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Firefighters battle Oyster Creek grass fire
OYSTER CREEK — At least seven agencies were on the scene of a grass fire along FM 523, attempting to contain it, Lake Jackson Assistant Fire Chief Jenny Moore said.
Hit and run leaves one man dead in Galveston County
Police said, they are investigating to see if the 22-year-old deceased male is the driver of the 2004 Toyota, and are attempting to notify next of kin.
Police: Man killed in accident on interstate
An unidentified man died Sunday morning in an apparent vehicle-pedestrian accident on Interstate 45 in Dickinson, police said.Police found the body after 5 a.m. Sunday in the 3000 block of Interstate 45. Dickinson Police spokesman Sgt. Tim Cromie said.Police shut down all northbound lanes of the int
Phillips 66 plans to invest $1.5bn for Sweeny Hub expansion project in Texas, US - Compelo
The expansion project involves construction of two natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionators each with a capacity of 150,000 barrel per day (bpd) at the Sweeny Hub, as well as additional NGL storage capacity and associated pipeline infrastructure.
Church groups help fix up Freeport homes
FREEPORTStanding in an elusive patch of shade early Friday afternoon, Emily Jackson pointed out the fresh coat of white paint now covering the one-story home.“Everything that’s white was once this color,” Jackson said, pointing to the dull gray of an unpainted section.
OUR VIEWPOINT: Make litterers pay for cleanup
Here’s a dirty truth: Bryan Beach is being trashed.Signs at the entrance of the Freeport beach tell visitors the rules, which include a prohibition of glass containers and a reminder to discard trash properly. Unfortunately, they’re mostly ignored.The proof is on the beach — Freeport employees are p
Coyote spotted roaming in Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) --Another Coyote was spotted early Saturday morning, this time in Galveston.A man says he was walking his dog around 6 a.m. at the campus of Galveston when he spotted the coyote lurking around.RELATED:Coyote spotted walking the streets of River OaksThat coyote was not the onl
BOTTLE BATTLE: Bryan Beach visitors can now receive citation for bringing glass
FREEPORT —Each Monday brings a fresh crop of broken glass bottles littering the sand at Bryan Beach, promising at least five days of work for the city’s crews.“Our people would work until the following weekend trying to get the beach clean enough for people to go back on it,” Freeport Mayor Troy Bri
Angleton ISD giving free meals to all students next year
Add-ons, including chips, ice cream and other snacks will still be available for an extra cost.
Texas Man Thinks He's Solved The 1984 Cold Case Murder Of His Daughter - CrimeFeed
Laura was last seen alive on September 10, 1984. After her family moved to a new home in League City, Laura went to use a pay phone at a gas station. She was never seen alive again.
Police: Man stabbed on Galveston beach
The stabbing occurred on the beach near the 2200 block of Seawall Boulevard, near the pilings underneath the Murdochs gift store, Galveston police Sgt. Xavier Hancock said.
Body found in creek at Little Thicket Park in NW Houston, HPD says
HOUSTON- A man's body was found Wednesday in northwest Houston, according to Houston police.Police said two children found the body in a creek near Little Thicket Park in the 1800 block of West 23rd Street around 6:15 p.m.More HeadlinesHomicide detectives investigate man's death in southeast Houston
CORRECTED-Phillips 66 to expand Texas natural gas liquids project
The expansion includes the construction of two natural gas liquids fractionators, with a capacity of 150,000 barrel per day (bpd) each, the company said.
Crash causes Oyster Creek power outage
A problem with the repair crew’s equipment delayed the restoration time, which was originally estimated at 5:15 p.m., Diaz said.
Phillips 66 to expand Sweeny Hub
Phillips 66 today announced it is proceeding with an expansion of the company’s Sweeny Hub near Old Ocean, Texas, US.
U.S. Army Corps approves funding for West Brazos River Floodgate project
County officials hope a federal agency will assume maintenance responsibilities now that funding for a project aimed at addressing ship collisions along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway has received the green light.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday it had allocated more than $50
Houston man charged with murder after botched League City robbery
On July 23, Clarence James Humphrey was shot to death during a robbery attempt in front of the League City home where he was staying at the time, according to investigators.
Texas man believes he has solved his own daughter's 1984 murder
Laura was last seen using a payphone to call her boyfriend at a neighborhood convenient store in League City, TX, on September 10, 1984.
Video shows drive-by shooting in southeast Houston
HOUSTON --Four men were injured after someone opened fire on a southeast Houston gas station parking lot.The shooting happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the 6300 block of MLK Blvd.HPD says that the four victims were standing in the parking lot of a gas station when an unknown suspect i
2 dead in HOV lane crash on Hwy 59 NB at Townsen
According to TxDOT, the wreck is affecting the left shoulder, center and HOV lanes of Highway 59.