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  1. Texan gets 35 years in infant daughter's deathRead the original story

    Yesterday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for the death of his 2-month-old daughter after he shook her and fell on her.


  2. Former Galveston mayor's ex-aide gets probationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The man who police believe killed his sister and then set her home on fire was indicted on a second-degree murder charge Wednesday.


  3. Ship needed to make new artificial reef off TexasRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials are looking for a ship to buy and sink in the Gulf of Mexico for another artificial reef.


  4. 50 acres of west edge of Galveston to be preservedRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Officials with the nonprofit group Artist Boat say a plot of about 50 acres has been bought for the Coastal Heritage Preserve using $1.1 million in state and federal grants.


  5. Civil War cannon to be displayed in Texas CityRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Civil War cannon from the 1863 sinking of the USS Westfield will be part of a Southeast Texas museum just miles from where the ship went down.


  6. Barbados struggling to clear seaweed surgeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Bossier man accused of killing his estranged wife and discarding her remains in Webster Parish before fleeing the state in November has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.


  7. Coast Guard saves boy on inner tube near GalvestonRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Coast Guard has rescued a 12-year-old boy who was floating on an inner tube near Galveston when currents pulled him out to sea.


  8. 1 pedestrian killed in crash in GalvestonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    One person has died in Galveston after a pickup truck ran off the road and hit two people standing near a souvenir shop.


  9. Federal hearing on Texas oil spill to resumeRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March, rupturing a tank and spilling nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the busy waterway and the Gulf of Mexico.


  10. Federal hearings this week on ship channel spillRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board are opening a week of hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel earlier this year.


  11. Galveston reviewing beach rules after complaintsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Galveston officials are taking a look at policies covering closing of Gulf of Mexico beaches after some visitors complained police using loudspeakers and sirens ordered them to leave the beaches and a pavilion over the Memorial Day weekend.


  12. Coast Guard sets hearing on ship channel spillRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled 4A1 2 days of hearings in Galveston early next week on a collision between a tugboat and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.


  13. Galveston Bay fish kill blamed on oxygen depletionRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Hundreds of thousands of dead fish have littered the Galveston Bay shoreline in the Kemah and Seabrook area along the Galveston and Harris county border.


  14. Driver going wrong way on freeway shot by officerRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Charges are pending against the driver of a vehicle who was shot by an off-duty Galveston police officer who pulled him over for driving the wrong way on Interstate 45. Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset tells the Galveston County Daily News the shooting occurred Thursday night between Galveston and Texas City after the officer in his ... (more)


  15. Man takes taxi to dealer in Texas truck theftRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A man arrested while driving a stolen vehicle has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for later taking a taxi to a Houston-area dealer and swiping a $30,000 truck.


  16. Galveston seawall parking profits now top $83,000Read the original story

    May 12, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    State figures show Galveston now has made more than $83,000 from a new parking meter program the city began last summer on Seawall Boulevard.


  17. Panel: No sexual harassment culture at UTMBRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A panel has concluded the behavior of two former high-ranking executives at a medical campus in Southeast Texas fell short of the level of sexual harassment.


  18. Runner dies after collapsing in Galveston raceRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A woman has died after collapsing at the finish line of a half marathon in downtown Galveston over the weekend.


  19. Man gets 20 years in 1984 Galveston County slayingRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Southeast Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 1984 slaying of a woman in Galveston County.


  20. Galveston Bay oil spill could have lasting effectRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Some ecological experts fear the 168,000 gallons of oil spilled a week ago in Galveston Bay and now drifting south in the Gulf of Mexico could have lasting effects on the undersea ecosystem.


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