GALVESTON — Gov. Rick Perry announced the University of Texas Medical Branch will be one of the state’s two designated Ebola treatment centers.
Hitchcock native Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the National Football League, was cut Tuesday by the Dallas Cowboys.
FRIENDSWOOD — At 6 feet, 7 inches and 280 pounds, Friendswood’s Jesse Brewster has the frame high school offensive line coaches dream of.
The Daily News loves to publish letters from readers — especially about contested elections. But we do have a few guidelines.
I feel Galveston County needs a nonpartisan chief operating officer. Everyone’s a taxpayer first, and that’s who pays the bills around here.
GALVESTON — There is something mildly hopeful about a huge reptile with the arrogance to construct her nest in the middle of the island's bustling West End.
When First Lutheran Church, the organizers of Galveston's popular Oktoberfest began pondering ways to improve the German dinner that has long been a highlight of the celebration, there was only one way to make it better: offer it twice.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
LEAGUE CITY — A member of the U.S. Coast Guard received a 24-month prison sentence Wednesday and was ordered to repay $230,468 in restitution on a theft of government property charge.
LA MARQUE — A member of the U.S. Coast Guard was hurt Saturday when his pickup struck a concrete guardrail head-on, authorities said.
BOLIVAR — U.S. Coast Guard crews Thursday rescued the captain of a disabled sailboat after he’d been in the water for more than 20 minutes.
GALVESTON — Investigators continued their probe Monday of a boat wreck that killed the Santa Fe man who was operating the capsized vessel.
GALVESTON — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew flew the captain of a fishing boat to the hospital after he injured his arm.
GALVESTON — A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew flew a ship’s crewman to a hospital after the man suffered from extreme stomach pains.
GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard set up a roadside inspection for nine semi-trucks headed for the port of Galveston on Tuesday.
GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team in Galveston has a new commander after a change-of-command ceremony Thursday.
GALVESTON — The Coast Guard has offered a $3000 reward for information on false boater-in-distress calls near Galveston and in New Jersey.
Angela Ellison and her son Jacob watch the USCG Cutter Dauntless dock Monday in Galveston. Ellison’s husband Joseph Ellison is a crew member aboard the cutter.
Clean-up crews fill bags with oiled sand and debris at Big Reef in Galveston on Wednesday. The crews are working to stay ahead of incoming inclement weather that could potentially stall response efforts.
A barge loaded with marine fuel oil sits partially submerged in the Houston Ship Channel. The bulk carrier Summer Wind, reported a collision between the Summer Wind and a barge, containing 924,000 gallons of fuel oil, towed by the motor vessel Miss Susan.
Clean-up crews carry bags filled with oiled sand and debris to an offload site at Big Reef in Galveston on Wednesday. The crews are working to stay ahead of incoming inclement weather that could potentially stall response efforts.
Funeral services with Military Honors are 12:00 noon Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, Reverend Wayne Clements officiating. Visitation will start at 9:00 am on Saturday. Private family burial will take place Monday at Houston National Cemetery.
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Ray L. Burdeos a Galveston Island local tells a story that is a flashback to the mid-20th century when American society was evolving.
PASADENA — The Houston Ship Channel will have its Centennial Family Festival from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Bayport Cruise Terminal, 4700 Samoth, in Pasadena.
Visitation will be Monday, March 3, 2014 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque with the service to follow at 6:00pm with Rev. Chris Norton officiating. Graveside service will be 11:00am on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at West Oak Cemetery in Jasper, Texas.
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TEXAS CITY — The federal agencies investigating a ship and barge collision near the Texas City Dike that sent 168,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil into Galveston Bay will have a public hearing for 4 1/2 days next week.
I personally witnessed many acts of equal valor by lifeguards, firefighters and police during Hurricane Ike. Good to know the potential for that level of self-sacrifice and heroism lives on.
GALVESTON — The Galveston Community College Board of Regents met Monday night to select the finalists for the vacant, ninth spot on the board.
Capt. Joe Kent provides anglers more details on the proposed changes to state saltwater fishing regulations.
GALVESTON — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people returning from Belize with a coffee shipment from a boat 200 miles offshore.
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