The release of 135,500 gallons of wastewater sludge into Galveston Bay was apparently because of a faulty valve at the city's new wastewater treatment plant.
Friendswood could not hold on for what would have been another signature pre-district win Tuesday, as the Pearland Lady Oilers came from behind to hand the Lady Mustangs a 18-25, 25-22, 25-21, 21-25, 11-15 defeat.
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Loretta Nipp, who police said held her husband hostage in their La Marque home for more than six hours Wednesday, is led away in handcuffs by La Marque Police Lt. Kirk Jackson after she surrendered to Texas City SWAT officers.
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Texas City SWAT officers move toward Loretta Nipp’s home on Hawthorne Street in La Marque on Wednesday. Nipp surrendered to police after holding her husband, Harrom, hostage for more than six hours.
A member of the Texas City SWAT rides the side of a tactical unit in La Marque Wednesday afternoon.