Authorities found a woman’s body Friday night in a Bayou Vista canal but don’t know yet whether it is Jessica McDonald, a woman missing since Tuesday, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said.
District officials say no major changes are expected as the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees prepares to meet Tuesday to finalize a budget for the school year.
Two Galveston County Sheriffs Office deputies were being lauded on Friday for their quick action in stopping a woman from jumping from the FM 646 overpass in League City on Thursday evening.
Jerrome Riches Lee Dominick, 27, pleaded guilty to charges of sexual assault of a child and sexual performance of a child as part of a plea agreement, court records show.
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke stopped in Galveston again on Friday, as part of his Congressional recess-long road trip across Texas. O'Rourke, a Democrat from El Paso, is campaigning against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for his Senate set.
Trustees Monday approved a budget for the school year that started Aug. 16 that will feature $49.95 million in revenues to the same amount in expenses, records show.
Several local animal shelters will be participating Saturday in NBC Universal’s third annual Clear the Shelters national pet adoption event, which is a community-driven effort to match animals with loving and permanent homes.
The Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid has welcomed four new additions to its animal family in recent weeks with the birth of a prehensile-tailed porcupine and a female blue duiker antelope calf named Soksi.
Jesus Ortega-Torres on Wednesday was arrested and later charged with burglary of a building. Several businesses between August 12 and 16 were burglarized at night time near the 4400 block of State Highway 3.
A Galveston County jury found Niallson Dorsey Price, 31, guilty on a charge of online solicitation of a child at the conclusion of a two-day trial.
The director for the National Literacy Institute talked to prekindergarten teachers and staff for Galveston Independent School District about new strategies for improving their teaching methods during a training Thursday.
Dana Wild is worried about the possible parole of a man who abducted and presumably killed her sister Shelley Sikes more than 30 years ago.
All Galveston County school districts earned high marks on the most recent financial accountability ratings released this week by the state.
The Salvation Army was one of the first organizations to respond in Texas City after the 1947 explosion, which was the deadliest industrial accident in U.S. history, former Texas City Mayor Chuck Doyle said.
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry says he's not feeling the pressure other places in the country are to remove monuments to the Confederacy.
League City has changed a zoning ordinance regulating group homes to avoid being sued by the U.S. Department of Justice for discriminating against elderly and disabled residents.
On Tuesday, more than a dozen historic planes from the Lone Star Flight Museum took off from Galveston's Scholes International Airport one final time.
One year after two Galveston County school districts failed to meet state standards, every county district got passing marks in the most recent Texas Education Agency’s 2017 accountability results.
Federal officials this year ordered the Galveston turtle barn not to capture sea turtle hatchlings for rearing and later release, marking a departure from practice underway for almost 40 years.