A man was arrested Tuesday, after police said they found him sleeping on the porch of a house he had just stolen beer and prescription pills from.
Another spring cold front brought sunny skies and cool to mild conditions to the County this week, with somewhat warmer conditions due over the coming few days. While this has been great for the tourist industry and for outdoor activities in general, it is getting to the point where signific…
Texas City Independent School District Superintendent Rodney Cavness during a town hall Monday night at Carbide Park explained and took questions about a $136.1 million bond voters will decide in a May referendum.
As Hitchcock city leaders work to rectify fiscal issues, exacerbated, in part, by rapidly declining sales tax revenues, officials with other Galveston County municipalities said building a budget around that form of income was a tricky proposition.
After nearly two years without a permanent head to Galveston County's human resources department, officials say they might be on the verge of hiring someone to take over the position.
Texas' wildlife agency has sent a plan to a Washington D.C., outlining how the state would like to regulate red snapper fishing in federal waters.
The first few days of Spring Break have played out pretty much as anticipated, with light rain last weekend followed by a decent cool front that brought sunny skies, but somewhat chilly conditions for the first half of this week.
The state this week took another step toward closing Rollover Pass — a popular fishing spot on Bolivar Peninsula — nearly a year after the county and the previous landowner agreed on a settlement for the property.
This week, during the first spring break since Hurricane Harvey, thousands of volunteers have come to Galveston County and surrounding areas to participate in what one group is calling the largest volunteer effort of its kind in U.S. history.
Lawyers for Galveston County and a man who accused two jail deputies of using excessive force during an incident at the county jail in 2014 have reached a preliminary deal to settle a civil lawsuit for $67,500.
A lawyer for Galveston County Republican Party chairman Carl Gustafson on Monday asked a Galveston County judge to issue a restraining order against members of the county party and to declare the actions of a dissident group within the party "null and void."
A Galveston County judge on Monday called for a competency hearing for a woman accused in the 2013 shooting death of her former boyfriend in a League City Walmart parking lot.
Multiple witnesses to a February shooting outside a La Marque nightclub identified the man charged with firing the fatal shots, according to police documents.
The organization in charge of planning regional transportation projects in Houston and surrounding areas, including Galveston County, is asking for the public's help in developing a 20-year plan on how it will help people move around.
A recent news article reported a League City council member "going postal" ("League City councilman accused of going postal," The Daily News, March 8). That was in very poor taste.
A Texas City man was charged Friday in connection with the homicide of 32-year-old Kendrae Jones, who was shot and killed during an altercation outside a La Marque nightclub on Feb. 3.
A civil trial in which two Galveston County jail deputies are accused of using excessive force against a one-time inmate will begin at Galveston's federal courthouse on Monday.
La Marque police arrested a man on Thursday that they believe was one of three people involved in a stick-up robbery at a city convenience store in February.
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that new U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will take effect in 15 days. The new tariffs but a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum.
Evoni Williams touched the hearts of thousands on Facebook and Reddit after a photo of her helping a customer cut his food at Waffle House went viral.
A La Marque man was arrested and charged with felony drug possession after police said they found hundreds of pills in his his car during a traffic stop.
Spring Break will commence in earnest this weekend, through next week and the following weekend. Visitors to Galveston County, as well as the hospitality business, have a keen interest in what kinds of weather will prevail during that usually busy period.
State Rep. Wayne Faircloth and challenger Mayes Middleton are neck-and-neck in their race for the GOP nomination for Texas House of Representatives District 23, according to early voting results from Galveston County.
Incumbent Galveston County Judge Mark Henry on Tuesday won the Republican Party primary election against District Court Judge Lonnie Cox after a contentious campaign that led to a close race.
Democrats and Republicans both voted in record numbers during early voting for this year's primary election, according to early vote totals from the Texas Secretary of State's office.
The issue of who closes parts of the channel to traffic has become a matter of interest in Galveston of late because cruise lines have accused port pilots of using fog as an excuse to delay vessels from coming in and out of the island’s harbor.
A national debate rages in the aftermath of a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., about how to improve school safety, but several Galveston County educators say the answer doesn’t lie in arming teachers.
Four months after Galveston County voters overwhelmingly approved an $80 million bond, construction for the first projects funded by the measure are nearing approval.
I am a teacher. This national conversation of arming teachers to prevent gun violence in our schools, is disturbing. Texas teachers are trained to meet pedagogy and professional standards, that make learning relevant for today’s learners. Our responsibility does not, and should not, be that …
A 20-year-old Galveston County woman has been charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter after a speeding SUV slammed into a car on an Interstate 45 service road, killing a woman and her 3-month-old child, according to The Associated Press.
While Port of Galveston officials ponder where to find a staggering $250 million needed to update dilapidated facilities at the public docks, national maritime experts say the island is not alone.
After a chilly January, which brought snow, sleet and freezing rain to the County as well as 10 days with freezing temperatures in League City and 5 days in Galveston, February has been a welcome change of pace. With temperatures for the month now running 7.6° above normal in Galveston and 7…
La Marque had a 35-1 East Chambers team riding a 25-game winning streak on the brink of an earlier-than-expected playoff exit in Tuesday’s Region III-3A quarterfinal playoff game at Lee College, but an unfortunate lapse of poise late in the game saw a building tidal wave of momentum for the Cougars flatten out, and the Buccaneers held on for a 72-69 win.
Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I have sent my two children to school wondering if I will see them again in the afternoon. Every day. Every day I kiss them goodbye, hug them extra tightly and think of the parents who did exactly that the morning of that terrible event. Ev…
John Young admits that Galveston County Democrats haven't exactly been beating the get-out-the-vote drum over the past six months.
An attorney representing five federal pilots seeking state licenses to guide vessels into local ports has filed a motion for summary judgment and a transfer motion, hoping to accelerate the end of a long dispute involving the Board of Pilot Commissioners, local pilots and the governor of Texas.
A recent committee recommendation to the Texas City Independent School District school board to issue a $136 million bond has been accepted by the board and will appear on the ballot in May.