A jury late Thursday sentenced the Galveston man to 10 years in prison and assessed $10,000 fine, the maximum punishment for the charge they earlier that day convicted him of after almost a week of tense deliberations, said Adam Banks Brown.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Hospice Care Team, the coastal Texas provider of end-of-life medical support and care, is expanding its mission to include family members that sometimes are overlooked: the pets of hospice patients.
It is unclear what, exactly, has jurors struggling to reach a verdict. But prosecutors and defense attorneys, during testimony, laid out diverging versions of events leading up to the stabbing death.
The ocean is beautiful and alive. Join us at the World Oceans Day Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 at Stewart Beach, honoring the most awesome and life benefitting natural resource on earth — our oceans. Experience a day at the beach discovering and learning how we can prevent plastics…
A corner of Saengerfest Park was crowded Tuesday with relatives and friends of George P. Mitchell, a philanthropist who dedicated his life to improving life in Galveston and Houston.
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…
Prosecutors allege Richard Lee Garcia pulled out a knife and stabbed people after being asked to leave the house party, but defense attorneys argue he was attacked and only pulled his knife in self-defense.
Galveston College students graduated on Friday with Associates of Arts, Applied Science and Science as well as certificates in various fields like medical coding and law enforcement.
In their moment of need, and vulnerability, Galveston County residents can rest assured knowing Galveston Area Ambulance Authority (GAAA) is there to help and provide the highest quality of emergency medical care.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — At the end of the month, the island is scheduled to celebrate its 100th local landmark, a designation that marks Galveston's commitment to heritage, officials say.
In the wave of horror following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, President Lyndon B. Johnson used his considerable political acumen to pass legislation including the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the 1965 Voting Rights Act and implementation of the War on Poverty.
In advance of our Saturday celebration of Ronald McDonald House’s 30th anniversary, The Daily News ran a full page “thank you” listing the thousands of names of others who also love this effort.
It should come as no surprise that the first two weeks of May have been exceedingly wet in Galveston County. The National Weather Service Office in League City/Dickinson has measured 10.26 inches of rain through the first 14 days of this month (8.49 inches more than would be anticipated for …
Recently, the STEM/Biomedical programs at Ball High School held a gala ribbon cutting for two unique science labs to be incorporated into the school curriculum.
BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have advised people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following last week's tanker and barges accident and toxic leak.
Richard Lee Garcia, 29, of Galveston, is charged with murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the death of Cole Hardeman, 20.
Historic Preservation Month is traditionally celebrated each May in Galveston. What a month it’s shaping up to be. Recently at the annual Tourism Summit, Kelly de Schaun mentioned the importance of arts, preservation and ecotourism.
So, the price to consumers in the United States for products produced in China, including raw materials used to manufacture or assemble products in the United States, is going up 25 percent due to Trump's tariffs.
In response to the letter by Gary Miller ("Liberals can only yap about nixing Electoral College," The Daily News, May 9): Miller often spews out useless thoughts in the opinion section, and I just shake my head in disbelief.
Officials also closed the Houston Ship Channel because of the collision, but by late Sunday it reopened to some travel. About 47 outbound vessels and 48 inbound vessels are still waiting to travel through the channel, but one-way ship traffic and two-way barge traffic resumed by Sunday afternoon, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials.
Cook-off teams from across the county gathered on Pier 21 in Galveston to put their skills to the test at the 23rd Annual Yaga’s Wild Game and BBQ Cook-Off on Saturday.
“They don’t look like what you think of drug addicts,” said Galveston Sheriff’s Office Lt. Shawn Lozica. “It’s a lot of older people, on limited incomes, trying to supplement their income.”
Ramadan; the Muslim boot camp started May 6. The participants are supposed to refresh and strengthen their faith in their Creator; the Almighty God. The Creator of the Universe, the Most Merciful and Most Gracious to all humanity. Not just to Muslims.
Showers and thunderstorms continue to develop along and off the Texas coast this morning. The storms are associated with a stationary frontal boundary along the coast and a 1010 MB low moving slowly northeastward along middle and upper-Texas coast.
“While we understand that speed counts to an extent — we all want the channel reopened — we have to find a way to lessen and eliminate the risk to the environment," officials said of when the spill might be cleaned. "We are taking a measured, cautious approach to this.”
Galveston County residents awoke Friday to assess the damage from overnight rains, the heaviest of which were in the north communities.
Concluding Saturday and Sunday, Galveston Historical Foundation’s annual Historic Homes Tour showcases one of the largest collections of Victorian homes west of the Mississippi. These houses represent our community’s unique history and perseverance in the face of major hurricanes and storms.
After a night of pouring rain and howling wind, Galveston County residents awoke Friday morning to asses the damage of what forecasters warn was only a first round of storms expected to pass through the area.
Texas’ own former first lady, Laura Bush, entertained and inspired attendees of the 12th annual Galveston Women’s Conference on Thursday, cracking jokes about life with her husband George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, and emphasizing the importance of reading and educatio…
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers no longer plans to call for miles of levees to be built along highways in Galveston and on Bolivar Peninsula as part of a proposal to protect the region from storm surges.
A Galveston County jury Wednesday found Robert Louis McNeal, 35, guilty of one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced him to life in prison the day after, court records show.
Showers and thunderstorms will develop again tonight and into Saturday morning. Heavy rainfall will be possible and could result in flash flooding. There could be as much as another 5 inches of rain over the next day, according to the weather service.