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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

CW39.COM - 2018-08-15 13:00:22

Coast Guard saves 3 boaters clinging to hull off Galveston

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued three boaters found clinging to the hull of their capsized 24-foot vessel off Texas.A Coast Guard statement says all three men were unharmed in Monday afternoon's incident shortly after leaving Galveston.Officials received a mayday call from a man

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-14 13:12:12

Galveston Kettle House makeover, house-flipping couple hit HGTV in 2019

Ashley and Michael Cordray have made a name for themselves on Galveston Island, remodeling historic, dilapidated homes, many of them predating the devastating 1900 hurricane. But it's their purchase of one newer and much weirder home, the 1960s Kettle House, that has helped propel the house-flipping


One woman dead, another seriously injured in Galveston Co.

One woman is dead and another is seriously injured after they were shot Friday night in Galveston County. According to deputies, the shooting started off as an argument between a man and woman.


Elderly Baytown man shot while on early-morning walk

The man, 84, was walking with another man just after 6 a.m. on Pinehurst Drive, just off Texas 146, according to Baytown police.

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-15 15:48:57

The last half of summer brings subtle changes in the weather

When a hurricane isn’t looming, late August has always been one of my favorite times of the year. Sunlight becomes a little softer and shady areas are easier to find as I take my dogs on their daily walks. August is also the start of the four rainiest months in Galveston with rainfall averaging 5.23

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:30:00

Baytown police: 84-year-old man shot by someone in passing car

BAYTOWN, Texas – An 84-year-old man was shot as he walked in a Baytown neighborhood on Wednesday morning, police confirm.

KHOU - 2018-08-15 14:30:39

Texas City ISD conducts emergency training for all district employees

TEXAS CITY, Texas — You can never be too prepared for an emergency, and that's why teachers at Texas City ISD received some extra emergency training Monday.

CW39.COM - 2018-08-14 23:05:16

Coast Guard Rescues Three From Sinking Boat Near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON— The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their vessel capsized near Galveston, Texas, Monday afternoon.Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday notification over Channel 16 from the owner of a 24-foot recreational vessel that he was taking on water near the Galveston jett

BOATINGMAG.COM - 2018-08-14 07:35:00

Victims in Saturday shooting identified

BACLIFFAuthorities on Monday identified the two women shot inside their home in Bacliff on Saturday evening and released more details about the shooting that left one of them dead and the other wounded.Keia Brionne Manning, 21, was shot and killed inside a home in the 5100 block of Gulf Stream Lane

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 03:00:00

It has been 50 years since public schools integrated

It is hard to believe that 50 years have passed since Galveston fully integrated its schools. No longer would blacks and whites be educated in separate school systems. In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that “separate but equal” facilities were legal. Southern states set up separate school system

GALVESTON COUNTY DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-14 04:00:00

Santa Fe High School students, staff and survivors prepare to return to school

SANTA FE, Texas — As Santa Fe High School students and staff members return for the new school year, one sentiment holds true for most: it just won't be the same.

CW39.COM - 2018-08-14 23:03:18

Police charge one, seek another in Texas City death

A Texas City woman was charged with murder late Saturday in connection with the death of Lucia "Lucy" Bertrand, 33, whose body was found Thursday in a house on Vance Avenue and investigators are searching for a second person, police said.Prosecutors charged Amy Lynne Medina, 37, with murder Saturday


PILE OF FIRE: Mulch could burn for days in NW Harris County

"Right now, we don't see any immediate dangers. Like I said, that's one of the things we are trying to do is to suppress some of those flames to keep some of those embers from blowing around. There's not a whole lot of residential in this immediate area so right now everything appears to be pretty s

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-08-14 10:19:20

Reports: Raised highway collapses in Italian city of Genoa

Italian media reported that there were deaths, but Maria Luisa Catalano, a police official in Genoa, said that authorities were still involved in rescue efforts and did not yet know the number of victims or injured.

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-08-14 11:39:44

Pagourtzis indicted over Santa Fe shootings

A Galveston County grand jury indicted the 17-year-old accused of killing 10 people and injuring 13 in a mass shooting at Santa Fe High School.Dimitrious Pagourtzis was indicted on two felony charges, one count of capital murder of multiple persons and one count of aggravated assault against a publi

ALVIN SUN ADVERTISER - 2018-08-14 15:00:00

Arrest made in Texas City woman’s death; police seek second suspect

TEXAS CITY, Texas — A 37-year-old woman wanted in connection to the death of a Texas City woman whose body was found in her home Thursday night was arrested late Friday, authorities confirmed. Police confirmed as well that they are seeking a second murder suspect.


Woman alleges Walmart employee pushed loaded cart into her and caused injuries

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Feb. 18, she was shopping at Walmart Supercenter store in La Marque when an employee pushed a cart loaded with boxes into her. She alleges she sustained injuries resulting in mental and physical pain and suffering, lost wages and physical imp


Remembering Kimberly Vaughan, a Santa Fe High School student who would have been 15

KHOU 11 News stands united with Santa Fe as we remember Kimberly Vaughan, a Santa Fe High School student who was killed in May. She would've turned 15 years old Sunday.


Curators at Galveston museum bringing in ghost hunters to solve mystery on World War 2-era submarine

GALVESTON – If you catch a dose of a freaky ghost, who you gonna call? Forget ghost busters. Curators of the Galveston Naval Museum are bringing in ghost hunters to poke around a mystery spooking employees.