A civil rights group wants criminal defendants to get lawyers faster, but one solutions appears blocked by decision-makers.
Reed, 50, died after a passing vessel June 7 caused a wake that hit his boat near the Texas City Dike, knocking him overboard, officials said.
The past few days have featured light winds and blue water at the beaches, along with seasonably warm temperatures. This will change as we finish the week and head into the weekend.
House Bill 852 prohibits cities from using the value of a dwelling or the cost of construction when assessing building permit and inspection fees.
If Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs House Bill 2439, currently sitting on his desk, it could hamper communities’ ability to pass and maintain ordinances like League City’s masonry rules.
Draw a line generally along the coast, starting in Galveston and moving up through Texas City, San Leon and Kemah, and you’ll find a growing community of opioid users in each of those places, Easterday said.
There are about 496,777 World War II veterans alive today, according to data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. About 348 die each day, according to estimates.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Galveston County and surrounding areas from tonight through early Thursday morning as a surge of deep tropical moisture associated with the tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico moves slowly northwest. Locally hea…
A new report finds county's legal department mostly offers advice and responds to public records requests. It could be used as fuel to eliminate the department.
David Loop was accused of using the department’s credit card to spend more than $25,000 at a racetrack and casino in Louisiana and of misappropriating more than $45,000.
While the majority of Galveston County health experts said they were concerned about the opioid crisis, representatives of one local pharmacy said the issue is overblown and only causing problems.
The official 2019 season for the Tropical Atlantic Basin begins tomorrow. As if on schedule, we do have an area of broad low pressure moving northwestward across the Yucatan Peninsula that has some potential for development as it moves into the Bay of Campeche.
Water levels remain above normal this morning over the Bay and along the coast as brisk southerly to southeasterly winds persist. Wind gusts last night were still up to 30-mph in Galveston fostering dangerous rip tides on area beaches. However, the good news is that lighter wind speeds shoul…
If you’re going to stay for a hurricane, you’ll need to be prepared for weeks of sweltering humidity without electricity, so having a reliable generator can help you stay cool, calm and connected.
Sometime about Sept. 14, 2008, a lot of people who’d stayed for Hurricane Ike made a depressing discovery: All the emergency water they’d run into their bathtubs had leaked out.
It’s necessary to have the right clothing to get you through the oppressively muggy days after a storm, when power is out and cool breezes are scarce.
Even after the storm passes, the risks of getting sick or injured remain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer these tips to remain safe.
Third-grade students from Heights Elementary School in Texas City gathered Friday at Galveston County Memorial Cemetery in Hitchcock to pay respects to military veterans.
Low pressure over the Oklahoma Panhandle and high pressure to the east is creating a strong pressure gradient and strong southerly winds over the Galveston area. Winds early this morning gusted to 39-mph in Galveston with gale force gusts common over offshore waters. This has led to a Coasta…