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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

January 31, 2015


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Man accused of threatening his sister

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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Thursday 01/29/2015
Man convicted of selling cocaine, tampering with evidence
Posted: January 29, 2015

A Galveston County jury convicted a Baytown man Wednesday of possession of cocaine with the intent to deliver, and tampering with evidence.

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Vacant house heavily damaged by flames
Posted: January 29, 2015

Firefighters responded to a blaze in a vacant house about 2 a.m. Wednesday. 

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Wednesday 01/28/2015
Boy suffers third-degree burns in fireworks accident
Posted: January 28, 2015

A boy suffered third-degree burns to his hands and face after fireworks exploded in his hands, San Leon firefighters said.

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Tuesday 01/27/2015
Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship near Galveston
Posted: January 27, 2015

A Coast Guard helicopter crew evacuated an 8-month-old baby girl from the Carnival Triumph cruise ship Monday morning about 140 miles southeast of Galveston.

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Police investigating drive-by shooting
Posted: January 27, 2015

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting early Saturday that sent bullets into several apartments, but no injuries were reported.

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Friday 01/23/2015
Cops: Lack of car’s airbag a factor in fatal crash
Posted: January 23, 2015

A Bacliff man died late Wednesday night when his 1970 Volkswagen Beetle collided with another car, police said. 

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4 held in slaying of Galveston man
Posted: January 23, 2015

Police said Thursday they had arrested four suspects — including two teenagers — on murder charges in the shooting death of a Galveston man in an apparent drug deal turned fatal. 

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Kayaker fell overboard, makes it back to shore
Posted: January 23, 2015

A kayaker who decided to head out into Galveston Bay during stormy weather Thursday afternoon fell overboard. Luckily he made it safe to shore, but not before a search was launched by the Kemah Police Department and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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