GALVESTON

The city has reached a legal settlement of almost $500,000 with relatives of a woman shot and killed by a Galveston police officer in 2017.

Keri Heath: 409-683-5241; keri.heath@galvnews.com or on Twitter @HeathKeri.

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Rusty Schroeder

WOW, $500K is apparently chump change on Galveston Island. From the county to the city, $500K can just disappear and leave nothing but questions. At least in this case we know who the recipients are, who in all honesty probably should have held out for more. Pretty sad commentary of local government on the Island.

Paul Hyatt

Government employees are special compared to the real world. In the real world if you had lost 500K in a scam you would be fired for sure and a good possibility that the police would have come to take you away.... In government you are given a promotion and a raise....

George Croix

There are a LOT of soldiers who stopped getting older over 45 years ago when confronted by a tiny man, or woman, or child, intent on killing them, and the soldier waited too long to react......
As but one example...

The size comparison is great fodder for a jury, but is meaningless in the real world....

An ex-local refining company learned the hard way what happens when you try to settle your way out of accusations too often......
The line just keeps getting bigger......
Let's hope that's not the case here.....

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