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Fire consumes 100 units at boat storage facility in Willis
WILLIS, Texas - A boat storage facility was consumed by flames overnight in Willis, just north of Conroe. According to the Montgomery County Fire Marshal's Office, fire crews responded at at 2 a.m. Monday the the fire after passerby called it in at the Piney Woods Boat and RV Storage, located in the
Woman finds boyfriend shot at their apartment, he later dies at hospital, HPD says
HOUSTON - A man died at an area hospital after he suffered a gunshot wound to the head, Houston police said. Investigators said he was found by his girlfriend when she came home from work. Police said they were called to the scene around 1:30 a.m. to the Reserve at Creekbend Aapartments at 7600 Cr
AGAIN AND AGAIN, TEXAS CITY EXEMPLIFIES THE REASONS WE ARE ALL TEXAS PROUD.
April 16, 1947, the industrial explosion that occurred in the Port of Texas City is still considered the deadliest industrial disaster in our country's history. On September 17, 1961, Hurricane Carla hit the Texas Coast with winds of up to 187 mph. flooding over 90% of every Texas City Home. Then in
New home school curriculum highlights Galveston's history
From pirates to palaces, tall ships to great storms, Galveston is rich in history and experiences. Now, families who visit Galveston have an opportunity to more deeply appreciate this history thanks to the development of a Galveston home school curriculum. "So many of our visitors know about our bea
Offshore caliber fish are being caught along shore
This week's wave of spring breakers will have to deal with another cold front just like the one that plagued this past week's group. If last week's pattern continues, the frontal system should have only temporary effects on fishing. For the last 10 days, fishing has been close to outstanding around
4 people ejected after SUV attempts to avoid golf cart on Seawall in Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas - Four people were ejected when an SUV attempted to avoid a gold cart on Seawall Boulevard in Galveston on Wednesday, according to Galveston police. The SUV attempted to avoid the golf cart, swerved and rolled several times in the 23400 block of Seawall Boulevard, police said. All
AS OUR WORLD CHANGES, HOW DO WE PREPARE?
ACCEPTING the reality of violence, in any form, is difficult. A natural response to hearing that something truly horrible has happened is to divorce ourselves emotionally from the incident and assume a posture of pity or commiseration. We shake our heads and wonder aloud how someone could "do som
Galveston man sentenced to 30 years for brutally beating, strangling wife after argument at cookout
GALVESTON - A Galveston man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison after brutally beating and strangling his wife. On Wednesday, the jury found Leonard Smith, 56, guilty of assault causing bodily injury to a family member/impeding breath with a previous conviction. He will serve his sentence
1 dead, 1 injured in deputy-involved shooting in Spring
SPRING, Texas - One person was killed and another person was flown to a hospital Friday in a shooting involving a Harris County deputy. Investigators said the deputy was investing a disturbance in the 17900 block of Seven Pines in Spring when the deputy fired a weapon. It is unclear what led to th
Man gets 4 years for buying cars with hot check
A Magnolia man was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for writing a bad check to purchase three cars from a Galveston automobile dealership in 2017. Sean Wayne Bramlett, 43, pleaded guilty to theft of property between $30,000 and $150,000 and was sentenced as part of a plea agreement, court
Man charged with threatening women with handgun
TEXAS CITY A man was charged Tuesday after being accused of pointing a gun at two women during an argument at a Texas City home. Texas City police officers were called to a disturbance at a home on the 3400 block of Hollow Mist Drive at 12:24 a.m. Tuesday, according to a police complaint. Two women
Is it just us, or are people driving worse?
Maybe it's just perception, but traffic seems notably worse on Galveston Island during this first part of spring break than it has been during spring breaks past. It's not just that there's more of it. There's always more traffic during holidays, but it seems that people are driving worse this year.
GPD seeks person of interest in beach shooting
The Galveston Police Department on Wednesday released a photograph of a man sought in connection with a shooting on a West End beach earlier this month. The photograph shows a man wearing a white pin-striped Colorado Rockies jersey over a black, long-sleeved shirt. He has dark hair and what appears
Big Crawfish Bash set to return March 24
After being awarded a Guinness World Record for being the world's largest crawfish bash with 58,000 pounds of crawfish cooked in eight hours in 2017 - the Big Ass Crawfish Bash will make its county return March 24 at Gulf Greyhound Park at 1000 FM 2004 in La Marque. The event not only broke the reco
Agencies prepare for active shooters in Texas City
Agencies from Galveston and Harris counties came together at Texas City High School to participate in an active shooter training Wednesday. After a shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month that left 17 people dead, Texas City police decided to test preparati