GALVESTON — An investigation into police Chief Henry Porretto will take weeks to complete, City Manager Brian Maxwell said on Monday.
The Texas Education Agency will review its decision to shut down the La Marque school district. La Marque Superintendent Terri Watkins said she would meet with education Commissioner Michael Williams at 1 p.m. on Wednesday to review the school district’s record.
The lead attorney for the firm that handles the city’s legal services was among the candidates interviewed for what will be the full-time city attorney.
State and federal authorities are investigating a deadly, highly contagious virus confirmed in two horses, forcing three properties in the county to be quarantined, officials said.
LA MARQUE — At times it seemed more like a pep rally before a football game rather than a meeting about the dire straits facing the La Marque school district.
GALVESTON — Months after a seemingly endless supply of seaweed washed onto Galveston’s shorelines, a team of Texas A&M University researchers is trying to figure out whether there’s something in local waters that makes the algae grow as fast and as greatly as it does.
The couple and seven children rescued from a sinking sailboat in Galveston Bay in October, and later revealed to be on the lam from the FBI, were found in the Bahamas on Wednesday or early Thursday, authorities reported.
Talks between the United Steelworkers and the company leading talks on behalf of oil refiners on a new contract are on hold after the union rejected the latest offer.
Far from the bead tossing and revelry of Mardi Gras, about two dozen special education students from Galveston’s Ball High School and Dickinson High School got to enjoy a small slice of what will be on display during the festivities in Galveston this weekend.
Texas City Independent School District is accepting candidate filing documents for the May 9 school board general election through 5 p.m. Feb. 27.
More than a month after a Texas City police officer shot and killed Carlton Wayne Smith Jr. during an incident in a nightclub parking lot, Galveston County Sheriff’s Office investigators have turned their investigation over to the district attorney’s office, officials said.
Officials confirmed Thursday that at least one horse had died and dozens more had possibly been exposed to a rare and highly contagious virus in Galveston County.