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A La Marque man was charged Saturday evening in connection with a posting on Facebook threatening “numerous people” would be losing their lives at churches in La Marque and Texas City, as well as at schools in the area.

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Th U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday rescued a 54-year-old woman, who was showing symptoms of a heart attack, from a charter boat more than 100 miles offshore of Galveston.

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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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The Port of Galveston’s newest addition, a 133,500-ton, 1,055-foot-long cruise ship — the largest ever accommodated here — towered over Harborside Drive on Sunday.

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The misdemeanor charges filed against two Galveston bartenders earlier last week should serve as a serious message to local bars and restaurants about their responsibilities to public safety, Galveston County District Attorney Jack Roady said on Thursday.

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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 Galveston County Sheriff's Office stationed more deputies at Texas City High School on Friday morning, after the school received a report of a threat written on a bathroom wall, a school district spokeswoman said.

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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. 

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A vaccine developed to protect people against the Zika virus shows promise in treatment of the brain cancer that killed Sen. John McCain, Galveston-based researches have found.  

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Presidential daughter and senior Whitehouse advisor Ivanka Trump visited NASA's Johnson Space Center where she spoke about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math education. 

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A 49-year-old La Porte man was the person shot and killed by League City police Wednesday morning as investigators were trying to arrest him after he apparently escaped custody, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said Thursday.

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A week after Galveston officials scuttled plans for a new $90 million to Pelican Island, members of one of the groups involved in negotiations for funding the bridge say they're being unfairly scapegoated for blocking the project.

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Santa Fe school board trustees, who parents at a meeting Monday called on to resign, don’t have any intention of doing so, Superintendent Leigh Wall, and trustees available to talk Tuesday, said.

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About a year after taking over financially struggling Hitchcock, the city’s fiscal future looks brighter after commissioners passed a balanced budget and kept the tax rate flat, Mayor Dorothy Childress said.

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The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded a $600,000 grant to Hidden Star Resources to help fuel new development and provide support to existing small businesses recovering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey.

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A long-simmering disagreement between the city and a disaster recovery contractor reached a Galveston County courtroom last week. The result of the trial could cost the city nearly $20 million if a jury rules against it.

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The Galveston City Council remains undecided about purchasing 26.3 acres of Scholes International Airport-owned land, due to flood concerns, but agrees on $1.3 million price tag. 

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Two island bartenders were charged with over-serving a Galveston woman accused of running down two bicyclists with her car earlier this summer, killing one of them, police said.

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A jury late Friday found a Dickinson man not guilty in the 2016 killing of a Galveston man whose mother posted signs and spent months urging police to investigate his death.

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The Texas City Independent School District’s Foundation for the Future has selected eight inductees for the 2018 Hall of Honor and Legacy Hall, the prestigious programs recognizing outstanding Texas City and La Marque high school graduates.

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Emotions ran high at a Santa Fe school district board meeting Monday when several parents demanded the resignation of trustees and Superintendent Leigh Wall over handling of security issues.

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A regional committee that makes flood prevention and bayou planning recommendations to area governments near Dickinson Bayou can’t get anything done because it hasn’t been able to get a majority vote on recommendations, members say.

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After raising concerns in August about a planned development near his property, League City resident Jay Holley now sees it as a great opportunity for his neighborhood, he said.