This year's big fall beach clean up didn't just serve to take things off Galveston's shores, it produced some new tools to help keep them clean in the future.
The Clear Creek Independent School District Athletic Hall of Honor celebrated its first class of inductees during a special ceremony held at Challenger Columbia Stadium in League City on Friday.
Had Houston's season gone as planned, D'Eriq King would have spent Saturday night standing on the sideline as the Cougars' third-string quarterback.
The schooner America, a replica of the fabled racing yacht that coined the phrase America's Cup, will visit Galveston late next month.
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Firefighters on Thursday search an apartment complex destroyed by a Wednesday night explosion at a fertilizer plant in West. A massive explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said.
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A fertilizer plant that exploded still smolders Thursday in West. A massive explosion at the plant killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160, officials said.