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Schooner America to visit Texas Seaport Museum

Schooner America to visit Texas Seaport Museum

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The schooner America, a replica of the fabled racing yacht that coined the phrase America's Cup, will visit Galveston late next month. 

Roady named prosecutor of year for leading DNA system changes

Roady named prosecutor of year for leading DNA system changes

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When the FBI changed the data that laboratories use for testing mixture DNA — samples with DNA from more than one person — the new method wasn…

Galveston police plan to shift schedules, put more police on the streets

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A planned shift in scheduling at the Galveston Police Department has city officials promising more police officers on the streets in the near future.

Home owner nearly walks in on burglary

Home owner nearly walks in on burglary

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One man was arrested Saturday morning after a Galveston homeowner nearly walked into a burglary in progress

Look for red fish to be more active

Look for red fish to be more active

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We are in that transition period when more frequent cold fronts start appearing. The current frontal system likely will have some effect on th…

Newly created CCISD Athletic Hall of Honor inducts first members

Newly created CCISD Athletic Hall of Honor inducts first members

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The Clear Creek Independent School District Athletic Hall of Honor celebrated its first class of inductees during a special ceremony held at C…

No. 6 Houston routs Texas State 64-3 to remain unbeaten

No. 6 Houston routs Texas State 64-3 to remain unbeaten

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Had Houston's season gone as planned, D'Eriq King would have spent Saturday night standing on the sideline as the Cougars' third-string quarterback.

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  • Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    Suspect in La Marque woman's slaying dead after police chase

    The suspect in a La Marque woman’s slaying apparently killed himself during a high-speed police chase in Houston hours after her death Monday, authorities said.

  • Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    Police have a suspect in woman's shooting death

    La Marque police were investigating a deadly shooting Monday morning that left one woman dead. 

  • Police seek killers after home-invasion robbery

    A 47-year-old Texas City man is dead and police are searching for the robbers who pushed their way into his home Monday night, authorities said.

  • Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    Albert Diego Irvin Sr.

    A Public Visitation will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM followed by a Service to Celebrate His Life at 11:00 AM. Both Services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway Texas City, TX. There will be a Private Burial.

  • Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

    A Galveston County judge has dismissed about 20,000 cases in a massive lawsuit filed against BP after a failure at the company’s Texas City refinery caused 500,000 pounds of chemicals to spew into the air.

  • Hooters confirms plans to return to island

    Hooters, a chain known for chicken wings and sexy waitresses in orange short-shorts, this week confirmed it would return to the island eight years after Hurricane Ike smashed to pieces its popular Seawall restaurant that operated on a pier over the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Dennis Timothy Zajack

    Dennis Timothy Zajack

    A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00am at the Texas City Missionary Baptist Church in Texas City (2402 32nd Avenue N., Texas City), with friend and Pastor Carl Strickland officiating; interment to follow at Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock.

  • Power struggle: Tensions between mayor, city manager laid out in emails

    City Manager Mark Rohr in an email to council members last week accused Mayor Pat Hallisey of breaching the city’s charter by publicly discussing an economic development prospect that was supposed to be confidential.

  • Phyllis Ann O’Donohoe Nebout

    Phyllis Ann O’Donohoe Nebout

    Phyllis's family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Monday, September 19th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, Galveston, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 6:30

  • Representative: Labor union alarmed by Marathon incidents

    Officials of the union representing more than 900 workers at Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City say they are alarmed about recent accidents resulting in serious injuries and a fatality, the union’s vice president said.