TEXAS CITY — For the first time in nearly nine years, Texas City’s emergency medical service rates may be increasing.
Tempo, physicality, team work push Coogs’ O-line to winning streak
Week 5 in local high school football season produced some huge games for local players. Top performers included:
Thanks to Susan Criss and Wayne Faircloth, who are running for state representative in District 23, for a lively discussion at Monday’s forum.
When I was a boy I wanted to have a motorcycle. It came shortly after I wanted a speedboat (even though I didn’t live near the water) and just before the foreign sports car convertible. By the way, I never got any of them, although I did own a convertible once — it was a Buick.
A memorial tribute celebrating the life of Dr. Alvin L. LeBlanc will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in Levin Hall Main Auditorium.
For all those who cringe at the thought of going to the dentist or hearing the word cavity, there is hope.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gambling industry officials say U.S. casinos had a $240 billion economic impact and employed 1.7 million people in 2013.
ALGOA — A man and his father-in-law were jailed Sunday night after a dispute over use of a water well culminated in a stabbing and gunfire in unincorporated Santa Fe, authorities said.
Forensic evidence collected after the arrest of a kidnapping suspect on the Bolivar Peninsula has connected Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. to the disappearance of another Virginia college student, authorities in that state said Monday.
FRIENDSWOOD — Police are urging Friendswood residents to lock their cars and protect their valuables after a spate of vehicle burglaries were reported at child care centers.
TEXAS CITY — Heights Elementary School was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon because of smoke caused by a malfunctioning microwave in the teachers’ lounge, a school district official said.
SANTA FE — Two men who lived at a house in Santa Fe where more than 140 animals were seized this month might not face criminal charges, authorities said.
GALVESTON — A man charged with the abduction of a college student was taken to Virginia on Friday.
A man was in critical condition after he was hit by a car on Seawall Boulevard early Friday, police said.
GALVESTON - An argument between two men ended in a shooting at a Galveston apartment complex early Friday, police said.
GALVESTON — The mother of an infant child was charged with murder Friday, more than a week after the 1-year-old girl died of asphyxiation at an island apartment complex.
It was unclear Thursday why a man arrested and charged with the abduction of a Virginia college student was found 1,300 miles away.
GALVESTON — Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., 32, the man wanted in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student went before a a pair of judges Thursday and said he won't fight being sent back to Virginia.
A woman accused of driving a car while two accomplices abducted and robbed another woman in April was arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants.
A district court judge on Wednesday filed an order nullifying County Commissioners’ firing of Bonnie Quiroga, the longtime director of the justice administration department.
GALVESTON — A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was arrested Wednesday on the Bolivar Peninsula, authorities confirmed.
LEAGUE CITY — A father arrested earlier this year after his 2-year-old child was found unconscious in a League City garage has been indicted on one count of murder.
GALVESTON — Fire officials are investigating what caused a blaze at an unoccupied house in Indian Beach on Wednesday morning.
KEMAH — A gas leak caused all lanes of traffic on Highway 146 south of Kemah to grind to a halt Wednesday afternoon.
GALVESTON — A former Port of Galveston police officer was sentenced to 40 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl.
TEXAS CITY — A court document filed Monday sheds light on a judge’s decision to order a new trial in the case of a man convicted in the death of a student who was struck and killed by a big rig at a Texas City bus stop.
LEAGUE CITY — Residents are encouraged to safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescription medication at a “take-back” event hosted by League City police Saturday.
SANTA FE — A new public safety building, a long-held dream for officers in the Santa Fe Police Department, is now a reality.
TEXAS CITY — College of the Mainland will swear in a new police chief today.
SAN LEON — Witnesses told authorities a man trying to recover fishing equipment from a neighbor fired several gunshots into the air outside a San Leon house Sunday when no one came to the door.
GALVESTON — A 74-year-old man died in an apparent drowning off an island beach Saturday evening.
CRYSTAL BEACH — The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after rescue crews recovered a man’s body off the Bolivar Peninsula on Sunday evening.
TEXAS CITY — An off-duty officer’s weapon discharged into the ground outside a Texas City home Saturday during a struggle with a man at the scene of a reported armed robbery, police said.
LA MARQUE — The police department and city are encouraging La Marque residents to participate in National Night Out on Oct. 7.
GALVESTON — An island police lieutenant is under internal investigation for his use of social media to rally public supporters against the department chief’s petition to demote the 13-year veteran of the force.
TEXAS CITY — Police are asking for public assistance to help locate a skiff and trailer reported stolen from a boat storage facility on East FM 517 in Texas City.
Heavy downpours flooded streets and may have been responsible for a major wreck that closed Interstate 45 near Baybrook Mall Thursday afternoon.
TEXAS CITY — A 76-year-old man was arrested late Tuesday by officers who allege to have found drugs with a street value of more than $8,000 during a search of his home, police said.
The county judge and his challenger in the upcoming election are set to appear in court today for a hearing on a lawsuit seeking to definitively place one candidate’s name on the ballot.
SANTA FE — More than 100 animals rescued from a property in Santa Fe on Friday are receiving veterinary care, according to the Houston SPCA.
Four new officers to be added to offset overtime costs at jail
GALVESTON — The rain mostly stayed away Saturday as a record number of runners, many of them dressed as book characters, crossed the Galveston Causeway for The Daily News’ third annual Press Run.
GALVESTON — A train derailment on the island Friday night caused a fire that burned more than 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel and took crews more than an hour to extinguish, officials said.
TIKI ISLAND — A small speedboat caught fire in Jones Lake near Tiki Island on Saturday, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky.
SANTA FE — More than 100 animals, including macaws, tortoises and about 73 Irish wolfhounds, were seized Friday on six acres in Santa Fe.
LEAGUE CITY — Crews on Monday will begin resurfacing Texas Avenue, from FM 518 to Hewitt Street, in League City.
GALVESTON — A man wanted in connection with several armed robberies attributed to an island gang turned himself in to authorities Thursday.
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.”
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.
GALVESTON — An island police lieutenant’s rank remains on the line.
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.
GALVESTON — A woman has been charged in connection with a collision that killed a man riding his bicycle on the island’s west end earlier this year.
BACLIFF — A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on a road in Bacliff early Sunday, authorities said.
GALVESTON — A rollover accident shut down inbound traffic on the Galveston Causeway for about 40 minutes Monday, police said.
GALVESTON — The island’s police chief has filed a petition recommending a lieutenant in the department be demoted to the rank of officer.
GALVESTON — After months of recovery, a loggerhead sea turtle found floundering in the surf near Galveston was released back into the ocean Friday afternoon in much better condition.
Mosquito control crews will be out in force this weekend as waves of the bloodsucking insects are expected to hatch and swarm most of Galveston County, officials said.
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