GALVESTON — A teenager was injured when he was struck by an ambulance while riding his bicycle on Seawall Boulevard Sunday night.
GALVESTON — The John W. Johnson, a $24 million ferry boat commissioned in 2011 by the state of Texas, operated for only 15 days during the first five months of the year, according to public records obtained last week by The Daily News.
HUMBLE – Galveston County was well represented at the USATF National Junior Olympics with 13 athletes bringing home medals and All-American status.
Three of the greatest baseball players of my lifetime were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Some veterans of Hurricane Ike recently had a “no truer words were ever spoken” moment.
I was standing in the feed store in my new, bright green University of North Texas T-shirt when I was verbally accosted by a gentleman customer who was waiting as I got my stuff totaled up and paid.
GALVESTON — Memories are becoming books for some Galveston residents.
Remember that heart-stopping holiday style show by Tootsie’s for the DocShop’s School of Nursing? Well, itza’ coming up on Nov. 4 at The San Luis Resort.
HOUSTON (AP) — Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad.
LEAGUE CITY — A man arrested in 2012 when his 2-month-old child was rushed to the hospital with severe head injuries is set to stand trial this week after being re-indicted on a murder charge.
GALVESTON — The city spent about $346 per resident on police in 2013 and devoted 38 percent of total general fund spending to police during the same period.
DICKINSON — Drug charges were filed against 24 people Friday as a result of a yearlong undercover operation by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office in Dickinson.
GALVESTON — Three people from Cincinnati were arrested in connection with the robbery of a Galveston convenience store Friday.
GALVESTON — A 72-year-old man was killed Saturday in a two-car accident in the 9500 block of Seawall Boulevard.
LEAGUE CITY — The city’s police chief took to social media Friday to commend an officer for his “restraint and professionalism” with a man who approached an officer after a traffic stop.
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating an accident that killed a League City man late Thursday night.
DICKINSON — A jury Thursday found a Dickinson man guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a May 2013 stabbing.
A woman was taken to the hospital late Wednesday night after falling through an open manhole behind the San Luis Hotel.
TEXAS CITY — Officers early Wednesday arrested two men accused of robbing a Texas City convenience store at gunpoint, according to a news release from the police department.
After two years of trending down, the average population at the Galveston County Jail has been steadily increasing since 2012, according to statistics from the county.
FRIENDSWOOD — A month-long investigation led to the arrest of a man charged with the possession of child pornography, Friendswood police said in a news release.
LEAGUE CITY — A man faces various charges after police serving an arrest warrant at his League City apartment allegedly found drugs, a handgun and printers used to produce counterfeit cash.
SAN LEON — A 6-month-old child was taken to the hospital after a driver who told police he fell asleep at the wheel rear-ended another vehicle Monday afternoon in San Leon, a fire official said.
GALVESTON — A Galveston woman was charged with drunken driving and evading arrest after leading police on a short car chase Saturday night.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Police Department won’t pursue charges against City Councilman Tarris Woods, who was accused of threatening a man in City Hall in early July.
GALVESTON — A Pearland man drowned Sunday after falling unconscious in the waters off Galveston.
TEXAS CITY — Police are investigating who might have slashed the tires on 13 vehicles in Texas City on Friday morning.
GALVESTON — Strong winds and an apparent funnel cloud knocked over a Galveston lifeguard tower Friday, officials said.
GALVESTON — A body found near railroad tracks on the island this week did not show any signs of trauma, according to a preliminary investigation by the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office.
GALVESTON — Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy, scheduled for today, to help identify a badly decomposed body found in Galveston on Wednesday, according to police and the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office.
A four-vehicle accident shut down northbound traffic on the Galveston Causeway for a little more than 30 minutes Thursday, Galveston County Sheriff’s Office deputies said.
GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto to the state’s Crime Victims’ Institute Advisory Council.
GALVESTON — A retired Galveston police officer and Vietnam War veteran who served with the department for more than 20 years and was known by his colleagues as a kind man who “never met anyone he didn’t like” died Wednesday, according to a news release from the police department.
GALVESTON — A shrimp boat captain has been charged with a misdemeanor count of deadly conduct after police accused him of firing a handgun at a kayaker several hundred yards from the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston.
GALVESTON — A 4-year-old girl found not breathing in a swimming pool at an island resort was pronounced dead at the University of Texas Medical Branch late Tuesday, police said.
GALVESTON — The personal assistant of a former Galveston mayor who pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $360,000 from her employer was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years probation and to pay almost $160,000 in restitution.
GALVESTON — A badly decomposed body found near railroad tracks on the north side of the island Wednesday has police searching for clues about who the person was and what caused the person’s death.
GALVESTON — A shrimp boat captain was taken into custody Wednesday after allegedly firing a gun at a kayaker several hundred yards out from the 61st Street Fishing Pier in Galveston.
LA MARQUE — Negotiations continue between the city of La Marque and the police and fire department unions.
GALVESTON — A 4-year-old girl was in critical condition after she was found submerged in a pool at an island resort late Tuesday night, police said.
GALVESTON — A Galveston man was arrested Monday night on accusations he sexually abused three children.
KEMAH — A man told officers he woke up at a Kemah motel early Monday to the sight of three men in his room, one of them wielding a pistol and demanding the money in a nearby safe, police said.
LEAGUE CITY — Police are asking for public assistance to help identify a woman suspected of taking the wallet of an elderly shopper at a League City store before using a stolen credit card to purchase several items.
TEXAS CITY — The Texas City Police Department on Monday swore in four new officers, according to a release from the department.
The state has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty in two pending capital murder cases.
Some suggest using part-time cops to help during peak times would save money; others say using officers from other agencies is risky
BACLIFF — A man was arrested in Bacliff on Friday afternoon after police said he pointed a shotgun at another man.
GALVESTON — An off-duty police officer’s quick action kept residents of a Galveston apartment complex safe from a fire.
KEMAH — A man charged in connection with a bomb scare that locked down a Kemah Walmart store for more than four hours was found not guilty by reason of insanity on Friday.
GALVESTON — A Santa Fe woman pleaded guilty Friday to the theft of more than $200,000 from Century 21 Bay Reef Realty.
GALVESTON — Police are searching for two men accused of holding a clerk at gunpoint while robbing a Galveston convenience store Thursday night.
GALVESTON — Five Galveston County Sheriff’s Office deputies were appointed to the rank of corporal this week.
GALVESTON — A Galveston man is accused of striking a convenience store clerk with a glass bottle and biting a good Samaritan during a robbery at an island convenience store Wednesday night, police said.
FRIENDSWOOD — A gas leak at a Friendswood intersection slowed traffic for several hours Thursday afternoon, police said.
GALVESTON — Five Galveston County residents face possible sentences of life in prison after being indicted on federal charges of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, officials said Wednesday.
LA MARQUE — A jury Thursday sentenced a man convicted of aggravated robbery in an armed carjacking at a La Marque carwash to seven years in prison.
GALVESTON — A man stole a plastic container full of scratch-off lottery tickets from a Galveston convenience store early Wednesday, police said.
HITCHCOCK — Divers searched a canal in Hitchcock late Tuesday night after a motorcycle was found submerged in the water, but officials suspect the bike was abandoned months ago, police said.
GALVESTON — A Galveston man was arrested early Wednesday after his girlfriend told officers he pointed a gun at her because she refused to participate in an alleged planned robbery, police said.
GALVESTON — An undercover investigation has led to an arrest that police say illustrates a growing presence of methamphetamine on the island.
GALVESTON — A Galveston native and renowned scholar was murdered in Puebla, Mexico, last week.
GALVESTON — Police on the island received 1,938 emergency calls, took 112 reports, made 82 arrests and worked 30 accidents during the course of a busy Independence Day weekend, according to statistics from the Galveston Police Department.
CRYSTAL BEACH — The woman who was trapped between her car and an automated teller machine 10 days ago has died.
SAN LEON — Power was knocked out for a time early Tuesday morning after a car crashed into a utility pole.
LEAGUE CITY — The manager of an office supply business praised League City police officers who responded to his call for help early Monday morning.
GALVESTON — A teenager suspected of brandishing a gun during two armed robberies in Galveston was arrested during the July 4 weekend, police said.
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