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A Hitchcock High School student was charged Monday with a third-degree felony after being accused of telling classmates and a teacher he was going to turn the campus into another Parkland, Fla., police said.

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The Hitchcock Bulldogs utilized an energy-packed third quarter to distance themselves from the Buna Cougars, en route to a 69-56 win in their Region III-3A bi-district playoff game Monday at East Chambers High School.

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A woman struck by a truck while walking on state Highway 3 on Thursday evening died on Friday, officials confirmed Monday.

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Car thefts increased 15 percent in Galveston County in 2017 as an international criminal gang made its way into the area from Houston, according to law officers battling auto crimes.

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Page Rander, president of the Clear Creek Independent School District board of trustees, is facing a challenger this May who argues the district hasn’t been fiscally responsible enough.

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The Hitchcock Lady Bulldogs cranked up their intensity level a few notches to come away with an impressive 67-51 win over the Crockett Lady Bulldogs in Friday’s Region III-3A area round playoff game at Conroe High School.

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Moody National Bank filed a lawsuit against the Galveston County Republican Party Executive Committee this week, asking a district court judge to decide who is in control of the party's finances.

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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will close a portion Galveston Bay to commercial and recreational oystering starting Monday, the department said in a Thursday press release.

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Dense fog and mostly cloudy skies, along with cool to chilly temperatures have characterized our February weather so far.

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A budget released by the White House on Monday proposes cuts to a number of federal coastal programs, including one that has helped put tons of sand on Galveston's beaches in recent years.

  • By JENNIFER NEWTON
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According to the Texas School Survey, marijuana use among secondary students is increasing, with 38.2 percent of 12th-graders reporting that they have used marijuana at least once. Despite recent legalization movements in other states, marijuana remains a threat to public health and safety. …

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The U.S. Congress early Friday approved a massive budget agreement that includes almost $90 billion in disaster relief that will send more money to Texas to aid Hurricane Harvey recovery.

  • By MESHACH SULLIVAN Correspondent
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The Hitchcock Bulldogs took care of business on senior night against the East Bernard Brahmas, 81-54, on Friday.

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A TV news report on Monday revealing the existence of a 2017 campaign finance complaint against Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday led to a series of dirty tricks accusations.

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The National Weather Service on Tuesday said a tsunami alert sent to some phones in the Gulf Coast area was just a test, that was accidentally sent out.

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The Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Tuesday to gather input of the design of a highway project that will be completed on Interstate 45 between the Galveston Causeway and FM 1764.

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A bipartisan group of Texas representatives on Friday sent a letter to the top leaders in the U.S. Senate to ask for action on stalled legislation that would send billions of dollars to states ravaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters last year.

  • By SAM COLLINS III & NORMAN PAPPOUS
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We created the brand “Meet in the Middle” as a response to our belief that the gerrymandering of congressional districts has given America’s political extremes, on either side of the aisle, a disproportionate voice in selecting our representatives.

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Galveston County residents in Bacliff and Bayview were asked to conserve water Wednesday after a water main break in that area of the county required emergency repairs.

  • By ROBERT HART
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In response to Dan Freeman ("Defend religious freedom by opposing religious right," The Daily News, Jan. 20): To a large extent I agree with him. But there are exceptions.

  • By JOSEPH COLLINS
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Any good vision has multiple perspectives or points of view. I am writing to give you the youth outlook on the Dream Reset, which took place Jan. 15 at Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church in Hitchcock.

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A Texas City woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty, after police found one dead horse and another malnourished horse on her property last week, according to court records.

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Thousands of area residents working at NASA and other federal jobs face being furloughed Monday after a shutdown triggered Friday when lawmakers failed to approve a spending bill. But how bad it gets depends on how long the impasse lasts in the U.S. Senate, District 14 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber said.

  • By BRIAN MOUSER Correspondent
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The Hitchcock Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, as they rolled the Altair Rice Consolidated Raiders by the final score of 75-34, Friday night at Hitchcock High School.