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Dad of slain Houston woman charged with tampering
A Houston man whose daughter and a female friend were found slain and their bodies dumped near a trash bin has been charged with evidence tampering in both deaths.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
No Motive Yet in Murder of Gay Houston Couple in Galveston
Investigators in Galveston County aren't ready to call it a hate crime yet, since they're still seeking answers on a motive in the murder of a gay couple from Houston.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Hotel and Marina Reopens with Bold New Look Following $1.7 Million Renovation
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Lesbian couple, both 24, found dead behind dumpster after one was...
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1 woman found on Bolivar was beaten, 1 shot
Blood stains lay next to a dumpster in the 700 block of Highway 87 on the Bolivar Peninsula, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Galveston, Texas.
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What should we do about hurricane preparedness?
In 2009, months after Hurricane Ike devastated the upper Texas coast, Texas A&M-Galveston professor William Merrell unveiled a multibillion-dollar plan - to much skepticism - dubbed the "Ike Dike."
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Cyclists believe driver deserves citation after fellow rider struck
The cycling community is voicing a lot of concern after an accident that left a 23-year-old injured from head to toe.
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Galveston - Bolivar Victims Shot and Beaten To Death
Sheriff's Office Detectives continue to search for leads in the death of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson of Houston.
Central Europeans want U.S. gas to cut dependence on Russia
Four central European countries have asked the U.S. Congress to make it easier for them to import natural gas from the United States and reduce their dependence on supplies from Russia, the Czech Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
Bodies of Lesbian Couple Found Near Dumpster in Texas: VIDEO
A lesbian couple in Texas was killed over the weekend, their bodies left near a dumpster in Port Bolivar after they took a trip to Galveston for Mardi Gras, and little is known beyond that, KTRK reports : Crystal Jackson, 24, was a mother to a five-year-old girl.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Study to review hurricane protection ideas for Houston area
A new $4 million study will look at two ideas that have been proposed as ways to protect the Houston area from hurricane storm surges that could cause billions of dollars in damage and wreak havoc on the largest petrochemical complex in the country.
Study to review hurricane protection ideas
A new $4 million study will look at two ideas that have been proposed as ways to protect the Houston area from hurricane storm surge that could cause billions of dollars in damage and wreak havoc on the largest petrochemical complex in the country.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Metal Center News
3-2011 Red Metals Outlook
For the past five years, members of the copper and brass supply chain have been riding the red metals roller coaster, hanging on for dear life through the material's stomach-wrenching price swings.
Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, & Spirit Conference
SKILLS, ALL WHY ON THIS MORNING, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE GALVESTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE'S SEVENTH ANNUAL CELEBRATING MIND, SOUL AND BODY CONFERENCE.
Bodies of 2 women found in Galveston County ID'd
Authorities have identified two women whose bodies were found near a garbage bin on the Bolivar Peninsula near Galveston.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston ribbon cutting ceremony
The new sector office location is a national investment in the safety and security of the western Gulf of Mexico.
IC Potash to Host Q1 2014 Conference Call on Sulphate of Potash Fertilizer Ochoa Project
IC Potash Corp. is pleased to announce it will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. EDT to discuss its 100%-owned Sulphate of Potash Ochoa Project located in southeast New Mexico, U.S.A. The call will offer a presentation by Sidney Himmel, President and CEO, on ICP's recently completed definitive feasibility study and ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Area briefs: Pedestrian killed when hit by car
Deputies said the man, later identified as Julio Alberto Moreira , was struck about 12:15 a.m. when trying to cross Kuyken- dahl near Cypress Landing.