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2 men charged with leaving children in locked car
Two men have been arrested after police say they left two children inside a locked car for about 30 minutes outside a Texas gas station.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Chinese firms eye huge methanol plant for Texas
Chinese firms are looking into building a $4.5 billion methanol production and deep-port export facility in Shoal Point, Texas City, Texas.
Real estate heir accused of urinating on candy rack turns himself in
Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst turned himself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon after being accused of relieving himself on a candy rack inside a Houston pharmacy.
Texas: League City migrant resolution opposed
League City's recent resolution rejecting refuge for Central American migrant children violates two landmark civil rights acts, a complaint to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development alleged this week.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Texas City site in the running for multibillion-dollar methanol plant
Chinese companies are exploring plans to build a large methanol production and export facility at Shoal Point in Texas City.
Brazoria County bans housing immigrant children
The Brazoria County Commissioners unanimously passed a controversial resolution Tuesday that would ban the county from housing immigrant children coming from Central America.
Brazoria County passes resolution to ban housing immigrant children
CRISIS. A PROTEST TOOK MACE AT THE BRAZORIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE. IT COMES ONE DAY AFTER GOVERNOR RICK PERRY ANNOUNCED HE'LL SEND UP TO 1 NOW, NOG TROOPS TO GEP -- 100 NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO HELP SECURE THE BORDER.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Funnel cloud spotted in Texas City; Tornado Warning expires
A funnel cloud was spotted Monday afternoon in the Texas City area, prompting a brief Tornado Warning for Galveston County.
Photos: Funnel clouds in Greater Houston area
A tornado warning is in effect until 1:15 p.m. for Galveston County, but Texas City has seen a few funnel clouds this afternoon.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Texas man drowns while swimming with grandchildren
The Galveston County Daily News reports police say the swimmer is 66-year-old Aleksandar Momcilovic of Pearland.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Need for bigger timber leads to scarcer pilings
Not long ago, builders could get 12-inch-by-12-inch timber pilings in a matter of days.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Students take on heavy task: weighing epic Galveston seaweed
Some of Galveston's beaches may be piled high with seaweed, but that hasn't kept some hardy souls from clomping through the gunk to reach the wide open Gulf.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Family Badge
Galveston Mayor's Personal Aide Sentenced
The case originated with a citizen's complaint brought to the Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office by Mary Castano's former employer.
Seguin Daily News
Residents encouraged to submit name for new park; decision to be voted on by public
The Seguin City Council Tuesday night approved a three step approach in selecting the name for the voter approved community park slated for construction at the corner of Vaughan Street and San Antonio Avenue.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Former Galveston mayor's ex-aide gets probation
Galveston Mayor Lyda Ann Thomas talks about the problems in her island city during a Texas legislative hearing in League City.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Bon appetit: Houston Restaurant Weeks reveals 2014 eateries
The 2014 Houston Restaurants Weeks - a month-long fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank - will be held Aug. 1 to Sept.
North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce closes
A letter Tuesday on the website of the North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce thanks members for their support.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Houston Forecast: Hot with scattered rain Monday afternoon
HOUSTON It will be hot and muggy in Southeast Texas on Monday afternoon, but cooler temperatures and more rain are on the way, according to KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Brooks Garner.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
People in Business
Bank of America has named Hong Ogle as market president for Houston. Ogle also serves as director of the downtown Houston complex for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Freebie Friday: Art, wine and music on the cheap
ALL RIGHT, WINE, MUSIC, WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR THIS WEEKEND? HOW ABOUT THOSE THINGS FOR FREE.