Driving under the influence of drugs is just as dangerous as drunk driving. This includes illicit drugs like marijuana and the misuse of prescription drugs. Certain medications, as well as marijuana, slow your reaction time, decrease coordination and impair judgment, making it dangerous to o…
A district judge Wednesday dismissed a charge against an Alvin man accused of advertising a former girlfriend on a website for sex, court records show.
A draft budget bill passed by the Texas Senate on Tuesday would not have a tremendous effect on the University of Texas Medical Branch's educational operations, but could have big implications on its ability to treat the poor and the incarcerated
The Santa Fe Indians entered Tuesday night’s gave having scored 46 runs over their last three games, but were cooled off by the Manvel Mavericks by the final score of 4-3.
With 12 combined errors and only six of the 14 total runs earned, Santa Fe was able to take advantage of the most miscues for a 9-5 win Tuesday and season sweep of Manvel.
Although northern and western parts of Galveston County have received up to 1 ½ inches of rain over the past 14 days, precipitation has been scarce during that period closer to the coast.
Senior midfielder Madi Bilbrey netted two goals and had one assist, as the Santa Fe Lady Indians made easy work of an outmatched, but hard-fighting Sharpstown Apollos side by the final score of, 5-1, battling windy conditions Friday night at Joe Raitano Field.
Beach construction, wetland restoration and conservation are among Texas’ top strategies to protect its coast and the people who live there from hurricanes and other threats from the Gulf of Mexico, according to a planning document released Wednesday.
Few will argue with the observation that the weather over the past few days has been near ideal. Fairly light winds, abundant sunshine, mild nights and warm afternoons have stirred spring fever in most people I’ve encountered. This is reflected by increased interest in outdoor activities fro…
We invite all to come together to fill a need — because hunger never ends. Backpack Buddy-Santa Fe will host a card party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 13217 FM 1764, in Santa Fe. For a $10 donation, you get to have fun, eat lunch and help buy food for…
Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, recently filed a bill that would see several changes to a new Texas Education Agency school accountability system opposed by many districts in Galveston County.
The Santa Fe Indians broke out of a bit of a hitting slump in a big way, recording 13 base hits and crossing home plate 10 times in a 10-2 win over the Galena Park Yellowjackets on Friday afternoon.
Area school district officials are optimistic about a bill by state Rep. Wayne Faircloth that would cut payments property-rich school districts must make to the state under the Robin Hood funding process.
Certainly spring break week has begun on a much cooler note than many would want. In fact, the 51 degree low this morning in Galveston equaled the coolest temperature seen during the entire month of February.
The Santa Fe Lady Indians teed off on Galena Park's pitching to the tune of four home runs and got lights-out pitching and defense to notch an 8-0 win over the Lady Yellowjackets in District 23-5A action Tuesday.
The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas announced his resignation Friday from the position as one of 46 total federal appointees asked to resign.
Close to the Gulf of Mexico and drained by a series of bayous that flow into Galveston Bay, the Houston region is intimately familiar with water. Perhaps a little too intimately — we are gaining a reputation as “America’s flood capital” thanks to the torrential rain events that routinely shu…
It was a day to remember for Santa Fe senior pitcher Shelbi Sunseri, as she recorded her 1,000th career strikeout and blasted a grand slam while leading the Lady Indians to an 11-3 win over the Texas City Lady Stings in District 23-5A action Monday.
The Santa Fe Lady Indians would not be denied in their quest for at least a co-district championship, as they won a one-sided 5-0 match over the Manvel Lady Mavericks on a cool, breezy Monday afternoon.
Galveston Police Department has found a future home for a 7-foot Colombian red tail boa constrictor that was seized in a League City animal cruelty case.
With runs at a premium in what was a fine pitching display by both sides, the Santa Fe Indians capitalized on a golden opportunity in the marathon game’s 13th inning to come away with a 2-1 win over the Ball High Tors.
Santa Fe pitcher Shelbi Sunseri threw a no-hitter and the offense scraped together more than enough runs for a 6-0 win over the Ball High Lady Tors in District 23-5A action Wednesday.
If a co-worker were having a mental health crisis, would you know what to do? Do you think you’d even recognize the signs? Most people know someone that has a mental illness, but as a community, our understanding of its prevalence, consequences and treatment is lacking.
With district baseball games just getting started for some and soccer seasons winding down, today’s slate of games offers some intriguing matchups. The following are the top Galveston County games to watch for Tuesday.
A federal program that pays for bacteria monitoring on Gulf of Mexico beaches is among the things targeted for major cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the Environmental Protection Agency.
A high pressure ridge to the northeast and a steep pressure gradient is bringing brisk winds gusting to 30-mph along the Texas coast, along with higher than normal tides and dangerous rip currents. Already, a Small Craft Advisory is effect for off-shore waters through tomorrow morning.
Galveston's representatives in the Texas House and Senate want the city's community college to be able to offer four-year nursing degrees.
More than 200 Galveston County residents took to the state capitol Wednesday in an effort to get state legislators to pay attention, at least briefly, to the county’s issues during the 85th Legislative Session.
Child abuse cases can be complex and they require many different professionals to be involved. Historically, a child might have been interviewed multiple times, furthering the trauma. Agencies did not always share information and the child and the cases suffered.
With one more day of warmer than normal temperatures likely, February, 2017 is set to go in the record books as the warmest ever in Galveston.
It happens every year. As the weather warms, the words “flesh-eating bacteria” cycle into headlines and social media feeds. After all, those words are much more likely to grab attention than Vibrio vulnificus, the actual name of the bacteria.
Galveston County’s representative in Washington, D.C. will not be going in front of a town hall full of constituents during this week’s Congressional recess.
An upper-level disturbance tracking east across Texas and northern Mexico will keep showers and occasional thunderstorms around for most of the day. Although the bulk of the precipitation is expected to move out some time this evening, there is a chance that parades scheduled tonight in Galv…
Vocational Guidance Services is preparing for its seventh annual Talent Has No Boundaries job fair for people with mental and physical disabilities. This job fair will showcase the skills and talents of workers with disabilities who represent a diverse and vibrant talent pool for hire.