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11 hrs ago | The Family Badge

Pennies From Heaven - A Guest Column

Yesterday it was raining so I sat down at my desk and went back and checked on some unclaimed property with the state of Texas comptroller's office.

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Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas Medical Branch, League City, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KSWO

Runner dies after collapsing in Galveston race

A woman has died after collapsing at the finish line of a half marathon in downtown Galveston over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

KTEN-TV Denison

Man gets 4 years in fatal Texas City shooting

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison after firing a shot that ricocheted off the ground and struck and killed a bystander during an altercation outside a Texas City convenience store.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Texas City, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Click2Houston

Severe weather moves through Southeast Texas

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watches for several counties as conditions improved late Monday afternoon, but a handful of counties remain under a watch.

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Related Topix: Weather, Brazoria County, TX, Fort Bend County, TX, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Family Badge

An Open Letter To The Residents of Galveston County

Judges must strive for the highest standards of integrity in both their professional and personal lives.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Click2Houston

Plenty of fun at the Galveston County Fair & Rodeo

COMING UP NEXT. ALL RIGHT, JENNIFER, THANKS SO MUCH. RODEOHOUSTON IS OVER, BUT OF COURSE THAT DOESN'T MEAN YOU HAVE TO PUT AWAY YOUR BOOTS AND YOUR COWBOY HATS.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Family Badge

Galveston County - Reward offered in Bolivar murder case

The Living Faith Covenant Church and Lesbian Activist C.D. Kirven of Dallas collected this money during one of the statewide vigils held by the Get Equal organization.

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Related Topix: Kia, SUV, Kia Sorento

Mon Apr 07, 2014

KBMT

Kemah police bust prom bus carrying LC-M students

Two charter bus drivers and an Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School student were arrested Saturday in Kemah after police discovered alcohol on the buses.

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Related Topix: Kemah, TX, Mauriceville, TX, Lake Jackson, TX

Click2Houston

Reward offered for recovery of murder victim's car

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers received a donation to be used in the recovery of a car that was taken during the car owner's murder.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Was oil spill cause of dolphin deaths?

Scientists are trying to determine whether an oil spill two weeks ago contributed to a higher-than-normal number of dolphin deaths.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Brazoria County, TX, Matagorda, TX

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Day care owner says she had no clue husband allegedly abusing kids

A Galveston County day care owner says she had no clue her husband was allegedly sexually abusing kids in her care.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Santa Fe, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Day care owner's 76-year-old husband allegedly sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl

SANTA FE, Texas A 76-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl at his wife's in-home child care center, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Santa Fe, TX

The Family Badge

League City - Fund set up for murder victim's family

League City police have not released a motive. Fernandez remains in the Galveston County Jail charged with murder.

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Related Topix: League City, TX

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Family Badge

Friendswood Police Activity Report

Zachary Paul Thornhill, 25, of Friendswood, and Kristopher Andrew Long, 25, of Friendswood, are charged with Burglary of a Motor Vehicle.

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Related Topix: Friendswood, TX, Seabrook, TX

Law.com

Men Get Harassed on the Job, Too - and Win Lawsuits

Most people are used to hearing news accounts of how a female employee was sexually harassed by her male boss.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Abc13.com

Jury sentences man found guilty in 1984 death

A man found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 1984 death of a woman has now learned he'll spend 20 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Click2Houston

Man sentenced to 20 years in decades-old murder case

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a nearly 30-year-old murder case in Galveston County.

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The Family Badge

Frequently Asked Questions about the City's Golf Cart Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions about the City's Golf Cart Regulations GALVESTON, TX - As the weather warms and Summer on the island approaches, the City of Galveston would like to remind residents and visitors about Ordinance 10-028 regulating the use of golf carts on Galveston Island.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Galveston Bay oil spill could have lasting effect

Some ecological experts fear the 168,000 gallons of oil spilled a week ago in Galveston Bay and now drifting south in the Gulf of Mexico could have lasting effects on the undersea ecosystem.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX

Click2Houston

Galveston Fair & Rodeo

ALL RIGHT. RODEOHOUSTON MAY BE IN THE BOOKS. IT'S OVER. BUT THERE'S A WHOLE NEW RODEO ROLLING INTO TOWN.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

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