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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  2. Report: Robert Durst found not guilty of trespass on family property in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | 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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  3. Rescued family now on the lam from FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  4. Fugitive family vanishes after boat capsizes in GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  5. Cold-stunned turtles flown to GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Chron

    Overwhelmed by the number of turtles stunned into immobility by cold weather, a Boston aquarium flew 50 stricken Kemp's ridley sea turtles to Galveston on Friday for treatment at a federal facility. The New England Aquarium in Boston, faced with the largest number of cold-stunned turtles it's ever faced, is sending the Kemp's ridleys to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 's Sea Turtle Facility and 17 other zoos and aquariums, said Ben Higgins , NOAA sea turtle program manager.

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  6. Ho ho go to these five holiday eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Houston Chronicle

    There's sure to be some Santa sightings this weekend. Here are five events where a Kris Kringle moment is inevitable.

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  7. HBO to air Robert Durst miniseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  8. Holiday events around the Houston areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Houston Chronicle

    View of the three illuminated pyramids during the Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas during the Christmas Season photographed at dusk from atop the Moody Gardens Hotel. The Festival of Lights includes a mile-long trail of more than a million lights.

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  9. Amber Alert for 6-month-old Galveston boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Chron

    Authorities are searching Friday morning for a 6-month-old boy who was reportedly taken by his babysitter's cousin in Galveston. The boy, identified only as Jerome, is described as being black and has black hair and brown eyes.

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  10. Jury acquits man accused of locking son in wooden enclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Chron

    A former Galveston resident accused of injuring his then-9-year-old son and locking him in a wooden enclosure was acquitted Thursday of felony child abuse charges, attorneys said. A Galveston County jury found 44-year-old David Wieseckel not guilty of all charges - three for intentionally causing bodily injury to his child and one for unlawfully restraining him - defense attorney Nicholas Poehl said Thursday.

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  11. Scientists look to reverse sea turtle's sudden declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chron

    The sudden decline of Texas' official sea turtle was unexpected and could be an indication that pollution could be making the Gulf of Mexico a difficult place for species like the Kemp's ridley to survive, experts said Wednesday. "The Kemp's ridley turtle might be a great canary in the coal mine for the Gulf of Mexico," said Thane Wibbels , speaking at the Second International Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle Symposium.

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  12. Wake-Up Weather: Severe storms possible on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Houston Chronicle

    Temperatures are in the upper 30s and lower 40s this morning across the Houston area, but with a southeasterly flow temperatures will now warm from the mid-60s today to the mid-70s by the weekend. The bigger issue is the likelihood of rain later this week as moisture levels rise from the Gulf of Mexico air.

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  13. Sailing offers weekend or year-round funRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Sailboats depart Galveston kicking off the the Harvest Moon Regatta, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Galveston. Approximately 178 boats will sail from Galveston to Port Aransas.

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  14. Houston area getting into holiday spirit with events, activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    SpongeBob SquarePants is the star of Ice Land, a holiday-themed ice-sculpture park opening Saturday at Moody Gardens in Galveston. To tour Ice Land, which is chilled to 9 degrees, visitors will don one of the 1,000 parkas Moody Gardens has purchased for the exhibit carved from 900 tons of ice.

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  15. Houston area getting into holiday spirit with events, activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Chron

    SpongeBob SquarePants is the star of Ice Land, a holiday-themed ice-sculpture park opening Saturday at Moody Gardens in Galveston. To tour Ice Land, which is chilled to 9 degrees, visitors will don one of the 1,000 parkas Moody Gardens has purchased for the exhibit carved from 900 tons of ice.

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  16. Galveston HS students killed in morning accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Two students from Galveston Ball High School were killed Friday morning in an accident with a garbage truck, police said. Christopher Ragle, 16, who was driving a Ford F-150 pickup, and his passenger, Gabriella Giles, were pronounced dead at the scene on the island.

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  17. Galveston listed as one of the top ten worst places to buy a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    The Weather Channel has ranked the 50 worst counties in America to buy a house and our own Galveston County made it to the top 10. Regions were ranked according to historical and risk-related data for weather, climate and natural disasters as well as heating and cooling costs. Statistics were gathered from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Climate Data Center among others.

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  18. Bikers kept their coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Thousands gather on The Strand during GalvestonA A A s annual Lone Star Rally that is expected to draw about 500,000 motorcycle enthusiasts over the weekendFriday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Galveston. The rally includes concerts, a scavenger hunt and motorcycle rides.

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  19. Ex-Galveston judge hit with reprimandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Chron

    A former Galveston County judge forced from office last year received a public reprimand Monday from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct . The commission said former County-Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy violated the Texas Constitution and seven ethical canons during his three years in office.

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  20. Wake-Up Weather: Storms possible today and tomorrow morning before splendid fall weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    As of 6 a.m. the cold front had reached northern parts of Houston but had not pushed all the way through the city . This stalling front should serve as a focus for rain showers in Houston through much of today and the first half of Thursday as it's drawing upon moisture from both the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean.

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