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An ambulance overturned after a two-vehicle crash Sunday in Galveston. The ambulance was responding to an emergency call around 7 p.m.
Thousands of people showed up to pick up trash from the beaches on Galveston Island for Earth Day. (KTRK). KTRK. Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:24AM.
As Texas' busiest port, Galveston saw a lot of short-term visitors in the 1840s. One was George W. Taylor, a shady self-promoter with an ordinary name who made his living in an extraordinary way.
A judge in Galveston County has ruled for the county in it's quest to close a popular fishing spot on the Bolivar Penninsula.
Blue Bell officials can't seem to catch a break. Every time it starts to look like they can just get past the ice cream maker's listeria scandal, more safety concerns become public.
Thomas was elected mayor in 2004 and served three consecutive two-year terms through 2010, the most allowed in Galveston. She dealt with two major storms - hurricane Rita in 2005 and Hurricane Ike in 2008 - during her tenure, and she became known ...
surveillance video captured the frightening moment that a yacht collided with a buoy, sending passengers into a frenzy. The accident happened on the Jacks or Better Casino yacht late Saturday night, just days after the ship's grand opening on April 7.
On the morning of January 1, 1863, the Confederate forces managed to recapture Galveston from the Union army in what has been described as one of the most unusual land and sea battles during the entire civil war.
A mom in Galveston County is suing Blue Bell Creameries after she allegedly contracted listeria from eating contaminated ice cream, according to an original ...
Thomas became nationally known for her calm leadership during hurricanes Rita and Ike. She earned the nickname "Hurricane Mayor" after shepherding the ...
A Galveston mother has filed a lawsuit against Blue Bell Creameries, claiming its ice cream made her sick.
As of Sunday morning, he was still in the Galveston County Jail. police believe at least two other men were involved in the shooting.
BRAZORIA COUNTY, Texas -- Residents in parts of Danbury are cleaning up after they say water came into their homes and vehicles during heavy rainfall overnight.
Galveston, Texas (AP) - Galveston police say a security guard shot a week ago while walking around the parking lot of a beachfront resort hotel has died of his injuries.
The Jacks or Better Casino, a day cruise gambling vessel that recently launched in Galveston, hit a buoy April 15. The yacht suffered some minor cosmetic damage from brushing the buoy, but it was able to dock at the Galveston Yacht Basin, the company ...
Galveston, TX -- A 23-year-old man who was shot 11 times on April 9 while working as an unarmed security guard at the San Luis Resort died on Sunday.
The security guard shot repeatedly last weekend at Galveston's San Luis Hotel has died, officials said Sunday. Philip Molis was gunned down April 9 while patrolling the hotel's back lot just after 10 p.m.. After the 23-year-old guard approached a group ...
Galveston, Texas (AP) - Galveston police say a security guard shot a week ago while walking around the parking lot of a beachfront resort hotel has died of his injuries.
Have you heard you can now gamble in Galveston...kind of? A cruise ship, called Jacks or Better Casino, just arrived at the Galveston Yacht Basin this month.
farmer's Copper Ltd. filed a complaint March 8 in Galveston County District Court against AT&T Corp. alleging violation of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
It's not every day someone walks out their front door and finds a sea turtle, but that's exactly what happened to Brad Gana, a Seabrook resident who has been ...
police say one man believed to be involved in the shooting of a Galveston security guard is in custody on unrelated charges. At least two suspects are still on the ...
On Thursday, the Randall County Sheriff's Department said Lieutenant Tommy Bushek "began life saving procedures" after hearing shots fired Sunday night in ...
Marathon petroleum Corp. has selected Fluor Corp. to execute the engineering and procurement scope for a major reconfiguration of its Galveston Bay and Texas City, Texas, refineries, Fluor announced Monday afternoon. "Fluor continues to provide ...
Galveston - A Texas family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in connection with the 2015 death of their son in the Galveston County Jail. Jesse R. and Diane Jacobs filed the lawsuit in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas in the ...
Fluor has supported the Texas City and Galveston Bay operations since 2013 and provides services at a total of five Marathon sites nationwide, Mark Fields, president of Fluor's Energy & chemicals business in The Americas, said in the April 10 release.
Officials are now looking for input on how to move forward. They'll gather feedback at a public meeting.
Galveston, Texas - Three men are on the run after a security guard was shot late Sunday in the parking lot of a Galveston hotel. The victim was walking around the San Luis Hotel in the 5200 block of Seawall Boulevard around 10:15 p.m. when he noticed ...
Galveston, Texas - police say a 23-year-old security guard was shot behind the popular San Luis Hotel in Galveston overnight.
Galveston, Texas - police say a 23-year-old security guard was shot behind the popular San Luis Hotel in Galveston overnight.
A security guard from Galveston's San Luis Resort is recovering from a gunshot wound this morning, and Galveston police are searching for at least three men ...
Galveston - A deliveryman is suing Eighteen Seventy Strand Corp., which does business as the Hotel Galvez, alleging he was severely injured after stepping in a bucket of acid on the premises.
With development expanding in the Greater Houston area, Sen. Borris Miles, D-Houston, wants the region to take a closer look at its flood mitigation efforts.
A Galveston County man has filed a lawsuit against H-E-B and the grocer's in-store clinic, RediClinic, after he said he was injured while having blood drawn.
There's an abundance of new residential construction on the market in Galveston, which might have something to do with the steady rate of development in recent years.
A Galveston County man has filed a lawsuit against H-E-B and the grocer's in-store clinic, RediClinic, after he said he was injured while having blood drawn.
A Galveston man was arrested Wednesday at a Denton hotel after his girlfriend told police he abused her and forced her to have sex with other men for money, according to an arrest affidavit from the Denton County Sheriff's Office.
TIKI ISLAND, Texas - The quiet community of Tiki Island, which sits north of the Galveston Bridge, received quite the shock when three wooden boxes of human ashes washed ashore.
Three Boxes of Human Ashes Wash Up Near Galveston. TIKI ISLAND, TX -- A man who discovered three wooden boxes containing human ashes, washed up on the beach near his home is working to find the families.
Phoenix Reisen's Amadea called at the Port of Galveston earlier this week with some 600 passengers and 200 crew. Galveston was the first U.S. port of call on the German ship's 136-day world cruise. "We are excited to welcome the Amadea and its ...
Galveston - A bill filed this week would put an agency now responsible for waste disposal in three counties in charge of operating and maintaining a coastal storm-surge barrier, or Ike Dike, but only if Congress decides to pay for the estimated $11.6 ...
The 1868 Charles and Susan Hurley House will be the featured home in the 43rd annual Galveston Historic Homes Tour, set for May 6-7 and 13-14.
A Tiki Island man hopes someone will claim what he believes to be three boxes of human remains that washed up at his boat house. Joe Morgan, Jr.
Galveston COUNTY, Texas- A man in Galveston County is on a mission to find the families of three women whose ashes washed up onto his property.
Galveston COUNTY, Texas- A man in Galveston County is on a mission to find the families of three women whose ashes washed up onto his property.
Galveston - Texas' first plan for lessening damage from the next destructive hurricane calls for hundreds of millions of dollars in projects along the Texas coast, including turning a once-controversial housing project on Galveston Island into a nature ...
Kimberley Morrison of Great Britain overcame a 3:04 deficit out of the swim with a dominating bike split and held off a strong run by Michaela Herlbauer of Austria to win the women's division at the Galveston 70.3. Men. O'Donnell trailed swim leader ...
Not an annual event, the effort is funded through a grant from the Houston-Galveston Area Council with some money coming from the Southeast Texas Resource conservation and Development Council through a settlement related to an enforcement action ...
The city of Galveston beat out a high set more than 100 years ago after the mercury climbed to an average of 70.5 degrees this March.
Kimberley Morrison of Great Britain overcame a 3:04 deficit out of the swim with a dominating bike split and held off a strong run by Michaela Herlbauer of Austria to win the women's division at the Galveston 70.3. Men. O'Donnell trailed swim leader ...


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