a Galveston baker in…

Judge barks at Texas City pit bull owner's ‘dangerous dog’ appeal

Judge barks at Texas City pit bull owner's ‘dangerous dog’ appeal

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TEXAS CITY — The owner of four pit bulls that attacked and killed a family’s 10-year-old beagle appealed to a judge Wednesday not to declare h…

Equality index ranks cities for fair treatment of LGBT communities

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The city of Galveston scores an estimated 20 points on the 100-point scale created to show which U.S. cities are making progress in guaranteei…

Boy in the Box trial goes to jury

Boy in the Box trial goes to jury

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GALVESTON — A jury has begun deliberations in the trial of David Wieseckel, the man accused of locking his young son inside a small room as a …

Former justice of the peace clerk sentenced for theft of county funds

Former justice of the peace clerk sentenced for theft of county funds

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GALVESTON — A former Justice of the Peace clerk who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from the county government was sentenced Wedn…

Texas City approves incentive package for new grocery store

Texas City approves incentive package for new grocery store

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TEXAS CITY — City commissioners unanimously approved a $1.4 million tax incentive package to bring a new H-E-B grocery store to the city.

How Galveston’s fair treatment of the LGBT community got its rating

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Here’s a look at how Galveston scores using the same rating system as the Municipal Equality Index. 

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