Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Water Park has released a video simulation of MASSIV, the new water coaster under construction.
Police agencies from across the region shared with The Daily News their photos of their participation in the statewide "stand with law enforcement" effort.
On Tuesday, the Galveston Planning Commission is scheduled to consider an application asking to rename 11 block of 30th Street after District 1 Councilman Tarris Woods.
Galveston's Ball High School’s “Lip Dub” video features 2,000 students and staff singing and dancing their way through the school’s campus. The 14-minute video was produced and choreographed by students, who are hoping the video will get 500,000 views before June 6, which is graduation day.
As is becoming a big-sporting-event tradition, a local attraction tried to capitalize on the upcoming Super Bowl by having their animals "predict" the outcome of the game.
On Wednesday, I reported that the Galveston Police Department issued far more curfew citations to black and Hispanic teenagers than they did to white teens between 2013 and 2014.
After thousands of people, including dignitaries from more than 40 countries, marched through the streets of Paris on Sunday, President Barack Obama came under criticism for not participating in the event.
John Boehner was re-elected as the Speaker of the House on Tuesday as Republicans assumed full control of Congress for the first time since 2007.
If you are like me, you were probably glued to the television Wednesday night at the situation going on in Ferguson, Mo. On that night, protests over the police shooting that caused the death of 19-year-old Michael Brown turned violent, and police used tear gas and other methods to disperse …
GALVESTON — News that a Houston teenager had been bitten by a shark on a West End beach quickly spread yesterday, as the picture of teeth marks on 14-year-old Mikaela Medina’s back drew clicks from around the Internet.
GALVESTON — The city council will consider a resolution this week to join in a county program that would help the city collect unpaid traffic tickets.
In May, The Daily News reported on a confidential memo sent to city attorney Dorothy Palumbo written by Dallas Attorney Terry D. Morgan about the ways the city may challenge the construction of scattered site housing on the island in the future.
The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management is among 25 communities participating in a Facebook contest that will award a stretcher conversion kit to agency that receives the most votes.
GALVESTON — An appeal to the Texas Supreme Court attempting to halt the start of seawall parking was filed on July 26, the day before the program officially launched.
A local resident, “Joan” called with a problem: She does not have an Internet connection or a smart phone and could only buy a yearly seawall parking pass through the PayByPhone phone system.
One local lawmaker played a key role in Tuesday’s dramatics the Texas Senate. State Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, was among the most visible Republicans who trying to derail Sen. Wendy Davis 13-hour filibuster of Senate Bill 5, which would have dramatically affected the laws governing abortion clinics in Texas.
During Tuesday's special city council meeting, Mayor Lewis Rosen read a statement regarding a Daily News report on the city's potential challenges to public housing on the island.
Here is something interesting: A bill popped up in the last days of the legislative session that would substantially change the way dune construction permits are granted on Galveston Island.
Even if every Texan agrees that the Texas barbecue is the best barbecue, there is little hope that every Texan will agree on where to find the state’s best barbecue.
Galveston County bars, restaurants and hotels sold more than $7 million in alcoholic beverages in March, according to mixed beverage tax receipts from the state comptroller’s office.
Former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison appeared on Comedy Central last night to promote her new book and chat with Jon Stewart about the current state of Congress and about Texas’ current leadership.
Linda Macdonald, who has often told the story of the tragedy that struck the orphanage run by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word during the 1900 Storm, found new evidence of the power of that story.
Several folks sent clippings of Bill Minutaglio’s column in The New York Times about the recent explosion at the fertilizer in West and the Texas City Disaster.
Ecomet Burley, who resigned in a brokered deal as superintendent of the La Marque Independent School District, goes to clean out his office and is greeted by taunters.
Irwin M. "Buddy" Herz, a Galveston attorney who chairs the Housing Authority board, won't be meeting next week with officials of the Texas General Land Office.
GALVESTON — I received a couple phone calls last week after writing about this year’s scaled-back NeighborWoods program, a effort by the Galveston Island Tree Conservancy to replant trees, and bring back shady avenues, to city neighborhoods.