GALVESTON — Right now, Galveston teenagers are able to freely walk the streets at night. At one time, a Galveston police officer could stop a person under the age of 17 and arrest him for being in certain parts of the city after midnight.
DICKINSON —The Dickinson Gators had plenty of surprises for observers of the Houston-area high school football scene during their 13-1 run this season
DICKINSON — The Dickinson Gators rose from a state of obscurity in the area football landscape to one of the top teams in the region this season.
Let’s assume the Ike Dike has been built, and Galveston got what it wanted. What would that look like?
Sometimes we don’t need to stray too far from our own doorstep to find someone who resets our faith in mankind.
PARIS (AP) — Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A new video from Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm and a leader saying they are "infidels" or non-believers.
MADRID (AP) — Spain's Prosecutor's Office has begun an investigation into alleged corruption and embezzlement in the awarding of contracts to hold the 2012 Formula One race in Valencia.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kid Rock will perform a pre-race concert at the Daytona 500 in February.
MOSCOW (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is working to return South Africa to the schedule.
LONDON (AP) — Bernie Ecclestone's control of Formula One was fully restored on Thursday after overcoming court cases that threatened his grip on the motorsport series.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch had his turn on the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave his motorhome the night she claims he assaulted her.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and "extremely mercenary."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sprint informed NASCAR it won't extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chip Ganassi Racing will have a new driver and a new sponsor this season for its flagship No. 01 Prototype in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship sports car series.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Brian Vickers underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart for a second time, and the recovery period will cause him to miss the start of the 2015 season.
MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari has signed Esteban Gutierrez as its test and reserve driver from next season, after the Mexican lost his seat at Sauber.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Lewis Hamilton has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year after winning his second Formula One title.
LONDON (AP) — Bahrain has been blocking Qatar from hosting a Formula One race, according to Bernie Ecclestone.
WOKING, England (AP) — McLaren announced the return of Fernando Alonso and retained Jenson Button for the 2015 Formula One season on Thursday, giving the British team a lineup of former champions at the start of its restored partnership with Honda.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon will return for a 14th season with Target Chip Ganassi Racing, though he will be one of only two drivers piloting the red and white bulls-eye cars next year.
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