At age 74, Galveston's Lucy McMahon is a record-holding international powerlifting competitor, and on Dec. 8 she will be competing in the Global Powerlifting Alliance/International Powerlifting Organization World Championships in Moscow.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
The video tape player, an ancient thing, had been repaired and put in good order within the last year or two, so I popped the tape in and sat back to watch and recall the story.
A 46-year-old San Leon woman was jailed after a Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputy reported finding methamphetamine in the bumper of her car, authorities said.
The sheriff's office has arrested an Alvin man accused of putting a tracking device on his ex-girlfriend's car and advertising her on a website for sex.
The federal government is funding a $30-million program to equip first responders in the Houston region, including Galveston County, with tools to detect nuclear or radioactive material that could be used in terror attacks.
A Friendswood woman who was a former assistant principal in the Clear Creek Independent School District has been charged with intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer after a fatal crash involving a Pearland police officer early Sunday morning.
A 29-year-old woman was killed in an apparent car crash early Wednesday morning in the 3100 block of Loop 197 North in Texas City.
A 3-year-old girl knocked unconscious after falling about 15 feet on a Carnival Cruise Line ship Monday evening caused the vessel to return to Galveston, officials said.
A Hitchcock man was killed and another man was transported by air ambulance after a crash Sunday in La Marque.
League City police have identified the man found dead in Clear Creek this week, and the department is asking for help finding his family.
A man accused of holding two people hostage and beating them during a robbery was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison.
Texas City police issued a warrant for the arrest of a 25-year-old Houston man after a Tuesday shooting at the Omni gas station.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office arrested four people Wednesday night accused of trying to steal a utility-task vehicle, authorities said.
A League City resident found a man's body in marina off Clear Lake.
A 48-year-old Pearland man, who was transported by air ambulance after an all-terrain vehicle crash this weekend, was in stable condition Monday, authorities said.
Two people safely escaped a boat that caught fire near the Galveston Causeway on Friday afternoon.
Six people were hospitalized in a three-car crash Tuesday morning near Bayou Wildlife Park.
Police are still looking for Charles Fulton, 17, and an unidentified shooter who killed a teenager at New Beginnings in La Marque.
The sheriff's office is waiting on toxicology tests before closing the case, officials said.
A man who led police on a 50-mile chase from Galveston to downtown Houston in 2014 was sentenced to five years probation on Wednesday.
Friendswood resident Patrick Lane Mathews was on the boat with his 10-year-old son and another 9-year-old boy, when he appeared to jump overboard.
Crews from multiple area agencies were searching Clear Creek for the body of a man who fell off a boat early Sunday evening.
Eldon Scott Lyons, 39, is accused of taking at least $100,000 but less than $200,000 from the San Leon Volunteer Fire Department and using the money for personal purchases.
The sheriff's office is investigating a drive-by shooting that happened late Thursday evening in Dickinson.
Texas City police arrested two people following an investigation and search where officers said they found four grams of Meth, packaging material and drug scales in an apartment.
The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office continued an investigation Wednesday into the death of a toddler who was struck by a vehicle in San Leon.
The Dickinson Police Department notified residents of road closures for the Red, White & Bayou Crawfish and Texas Music Festival.
Officers reported finding spent bullet casings after stopping a Mercedes in a car chase, police said.
An employee at Kroger, 3135 FM 528, told officers a woman stuffed the ribs in her purse along with a Bluetooth audio speaker, police said.
A Santa Fe woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of money laundering and theft in a plea deal that sends her to prison for eight years, for stealing nearly a million dollars from her employer.
A 20-month-old girl was struck in the 1400 block of East Bayshore Drive about 8:45 p.m. Monday.
Texas City police are seeking information about a Monday night burglary after eight-liner machines, ice cream freezers and 350 packs of cigarettes were stolen from Savings Food Store, 9407 Skyline Dr. in Texas City.
A Houston man is accused of setting a palapa on fire at a Bacliff business that sells traditional Mexican shelters typically roofed with palm fronds, authorities said.
A 59-year-old Port Bolivar man is dead after a single-car crash Thursday morning in Galveston, officials said.
Ratawn Bourgeois, a 38-year-old man from Texas City, died from multiple gunshot wounds, police said Sunday.
A man was shot dead Saturday afternoon after he apparently attempted a robbery in the drive-through of a McDonald’s in League City, police said.
A two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon erupted from what police say is one of the most common causes of wrecks on Broadway.
The driver in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 45 near League City on Friday has been arrested, police said.
A 56th State District Court jury sentenced a Houston man on Wednesday to 45 years in prison for a home-invasion robbery during which he shot a woman, crippling her for life.
The department is seeking help in finding Gregory Howard, 28, after acquiring a warrant on the charge of aggravated robbery.
Friendswood police Tuesday were investigating an armed robbery at the McDonald's early Saturday morning, according to a news release.
Police arrested a 37-year-old woman after a vehicle pursuit through a residential area of Texas City.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is still investigating a deputy who tackled two La Marque teenage girls engaged in a fight, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said.
A San Leon man is dead after an apparent home invasion early Sunday morning, authorities said.
A South Houston man was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after hitting the owner of a topless bar in Bacliff with a beer bottle, according to the Galveston County District Attorney’s office.
Hitchcock police credited a home video surveillance system for helping investigators track down a stolen trailer.
A San Leon man and woman face drug manufacturing charges after members of the Galveston County Sheriff's Office recovered several illegal items at a residence in the city on Wednesday.
A 23-year-old man is accused of beating up another man, who was hospitalized Tuesday, police said.
Investigators Wednesday were looking for a trio of attackers who stabbed a Bacliff man at least eight times Tuesday.
Authorities on Wednesday identified a man found dead in an alley off Broadway in Galveston.
Traffic conditions across the county were difficult Wednesday night as multiple rollovers occurred in a short time span.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy's actions after a video surfaced of a fight Tuesday in the halls of La Marque High School.
The Galveston County Sheriff's Office was searching Tuesday for a person who stabbed a Bacliff man at least eight times.
A man found dead in an alleyway Tuesday morning was apparently the victim of a hit-and-run driver.
Police on Monday were looking for a man who reportedly robbed a 29-year-old woman in a parking lot.
La Marque police are asking residents in the Saltgrass Crossing subdivision who have surveillance video for help after four teenagers were charged with car burglary.
In 2012, Dennis Roy Redding, 68, killed his longtime friend, Dr. Mark Holcomb, 61, after an evening of drinking at the oral surgeon's home in the Harborwalk community in Hitchcock.
A memorial service for Larry Crow Sr., former police chief and mayor of La Marque, is set for 10 a.m. April 21 at the Emkin-Linton Funeral Home, 5100 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, in Texas City.
It wasn’t the ending anyone wanted.
La Marque police are seeking help in finding an armed robber who stole more than $4,000 from the Dollar General, 914 Bayou Road, Tuesday morning, according to a release.
League City police are seeking burglars who stole from eight businesses early Sunday morning, according to a release.
Prosecutors reached a settlement Wednesday with the operator of a feed store in Santa Fe, where authorities seized more than 200 animals in March.