Sayantan Ghose, accused of killing a League City man and wounding his wife in a shooting at their home June 28, is back in Galveston County.
It has been 175 years since a newspaper known as The Daily News first appeared in Galveston, a city far different than the one in which we live today. So, too, has the newspaper changed during those years.
On April 11, 1842, an itinerant printer and adventurer named Samuel Bangs pulled a single sheet of paper off a hand-cranked press he’d installed in rented space in downtown Galveston, launching The Daily News. The articles, photographs and illustrations collected here chronicle and commemora…
An influx of deep moisture from the Gulf of Mexico (partly residual moisture from former Tropical Depression #4) and an upper-level low just north of the Yucatan will keep a good chance of showers or thunderstorms in our picture through early next week.
A major redistricting trial that began in San Antonio on Monday could bring changes to congressional districts around the state, including the one that represents Galveston County.
A legal battle between a Bacliff man and his municipal utility district over excess water charges could soon come to an end, according to the man’s lawyer.
July has begun on a very different note than June. Through the first six days of June, Galveston had already received 4.14 inches of rain. By contrast, no rain has been reported at either Scholes Field in Galveston or the National Weather Service Office in League City.
Two Texas congressmen hope that President Donald Trump finds a way to add a Texas coastal barrier to his $1 trillion list of infrastructure projects that he has promised the country.
The owner of a staffing company providing temporary labor to marine businesses in Texas and elsewhere was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for not paying employment taxes.
Bills meant to increase penalties against illegal immigrants and cities that try to harbor them have the support of Galveston County’s local representative.
Officials with the state’s windstorm insurer of last resort say they are optimistic that funding is sufficient to cover most catastrophes this hurricane season, pointing to strong financial management and the absence of major storms to strike the Texas coast in the past few years.
ISIS is wasting their time and money trying to terrorize the American people. We are doing a great job of terrorizing ourselves. You can’t turn on the television without seeing two or three people shot, stabbed or clubbed to death.
More showers rolled across the already soggy coastal areas of Galveston County this morning. Even before these latest rains, Galveston had measured 9.22 inches of rain, giving the Island city its wettest June since 2004 when 10.98 inches of rain were recorded. While inland areas of the Count…
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first tropical storm since 2015 to near the Texas coast, made landfall early Thursday morning, but left a less-than-lasting impression on the Galveston County area.
The worst of Tropical Storm Cindy’s effects were forecast to happen in the early morning hours. Officials in Jamaica Beach and Galveston warned that some roads might become impassible until tides recede.
This morning, Tropical Storm Cindy is a disorganized storm that is still producing 60-mph hour sustained winds over sections of the Gulf of Mexico. The center is located around 200 miles southeast of Galveston with the storm currently tracking to the northwest at 8-mph. The latest thinking i…
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first named tropical storm to appear in the Gulf of Mexico this year, formed on Tuesday, and Galveston County is among the places on the Texas Coast that could feel its effects in coming days.
The disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy. A Tropical Storm Warning extends west from Louisiana to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch from High Island to San Luis Pass and the west end of Galveston County. At 1 p.m., CDT, Cindy was centered near 25.4…
The 10 a.m. CDT update from the National Hurricane Service has extended Tropical Storm Warnings west to High Island and a Tropical Storm Watch has been extended across Galveston Island to San Luis Pass. This reflects uncertainty on how far to the west the system will track before making its …
The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.
Although not technically a tropical storm yet, the National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the southeast Louisiana coast and a Tropical Storm Watch from southwest Louisiana to High Island, Texas. At 4 pm, the center of Potential Tropical Storm #3 was located 380 mil…
Dan Reilly at the Houston-Galveston NWS led a Webinar a little while ago where he reported on the system in the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, we are still looking at a very uncertain scenario regarding the development and track of an elongated low (Invest 93) over the southern and central G…
A law passed by the Texas Legislature puts new restrictions on craft beer makers around the state, but local breweries may be too small to feel the effect.
A Galveston County jury Friday sentenced a Friendswood resident to 15 years in prison for intoxication manslaughter after a 2016 crash that left a 4-year-old boy dead.
High pressure over Texas and the Southwest, high pressure to the east and a frontal boundary and low pressure over the Plains are likely to bring us a sunny, breezy and warm weekend. While the surf may be a little rough, it should be a good weekend overall for outdoor activities if you do no…
Fewer flights may take off from Galveston's Scholes International Airport if a plan to privatize parts of the Federal Aviation Administration passes into law.
A proposal being considered by officials in Texas and four other states would expand the summer days when red snapper can be caught in federal waters.
I’ve always felt that true summer begins when the overnight lows fail to drop below 80 degrees on the Island and struggle to get much below that mark on the mainland. At that point, the weather outside begins to feel downright muggy as I can attest after walking my dogs. With high humidity l…
Two men were arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping early Saturday morning, after they allegedly attempted to force a woman into a van at a north county parking lot.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will hold a public meeting on Monday to gather public input on a possible extension of the federal recreational red snapper season.
Summer can be a tough time for many varieties of vegetation in Galveston County. Long hours of near peak sunshine and a combination of high evaporation rates and extremely warm soil temperatures can put maximum stress on local plants — to the dismay of area gardeners.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called for legislators to return to Austin next month to deal with business they did not complete during this year's regular session.
Galveston County has been growing at a rapid pace for a number of years. As a result, Island Connect, a division of Gulf Coast Center, established the League City Park and Ride service to meet the demands of residents commuting to Galveston on a daily basis.
I was astounded to read The Three Musketeers latest defense of President Trump ("Trump-Russia a media distraction campaign," The Daily News, May 5) in which they assert “collusion during campaigning with anyone isn’t a crime under U.S. law.”
A Nederland man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for assaulting several Galveston County Sheriff’s Deputies who had stopped him because he had been driving on the wrong side of the highway.