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.
A Galveston County judge Thursday sentenced a Baytown man to 50 years in prison for his role in the death of a man on Galveston’s causeway in 2015.
A Dickinson man has been charged with one count of stalking and two counts of criminal trespass after police investigated accusations that he harassed a female acquaintance, police said.
An ongoing dispute between five federal pilots seeking state licenses to guide vessels into local ports and the county’s Board of Pilot Commissioners has docked in a Travis County court.
Ivan Brady Martinez, 24, pleaded guilty on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child by sexual contact as part of the plea agreement.
A different kind of ship floated in the waters four miles on Galveston Island on Thursday — one that is someday meant to fly in the farthest reaches of space yet reached by man.
A Galveston County jury found Leslie Demond Williams, 28, guilty on three counts of aggravated robbery at the conclusion of a week-long trial.
Jorge Gonzalez’s bond is now set at $310,000 on six counts of aggravated assault against a public servant and one count of evading arrest, court records show. His bond was initially set at $630,000.
Texas-New Mexico Power offered explanations this week about significant outages that left some parts of Dickinson without power on four separate occasions over the last six weeks.
The owner of a staffing company providing temporary labor to marine businesses in Texas and elsewhere was sentenced Thursday to three years in federal prison for not paying employment taxes.
Alma King, 59, of Baybrook, was driving a red Volkswagen that crossed over the eastbound lanes of FM 528 from the westbound side and was hit on the passenger side by a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV, police said.
A longtime Texas City City Commissioner was charged with intoxication manslaughter after two men were struck and killed on a Galveston Causeway entrance ramp.
A man who died Friday in La Marque in an apparent homicide was attacked with a knife and a bat by two suspects and shot multiple times, according to new details released Thursday.
The Daily News office in Texas City will close at 3 p.m. today so employees can attend the newspaper's 175th anniversary reception at Showboat Pavilion.
A Galveston County jury sentenced Gerardo Gilberto Flores, 37, to 16 years in prison on a charge of intoxicated manslaughter at the conclusion of a trial that lasted a week and a half.
Jake Nicholas Luera, 31, pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on one count of receipt of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography, officials said.
Tropical Storm Cindy, the first named tropical storm to appear in the Gulf of Mexico this year, formed on Tuesday, and Galveston County is among the places on the Texas Coast that could feel its effects in coming days.
The National Hurricane Center has issued a tropical storm warning for part of the Louisiana coast, with a storm watch in effect from west of Intracoastal City, Louisiana to High Island.
The Texas Press Association at its annual convention Saturday named Coast Monthly best in the state for a third year in a row and honored The Daily News with eight other awards.