Steve Baker says he’s willing to do whatever it takes to avoid settling a lawsuit filed by the owner of four pit bulls that killed his beloved beagle — even if that means taking on the burden himself. To that end, Baker said Monday he had withdrawn a claim he filed with his insurance company.
The Ball High Lady Tors got a strong push to start the second half and managed to hold off a no-quit Friendswood Lady Mustangs squad in a 55-48 win in their home opener Monday.
For Satchel McElroy, the hard part is over, which frees him up to continue strengthening his link in the family’s baseball chain.
Perfectionism can be a blessing and a curse. Striving to be our best, exerting our skills, seeking to achieve our dreams are all positive aspects of diligent ambition and likely to lead to success.
Over the years, more and more people have begun making the switch to alternative medicine for pain management.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.
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.
GALVESTON — An Amber Alert that had police searching all morning for a 6-month-old boy was prompted by a hoax, police said.Comments (17)
Authorities are searching for anyone who saw anything leading up to a fatal motorcycle accident Friday.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — It took the jury only an hour and 10 minutes to reach the verdict Tuesday convicting a man accused of killing a Galveston baker in a carjacking last year.Comments (1)
TEXAS CITY — The owner of four pit bulls that attacked and killed a family’s 10-year-old beagle appealed to a judge Wednesday not to declare her dogs dangerous because they are “very sweet.” But Justice of the Peace Darrell Apfell saw it differently.Comments (11)
TEXAS CITY — A lawsuit filed by Emerald White against Steve and Tiffany Baker last week is an example of a victim being revictimized, said Angel Hagmaier, the Bakers' attorney. White's attorney says that isn't so.Comments (62)
Galveston police found the body of a 55-year-old truck driver in the parking lot of a gas station near Interstate 45 and Harborside Wednesday.Comments (1)
TEXAS CITY — A woman whose four pitbulls attacked and killed a family’s 10-year-old beagle in October is now suing the deceased dog’s owner for up to $1 million in damages.Comments (114)
The attorney defending owners of a slain beagle against a pit-bull owner’s lawsuit wants the case tossed out as groundless and sanctions imposed against the plaintiff and her lawyer.Comments (20)
A local going-out-of-business sale has earned a slap on the wrist from the Better Business Bureau.Comments (4)
GALVESTON — Two teenagers were killed Friday morning when a truck they were riding in collided with a garbage truck.Comments (9)
Councilman Ronald “Bubba” Jannett said he is a country boy at heart and understands the freedoms the residents who live in Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction stand for.Comments (5)
Police officers no longer are able to piggyback on the department’s purchase of ammunition after the city found that as many as 83 officers did so and didn’t pay the appropriate taxes, the city announced Thursday. In many cases, the officers purchased the ammunition for personal and not w…Comments (16)
Two new council members joined the League City council Tuesday.Comments (13)
GALVESTON — A former Justice of the Peace clerk who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from the county government was sentenced Wednesday to probation and restitution of more than $23,500.Comments (4)
TEXAS CITY — Spurred by a $1.4 million enticement, San Antonio-based grocer H-E-B plans before the year is done to begin demolishing an old building to make way for a 57,000-square-foot store just east of state Highway 146 and north of Palmer Highway.Comments (16)
Funeral services are 10:00 am Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Galveston. The family will receive visitors from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday at the funeral home where a devotional will be held at 7:00 pm.Comments (0)
A celebration of her life will be held Sat. Nov. 22, 2014; Visitation 11am.Celebration 1pm. Celebration will be held at Gospel Way MBC. 3307 Bella Vista St. Interment Paradise North.Comments (0)
Three suspected burglars led police on a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that ended with a crash under a Houston overpass, police said.Comments (6)
When Judge Janis Yarbrough announced that the adoption and name change were granted, Amber Alston, 16, burst into tears.Comments (1)
A young boy was locked inside a small, makeshift room because he had grown uncontrollable and was possibly a danger to his family, his father told a jury Tuesday.Comments (0)
Cameron Martin completed 13-of-18 passes for 237 yards, ran the ball 15 times for 47 yards and piled up a total of four touchdowns to help lead the Dickinson Gators to a 35-21 win over the Pearland Oilers at Clyde Abshier Stadium on Friday night.Comments (0)
Galveston County has seen a 27 percent increase in felony cases defended by court-appointed attorneys in the last two years — and no one seems to know why.Comments (8)
GALVESTON — The man accused of keeping his son in a 6-foot-by-8-foot plywood room as a means of punishment has been found not guilty by a Galveston County juryComments (4)
LEAGUE CITY — Police said a homeless man tried to steal a boat at the South Shore Harbour Marina, but gave up after crashing into other vessels.Comments (0)
Popular downtown island eatery Yaga’s Café and neighboring bar, Tsunami Exotic Tequila Emporium, are temporarily out of commission after a power pole behin…Comments (0)
SANTA FE — A Santa Fe high school student will perform with a small ensemble representing the Macy’s Great American Marching Band on the "Today Show" at 7 a.m. today.Comments (1)
In the 33 years that Viola Galicki has lived in Santa Fe’s extraterrirotial jurisdiction, she can count on her fingers the little bit of business that has come into the city, she said.Comments (3)
GALVESTON — A 24-year-old Galveston man is in critical condition after he was shot by his father Sunday, police said.Comments (3)
Jim Yarbrough, Galveston’s mayor, was expecting to be home from the hospital this weekend. He was planning to start therapy on Monday.Comments (4)
After 13 years on the lam in Mexico, the man accused of masterminding a 2001 slaying will be tried on the island next month.Comments (0)
GALVESTON — A jury has begun deliberations in the trial of David Wieseckel, the man accused of locking his young son inside a small room as a form of punishment.Comments (0)
A public visitation and memorial service are set today to honor the two Ball High students who died when the truck they were riding in collided with a garbage truck on Friday.Comments (0)
Hunting grounds: When outdoor gear retailer Cabela’s said it would build a 72,000-square-foot store in League City, the news immediately triggered interest from other retailers, city officials confirm.Comments (0)
Visitation will be held on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 4-6 p.m. followed by a wake from 6-7 p.m. at Wynn Funeral Home, 602-32nd Street, Galveston, Texas. Andrew’s “Celebration of Life” service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Church, West Point Missionary Ba…Comments (0)
What is in the water in Texas City? From a gigantic Buccee’s to the newly proposed H-E-B concept store, attractive and high-profile retail development is sure popping up in the area.Comments (0)
Visitation will be 12:00 to 5:00 PM Friday, November 21st at Mainland Funeral Home; and Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 1224 Cedar Dr. in La Marque where visitation will begin at 10:00 AM followed by Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow at Forest P…Comments (0)
GARLAND — The Clear Falls Knights got their most shocking win yet in what has already been a Cinderella run to the state volleyball tournament, as they swept the No. 1 Amarillo Sandies 25-23, 25-19, 25-19 on Friday at the Curtis Culwell Center.Comments (0)
Antonio (Tony) Rodriguez left us way too soon, Sunday Nov.16, 2014. Per his request, No Services Will Be Held.Comments (0)
LEAGUE CITY — A League City man is accused of choking his wife during a dispute at their house about 9:20 p.m. Friday.Comments (4)
The arrival of a decommissioned floating nuclear power plant to Galveston will be delayed as the Army Corps of Engineers and the city continued to exchange information about the project.Comments (0)
Lady Stings track and field star Asa Garcia remembered all the grueling training she went through to get to the point she was at Tuesday.Comments (0)
ALVIN — The Cougars smothered Sweeny’s up-tempo offense, holding them to just 180 yards in a 19-7 win over the Bulldogs in a Class 4A, Region III area round game.Comments (4)
To call tonight’s Dickinson-Pearland Class 6A, Region III area round matchup (Deer Park ISD Stadium, 7 p.m.) the biggest game the Gators have played in recent years isn’t too deep a stretch.Comments (0)
Sgt. Brian Miller, U.S. Army retired, is a tall, fit man whose left leg emerges from his shorts as a high-tech device of steel and plastic. His walking gait barely betrays his missing limb.Comments (0)
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 21st, beginning at 5PM followed by a wake from7-8 pm at Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary. A service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 11:00 am at First Union Baptist Church (1027 Ave K). Burial will follow immed…Comments (0)
An upper-level short wave trough is expected to develop over California and swing eastward into Texas on Friday and Saturday, bringing the threat of severe storms to much of Southeast Texas, including Galveston County.Comments (0)
LA MARQUE — Vicki King, former assistant chief with the Houston Police Department, is the sole finalist for police chief in La Marque.Comments (7)
GALVESTON — A jury Thursday ordered an 80-year sentence for the man convicted of first degree murder in the death of Galveston baker Juan Navarro.Comments (2)
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