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Galveston, Texas is located in Galveston County. Zip codes in Galveston, TX include 77554, 77555, and 77551. The median home price in Galveston is $225,000. More Galveston information.

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13 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Iraq Loses Bid to Seize Kurdish Oil Near Texas

Refusing to let Iraq seize 1 million barrels of oil aboard a tanker in the Gulf of Mexico, a federal judge found he lacks jurisdiction to resolve the dispute with Kurdistan.


17 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Student, 5, walks away from Galveston schoola

An island elementary school is reviewing security procedures after a 5-year-old student left the cafeteria and walked home alone during lunch Thursday.


21 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Scammer convicted of crashing million-dollar Bugatti into a marsh for insurance money

A dealer of high end cars named Andy House faces serious jail time after he was convicted this week of crashing a million-dollar Bugatti for the $2.2 million insurance policy he'd taken out.


Yesterday | Al Bawaba

Disputed Kurdish oil tanker disappears off Texas coast

A still image from video taken by a US Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft shows the oil tanker United Kalavrvta, which is carrying a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, approaching Galveston, Texas, July 25, 2014.


Thu Aug 28, 2014


Lost whale shark tag tracked to Lewisville

Does this sound crazy, or what? A scientist who attaches tracking devices to sharks in the ocean says one of his electronic tags wound up in the Dallas suburb or Lewisville.


The Beaumont Enterprise

Beaches & brews: A guide to Galveston...

Ah, there's nothing like an afternoon on Galveston - the sticky sea breeze, the sand between your toes, the greasy beach-side burgers.


Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival begins tomorrow. Do you have your tickets?

Today is Thursday, August 28, 2014 and do you know what that means? The largest and best beer festival in Texas begins in just one day, taking place near the Gulf of Mexico in southeast Texas.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

The American Conservative

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There is an oil tanker the size of four football fields representing the full measure of Kurdistan's independence.


Houston Chronicle

Island bars are doing craft beers right

Brews Brothers has kept a solid rotation of craft beer taps and casks along with fine cigars since 2011.


Daily Mail

Driver, 39, admits to deliberately crashing his rare $1 million...

Driver, 39, admits to deliberately crashing his rare $1 million Bugatti into a swamp to claim $2.2 million insurance Andy Lee House crashed his 2006 Bugatti Veyron into water near Galveston, Texas in November 2009, claiming he had swerved to avoid a pelican But he was unaware that a passing motorist had recorded the crash and the video revealed ... (more)


The Wichita Eagle

Texas trial of Air Guardsman from Goddard on sex charge pushed to Oct. 20

The Texas jury trial of a Goddard man facing a federal sex charge has been pushed back to Oct. 20. Paul Grimm, 43, had been set for trial earlier this week, but his request for a delay was approved by a federal judge, according to court documents.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Two bodies found near the San Luis pass ina

A search for a missing boat was launched about 1 a.m. when a boat carrying two fishermen was reported overdue Two bodies found near the San Luis pass in Galveston A search for a missing boat was launched about 1 a.m. when a boat carrying two fishermen was reported overdue Check out this story on ... (more)


Mon Aug 25, 2014


UPDATE 1-U.S. court scraps order to seize Kurdish crude from tanker near Texas

A U.S. court on Monday threw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil from a tanker near Texas, a move that could allow the cargo to be delivered and end a nearly month-long impasse.


The Family Badge

Galveston Police Search for Armed Robbers

If anyone has any information concerning the robbery, they are encouraged to contact the Galveston Police Department at 409-765-3702.


Houston Press

Beach Blanket Bingo Festival In Galveston, 8/23/2014

While it probably happens more frequently in different parts of the world, an EDM bash at the beach is not a regular occurrence in our neck of the woods.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bay Area Observer

Harvest Moon Regatta To Be A "Clean Regatta"

With the focus on making Galveston Bay a beautiful, clean place to enjoy, the 2014 Annual Harvest Moon Regatta will be run as a 'Clean Regatta' which is sponsored by the Save the Sea Foundation Slated for October 9 - 12 this fall, the Harvest Moon Regatta is a 150 nautical mile off-shore race from Galveston to Port Aransas hosted by Lakewood Yacht ... (more)


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House Presents Dr. John & the Nite Trippers & Aaron Neville Tonight

The Grand's summer season - "Just For The fun Of It" - will close with the soulful, free- spirited artistry of Dr. John & The Nite Trippers & Aaron Neville.



[News] Ganxsta Nip Discusses Writing The Geto Boys' "Chuckie," Being "God Of Horrorcore Rap"

Ganxsta Nip says that he wrote the landmark horrorcore rap song "Chuckie" for The Geto Boys while at a beach house in Galveston, Texas.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Max

Activist Bringing 8 Burned Iranian Children to US for Treatment

An Iranian-born human rights activist told Newsmax TV on Thursday that she is working to bring eight badly burned young survivors of a deadly 2008 school fire in Iran to the United States for reconstructive surgery.


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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