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The case against a League City man accused of killing his former wife is headed to an appeals court after a district judge ruled a recorded statement the accused gave police was inadmissible at trial.

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Clear Springs quarterback Garrett Rooker exploited seams in the Clear Brook secondary for three long touchdown passes as the Chargers collected a 28-7 win in Friday's contest at Challenger Columbia Stadium.

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Weather this weekend will be fairly good overall with sunny to partly cloudy skies and only a low chance of rain on Sunday. There will be a slight fly in the ointment as brisk southerly winds will bring increasing humidity levels back to our area along with warmer temperature. Still, the out…

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Thursday used emergency powers to suspend part of the Texas Insurance Code and block a proposed increase to windstorm insurance rates on policies sold through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.

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A 67-year-old man died on Thursday morning after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in League City, police said.

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The city council on Tuesday took a first step toward a plan to have developers shoulder some of the cost for the city’s growing population by approving a roadway capital improvement plan.

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Coastal Flood Watches and Advisories are in effect for Galveston Island and the Bolivar Peninsula through tomorrow night. Brisk east to southeast winds as a result of from high pressure to the east and low pressure to the north and west, are already resulting in tides running 1-2 feet above normal.

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County commissioners on Monday will consider submitting four applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for repair work by the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey last year.

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Fourteen months after Harvey made landfall, the Texas General Land Office, which manages the state’s disaster housing recovery programs, has not yet begun accepting applications for major housing recovery programs.

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It’s ironic that I ran into my representative, Randy Weber, at a debate on the morning of Oct. 3. Ironic, because Weber refuses to debate his challenger Adrienne Bell, yet here he was, on a Wednesday morning when most of his constituents are working, attending a debate between League City ma…

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Hidden Lakes residents are in a tricky spot because Texas law offers much protection to local gun ranges, city officials said. And the owner of the gun range said he wasn’t aware of an issue.

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The high pressure that brought welcome relief in terms of sunshine and mostly dry conditions is slowly lifting off to the east as a low pressure trough deepens to our west and moves east. This will set the stage for a gradual increase in clouds and rain chances, though it looks as though the…

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Almost two months after several members of the parks board feuded during a council meeting over handling of a proposed dog park, one person of the board is calling for a review of procedures to prevent future disputes.

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The state's top insurance overseer will decide in two weeks whether to approve or reject a proposed 10 percent rate hike to residential and commercial wind storm rates.

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The Clear Springs Chargers’ chances for the program’s first-ever district championship took a giant step in the right direction Tuesday after an impressive 20-25, 25-18, 25-15, 25-20 home win over the Clear Falls Knights.

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Welcome sunshine has returned to our area after one of the wettest spells ever. This past month gave our area the second wettest September and the third wettest month ever. In addition, it may surprise nobody to learn that September, 2018 had more days with measurable rainfall (22) than any …

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League City could one day be a prime destination for sports tournaments and other athletic events, at least if city officials have their way.

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Coming off a rugged non-district schedule, the Clear Springs Chargers were out to prove they were better than their record showed, and that they had become better by playing some of the state’s best programs.

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Beneath the steady, drizzling rain and the glowing lights, Hernandez lined up, stepped forward, struck the ball and watched it sail through the uprights, giving the Clear Creek Wildcats a dramatic 30-27 win over Clear Brook at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium on Friday night to begin district play.

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The Bay Area Christian Broncos got a go-ahead touchdown with a little more than 2 minutes left to play to defeat The Woodlands Christian Warriors, 14-6, in the teams' district opener Friday at Bay Area Christian School.

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League City, which is billing itself as a prime destination for athletic events, will host a three-day basketball tournament in April that city staff said will bring $500,000 in economic benefit to the area, officials announced.

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Clear Creek Independent School District’s Board of Trustees on Monday approved a change to the tax rate that gives officials more money for maintenance and operations, while keeping the overall property rate steady, officials said.

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Despite an absence of any hurricanes or tropical storms along the upper-Texas coast, September, 2018 will not easily be forgotten. It is already the 3rd wettest month ever (topped only by Harvey influenced August, 2017 and an exceedingly wet September, 1885 in which some of the rainfall was …

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Donning warmup shirts with the Latin phrase “facta non verba” — which translated to English means “deeds, not words” — this season, the Clear Falls Knights lived up to their credo, tuning out an always rowdy Carlisle Field House crowd to come away with a 25-17, 27-25, 25-23 win over the Clear Creek Wildcats on the road Tuesday.

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K-9 Chico retired Monday from the League City Police Department with the respect of all of his colleagues and six years of tireless service.

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Galveston County plans to join other local governments in seeking a portion a $14.7 billion settlement Volkswagen, the German carmaker, made with the U.S. government.

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Mainland cities would have to secure hundreds of millions of dollars through local bond propositions, certificates of obligation, state and federal grants and perhaps other means to cover the massive costs of drainage improvements residents are demanding after Hurricane Harvey.

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The Katy Tigers brought their trademark smash-mouth offense and smothering defense to Challenger Columbia Stadium on Saturday and left town with a 59-7 win over the Clear Springs Chargers.

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The Clear Falls Knights ability to score at will guided them to a 69-46 win over the Bellaire Cardinals at Butler Stadium on Friday night in their final tune-up before district play begins. It was the first time in school history that the Knights had won three games in a row.

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With only 13 men suited up, the O’Connell Buccaneers were grounded and pounded into submission by the Bay Area Christian Broncos, who won the game by the final score of 33-0 after the referees called the game shortly after halftime when injuries forced the Buccaneers to just 11 men and were forced to quit the game early, last night at Bay Area Christian School.

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A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday and accused of causing thousands of dollars of damage to rental trailer he lived in with his girlfriend earlier this year, police said.

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A law enforcement officer who rose to public awareness through his work against robbers targeting bank customers fired the shot Wednesday that killed a man who police say they were trying to arrest after he escaped custody, officials said.