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Missing 15-year-old girl found in Sterling County
A 15-year-old girl who went missing while vacationing in Galveston, Texas, was found Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Sterling County.
Police investigating after Galveston Girl Scout troop's money goes missing
Troop leaders said they're missing between $10,000 to $15,000 that the girls had earned since they were in elementary school.
Progress of alleged Santa Fe HS shooter
Galveston County prosecutors and defense attorneys met in a closed meeting to discuss the progress of accused Santa Fe High School shooter, Dimitrios Pagourtzis.
Galveston Island Country Music Fest
The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce presented the inaugural Galveston Island Country Music Fest, in conjunction with its 179th annual meeting, on Jan. 13 at the Galveston Island Convention Center. Guests enjoyed performances by Randall King, Catie Offerman and Hayden Haddock. Other highlights included nostalgic food, a beer garden, whiskey tasting, a mechanical bull, arcade games and a cigar lounge.
Local Traffic Alert: Galveston Marathon to Cause Lane Closures This Sunday
The 13th Annual Galveston Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K will occur on Sunday, February 25, 2024, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The races will start and finish at 201 Seawall on Stewart Beach. The event includes a full marathon, half marathon, and a 5K race, each following a specific route.
A Culinary Journey: Discover 4 Exceptional Mexican Restaurants in La Marque
Welcome to this article where we'll be exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants in La Marque. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Stella Marie Alfred
Stella Marie Alfred, 60, native of Galveston, TX; resident the Jamestown Community of Newton County, TX transitioned February 17, 2024. Funeral service will be Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 3:00 PM at the Live Oak COGIC 8103 FM 1416 Bon Wier, TX. Visitation will be 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Biloxi Evergreen Cemetery in Bon Wier under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.
Former Texas City commissioner gets probation for criminally negligent homicide
Texas - Former Texas City Commissioner Dee Ann Haney was given probation after being found guilty of two counts of criminally negligent homicide in a 2017 crash in Galveston. A jury sentenced Haney to 10 years of confinement, but the sentence was probated. PREVIOUS STORY: Former Texas City commissioner guilty...
Galveston ISD rejects school chaplains as some districts await controversial vote
Undeterred by backlash from public school advocates, the bill was passed by state legislators last year. In a move that reflected the overall judgment of vocal islanders and religious leaders, Galveston Independent School District’s school board voted Wednesday to reject a policy to allow chaplains to provide counseling services at schools.
Dickinson police sergeant indicted in 2022 police brutality case
Michael Kinsley faces a felony and misdemeanor charge for his role in an encounter that sent then-65-year-old Michael Scurlock to the hospital.
A Taste of Italy: Three Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in Galveston
In this article, we're exploring three exquisite Italian restaurants in Galveston. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Galveston County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 112 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories
Galveston County Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report: 112 Incidents and 6 Crime Stories. During the last week, Galveston County reported a total of 112 crime cases. The most common crime was 'Arrest' with 67 instances, making up about 60% of the total crimes reported. This was followed by 'Theft' and 'Assault', each with 12 cases, accounting for approximately 11% of the total crimes respectively. 'Other' crimes were reported 8 times, while 'Vandalism', 'Trespass', and 'Burglary' were less frequent with 5, 4, and 4 cases respectively. These numbers highlight a concerning prevalence of arrests, which could point to a variety of underlying issues in the place. It is also worth noting that theft and assault are equally common, indicating potential safety concerns for residents. The relatively lower occurrence of vandalism, trespass, and burglary, however, provides a small measure of reassurance in terms of property-related crimes.
Dickinson police officer charged, accused of using excessive force during 2022 arrest of 65-year-old man
GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas — A police officer is facing two charges related to a 2022 encounter with a 65-year-old man in a Dickinson parking lot. Michael Kinsley, who was a patrol officer at the time of the incident, was charged with official oppression, a misdemeanor, and injury to the elderly, a felony.
'The light is amazing'
Natural light gleaming through the window is what attracted Elizabeth George to her kitchen. And although she loves the rest of her East End Galveston home, it’s the kitchen and the bright sunshine most of the year that makes it her favorite room. “I really do love it,” she...
Galveston LNG Bunker Port Joins SEA-LNG Coalition
Galveston LNG Bunker Port (GLBP), a partnership between Seapath Group and Pilot LNG, LLC, has joined the SEA-LNG coalition to enhance LNG supply infrastructure and extend its global reach. The announcement of GLBP in September 2023 introduced the first dedicated facility on the US Gulf Coast for fueling LNG-powered vessels, with an expected operational launch in late 2026, according to a press release.
Children Rescued From Balcony During Horrifying TX Apartment Fire
A massive fire engulfed an apartment complex around 6:45 a.m., and quickly became the location for a harrowing rescue as firefighters faced the flames to save lives. In the quiet hours of Wednesday morning, a heart-stopping drama unfolded at a the Del Sol Apartments in Texas City. CHILDREN DESPERATELY WAIT...
Galveston Rotary Club Honors Local Police Officer and Firefighter of the Year
The Rotary Club of Galveston recently recognized two local professionals in its annual vocational awards. Galveston Police Officer Garrett Alby received the Officer of the Year award, and Galveston Fire Capt. Kevin Wright was named Firefighter of the Year. These awards are part of a yearly tradition where the Rotary Club honors the contributions of local service professionals.
Santa Fe Feb 22 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of seven crime cases were reported in Santa Fe, as per the data released on February 22. The crimes were categorized into three types: trespassing, arrests, and theft. Trespassing and arrests were the most common, each accounting for three cases, while theft was reported only once. The first trespassing incident occurred on February 19 at 1:35 AM, followed by another on February 18 at 12:43 PM and the last one on the same day at 11:55 PM. Arrests were made on February 18 at 8:08 PM, February 17 at 12:36 AM, and later the same day at 10:26 PM. The solitary theft case was reported on February 17 at 6:47 PM. The data suggests a relatively low rate of serious criminal activity, with trespassing and arrests being the most frequent incidents.
Galveston Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 44 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Galveston Feb 19 Weekly Crime Report: 44 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Galveston reported a total of 44 crime cases. The majority of these cases were arrests, accounting for 40 of the total incidents. This suggests a high level of law enforcement activity in the place. In addition to this, there were also two reported cases of assault and two instances of theft. This indicates a relatively low level of violent and property crimes, compared to the number of arrests. The data does not provide details about the nature of the arrests, but the high number suggests that law enforcement is actively pursuing potential criminals in Galveston. Despite the high number of arrests, it's important to note that the overall crime rate in the place remains relatively low, with only four reported cases of assault and theft.
Galveston officials on short-term rental owners not paying fees: 'They need to come into compliance'
The Galveston Park Board found more than 4,500 listings, but 539 residents were not registered. Each owner is supposed to pay a $250 registration fee, which means the city is missing nearly $135,000.