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One dead in Stewart Road motorcycle crash

One dead in Stewart Road motorcycle crash

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A man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Stewart Road in Galveston this morning.

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Rare book gives look at how witches were tried

Rare book gives look at how witches were tried

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Dressing up like a witch is all fun and games on Halloween night, but it wasn’t always so. Being called a witch was once a serious matter that…

Man injured when boat catches fire at Kemah marina

Man injured when boat catches fire at Kemah marina

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KEMAH — Fire crews from four cities battled a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.

City of Galveston pays $575,000 to settle Flagship Hotel claims

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The Flagship Hotel may be long gone, but the city isn’t done paying costs associated with it.

Fire damages vacant Galveston duplex

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Fire crews responded to flames in the 3100 block of Avenue M1/2 Thursday after neighbors reported smelling smoke in a vacant duplex, fire depa…

Facebook retaliation suspected in Galveston stabbing

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Police said they believe a personal slight on Facebook might have led to a Galveston man getting stabbed in the neck Thursday. 

Santa Fe woman again faces murder charge

Santa Fe woman again faces murder charge

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Man injured in boat fire near Kemah Boardwalk

Man injured in boat fire near Kemah Boardwalk

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KEMAH — Fire crews from four neighboring cities battled to contain a boat fire at the Boardwalk Marina at the Kemah Boardwalk on Thursday.

Family, infant rescued after boat flips near San Leon

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SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults …

League City council members’ ammo request misfires

League City council members’ ammo request misfires

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LEAGUE CITY — A couple of council members had hoped to get a discount on their ammunition purchase by lumping it in with the police department…

Ghosts scare up business in Galveston for Halloween

Ghosts scare up business in Galveston for Halloween

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GALVESTON — Ghosts were once thought to be bad for business, but now Galveston’s haunted reputation is bringing people, and their money, to th…

Red Cap robbery in Santa Fe an inside job, police say

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Authorities arrested a former employee and a man who applied to work at the Red Cap Restaurant three days before it was robbed, police said. 

Galveston veterans locked out of county’s expanded Ike housing program

Galveston veterans locked out of county’s expanded Ike housing program

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GALVESTON — Veterans who live in Galveston need not apply for the county's veteran disaster housing program.

Veterans housing program may be featured on HGTV

Veterans housing program may be featured on HGTV

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California-based Green Nation Productions plans to follow the construction and stories of the military veterans who will receive Hurricane Ike…

Gulf Coast Water Authority seeks to increase supply

Gulf Coast Water Authority seeks to increase supply

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The Gulf Coast Water Authority, which supplies water to most of the cities and industries in Galveston County, is pursuing a couple of project…

Burglars kick in door of League City home with mother, child inside

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LEAGUE CITY — Police said they hope a few items left at the scene of a home that was broken into Wednesday morning will lead them to a suspect…

Galveston police seize meth, money and guns

Galveston police seize meth, money and guns

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GALVESTON — Police seized more than 56 grams of methamphetamines, two handguns and $5,344.00 in cash from a Galveston man Monday.   

Galveston council chooses Maxwell as city manager

Galveston council chooses Maxwell as city manager

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GALVESTON — In a 6-0 vote Tuesday, the council chose Maxwell to be the city’s next permanent city manager.

La Marque principal still on the job despite domestic violence charge

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LA MARQUE — The La Marque High School principal is still on the job after he and his wife were charged with misdemeanor assault charges last week.

After long search, League City police find suspect in culvert

After long search, League City police find suspect in culvert

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LEAGUE CITY — A 31-year-old man is facing criminal charges after police alleged he assaulted an officer and led officers on a three-hour manhunt. 

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