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EIA: U.S. LNG Export Capacity Will Double By End Of 2019
The U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) projects that U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export capacity will reach 8.9 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) by the end of 2019, making it the third largest in the world behind Australia and Qatar.
Brazoria Bank Heist: FBI Is Looking For 3 Robbers In Brazen Caper
HOUSTON, TX — The FBI is looking for three young men who held up the First National Bank in Brazoria on Dec. 7. Officials said the robbery happened just before 9 a.m. at the branch at 100 E. Bernard Street.
Bird counts tally area avian variety, population
Area birdwatchers will thrill to the trill in the next couple of weeks with Audubon Christmas Bird Counts taking place in Galveston, on Bolivar Peninsula, at Freeport and at Armand Bayou, covering areas of League City and Dickinson — not to mention hundreds of other sites around the United States an
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
New mall leadership to continue rebirth
LAKE JACKSON — While some older malls sit in the shadows of bigger, newer retail competitors and other malls are being repurposed for uses other than retail, Brazos Mall is not following that trend, its new general manager said.
Christmas tree lot targeted by thieves
LAKE JACKSON — Bill Wooley and Joy Wooley have had their own business selling Christmas trees for a decade. With all the holiday spirit they bring to people, they have unfortunately seen “Grinches” try to dampen it.
Search On For Texas Inmate Mistakenly Freed
CONROE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who was mistakenly released from a Houston-area jail due to a clerical error. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 30-year-old Edward Manning was released from jail late Wednesday evening in place of another inmate who ha
Texas RB Toneil Carter to transfer from the program
AUSTIN -- The Longhorns are losing a member of their backfield. Sophomore running back Toneil Carter, a former Under Armour All-American, will transfer from the program. After receiving some action last season, Carter -- a 6-foot, 205-pound product of Langham Creek High School in Houston -- was pass
Buc-ee's Loses Trademark Infringement Suit Against Nebraska Chain, Bucky's
LAKE JACKSON, Texas — It was Buc-ee's vs. Bucky's and Bucky's won. A federal judge threw out a lawsuit brought by Buc-ee's against the Nebraska-based convenience store with a similar name, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
Police Probe Alvin Kidnapping Suspects Background
ALVIN, TX — A man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 15-year-old girl as she jogged near her home has been arrested, and police are wondering if there are other victims. Steven Salazar, 22, is being held in the Brazoria County Jail on numerous charges that include attempted kidnapping and evading arres
Hwy. 288 driving another wave of economic expansion
Source: Texas Department of Transportation/Community Impact Newspaper. sources: NewQuest Properties, Brazoria County Appraisal District, Harris County Appraisal District, America Modern Green/Community Impact Newspaper.
Man charged in attempted kidnapping of Alvin teen while she was jogging
ALVIN, Texas (KTRK) -- A 22-year-old man is facing charges after deputies said he attempted to abduct a 15-year-old Alvin girl while she was out for a jog. The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office said Steven Salazar was arrested Dec. 5 on a charge of reckless driving after he tried to flee from deputie
Texas man arrested for allegedly trying to kidnap 15-year-old jogger
Authorities are saying a teen girl out for a jog "did everything right" as she managed to escape an alleged kidnapper. The 15-year-old was out for a run in Alvin, Texas, an idyllic suburb south of Houston on the Gulf Coast, at 9:20 p.m. on Dec. 2 when a man repeatedly drove his truck past the teen,
Alvin Braziel executed for killing Mesquite, Texas man in 1993 during robbery
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he
Jurors reach verdict in sex assault case
ANGLETON — Jonathan Green is guilty of first-degree felony sexual assault, a Brazoria County jury decided Tuesday afternoon. The jury of ten women and two men announced their decision at about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. After the punishment phase of trial, the jury will decide on a punishment of up to 99 ye
Reward offered for info on Brazoria bank robbers
BRAZORIA — Brazoria County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of three men who robbed First National Bank on Friday. The robbers were wearing white dust masks and blue gloves with black textured grip. Two of the men carried duffle bags, one was b
Pearland extends fire, emergency services to Brazoria County districts to April 15
Pearland City Council approved an extension of fire protection and EMS to the areas within Brazoria County emergency services districts Nos. 4 and 5 until April 15. “We believe that’s enough time to do what they need to do,” City Manager Clay Pearson told the council.
Santa Fe woman among five charged in Kansas killings
A woman from Santa Fe is among five people charged with crimes in Kansas connected to the death of an elderly couple in July. Christine Tenney, 38, of Santa Fe, was charged last week with three counts of obstructing apprehension, according to the Kansas Attorney General’s Office.
Santa Fe angler lands possible record catch
While not a saltwater fish caught around Galveston, an avid angler from Santa Fe caught a pending State of Texas record tilapia. Colton Corner of Santa Fe caught the 4.41-pound fish while fishing on Lake Mozambique and had it weighed in by well-known weigh master Ed Matthews of Hitchcock.
1 deputy, 2 officers shot while serving warrant in NE Harris County
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Negotiators are trying to coax a barricaded man from a home in northeast Harris County after a sheriff's deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were shot while serving a felony warrant.