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Car Plunges Into Dickinson Bayou Killing Driver, Police Said
DICKINSON, TX — Members of the League City Fire Department dive team have recovered the body of the driver whose car plunged into Dickinson Bayou Thursday evening. Police were called to the Dickinson Boat Ramp in the 5000 block of Hwy 3 just before 5:30 p.m. amid reports that a car had driven into t
After years of setbacks, League City downtown project on track
When Dustin Schubert looks out over the city’s historic downtown, he sees the future. Soon there will be more trees in the park, smooth new concrete streets will replace old asphalt, and trails will go in for people traveling without cars, Schubert, a senior project manager for the city, said.
Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot
HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.
Residents concerned about gun range, say bullets are hitting homes
LEAGUE CITY, Texas - Some residents of a League City neighborhood are concerned after claiming bullets -- most likely from a nearby gun range -- have hit doors, windows and roofs of their homes.
Shopper files slip and fall suit against J.C. Penney
GALVESTON – J.C. Penney Corp., Inc. has been sued for a shopper’s slip and fall two years ago at its League City store. Sandra Gonzalez Rodriguez filed a lawsuit against the retailer on Jan. 15 in the Galveston County 10th District Court, stating that a round object on the floor near the registers c
Killen's runs out of Furlough Friday packs after hundreds of federal workers show up
PEARLAND, Texas – If you grill it, they will come -- especially if it's a free family meal from one of the best barbecue joints around. Hundreds of federal workers who aren't being paid during the government shutdown lined up at Killen's Bar-B-Que Friday morning for the Furlough Friday offer.
Galveston County MLK Day celebrations set for this weekend
Galveston County will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a few events this weekend leading up to Monday’s actual holiday. Kicking things off will be the Galveston King-Fest committees annual MLK Parade at 1 p.m. Saturday. The parade will begin at 29th and Church streets and will proceed south
League City crews make progress on repairing sinkhole
Reconstruction of a 10-foot sinkhole that emerged in early January should be finished by the end of next week, city officials said Thursday. Crews on Monday finished backfilling the sinkhole on Butler Road but grew concerned about the condition of an adjoining manhole structure while working on a 24
Webster cheer coaches going viral...because they're awesome!
WEBSTER, Texas — Talk about Texas-sized enthusiasm!. Check out Coach Trey and Coach Kim cheering on the girls from Webster's Pride cheer team. You can see them going nuts watching the kids do well at the American Cheer Power Cash Bash in Galveston last weekend.
Texas Woman Pretends She's Her Autistic Twin to Lure Caregiver Into Sex Trap
A Texas woman pretended to be her own autistic twin as part of a plan to lure a caregiver to her home for her sexual pleasure. But that plan failed when the caregiver grew suspicious and looked into her background—discovering she had no siblings.
Free food fair available Saturday in Dickinson
The M. I. Lewis Social Service Center will be distributing free food from the Galveston County Food Bank from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday at 215 FM 517 E. in Dickinson. All residents, including anyone affected by the government shutdown, are welcome during this crisis. Proof of residency or need isn't
Emergency crews find body of motorist who drove into Dickinson Bayou
DICKINSON, Texas (KTRK) -- Emergency crews have found the body of a driver who drove into a Dickinson bayou. A man told ABC13 Eyewitness News the person driving the vehicle called for help, but when the passerby tried to throw him something, the victim couldn't open the door.
'My dad left me,' road-side toddler tells trooper
A Dickinson man was charged Tuesday after being accused of abandoning his 4-year-old son alongside a state highway, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office. Tarrod Braxton, 30, of Dickinson, was arrested Tuesday and charged with abandoning or endangering a child with intent to return, acc
Galveston County religious communities join in remembrance of MLK
This year marks what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 90th birthday. A number of faith-based events will be observed around our county. Here are two of them:. Galveston’s St. Vincent’s House will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity Prayer Circle from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Jan
Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison
BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew
Man kills ex-wife, shoots daughter in church parking lot, officials say
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - A woman was shot to death by her estranged husband in a church parking lot Thursday in northwest Harris County, according to authorities. Harris County said Arthur Edigin also shot his 31-year-old daughter, who was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
Christopher Lopez charged for stopping traffic under 'Be Someone' sign with members of car club
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The man accused of chasing a teen driver before a deadly crash on New Year's Day has been charged in a separate traffic incident. Christopher Lopez, 48, has been charged with obstruction of a highway after he allegedly stopped under Houston's iconic "Be Someone" bridge. The
Houston restaurants offer free meals to families affected by government shutdown
As the partial government shutdown closes in on its 27th day, many government employees are facing financial difficulty after not receiving pay. Many Houston businesses have been searching for their own ways to help, including Pearland's Killen's Barbecue.
McKinney couple arrested in southeast Texas in connection with indecency with a child investigation
McKINNEY, Texas — A McKinney couple was arrested in southeast Texas last week in connection with a McKinney investigation for indecency with a child, police announced earlier today.
Without paycheck, federal worker in Dickinson could lose everything
DICKINSON, Texas (FOX 26) — U.S. Marine Corps veteran and longtime federal government employee Vanessa Jordon lost nearly everything she owned when Hurricane Harvey flooded her Dickinson home and destroyed her vehicles.