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The Galveston County Daily News : Police

September 16, 2014

Police

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Rescued animals are receiving veterinary care

SANTA FE — More than 100 animals rescued from a property in Santa Fe on Friday are receiving veterinary care, according to the Houston SPCA.

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Saturday 09/13/2014
Boat catches fire near Tiki Island
Posted: September 13, 2014

TIKI ISLAND — A small speedboat caught fire in Jones Lake near Tiki Island on Saturday, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky.

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Funnel cloud seen over League City
Posted: September 13, 2014

LEAGUE CITY — A funnel cloud was reported Friday in the skies above League City, but it did not touch down or cause any damage, police said.

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Friday 09/12/2014
More than 100 animals seized at Santa Fe home
Updated: September 13, 2014 - 12:17 am

SANTA FE — More than 100 animals, including macaws, tortoises and about 73 Irish wolfhounds, were seized Friday on six acres in Santa Fe.

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Thursday 09/11/2014
Police arrest another alleged Omega Crips member
Posted: September 11, 2014

GALVESTON — A man wanted in connection with several armed robberies attributed to an island gang turned himself in to authorities Thursday.

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La Marque programmer involved in video game dispute apparent target of ‘swatting’ call
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 11:19 pm

LA MARQUE — Police surrounded a house Thursday in response to a what turned out to be a hoax call apparently targeting a software programmer embroiled in a copyright dispute involving the popular video game “Minecraft.”

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
New trial ordered for trucker convicted in death of Texas City girl
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 12:36 pm

TEXAS CITY — A judge has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of criminally negligent homicide in connection with the 2012 death of a girl run over by a big rig at a Texas City school bus stop.

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Petition about Galveston police officer demotion can move ahead
Posted: September 10, 2014

GALVESTON — An island police lieutenant’s rank remains on the line.

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Man in cowboy hat steals 15 purses, evades police pursuit
Posted: September 10, 2014

GALVESTON — A man wearing a cowboy hat stole more than 15 purses Wednesday from an island department store and evaded police in a car pursuit that ended in Dickinson, authorities said.

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