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Suspected Danbury drug dealer busted at bank
On Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, Cristopher Marcos, 22, of Osborn Street in Danbury, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell,... more
2 teens arrested in killing of Texas City woman in revenge plot over stolen credit card
Cory McCray, 19, was arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on Wednesday evening in Atacosta County on a murder warrant for the killing of Lucia Bertrand in Texas City.
Ramp removal to ruin Loop 610, Texas 288 weekend traffic
Only the Labor Day weekend, when many people travel, will not feature weekend closings of both freeways through the interchange, based on the schedule released by Blueridge Transportation Group, the firm building toll lanes along Texas 288.
Decomposing head and body found near tracks in Rosenberg
ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) --Authorities are investigating after a head and body were found Wednesday afternoon in Rosenberg.Officials say railroad workers called Rosenberg Police just before 1 p.m. after they found a human head behind the 1500 block of Avenue G, not far from the tracks.Detectives at t
Shark bite victim gives first sit-down interview about attack at Crystal Beach
“I already saw the fin, and I knew it wasn’t a porpoise,” Shelton said. “So I turn around to get out of there and that’s when he grabbed me by the leg. And I guess the only way to explain it would be like sandpaper, is what it felt like; just grabbed on, like gritty.”
2 men arrested after robbing bank customer in Pearland, police say
On Aug. 10, Eugene and Randle followed a customer from a Pearland bank to another location, where they broke into the victim's vehicle, according to authorities.
Pearland, Friendswood Alvin ISD step up school security efforts | Community Impact Newspaper
By the time students return to classes this month, Alvin, Pearland and Friendswood ISDs will have added safety improvements that have been in the works—in some cases for years—but have taken on added emphasis in the months following the Sante Fe school shooting in May.Updates this year include more
Pet adoption events slated for Saturday
BRAZORIA —If you love dogs, cats and fun, you’ll want to leave your house this Saturday.Dow Chemical Co., Scooper Cat and SPCA of Brazoria County are hosting two events aimed at promoting adoption of pets.The SPCA, at 141 Canna Lane in Lake Jackson, will participate in national Clear the Shelter Day
2 arrested in Atascosa County in connection to woman's death, police say
TEXAS CITY, Texas- Two people were arrested Wednesday south of San Antonio in connection to a Texas City woman's death, KSAT 12's sister station KPRC in Houston reports.
Officials less sure accused killer wasn't bullied
SANTA FESanta Fe school officials might have spoken too soon when they dismissed as untrue claims that faculty and staff members bullied Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a student charged in the May 18 shooting that killed 10 and wounded 13.In a private meeting with parents Sunday, Santa Fe Independent School
Texas’ public hunting program provides spot-on help
The more than 1 million acres in Texas' 2018-19 public hunting program includes dozens of tracts, including several coastal wildlife management areas, offering outstanding waterfowl hunting potential to holders a $48 Annual Public Hunting Permit.
A HEADS UP FOR TIKI ISLAND AND HITCHCOCK
New preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are available for review by residents and business owners in the City of Hitchcock, Village of Tiki Island, and unincorporated areas of Galveston County. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest infor
Three in custody after leading police on chase in Near Northside
Three people were taken into custody on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, after they allegedly led police on a chase that ended on Booth near Fulton.
Between the lines: $178 million on Gulf of Mexico drilling lease sales
Yesterday's Gulf of Mexico lease sale drew $178 million in winning bids from oil companies, spanning 144 tracts in the region that cover around 800,000 acres.The big picture:The total was very modest by comparison tomany sales in the past, including auctions in the mid-2000s, when high oil prices le
Harvey exemption keeps most ISDs free of A-F grades
Because of disruption Hurricane Harvey caused, only two Galveston County school districts received overall ratings Wednesday under a controversial new state accountability system that assigns grades on a scale of A through F.But while the state this year withheld most overall district scores, it gav
Police make arrest for assault on officer
At approximately 11:58 a.m. Aug. 4, officers responded to suspicious circumstances in the 600 block of South Gordon Street. The suspects fled in a vehicle before police arrived. After locating the vehicle in the 1600 block of South Gordon Street, an investigation took place resulting in the arrest o
Danbury police arrest suspected New Milford drug dealer with toddler in car
Photo: / Contributed Photo /Danbury Police DepartmentDanbury police arrested Ryan Santos, of New Milford, on various drug charges on Tuesday.
Substitute teacher's family sues family of Santa Fe High School shooting suspect
SANTA FE, Texas (FOX 26)- The family of substitute teacher Cynthia Tisdale, who was among the people killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School on May 18, has filed a lawsuit against the family of Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the student suspect in the campus attack.
LJ traffic stop yields 26 grams of meth
LAKE JACKSON —Two Brazoria County women remain in custody a week after police say they found almost 30 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.Kira Ann Campbell and Susan Renee Clay, both 35, each face a first-degree felony charge of manufacturing or delivering a controlled substance, Brazori
Two charged in death of Texas City mom, police say
TEXAS CITY, Texas— The Texas City Police Department has charged two people in connection with the murder of a Texas City mom.Detectives have charged Amy Lynne Medina and 19-year-old Cory McCray with murder, for allegedly causing the death of Lucia Bertrand.Bertrand was found unresponsive at a reside