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  • Man in critical condition after leak at Marathon complex

    A man is in critical condition after a chemical leak at one of the main units in the Marathon Petroleum refining complex in Texas City.

  • 135,500 gallons of wastewater released into Galveston Bay

    135,500 gallons of wastewater released into Galveston Bay

    More than 135,000 gallons of sludge was released into Galveston Bay on Sunday night, because of an apparent malfunction at the city's main wastewater treatment plant.

  • Man arrested in connection La Marque killing

    Man arrested in connection La Marque killing

    La Marque police made an arrest Thursday in connection with the death of a 56-year-old man who was found in his home with extensive trauma and a gunshot wound.

  • Galveston police investigating body found near beach

    Galveston police investigating body found near beach

    Galveston police were investigating how a male body came to be on the beach Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

  • Daily News mourns death of Managing Editor Scott Williams

    Daily News mourns death of Managing Editor Scott Williams

    Daily News Managing Editor Scott E. Williams died Wednesday at his home in Dickinson, apparently of a heart attack. He was 46.

  • 6-year-old girl dies of suspected abuse; father arrested

    A 6-year-old girl who League City police said was severely beaten before being found with her mother during a traffic stop died Friday at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

  • Ross Joseph Novelli, Sr

    Ross Joseph Novelli, Sr

    The family will receive visitors at J Levy & Termini Funeral Home located at 2128 Broadway on Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 5 – 7 pm, with a Rosary recitation to follow. Ross was a lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Church, 1010 35th Street, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Orrin Halepeska and Deacon Robert Standridge on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 10:30 am with interment at Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 2506 65th Street.In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Holy Family Parish in support of the St. Patrick’s Building Fund or to the Galveston County A & M Club Scholarship fund at PO Box 972, Galveston, TX 77553.

  • Man's body found off Galveston beach was shot twice

    Man's body found off Galveston beach was shot twice

    A man whose body was found Tuesday off the beach in Galveston had been shot twice in the chest, and detectives were awaiting autopsy results Wednesday, police said.

  • Memorial service announced for Scott Williams

    Memorial service announced for Scott Williams

    A memorial service for Daily News Managing Editor Scott E. Williams will be held Monday afternoon, his family said Friday.

  • Herbert Allen Rilat

    Herbert Allen Rilat

    Herbert Allen Rilat, 85, of Texas City, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Texas City, Texas.Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 22, 2016 at the funeral home.

Funeral Services for Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Maxwell

Timothy Allen “Spice” Williams

Timothy Allen “Spice” Williams

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A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Mt Paran Missionary Baptist Church, #19 6th Street North in Texas City There will be a…

Elaine B. Martin

Elaine B. Martin

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A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday August 27, 2016 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3003 RR 12, San Marcos, TX 78666. Fo…

Effie Archie Lewis

Effie Archie Lewis

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The beautiful, fulfilled life of Effie Archie Lewis of Hitchcock will be celebrated on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at New Macedonia Baptist Chur…

Reginal T. Semien

Reginal T. Semien

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Family and friends will celebrate the life of Reginal T. Semien on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Mainland Funeral Home in La Marque. Visitation…

Robert Anthony Ponzio

Robert Anthony Ponzio

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Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Crowder Funeral Home in Dickinson, Texas.

Gloria Lee (Harr) Pierson

Gloria Lee (Harr) Pierson

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Gloria’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Friday, August 26, 2016, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A memorial service will…

"Gino" William Haugh

"Gino" William Haugh

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Gino’s family and friends will receive visitors beginning at 12:00 noon, Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A memori…

Pending Services for Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Oscar Vargas, Alfred Heleodoro Alvarado, Elizabeth Pauline Coufal, Andrew John Auzston, Irene Stephens Camey

Heidi Lynn Freeborn

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Heidi Lynn Freeborn died in her beloved mountainside home outside of Jasper, Arkansas the week of August 15th. Heidi was born February 24, 196…

Funeral Services for Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Clawson, DeRock, Williams, Nalepa

Sue Ann Anderson

Sue Ann Anderson

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Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home in Coushatta, Louisiana, with a fa…

Johnnie Mae Young

Johnnie Mae Young

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Visitation will be held on (Saturday) August 27, 2016 from 9-10:55 a.m., Funeral at 11:00 a.m., both services will be held in the Chapel of TR…

Virginia Tijerina

Virginia Tijerina

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A visitation will take place Friday, August 26th, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. A service will be held…

Pending Services for Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Jerald D’Wayne Williams, Effie Archie Lewis, Reginal T. Semien,  Sheryl Jean Robinson, Gloria Lee (Harr) Pierson, William Alfred “Gino” Haugh,…

John W. (Johnny) Smith, Jr.

John W. (Johnny) Smith, Jr.

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A celebration of his life will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Nassau Bay.

Funeral Services for Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Baker, Rilat

Elvin Leon Maxwell

Elvin Leon Maxwell

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A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 9:30 am, with a service at 10:00 am at Highlands Baptist Church, LaMarque, Texas. In…

Robert L. “Pud” Clawson, Sr.

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Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501. www.Hay…

Pending Services for Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Sue Ann Douglas Anderson, Roseanne Kilman, Willie Alexander James Sr