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January 31, 2015


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Body found in water near Texas City Dike

TEXAS CITY – Police recovered a body that was found in the water south of the Texas City Dike Saturday afternoon.

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Saturday 01/31/2015
Hitchcock PD swearing in recognizes officers
Posted: January 31, 2015

Sgt. Chris Hines looked down and smiled as his wife pinned his badge to the uniform he has worn so proudly for the last 25 years.

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Strike looms as Marathon GBR contract talks lag
Posted: January 31, 2015

The clock is ticking to what could be the city’s first major work stoppage in more than 30 years. Local union officials claim a Marathon Petroleum Corp. proposal to “gut” most of its local contract has made talks “contentious” as a 12:01 a.m. Sunday deadline looms.

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Coyote carcass subject of GPD investigation
Posted: January 31, 2015

Police are investigating an abandoned cooler that some residents believed was filled with the skinned carcass of a dog.

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26 malnourished horses seized from Galveston woman
Posted: January 31, 2015

More than two dozen horses and a couple of mules were treated cruelly by the owner of an island riding business will be permanently removed from her possession, a Galveston judge ruled Friday.

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Police arrest suspected “Omega Crips” teen gang member
Posted: January 31, 2015

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy and suspected member of the Omega Crips gang Tuesday on charges of drug possession, auto theft and evading arrest. 

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Man accused of threatening his sister
Posted: January 31, 2015

A Galveston man has been arrested for allegedly threatening his sister with a knife because she told his current and former girlfriends he had a “very serious” sexually transmitted disease, police said. 

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Friday 01/30/2015
GHF restoring a pre-Civil War home
Posted: January 30, 2015

A humble home that has survived war and hurricanes was rescued from demolition after Hurricane Ike and will now serve as a hands-on museum at the Galveston Historical Foundation’s warehouse. 

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Santa Fe dogs gunned down in backyard
Posted: January 30, 2015

Police have no solid leads on who shot and killed a family’s dogs as the pooches played in their backyard over the weekend.

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