TEXAS CITY – Police recovered a body that was found in the water south of the Texas City Dike Saturday afternoon.
TEXAS CITY – Police recovered a body that was found in the water south of the Texas City Dike Saturday afternoon.
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.
A fourth quarter dry spell by the Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs saw their lead disappear and their undefeated run in district play come to an end in a 39-34 loss to Van Vleck on Friday.
Recap of Friday night's boys and girls high school soccer action including matches from District 24-6A and contests featuring Santa Fe and Texas City.
Congratulations to Kirk Broiles, the Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year.
In light of the most recent name change confusion with the League City Chamber of Commerce, we as board members from the 2014 board of directors of the chamber, would like to clarify some information for the record.
A tautology is a statement that cannot be false. One common example is the rhetorical question, “Is the Pope Catholic?” But asking whether the new interim minister of Galveston’s 175-year-old First Lutheran Church is Lutheran is an exception to this pattern.
In some parts of the world, girls aren’t educated because of cultural or religious restrictions.
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government spokesman expressed "extreme indignation' Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto.
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Perry Ellis had 16 points and 12 rebounds and No. 9 Kansas bolted to a big lead in the opening minutes Saturday in a 68-57 victory Saturday over Kansas State.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas County sheriff's office says a rescue operation is under way on Mount Hood after two climbers were injured.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday as two accomplished pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.
ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Saturday in connection with a suitcase found on a downtown street stuffed with dismembered human remains.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A traveler who remained at Newark Liberty International Airport after missing two flights faces numerous charges for allegedly beating a homeless man with a chair as the man was sleeping.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.
NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming company whose pipeline leaked 30,000 gallons of crude oil into the Yellowstone River in Montana and its sister company have had multiple pipeline spills and federal fines levied against them in the last decade, according to government records.
BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is heading into its second month as Judge George O'Toole Jr. continues the process of questioning prospective jurors individually to find 18 people who can be fair and impartial. Here is a look at what's happened so far and a look ahead:
NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and public opinion that eventually soured on the cops' behavior.
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — Police say Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive and taken to Atlanta hospital.
GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing — the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Museum officials in Ohio hope medical scans will reveal more about the mummified remains of a child that may have lived over 500 years ago in Peru.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 firefighters are battling a 5-alarm fire in a Brooklyn storage facility that has sent smoke billowing across the borough and over the East River into Manhattan.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI says it is investigating a suspicious letter containing white powder that was sent to the headquarters of the Samaritan's Purse charity in western North Carolina.
A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and perhaps even more on Boston, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to drive to Super Bowl parties.
NEW YORK (AP) — A CrossFit gym located in the first-floor of a New York City condo building must close after upstairs neighbors sued over excessive exercise-induced noise.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sale of Atlantic City's former Revel casino is on hold while the company that ran its popular nightclub and beach bar appeals.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join.
GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — Direct descendants of the Hatfields and McCoys are producing legal moonshine, the start of a new legacy for the families made famous for their 19th-century feud.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Fred Hamic is a marrying judge: He's performed about 1,000 weddings during seven years as Geneva County's probate judge and considers the ceremonies a highlight of his job.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots from the U.S. and Russia have traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.
"I believe that one of our next generation of Republican leaders, one who may not be as well-known as I am today, one who has not yet taken their message across the country, one who is just getting started, may well emerge as being better able to defeat the Democrat nominee." — Mitt Romney, who ended his roller-coaster return to presidential politics.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorated police detectives who would later be convicted of moonlighting as hit men for the mob.
NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The 18 New England residents sitting on the jury in the murder trial of former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will be allowed to watch the home team play in Sunday's Super Bowl, but the judge overseeing the case says they must leave the room if his name is mentioned.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the impresario of gangster rap, has long been a perpetrator and victim of the violent life he promoted in song.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City couple accused of battering a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year has been sentenced to over a decade in prison.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained why his pregnant wife's belly had grown so large: She was about to give birth to five babies, who would become the first known surviving quintuplets born in the U.S.
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year census, which could give Arab-Americans and other affected groups greater political clout and access to public funding, among other things.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A military jury has sentenced a U.S. Air Force instructor to 20 years in prison for raping two women, including a recruit he was training two decades ago at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The shotgun used by a man who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Hall meeting in suburban Minneapolis was illegally channeled to him by a straw buyer, a sheriff said Friday night.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut House and Senate have voted overwhelmingly to confirm a state judge nominee who was opposed by the National Rifle Association and other groups because she supported a gun control bill approved in the wake of the Newtown school shooting.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Transportation Department says the contractor building a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle has finished digging a 120-foot-deep pit that can be used to access and repair the broken tunneling machine.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More measles cases have been found in California, health officials said Friday.
MIAMI (AP) — A short-lived promo posted to Twitter by Venezuelan tourism officials to highlight the nation's openness to foreigners featured a Miami Herald reporter who had been detained while covering the country's elections.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An amended wrongful death lawsuit over a Cleveland policeman's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy includes claims by his parents and sister and references to other use-of-force cases.
DENVER (AP) — Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs.
LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin snow sculpting team that won the last two national championships is trying to defend its trophy in Lake Geneva.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arthur L. Alarcon, a judge who served on California and federal benches for 50 years and was the first Latino appointed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has died. He was 89.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The bird attacking joggers in a Salem city park has been identified as a barred owl, a species the federal government is spending millions to kill in Northwest forests.
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence will step down at the end of the current school year and take a job at Yale.
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — A Midland judge says he will rule next week on a motion from Union Pacific Railroad to end the civil trial involving people who were hurt or whose family members died when a freight train struck a veterans parade float.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — On the last weekday before the Super Bowl, legislators wearing Seattle Seahawks gear made noise over a bill to allow Washington state residents to legally play fantasy football.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City pharmacist who admitted to trying to make weapons-grade ricin and other legal toxins has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison.
BRYN MAWR, Pa. (AP) — A small suburban Philadelphia college apologized Friday after it stirred controversy with an email advertising a fitness program to overweight students.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury of six men and six women has gone home for the weekend in a case alleging a 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — State officials who seized six tigers and five other exotic animals from a sanctuary will be able to keep them at least until next week after a judge on Friday put an order to return the exotic animals on hold.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state has rescheduled executions for seven death row inmates as it tries to find new lethal drugs, meaning no inmate will be put to death in Ohio in 2015.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An immigration judge denied asylum Friday for an Afghan military officer who sneaked away from a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid returning to Afghanistan, where he said he had been threatened by the Taliban.
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