The 80th annual Galveston County Fair & Rodeo came to a close Saturday with Fairgoerers competing in arena golf, Lil' Cowboy and Cowgirl contests and cooking teams from across the area battling for best brisket and ribs.
President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines.
The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing celebrated its 2018 Commencement at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Five people were treated for injuries or health issues following an explosion and fire at Valero Energy Corp's Texas City refinery on Thursday, the company said in its first, brief public statements since the blast.
A line of well-wishers paraded through the Moody Gardens Aquarium Pyramid on Thursday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the King penguins in the South Atlantic Penguin Exhibit. People wearing party hats and waving streamers sang “Happy Birthday” as they watched the penguins celebrate with…
Students prepare for the Steer Show at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo on Tuesday. To prepare, owners must wash and dry their steers and make sure they are energized for the show. Many Galveston County schools have been featured throughout the rodeo, but the most students have been fro…
The Sunday honors brought to 21 the number of awards won by The Daily News, individual staff members and a correspondent during the two-day convention.
The 80th annual Galveston County Fair & Rodeo continued Saturday with mutton busting, the seafood cook-off, livestock shows and a talent show, carnival and live music.
Daily News staffers and a correspondent won 15 awards, including some of the state’s highest, Saturday during the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ annual convention, held this year in Corpus Christi.
A Pearland man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after authorities accused him of touching himself inappropriately inside a League City Wal-Mart on Thursday afternoon.
A dental clinic closed in February because of concerns with infection and sanitation controls will reopen Monday, the Galveston County Health District said Thursday.
A 17-year-old woman who broke into her boyfriend's bedroom and stole his video game system and clothes as part of a revenge plot now faces felony burglary charges, police said.
A Bacliff man was arrested Monday, after he assaulted his ex-girlfriend's family and kidnapped her during a late-night encounter in Texas City, police said.
County leaders are preparing to argue that federal housing funds anticipated to be awarded to the county for Hurricane Harvey recovery should be allowed to go to a greater range of income levels than currently allowed under federal law.
Cat Adkins was offering shots of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky on Sunday. With temperatures down in the 50s most of the day, she figured that some of the thousands of athletes participating in the triathlon passing her by with appreciate a pick-me-up.
A Galveston man was sentenced to 60 years in prison by a Galveston County jury on Thursday, after being found guilty of severely beating his girlfriend in 2017.
A Texas City man was arrested on Thursday, after police say he harassed a La Marque woman for nearly a month by showing up at her home and work asking for hugs and love advice.
A Texas City man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Thursday, after being found guilty by a Galveston County jury in the 2014 assault of a 70-year-old man.
Four people, including a Houston bartender, were indicted Thursday for their alleged roles in the February crash that killed a Texas City woman and her 3-month-old son.
The Galveston County Health District will open a second testing clinic to serve people who were potentially exposed to hepatitis and HIV at county dental clinics over the past three years.
As spring rolls by and the island prepares for summer, tourists flock to the island in small droves. The Strand gives visitors a chance to experience the island while not getting sand stuck between their toes. Many of the tours Galveston offers begin near The Strand, including a popular ghos…
A Bacliff man Monday was arrested in connection to a late March road rage incident in which he is accused of backing into another car and trying to attack one of the people inside with a knife.
Tourists and locals alike came to the East End in Galveston to fish, watch the barges and play near the water on a mild Friday. This holiday weekend brings many visitors to the island and weather is predicted to be warm and sunny. The weather is great to enjoy an Easter-egg hunt or just loun…
Citing "systemic failures" with the way a Texas City dental clinic managed its infection control procedures, Galveston County's top health official said Wednesday that the facility will not reopen until the people that manage it can show competency in keeping people safe.
A 20-year-old Texas City man was arrested Tuesday after a homeowner gave police surveillance video alleged to show the man having sex with a 15-year-old girl in the homeowner’s backyard.
Galveston police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old New Jersey man who was found floating against a bulkhead Monday on Offatts Bayou, officials said.
The man who died late Sunday in Galveston after a motorcycle crash was James Grimes, 46, of Galveston, officials with the Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday.
An 18-year-old Texas City woman was charged with three felonies on Monday, nearly two months after police say she stabbed multiple people with a large night-time fight in a city park.
Six people who received dental treatment at the Texas City Coastal Health and Wellness Clinic in the past three years were diagnosed with hepatitis C after visiting the clinic, county health officials confirmed Monday.
A man died late Sunday night in Galveston after his motorcycle crashed into the back of another vehicle at the intersection of 25th Street and Avenue P, officials said.
A League City man drowned Friday evening after swimming out to rescue his younger brother, who had become trapped in a neighborhood detention pond, police said.
The Galveston County District Clerk on Friday began sending out a new version of its jury summons card, as part of an update to the county's jury selection system.