SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.
Rusty Dowling, the coach who led those teams to those titles returns for yet another honor. On Friday, the athletic facility where his teams lifted weights and studied film en route to those state titles will bare his name.
We are beginning another year of our Water Fowl Hunting Report which runs each Thursday through the end of duck season. Between now and January 21, we will focus on duck and goose hunting along the coastal prairies.
I recently read that Judge Kimberly Sullivan was forced to file a lawsuit against the commissioners court because her annual salary was reduced (“Meeting fails to take place, rift widens,” The Daily News, Oct. 24).
When I was a senior in high school (and dinosaurs walked the earth) the in-state tuition for Texas universities was $12 per credit hour.
Small stories are being shaped in miniature landscapes in pots, wood boxes and glass jars, complete with twig bridges, pebble paths and fairy cottages.
The Daily News will publish a commemorative 150th anniversary glossy, full-color magazine on Juneteenth featuring stories and photos remembering our past and celebrating a future that provides opportunities to all, regardless of race or ethnicity. But we need your help.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston woman must serve nearly seven years in prison over a South Texas traffic accident that claimed the life of a person suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police have arrested a man who they say kidnapped two female University of Texas at San Antonio students.
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.
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 scared away by the homeowner’s alarm system.
GALVESTON — Police seized more than 56 grams of methamphetamines, two handguns and $5,344.00 in cash from a Galveston man Monday.
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.
GALVESTON — Police reported finding fake wanted posters plastered throughout several neighborhoods in Galveston on Tuesday.
GALVESTON — Police reported that a man shot himself in a car in front of Fire Station 5 in Galveston at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.
LEAGUE CITY — A League City man faces felony charges after police said he led officers on a car chase through an apartment complex parking lot Saturday night.
GALVESTON — The police department has launched a mobile phone application to open a new avenue of communication with island residents.
TEXAS CITY — Classes at Blocker Middle School continued as scheduled Friday afternoon even as another bomb threat against the school was made.
GALVESTON — A jury Wednesday found an island mixed martial arts fighter guilty of murder in the 2011 slaying of Maxie Troy Flowers, who was gunned down in a Galveston street.
GALVESTON — An undercover investigation led to the arrest Tuesday of two Galveston residents on drug charges.
GALVESTON — A 22-year-old man died Monday of injuries he suffered last week when a driver struck him with a vehicle after an argument in an island street.
GALVESTON — A jury will continue deliberations today in the trial of a Galveston mixed martial arts fighter charged in the 2011 shooting death of Maxie Troy Flowers.
GALVESTON — Police are asking for public assistance to identify a man shown in surveillance video of a robbery at an island bank last week.
Two people wanted on criminal charges in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, were arrested Tuesday in Galveston County.
LEAGUE CITY — Two men are jailed in connection with an armed robbery last week at a League City convenience store.
GALVESTON — Two people were seriously injured when they were struck by a car Sunday evening while crossing the roadway on the seawall.
A crime analyst with the county’s Auto Crimes Task Force was awarded last week by the Texas Association of Vehicle Theft Investigators.
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Friday near the Texas City Dike.
County health officials will train emergency personnel and police Friday on procedures for responding to situations involving contagious diseases.
GALVESTON — Authorities are searching for a driver suspected of running over a 22-year-old man on an island street Wednesday night.
GALVESTON — A woman who said she witnessed the fatal 2011 shooting of a man riding his bicycle on a Galveston street testified Wednesday in the trial of Ralph Garcia Jr.
Five of the six newspaper vending machines carrying copies of The Daily News stolen during the weekend have been accounted for, according to the paper’s circulation department.
LEAGUE CITY — The police department will host a candlelight vigil to remember survivors and victims of family violence.
BACLIFF — An unattended stove led to a fire at a Bacliff home Wednesday, fire officials said.
HITCHCOCK — City commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to name interim Chief John Hamm the head of the city’s police department.
Surveillance video recorded outside a League City home helped authorities identify a pair of suspected burglars, according to a statement from the police department.
Six Daily News newspaper stands have been stolen in the last week, the paper’s circulation director said.
GALVESTON — Police are investigating a robbery at the Hometown Bank, 4424 Seawall Boulevard.
LEAGUE CITY — No one was hurt when a SUV smashed through the wall of the Sonic Drive-In, 1169 West Main Street, Tuesday afternoon.
SAN LEON — A 73-year-old man accused of shooting another man to death in the middle of a San Leon street over the weekend told authorities he was acting in self-defense, a Galveston County Sheriff’s Office official said Monday.
A driver was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle rollover accident in La Marque on Monday, police said.
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew rescued two men whose boat ran aground on the island’s south jetty Monday morning.
SAN LEON — A 73-year-old San Leon is charged with murder after police say he got in an altercation with another man and later shot him multiple times in the middle of the street.
GALVESTON — Jury selection in the trial of a mixed martial arts fighter accused of murder is set to begin three years to the day after Maxie Troy Flowers, 28, was found on a Galveston street dead of at least one shotgun blast.
SANTA FE — Santa Fe’s fire marshal resigned after being charged with drunken driving.
HITHCOCK — Hitchcock city commissioners could hire a new police chief Tuesday.
A woman wanted in Tulsa, Oklahoma on a charge of human trafficking was arrested this week during a traffic stop in League City.
Two women died after a head-on collision in Webster on Thursday evening, police said.
Texas City police are working with Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies to track down someone who called in three bomb threats to Texas City schools the past two weeks.
WEBSTER — A two-vehicle collision on Egret Bay Boulevard in Webster closed traffic into League City for several hours Thursday evening.
GALVESTON — The trial of a man charged with capital murder in Montgomery County for the 1998 burning of an 8-year-old boy will be held in Galveston, a judge ruled this week.
BAYOU VISTA — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man stranded in a marshy area of Jones Bay near Bayou Vista on Wednesday evening.
LA MARQUE — Police Chief Randall Aragon’s last day in charge of the La Marque police force will be in mid November. That’s when Aragon will pack his bags and head to Fairbanks, Alaska.
GALVESTON — The car the suspect in a Virginia kidnapping case drove to the Bolivar Peninsula beach where he was arrested last month remains at a wrecking service’s lot on the island.
TEXAS CITY — For the second time in as many weeks, a school campus was cleared because of a bomb threat. This time students at Levi Fry Intermediate school, 300 25th Avenue North, were taken out of the school as the Texas City bomb squad sweeps the campus.
A second man has been charged in connection with the November vandalism of the mock space shuttle on display at Space Center Houston, according to the Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office.
County commissioners Tuesday formally asked an appellate court to vacate a district judge’s order nullifying the firing of the justice administration director.
A man police accuse of supplying methamphetamines in Friendswood faces drug charges after his arrest last week, according to a release from the police department.
A 4-year-old was taken to the hospital to be evaluated for minor injuries after a two-vehicle collision on the island Tuesday evening, police said.
A woman arrested in a Dickinson hotel room where police found more than half a pound of methamphetamines was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison.
LEAGUE CITY — Police warn residents to be wary of “juggings,” burglaries targeting the vehicles of people making large bank withdrawals.
LEAGUE CITY — A Houston man was charged with aggravated assault after police said he beat a man with a stick at a League City gas station Friday morning.
Police towed a Mercedes SUV out of the water at San Luis Pass.
GALVESTON — Police are looking for the owner of a Mercedes SUV found in the water at San Luis Pass.
A 38-foot pleasure craft caught fire near Sievers Cut off the Bolivar Peninsula on Friday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
An argument between two co-workers at a League City gas station landed one man in jail and one in the hospital, police said.
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