For a few tense and worrisome days last week, much of the county was mesmerized by the story of Lilly, a 1-year-old capuchin monkey who was on the loose in Galveston.
Each day, the plot thickened. Did Lilly escape her Galveston home when it was burglarized? Or was she the target of the burglary? Was she dead and buried, as early reports indicated? Or was she alive and kicking and running wild in the streets?