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  1. Body of extremely rare 'megamouth' shark washes up on Philippines beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    A Bellaire teenager is wearing the mark of what is believed to be a weekend encounter with a shark. Mikaela Amezaga, 14, acquired the half-moon, mirror-image skin breaks that resemble an open-mouth shark bite on her back around 6:30 p.m. Saturday while swimming near the Isla Del Sol community on the west end of Galveston Island.

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  2. Coast Guard rescues ill baby aboard ship in the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Chron

    A baby girl who fell ill was rescued from the Carnival Triumph 230 miles southeast of Galveston on Sunday evening. About 7:15 p.m. Sunday, the Carnival Triumph notified the Coast Guard Houston sector about a baby who was having seizures and trouble breathing.

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  3. Galveston wants to eliminate beach squattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Houston Chronicle

    Galveston County officials are seeking a change in state law to help them root out squatters living on beaches on Bolivar Peninsula. County commissioners will push the state Legislature this session for a change in the Texas Natural Resources Code to allow counties bordering the Gulf of Mexico to ban full-time living on unincorporated beaches, most of which are found on Bolivar Peninsula.

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  4. 4 arrested in Galveston shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Houston Chronicle

    Four suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man in a gun battle during a drug-related robbery earlier this year in Galveston. Roshawn Crookshank, 17, Dwayne Edgar, 20, Christopher Short, 30, and 19-year-old Jermaine Crookshank are charged with murder in the slaying of 24-year-old Ethan Sigalas Jan. 13 in the 7000 block of South Park Drive, according to the Galveston County Police Department.

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  5. Great white shark attacks Gulf fishing boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Chron

    Mikaela Amezaga, 14, displays a bite marks she believes were caused by a shark while she was swimming in Galveston, Saturday, June 7th. Beach goers were forced out of the water as 100 sharks swarmed the beaches around the Florida-Alabama state line in early June.

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  6. Teen arrested in Galveston slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Chron

    A 17-year-old charged with murder in a slaying last week was being held Thursday in the Galveston County jail on $150,000 bail. Roshawn Jermaine Crooksahnk of Galveston was arrested Wednesday and charged in the shooting of Ethan Sigalas , who was struck multiple times Jan. 13 on South Park Drive near the intersection with Stewart Road in Galveston.

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  7. Judge sends 'Money Mike' to jail for 180 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Chron

    Detective David Nettles stands in front of the Webster Police Department. Nettles investigated Michael Wayne McIntosh who police say handed out wads of cash to teen-age girls, eventually coaxing some to trade sex for money.

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  8. Eccentric millionaire Robert Durst sues his own private investigatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Houston Chronicle

    This fourplex in Galveston is where Durst lived when he allegedly dismembered Morris Black, whose remains began turning up Sept. 30, 2001, in Galveston Bay.

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  9. 14 Houston-area road projects could get fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Chron

    County: Fort Bend Road: U.S. 59 Project: Widen to six lanes with auxiliary lanes and two lane frontage roads County: Harris Road: Northwest Freeway Project: Widen to six lanes with auxiliary lanes and two lane frontage roads County: Fort Bend Road: U.S. 90A Project: Widen to six lanes County: Harris Road: Beltway 8 Project: Add auxiliary lanes and widen bridges County: Harris Road: North Freeway Project: Reconfigure existing Allen Parkway southbound entrance ramp County: Montgomery Road: FM 2978 Project: Widen to four lanes County: Montgomery Road: IH 69 Project: Construct two lane frontage road County: Galveston Road: Gulf Freeway Project: Overlay and surface treatment County: Chambers Road: FM 1405 Project: Base repair and overlay Houston drivers may see an easier commute in the future if more than a dozen road projects get approval, according to a request form from the ... (more)

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  10. Damaged SUV linked to deadly shooting in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Houston Chronicle

    A vehicle like this Saturn Vue, but one that has been damaged, may have been involved in a deadly shooting in Galveston. Police on Thursday said witnesses reported seeing a white Saturn after hearing gunfire about 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of South Drive.

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  11. Galveston beach could get a makeover under proposed planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Houston Chronicle

    A stretch of beach in Galveston, which has for years been the subject of off-again, on-again plans for development, could have a boardwalk-like atmosphere, including pavilions, a dog park and a roller rink, according to a plan by the Park Board presented Tuesday. The Park Board's plan, first reported by The Galveston County Daily News , includes not only public uses, such as volleyball courts, on the beachfront property but also some retail space and a parking garage.

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  12. Galveston man arrested after standoff with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Chron

    Authorities said that 53-year-old Raymond Vann allegedly choked his girlfriend about 6:30 p.m. Friday at a residence in the 2200 block of Avenue P. The woman told police that Vann wanted her to call them so that she could watch him "blow all their heads off," authorities with the Galveston Police Department said. He then allegedly grabbed her by her hair and threw her down the front porch stairs causing her to lose consciousness.

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  13. Officer: Video shows gun pointed at policeman who killed manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Detectives and crime scene techs search for evidence outside H.T.'s Lounge in Texas City following the early Friday shooting of a gunman by a police officer in the club's parking lot. GALVESTON - A video shows that a man fired at other patrons before pointing a gun at the officer who killed him last week, a Galveston County sheriff's investigator said on Monday.

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  14. Maritime administration a landline to seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Chron

    For every mariner on the sea, there are an estimated eight or more people in an office somewhere supporting him. That's a lot of qualified people needed on land, particularly with the prospect of the Ship Channel expansion and improvements to the Panama Canal sending more business to Houston.

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  15. Col. Bubbie's in Galveston closes after 42 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Colonel Bubbie's Strand Surplus Senter sold its last piece of military surplus this week, ending its run after 42 years, according to The Galveston County Daily News, on Christmas Eve. Back in October owner Suzie Reiswerg, widow of Meyer Reiswerg , told the Houston Chronicle that the Christmas holiday was to be the popular outpost's last stand.

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  16. Large crowd hurls bottles, rocks at police after fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    More than 100 people threw bottles and rocks at officers after a Texas City police officer Friday shot and killed an armed man firing at patrons leaving a bar. The officer arrived at H.T.'s Lounge in Texas City after police received a call about 1:20 a.m. from the bar manager asking for help, police spokesman Sgt.

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  17. Durst pleads guilty in CVS incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Chron

    Robert Durst, the real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, turned himself in Wednesday after being charged with criminal mischief. Frame grab courtesy of KHOU Robert Durst, the real estate heir who was acquitted in the murder of a Galveston man, turned himself in Wednesday after being charged with criminal mischief.

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  18. Report: Robert Durst found not guilty of trespass on family property in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Chron

    This fourplex in Galveston is where Durst lived when he allegedly dismembered Morris Black, whose remains began turning up Sept. 30, 2001, in Galveston Bay.

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  19. Rescued family now on the lam from FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Chron

    A family of nine was rescued from a sinking sailboat during a storm that churned waters in Galveston's East Bay on Oct. 29. The FBI saw Houston TV reports of the incident and recognized the parents as fugitives, accused of wire fraud scams in Colorado. Agents had been searching for them since April.

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  20. Fugitive family vanishes after boat capsizes in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    A family of nine was rescued from a sinking sailboat during a storm that churned waters in Galveston's East Bay on Oct. 29. The FBI saw Houston TV reports of the incident, and recognized the parents as fugitives, accused of wire fraud scams in Colorado. They'd been searching for them since April.

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