One of the team’s youngest members got League City Post 554’s runs parade started with a bang, and West Texas Pecos Post 460 came unraveled late as League City picked up a 14-2 win Friday in the American Legion state baseball tournament.
The Sandy Shoes Fun Run returns to Stewart Beach in Galveston on Aug. 6. The race benefits the Dennis B. Koi Cancer Treatment Fund, a charity which helps cancer patients who have financial needs.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
Unfortunately, unless the scammer can be identified and criminal charges filed or a civil case initiated there is little recourse to having your money returned.
Gill Goodwill has watched the trash pile up in the alleyways near Texas Avenue for months.
Defense attorneys are preparing a formal complaint against Judge Kerry Neves, who has drawn criticism for a Facebook post and courtroom order he said is intended to deter violence against police officers.
Drugs used to treat diseases such as bacterial and parasitic infections, cancers and depression could also treat Zika virus infections, according to new research from scientists at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
More than 20 Galveston Police officers attended the Galveston City Council meeting on Thursday to ask the council to consider the plight they say the city's police force is facing.
New details emerged this week about events preceding the departure of Galveston Police Chief Henry Porretto as the city council prepares to discuss a possible lawsuit.
The Rev. William King III, a chaplain for the Dickinson Police Department and pastor of Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, attended an International Conference of Police Chaplains seminar in Albuquerque, N.M. this month.
At least one expert on public-information laws maintained that the letter showed violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Rosenberg Library is doubling their bandwidth to 200 megabytes per second.
A Texas City man was sentenced to 61 years in prison Tuesday for selling methamphetamine and running from police.
Four months after Galveston turned on its new downtown parking program —new electronic meters included — the cries of the loudest critics of the program have softened to a whisper.
Hallisey is embroiled in controversy with the city council, which Tuesday voted to send a complaint that he used a gender-related slur about a councilwoman to the city’s ethics review board.
Artist Boat, with the help of the Park Board of Trustees, is hosting the "Beautify the Bucket" competition in September.
Local, county and state governments plan to spend $500 million on road projects in Galveston County over the next decade.
The Wharves Board of Trustees will hold orientation sessions next week for prospective trustees, the Port of Galveston announced Wednesday.
The U.S. Coast Guard reopened the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on Tuesday evening after a barge sank east of the Galveston causeway, officials said.
Even after almost two dozen residents spoke out in support of Mayor Pat Hallisey at a city council meeting Tuesday, council members elected to press an ethics complaint against the mayor.
The La Marque City Council appears poised to grow the city’s police staff, but money is a limiting factor.
Judges in the county plan to hold more trials next year in an effort to move criminal cases through the courts quicker.
Galveston’s Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a deficit Beach Patrol budget for next year, although patrol chief Peter Davis said it shouldn’t result in reduced services.
League City Mayor Pat Hallisey fired back Tuesday against the city attorney's claims Monday that complaints about gender-based slurs had been lodged by two employees in addition to a claim the mayor used such a slur against Councilwoman Heidi Hansing during a May 10 meeting.
A man was arrested early Tuesday morning after refusing to leave one of the Galveston-Bolivar Ferry boats for more than two hours.
No one was injured when an recreational vehicle in Bacliff went up in flames Tuesday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard temporarily restricted traffic on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway after a barge sank east of the Galveston causeway Tuesday morning, officials said.
William Lewis Reece, suspected in the deaths of two Galveston County girls, left Friendswood city jail Monday and was transferred to Oklahoma authorities, who’ve charged him in the kidnapping and slaying of a girl there.
If there’s one thing Galveston’s leaders and residents agreed upon Monday night, it’s that the city’s police officers should feel more like a part of the city’s community.
It wasn’t just one incident that led six city council members to sign and send a letter admonishing Mayor Pat Hallisey about claims he was overheard making derogatory comments about Councilwoman Heidi Hansing, city officials said.
First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation's children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name.
Texas City and College of the Mainland are considering building and operating a $15 million training facility for the college’s public service programs, including fire, police and EMS.
Judges and the commissioners court today could agree on a plan designed to reduce a backlog in family law cases.
It was a long night for U.S. Coast Guard crews working 125 miles southeast of Galveston to save two Louisiana men stranded when their boat began slowly sinking.
How does a tombstone ended up buried in a Galveston backyard?
Welcome Wilson Sr. was in Jamaica Beach on Saturday to acquaint new homeowners with the community’s past.
The Galveston Park Board will be hosting prospective board member orientation sessions for all potential candidates from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday at Park Board Plaza, 601 Tremont St.
On July 1, 2016, more than 200 employees with the La Marque Independent School District lost their jobs when the district was closed and annexed by neighboring Texas City Independent School District.
Chris Houser was on a beach in Florida when he watched a family put its young children in a rip current, the powerful channels of water flowing offshore.
Dozens of people gathered Saturday at the Texas City Police Department for a community prayer service to honor fallen police officers around the country after shootings in Baton Rouge and Dallas.
This week’s news that council members want to sanction League City Mayor Pat Hallisey for comments he’s accused of making about a colleague is the latest chord in an increasingly common tune: There’s discord among city leaders.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two Louisiana men whose boat began taking on water 125 miles southeast of Galveston on Saturday morning.
The Texas City City Commission this week approved an ordinance allowing DSW Homes to seek building permits for a 26-home development in the 7400 block of Blue Jay Drive.
Around 1,200 people lost power in Galveston on Friday morning, after a Waste Management trash truck took down a utility pole near Seawall Boulevard.
Moody Gardens' newest resident is Sam, a California sea lion.
An area attorney says he plans to continue the fight to win new hearings for two people convicted in the 2002 killing of the man known as ”Biker Santa.”
Galveston will begin repaving Travel Air Road on Monday, July 25.
The League City council on Tuesday will discuss the possibility of filing a complaint with the ethics review board against Mayor Pat Hallisey, on allegations he committed sexual discrimination.
A county criminal justice board, made up mostly of judges, decided not to take legal action against the commissioners court Thursday.
New research from the University of Texas Medical Branch has put a face on the culprit behind an Zika outbreak in Mexico.
The Galveston County District Attorney’s Office is investigating whether it will press charges in the accidental shooting of a 2-year-old boy from Texas City.
During a casual lunch conversation, the sort that a casual meal with friends inspires, Austin antiques dealer James Powell asked those at the table whether they had ever heard of a vanished sculpture created four years after the 1900 Storm to honor those who had perished.
For years, Leah Ward has parked her car at the Bay Area Boulevard Park & Pool so she could catch a Metro bus to get to work in Houston.
A 52-year-old year old man was rescued from a fishing boat 88 miles out of Galveston on Thursday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said in a press release.
A 10-minute fireworks show will be held in Galveston on 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23.
No one was injured when a van went up in flames on Interstate 45 near the intersection with FM 517 in Dickinson, police said.
Listening to and engaging with each other and holding officers accountable will help maintain healthy relationships between law enforcement agencies and the public, residents and police said Wednesday.
A woman was in jail Wednesday night after a fire consumed the manufactured home in which she resided.
A Texas Parks and Wildlife Department program allows local tax offices to keep 10 percent of the registration and titling fees collected in return for taking on the extra duties.
A 5-year-old boy accidentally shot his two-year-old brother in the leg after finding a handgun in his home, Texas City police said.
Ball High School's world championship robotics team will be featured on ESPN2 Wednesday evening.
Frank Incaprera leads the the Galveston Beach Band on Tuesday as they play at the Eugenia and George Sealy Gazebo at the corner of 24th Street and Sealy Avenue in Galveston.
Almost a year after Galveston passed new rules loosening restrictions on food trucks and other temporary concessionaires, the city's still waiting on the trucks to pull up.