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  1. Family Rescued on a Sinking Boat in Galveston are Now Running from the FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Houston Press

    ... FBI contacted them after they recognized the couple on news footage of the dramatic October 29 rescue, during which San Leon firefighters saved the family from drowning after their sailboat flipped over during a storm on the East Bay. Federal ...

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  2. Police: Family rescued from sinking boat are wanted fugitivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | 12NewsNow.Com

    ... they owned the land. The trial set for January was canceled after the Winbergs left town. "Yep that's them," said San Leon Volunteer Firefighter Chief Scott Lyons helped get the family out of the water. "We went right off the end of the pier right ...

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  3. Family Rescued from Sinking Sailboat on the Lam From FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | FireHouse.com

    ... Amarillo area, were due to go on trial in January. The story of the family, saved from tragedy by members of the San Leon Volunteer Fire Department, captivated residents in the area. A news report showed the youngest member of the family, a ...

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  4. Sheriff: Shipwrecked family actually on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Click2Houston

    The day after they were rescued from a sailboat sinking in Galveston Bay, Donald and Karlien Winberg disappeared with their seven children. The Galveston County Daily News reports say volunteer firefighters in San Leon in late October pulled the couple and their seven children out of a boat filling up with cold water.

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  5. Parents and seven kids rescued from sinking sailboat... then 'flee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Daily Mail

    ... they were running from somebody. I understand they are wanted for something and it needs to be tended to.' San Leon Volunteer Firefighter Chief Scott Lyons was involved in the rescue on the night. He told the station that the baby was blue and ...

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  6. Family Rescued From San Leon Sinking Boat Are Wanted Fugitives [WATCH]Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Family Badge

    ... they owned the land. The trial set for January was canceled after the Winbergs left town. "Yep that's them," said San Leon Volunteer Firefighter Chief Scott Lyons helped get the family out of the water. "We went right off the end of the pier right ...

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  7. Police: Family rescued from sinking boat areaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... they owned the land. The trial set for January was canceled after the Winbergs left town. "Yep that's them," said San Leon Volunteer Firefighter Chief Scott Lyons helped get the family out of the water. "We went right off the end of the pier right ...

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  8. Bizarre Galveston mystery: Rescued family vanishes, leaving behind sinking sailboat and a fake trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CultureMap

    ... they were going to the Virgin Islands, we've heard they were going down to Mexico." Volunteer firefighters from San Leon rescued the individuals from the partially-submerged sailboat . The youngest child on board was around a year old. According to ...

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  9. Family rescued from sinking sailboat has vanishedRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... Marine Division. "I've heard they were going to the Virgin Islands, we've heard they were going down to Mexico." San Leon volunteer firefighters rescued the family from a sinking sailboat in Galveston Bay. The youngest, around 1-year-old, can be ...

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  10. Family rescued from Galveston Bay after boataRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... down the wind came up and it flipped. "I was met by 4 children last night, my mind was racing, " said Sam Bowler, a San Leon Volunteer Firefighter. "Last night was my first real rescue." "She was blue, so it's like is it a doll, is it real? Then it ...

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  11. The Lone Star Rally - Nov 6-9Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Family Badge

    ... stamping grounds. (Don Chambers founded the Bandidos, the infamous outlaw motorcycle gang, in the 1960s in nearby San Leon.) Commonalities are likely to be found among enthusiasts of all types during events like the Outlaw Dave's Ranch Ride , which ...

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  12. Neighbor helps save family after boat capsizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... down the wind came up and it flipped. "I was met by 4 children last night, my mind was racing, " said Sam Bowler, a San Leon Volunteer Firefighter. "Last night was my first real rescue." "She was blue, so it's like is it a doll, is it real? Then it ...

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  13. Texas firefighters save family after boat flipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Five children and two adults have been rescued after their boat capsized off the Galveston Bay and firefighters swam out to save them. The Galveston County Daily News reports the San Leon Volunteer Fire Department was called out on Wednesday after the U.S. Coast Guard was unable to respond.

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  14. 73-year-old San Leon man charged in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Click2Houston

    A 73-year-old San Leon man was arrested and charged after gunning down a younger man in the middle of the street, according to the Galveston County Sheriff's Office. Wilmer Brillhart was charged with homicide.

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  15. Murder charges filed in fatal San Leon shootingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Family Badge

    Authorities say the pair were involved in an argument earlier in the day and Brillhart went back later that night and shot the other man.

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  16. Sheriff: 73-year-old Galveston County man chargedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... The Galveston County Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1w2qcua ) Wilmer Brillhart of San Leon was charged with murder on Saturday. SAN LEON, Texas (AP) - A 73-year-old Galveston County man has been arrested after authorities say he shot another man ...

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  17. Sheriff: 73-year-old Texas man charged in slayingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | KSWO

    A 73-year-old Galveston County man has been arrested after authorities say he shot another man to death in the middle of the street. The Galveston County Daily News reports Wilmer Brillhart of San Leon was charged with murder on Saturday.

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  18. Results Round-upRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Live Charts

    ... for the company and its partners following recent successful appraisal wells." AIM-listed oil and gas group San Leon Energy has expanded its asset portfolio in Morocco through the acquisition of two minority stakes. Petromaroc Corporation has ...

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  19. State lays oyster reef at Galveston Bay boardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... projects that provide more habitat for oysters and other creatures. For this project, the Misho Oyster Co. in San Leon provided the shells as well as the boat and labor. The shells where sprayed into the water with two water cannons. "It's just such ...

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  20. State lays oyster reef at Galveston Bay boardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... projects that provide more habitat for oysters and other creatures. For this project, the Misho Oyster Co. in San Leon provided the shells as well as the boat and labor. The shells where sprayed into the water with two water cannons. "It's just such ...

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