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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A Galveston-based nonprofit organization is planning a weekend school supply giveaway to help families struggling to afford the start of school, officials said.
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.
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.
The Galveston and La Marque police departments arrested five men in a federally sponsored operation to find suspected child predators, detective Derek Gaspard said.
Michael Ciro Andrews, 30, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance more than 28 grams, a class A misdemeanor, as part of a plea agreement, court records show.
A Friendswood woman convicted in the wreck that killed a rookie Pearland police officer had long battled alcohol abuse, her mother told jurors Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Two Galveston County men face multiple wire fraud charges in what federal law enforcement officers allege was a plan to destroy aircraft and other vehicles for insurance money, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
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.
Christopher Andrew Camp, 57, was arrested July 16 in Travis County after he was charged with stalking and two misdemeanor counts of criminal trespass, officials said.
Michelle Doreen Robinson, 44, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. She is being held in the Galveston County jail on $250,000 bond, jail records show.
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.
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 …
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.
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.