How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million?
How significant is holiday shopping to Galveston County? How about $969 million?
The owner of pit bulls that killed a neighbor’s aged beagle late last month has taken her case to Facebook, prompting a firm rebuttal from an attorney representing the slain dog’s owners.
There’s a different feel around the city these days, one to which coach John Snelson and his team are more than happy adjusting.
The first four years of the Friends of Galveston Island State Park Fun Run, I was the only photographer.
Water temperature in the 50s is a game changer. Even our hard core surfers don’t last long with the 3 millimeter wet suits most Texans wear, and the only swimmers we encounter seem to be Russian or Canadian.
Galveston’s planning commissioners should be congratulated for their work updating the city’s zoning standards in the draft “Land Development Regulation” (LDR) being considered for adoption by city council on Dec. 2.
Seventeen years ago Janice Hallisey had the idea to throw League City a Christmas party. The event would be a “social event” that would include entertainment, holiday shopping in the city’s historic district and park and, of course, a parade.
What do you get when you combine dozens of volunteers and more than 1.5 million Christmas lights?
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City grand jury is quietly nearing a decision in a case that's drawn comparisons to the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
BOSTON (AP) — Jaime Caetano was beaten so badly by her ex-boyfriend that she ended up in the hospital. So when a friend offered her a stun gun to protect herself, she took it.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — TCU took the field on Thanksgiving night determined to send a message to the rest of college football.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — When Leonard Fournette barreled over a Texas A&M defender and scored in the second quarter, the Aggies had to know it was going to be a long night.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Michael Frazier scored 14 points, Chris Chiozza added 13 points, and No. 18 Florida survived another rough offensive night to beat Alabama-Birmingham 56-47 in the consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Thursday night.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams walked into the postgame interview room and immediately rearranged the place cards that signified where Marcus Paige and Justin Jackson would sit.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 17 points and No. 11 Kansas beat Rhode Island 76-60 on Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Stanley Johnson had shown glimpses of his precocious talent during Arizona's first five games, occasionally showing up on the highlight reels with a soaring dunk or blocked shot.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Wiltjer found a lot more room than he expected down low at Madison Square Garden.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kelsey Lang is beginning to flourish in a bigger role with the Texas Longhorns.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Freshman reserve Jevon Carter is making the tough transition from hard work in practice to solid performance in games for No. 21 West Virginia.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga's Jim Foster — a Hall of Fame coach and wine aficionado — watched his team deliver a vintage performance on the eve of Thanksgiving.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and No. 16 Michigan State beat Oakland 79-64 on Wednesday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Shacobia Barbee scored 16 points and dished out five assists to lead No. 22 Georgia to a 66-35 rout of Colgate on Wednesday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Marc Loving scored a career-high 18 points and No. 16 Ohio State again shot well from the field in beating Campbell 91-64 on Wednesday night.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Butler's shooting numbers were awful. And it didn't matter.
NEW YORK (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston ended some back-and-forth drama worthy of March with a bucket, a block and then a mad break — straight into the waiting arms of his Villanova teammates.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — San Diego State fought through a tight game and won in a runaway to open the Maui Invitational.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Arizona came to Maui to face adversity. There was some back in the desert through the first four games, though most of that was self-inflicted.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark Turgeon gathered his Maryland coaching staff in his hotel room the night before facing Iowa State, and the scouting report he got was so sobering that he offered a solution.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari found much to like about the box score of yet another blowout win, taking particular satisfaction in his team's playing time.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored a career-high 31 points and had 11 rebounds as No. 17 Miami defeated Charlotte for the second time in three days, 77-74 on Tuesday night.
DALLAS (AP) — Playing as a ranked team for the first time in seven years, No. 25 Arkansas established itself quickly against SMU.
NEW YORK (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth remembered how to play the in-your-face pressure defense that made the program an NCAA tournament staple.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Sherise Williams scored 15 points to lead No. 25 Mississippi State to an 80-46 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Reserve Geoffrey Groselle scored a career-high 15 points, and No. 23 Creighton beat Eastern Illinois 75-53 in the Emerald Coast Classic on Tuesday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Freshman Myles Turner had 25 points and 10 rebounds, leading No. 7 Texas to a 78-46 win over Saint Francis on Tuesday night and the Longhorns' first 5-0 start since 2009.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke's depth was just too much for Buffalo.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bria Smith scored 22 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists and No. 12 Louisville held off a game Western Kentucky squad 89-67 on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kahleah Copper and Betnijah Laney combined for 42 points to help No. 21 Rutgers beat Wagner 81-53 on Tuesday night.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Anderson was 7 for 7 from the field and scored 20 points and No. 8 Virginia had a 32-point run spanning halftime to beat Tennessee State 79-36 on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Zak Irwin scored 19 points and Caris LeVert added 18 to lead No. 19 Michigan to a 70-63 win over Oregon on Monday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Georges Niang scored 28 points, reserve Dustin Hogue had 17 and No. 13 Iowa State beat Alabama 84-74 on Monday night to reach the CBE Classic championship game.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M coach Gary Blair appreciated his program's top 10 ranking to start the season. But he realizes the Aggies still must earn it.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Savannah State missed so many shots and committed so many turnovers against sixth-ranked Louisville that the question was if it would score against the Cardinals rather than when.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gavin Schilling had career highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds, leading No. 20 Michigan State to a 79-52 victory over Santa Clara on Monday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nia Moore scored a career-high 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds Monday as No. 4 Tennessee overcame a sluggish start and remained unbeaten with a 97-46 victory over Tennessee State.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Laurin Mincy scored 13 points and No. 10 Maryland extended its winning streak to five games with a 65-43 victory over Loyola (Md.) on Monday night.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — There was a bit of concern after No. 11 Wichita State missed its first 18 3-point attempts of the season.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points and career-highs of 16 rebounds and 6 blocked shots and No. 11 North Carolina overwhelmed Oregon in the second half for a 76-59 win on Sunday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brianna Turner had 19 points and seven rebounds for No. 3 Notre Dame, which used a 39-2 run in the second half to blow out Holy Cross, 104-29 in the first round of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Challenge.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — No. 18 Oklahoma rebounded from its first loss of the season Sunday as Isaiah Cousins scored 20 points in the Sooners' 90-68 win over Northwestern State.
ATLANTA (AP) — Shacobia Barbee scored a career-high 24 points and Krista Donald added 11 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 24 Georgia beat Georgia Tech 64-57 on Sunday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell made all six of her 3-pointers and scored 20 points as No. 2 South Carolina auditioned for the top spot in the country beating San Diego State 89-38 on Sunday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa. (AP) — Samantha Logic posted her fifth-career triple-double, and Bethany Doolittle scored 23 points and blocked five shots, to lead No. 18 Iowa women past Dayton 90-83 in the championship game of the Hawkeye Challenge on Saturday night.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Brett Hundley's first pass was intercepted by Southern California linebacker Anthony Sarao, who returned it up the UCLA sideline for a shocking touchdown. Red-clad fans rocked the predominantly blue Rose Bowl, hoping this rivalry was undergoing a seismic shift.
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Dawkins walked over to Mike Krzyzewski and gave his former coach and mentor a hug after No. 4 Duke beat his Stanford team in the title game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State took the redshirt off highly touted freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph and now has only more chance to get bowl eligible.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty broke into the open with the end zone in front of him.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Frank Kaminsky scored 26 points and No. 3 Wisconsin beat Boise State 78-54 on Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead No. 4 Mississippi State over Vanderbilt 51-0 on Saturday night.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 2 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota got his curtain call at Autzen Stadium.
DALLAS (AP) — Nic Moore scored 22 points, Keith Frazier added a career-high 17 and No. 22 SMU bounced back from a pair of losses on the road to beat Eastern Washington 77-68 Saturday night.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials lowered the goal posts in anticipation of a second straight week of onrushing fans.
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