PORT BOLIVAR — Some residents of the Bolivar Peninsula are being warned boil their drinking and cooking water because of a major break in a transmission line between Winnie and High Island.
LEAGUE CITY — The asking price is $1.5 million for a group of 10 paintings depicting the African-American journey — works that have been on exhibit nationally and may soon be displayed in Galveston.
Recently, there have been some large trout reported; however, the quantities of smaller trout are not up to par with where they should be this time of year.
LA MARQUE — Whether it’s the loss of key players or assistant coaches or entering a difficult new district, every high school head football coach runs into their fair share of headaches.
Why is the Port of Galveston proposing to borrow up to $13 million from banks for a cruise-ship terminal expansion? Would it be possible to get the money at a lower interest rate through the bond market?
Cellphones have become so prevalent in our everyday lives that most people don’t think twice about pulling out their phone in public, in social situations or even worse, while driving.
You don’t need an odometer to know when you’ve driven 150 miles inland. The air gets a tiny bit drier, the terrain starts to undulate, and in the summer, the roadside pickups selling watermelons give way to fruit stands selling peaches somewhere near that mile marker.
LEAGUE CITY — After she hammed it up with talk show host Rachael Ray while talking about her take on taco soup, Sarah Penrod was feeling pretty good about her chances of advancing to the next round of “Food Network Star.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany excluded an amputee long jumper from its team for the European Athletics Championships on Wednesday, saying the athlete's carbon-fiber prosthesis gives him an unfair advantage.
DETROIT (AP) — A pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown hotel last spring after they met at a bar in the suburbs.
CHICAGO (AP) — Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jedd Gyorko singled in Yangervis Solarte with the go-ahead run with two outs in the sixth inning and Tyson Ross and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kyle Gibson bounced back for a rocky start to shut down Kansas City, and the Minnesota Twins held on through a shaky ninth to beat James Shields and the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado homered off Cory Rasmus leading off the 12th inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma kept his road record spotless since last July, pitching seven strong innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Stroman had his second solid start against Boston in five days, Colby Rasmus hit a solo homer and the Toronto Blue Bays beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays' 11th win in 12 games.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight shutout innings and finally got some run support when Chase Utley hit a grand slam as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Tuesday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish could only smile after Brett Gardner homered off of him for the third time in a week.
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first big league win, pitching seven strong innings Monday night as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1.
MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Baker hit a two-out RBI single to cap a four-run rally in the ninth inning by the Miami Marlins, who extended their winning streak to five games by beating the Washington Nationals 7-6.
BOSTON (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud went 3 for 4 with a three-run homer, Bartolo Colon made his second straight strong start, and the New York Mets crushed the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 on Monday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi won his third consecutive start, James Loney had two RBIs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Monday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn't mad at David Ortiz.
ATLANTA (AP) — Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.
NEW YORK (AP) — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays didn't like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it's back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL East.
HOUSTON (AP) — Before leaving for a seven-game trip last on July 18, the Miami Marlins had won just once in their previous seven games.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Jim Rice didn't do it. Neither did Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, Jim Thome, Barry Bonds nor any other opposing slugger who played at Kansas City.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw continued to spoil his manager with another brilliant performance.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sonny Gray was sitting toward the back of the dugout, listening to the power spree that put Oakland in control.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Miami Marlins know what they need to do to get back into the National League postseason picture.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The resurgent Tampa Bay Rays are on their best run in a decade.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Martin Prado doubled, homered and drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and the surging Kansas City Royals wrecked things for the Cleveland Indians for the second straight night.
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Odrisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki has a tough name to spell, even at his own ballpark.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.
NEW YORK (AP) — For nearly two years, the Toronto Blue Jays had walked off the field at Yankee Stadium with losses. Every time.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Drew Smyly struck out six straight Angels early on, even the Detroit Tigers were dazzled by their left-hander's dominance.
SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Felix Hernandez in a 2-1 victory Friday night over the Seattle Mariners.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Brad Hand knows he has to prove he belongs in Miami's rotation. His last five starts might be making the decision easier.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox say owner Jerry Reinsdorf has been hospitalized after feeling lightheaded in Cooperstown, New York.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerome Williams became the record 31st pitcher for Texas this season, Neftali Feliz was back in a familiar finishing role and the Rangers finally got a home victory in July.
ATLANTA (AP) — Alex Wood's shoulders slumped as he turned to watch Tommy Medica's grounder skip into center field to open the fifth inning.
DENVER (AP) — Brett Anderson pitched effectively into the seventh inning for his first win in more than a year and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 on Friday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Billy Butler's two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll.
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness — he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians has had his perfect game broken up with a one-out single in the seventh inning by Omar Infante of the Kansas City Royals.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cole Hamels pitched eight strong innings and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI single in the fifth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
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