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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.

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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.

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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.

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Two Texas Historical Commission markers that were lost during Hurricane Ike in 2008 were replaced Friday.

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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.

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A 25-year-old man was killed on Monday morning, after he was electrocuted while working on a home in Galveston.

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The unseasonably mild weather Galveston County residents have been enjoying lately came to a sweltering end Friday when the National Weather Service issued its third heat advisory of the summer.

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Two people were arrested and face felony drug charges after they were caught up in an investigation about synthetic cannabis coming from a trailer park.

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An Austin man was arrested early Wednesday morning after leading police on a chase from Galveston to Texas City.

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Prosecutors in Oklahoma will seek the death penalty for William Lewis Reece, the man charged in the 1997 killings of Jessica Cain and Laura Smither.

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The Galveston-Texas City Pilots Association Monday placed a 41-foot draft restriction on the Texas City ship channel after discovering worse shoaling than expected, leading to significant lost revenues for the city’s port, officials said.

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The attorney representing a Baytown man accused of stabbing his 16-year-old girlfriend to death and hiding her body in a wooded area in Texas City has requested an insanity and competency examination.

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The 19-year-old woman injured in an apparent shooting Sunday night in Bacliff has died, according to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.

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Galveston County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the possibility that a Sunday evening incident that left a woman in critical condition was an accidental shooting, officials said.

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Ronnie Lawrence Rhem, 27, pleaded guilty to a charge of tampering with physical evidence with intent to impair and had a charge of possession of a control substance dismissed as part of the plea agreement, Assistant District Attorney Tiffany Alfred said.

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A 27-year-old man was killed Friday in a wreck in Santa Fe that shut down the area around FM 646 S and 28th Street for several hours, police said.

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  • By SCOTT REEDER Special to The Daily News
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A gunman entered a Galveston County daycare center, killed one woman and wounded another 29 years ago. The killer, Clyde "Buddy" Spence will soon be released from prison. Scott Reeder, the former Galveston County Daily News reporter who covered Spence's trial, returned to Texas last month to learn the impact of those two minutes of violence nearly 30 years later.

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Scott Reeder has been a journalist for 30 years. His first full-time job after college was at The Galveston County Daily News. During his time at The Daily News, he had many adventures including an award-winning series on homelessness. He went on to work for newspapers in Iowa, Illinois and …

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Frank Carmona, who was born and raised in Galveston and served as a district court judge and county commissioner in addition to his years as an attorney and was known to friends and colleagues for being soft-spoken and friendly, died Thursday morning at his home in Galveston. He was 83.

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Jarion Jamal Warner, 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, unauthorized use of a vehicle, unlicensed possession of a firearm by a felon and evading arrest with a vehicle in connection to the incident. He is being held in Galveston County jail on $240,000 in bond, jail records show.