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13 hrs ago | Click2Houston

GCSO: Men jump out of second-story window in drug bust

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office's Special Crimes Unit executed a narcotics search and arrest warrant Monday night at an apartment located at 3501 25th Ave N. Deputies said when the team went into the apartment, Reginald Van Horton and Tommy Merchant jumped out the second-story bedroom window.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Family Badge

Galveston - Mayoral Candidate Forums

If you missed any of the Mayoral Candidate forum hosted by Galveston's excellent business and civic organizations, make a plan to attend what is surely an explosive end to a very competitive race.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Texas search group sues FAA over drone use

Tim Miller, founder of EquuSearch, left, and Gene Robinson, who builds drones, check out one they have used in the past before a test search in Santa Fe in Galveston County earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Texas, Santa Fe, TX, Houston, TX

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Chron

Bomb scare at Kemah Wal-Mart frightens customers

Customers leave the Wal-Mart shopping center after being kept inside for four hours while FBI bomb squad and Kemah police investigated a suspicious device in the parking lot on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Kemah.

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Related Topix: Kemah, TX, League City, TX

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Click2Houston

Missing vehicle at center of Bolivar double-murder mystery found

Local 2 News has learned that a missing vehicle at the center of a double-murder mystery in Bolivar has been recovered.

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Related Topix: Bolivar Peninsula, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chron

Dickinson man convicted in four deaths in marijuana case

A Galveston County man has been convicted of fatally shooting four people, including two toddlers, after 60 pounds of marijuana went missing.

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Related Topix: Dickinson, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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

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