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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.
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.
Meteorologist Travis Herzog visits the Roberts Rockets in Lake Jackson
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Meteorologist Travis Herzog took his weather safety message to the Roberts Rockets of Brazosport ISD on Wednesday, December 6th. Travis visited Roberts Elementary in Lake Jackson where the students learned how to stay safe from hurricanes, flash floods, and tornadoes. He thanks Ms.
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
Broadway Street to close two days in January: 5 transportation updates for Pearland/Friendswood
The Texas Department of Transportation is gathering public input on a project on CR 59, now called Magnolia Parkway, from CR 48 to Kirby Drive in west Pearland. The project will widen the two lanes to four lanes with a grass median. It will also redesign the road drainage system. TxDOT will accept c
Trio of robbers hit bank, get away
BRAZORIA — Police are seeking three men who walked into the back door of a Brazoria bank Friday morning and left with an undisclosed amount of money, authorities said. The robbery of the First National Bank of Lake Jackson branch at 100 E. San Bernard St. happened around 9 a.m. Friday, which is when
Brazosport College to offer new welding program
LAKE JACKSON — Huddled in a tent outside the Brazosport Welding Technologies Lab at Brazosport College, high school students from Danbury, Sweeny and Angleton listened to Praxair officials discuss a new scholarship program geared toward creating more welding jobs.
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
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,
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
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
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.
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
Two major Hwy. 288 closures in Pearland coming Dec. 14-17
Brazoria County has announced major closures on Hwy. 288 this weekend that will affect overnight and early morning traffic. Hwy. 288 will be closed northbound from the Broadway Street/FM 518 exit to the Broadway Street and Hwy. 288 intersection from 9 p.m. Dec. 14 to 11 a.m. Dec. 15.
Port Freeport Annual Golf Tournament raises record amount
FREEPORT, TX – During the November 29th meeting, the Port Commission and staff presented a check in the amount of $52,880 to Bobby Fuller, Director of Texas Port Ministry from the proceeds of the Annual Port Freeport Golf Tournament held October 22, 2018 at The Wilderness Golf Course in Lake Jackson
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.
Religion: George H.W. Bush's legacy of light
I first saw George H. W. Bush at a Fourth of July picnic in Lake Jackson, Texas, a slender young politician in his mid-40s running for Congress. He won the election and later served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and vice president with Ronald Reagan before being elected President of the U
Lawsuit blames woman's slip and fall at mall on slippery substance 'thought to be ice cream'
HOUSTON – A Brazoria County woman has brought a slip and fall lawsuit against a local mall and a company it does business with, recent Harris County District Court records show.
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