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23 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Consultant to evaluate Galveston County animal shelterConsultant to...

A retired constable who oversees animal shelters in Montgomery County has been asked to give his assessment of operations at the Galveston County Animal Resource Center.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TX

Yesterday | The Family Badge

Veteran Galveston Victim Assistance Coordinator Announces Retirement [PHOTO]

Rachel Leal, Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office, has announced her retirement from a long and distinguished career serving the victims of crime in Galveston County.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Galveston, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Family Badge

Galveston County Deputy Arrests Habitual Criminal in Bacliff

Galveston County Sheriff's Office reports a narcotics arrest resulting in the recovery of 12.8 grams of cocaine, after minor traffic violation.

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Related Topix: Bacliff, TX

Click2Houston

Hitchcock police chief fired over job performance

The Galveston County Daily News reports Commissioner Lee Sander, who made the motion to fire Kennelly, says he lost confidence in the chief's performance.

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Related Topix: Hitchcock, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Family Badge

Texas City Police Vote Support For County Constables

Over the years, we have developed a working relationship with the various Constable's offices within our jurisdiction to better serve our citizens and to provide each other with additional law enforcement support during major or critical incidents.

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Related Topix: Texas City, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Family Badge

Fund established for Hitchcock jogger killed by drunk driver

Investigators say Yarn was abiding by the law jogging facing traffic when he was hit by a car driven by Cordova Leann Sowells, 49, of La Marque who then swerved across traffic and collided with a truck.

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Related Topix: Hitchcock, TX, La Marque, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Family Badge

Galveston Battle of the Badges Coming September 6

The Galveston Battle of the Badges is a joint effort between the Galveston Police Department, the Galveston Fire Department, and the Galveston County Sherriff's Office.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Family Badge

Protest Planned Monday in Galveston

Galveston County Constables and other public officials became enraged after Commissioner's Court made known a proposal that would drastically reduces the presence of Law Enforcement throughout Galveston County and adversely affect public safety.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Family Badge

Galveston County Youth Participate in Texas Wildlife Leadership Camps

There are seven Brigade camps each summer; two Buckskin Brigades, two Bobwhite Brigades, Bass Brigade, Waterfowl Brigade, and the newest addition, Ranch Brigade.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Click2Houston

Playground designed for senior citizens

MORNING ON "LOCAL 2" AND ON CLICK2HOUSTON.COM. NEW TONIGHT, THERE IS A BRAND-NEW PLAYGROUND OPENING IN GALVESTON COUNTY AND THIS IS YOUR GRANDDAD PLACEGROUND.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Family Badge

Warrant Scam Issued by Galveston County Sheriff

Yesterday, the Sheriff's Office received several calls from various people about being called by a person identifying himself as a member of the Sheriff's office telling them they had failed to respond to a court summons and that fees and fines had now been access and to prevent a warrant being issued they needed to go purchase Green DOT card for ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Phone scam warning for Galveston residentsPhone scam warning for...

Phone scam warning for Galveston residents Con-artist is impersonating sheriff's deputies, telling victims that there's a warrant out for their arrest.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

Click2Houston

Deputies: Man shot in stomach during argument at Galveston tiki bar

At around 11:15 p.m. Monday, the Galveston County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a disturbance at the Tiki Bar and Grille in the 100 block of the Gulf Freeway.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX, Bayou Vista, TX

KLTV Tyler

Galveston seawall meters generate more money

The Galveston County Daily News reported Tuesday that the program collected more than $157,000 between March and May. Galveston seawall parking fees last September through November generated nearly $87,000.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Six killed after police chase ends in crash in Texas

Luis Angel Guerrero, 13, was killed along with his parents Rafael and Alejandra Guerrero, when an alleged drunk driver slammed into their car Aug. 10, 2014 during a high-speed chase with Dickinson Police.

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Related Topix: Texas, League City, TX

New Jersey Herald

Police: 6 killed in Houston-area police chase

A family of four were among six people killed Sunday when a motorist seen driving erratically southeast of Houston fled from police and drove through a stop sign before striking another vehicle, police said.

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Related Topix: League City, TX, Dickinson, TX

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Dickinson police chase ends in fatal crash

A high-speed chase that started in Dickinson ended in a crash late Sunday night, according to the Galveston County Daily News.

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Related Topix: Dickinson, TX, League City, TX

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Chron

Texas school ratings show best and worst

Several small Houston-area school districts failed to meet the state's academic standards this year, according to data released Friday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., La Marque, TX, Liberty County, TX

The Family Badge

Galveston County Sheriff to participate in Labor Day Weekend Regional DWI Task Force

Sheriff Henry Trochesset: PRESS RELEASE Galveston County Sheriff to participate in Labor Day Weekend Regional DWI Task Force The Galveston County Sheriff's Office will be participating in conjuction with Houston-Galveston Area Council in a grant funded regional DWI Task Force during the Labor Day Weekend Wave.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Galveston, TX

The Beaumont Enterprise

Beach stabbing suspect in custody

A Houston man is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly knifed an acquaintance of his ex-girlfriend at the woman's Crystal Beach home.

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