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  1. Voluntary evacuation underway for Bolivar PeninsulaRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | KBMT

    Galveston County authorities Saturday morning issued a voluntary evacuation for Bolivar Peninsula, including the unincorporated areas of Port Bolivar, Crystal Beach, High Island and Gilchrist. National Weather Service forecasts have predicted 8-12 inches of rain to the area, combined with 4-5 ft.

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  2. Beaumont man and passenger killed in Bolivar Peninsula motorcycle accidentRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | 12NewsNow.Com

    According to the Department of Public Safety, the accident happened Saturday afternoon. A DPS spokesperson said Patrick Neaves, of Port Bolivar, turned his truck in front of Daryl Ross' motorcycle on Highway 87 near Stingaree.

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  3. Slow-developing 'hidden gem' regains its sparkleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015, AND THEREAFTER - A utility pole is decorated with shoes and sandals in the Emerald Beach community, Wednesday, July 8, 2015, in Port Bolivar, Texas. New developments planned for Bolivar Peninsula, luxury houses surrounded by lush grounds and an elevated pool and a large marina, may be the future of the once rustic, fishing village along the 30-mile stretch of Highway 87. A faded waterslide, some beach-themed honky-tonks and bait camps with hand-painted signs welcome visitors to this sliver of a town fronting the Gulf of Mexico.

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  4. Dad charged with killing daughter and her girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | CBS News

    A Houston man was indicted for capital murder Tuesday in the 2014 deaths of his daughter and her girlfriend, reports CBS affiliate KHOU. James Cosby had previously been charged with tampering with evidence in the case .

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  5. Texas father indicted in death of lesbian coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Houston father indicted on murder charge year after being named a suspect in death of his lesbian daughter and her girlfriend James Cosby has been indicted on a capital murder charge in connection to his daughter and her girlfriend's death in March 2014. A year after a delivery man discovered the bodies of a lesbian couple stashed near a garbage can, a Galveston County, Texas, grand jury indicted the man long suspected in their deaths.

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  6. Galveston County Grand Jury Hands Down Double Murder IndictmentRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Family Badge

    Thereafter, the Grand Jury returned an indictment against Cosby for Capital Murder. Crosby was previously being held in the Galveston County Jail for the offense of tampering with evidence.

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  7. Houston dad charged with killing daughter, her girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KBMT

    KHOU.com staff PORT BOLIVAR, Texas - A Houston man has been indicted on capital murder charges for the deaths of his daughter and her girlfriend. A Galveston County grand jury indicted James Cosby on Tuesday.

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  8. Houston dad charged with killing daughter, heraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | KHOU-TV Houston

    The bodies of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24, were found in March 2014 outside a store in the 700 block of State Highway 87 on Port Bolivar. Houston dad charged with killing daughter, her girlfriend The bodies of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24, were found in March 2014 outside a store in the 700 block of State Highway 87 on Port Bolivar.

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  9. Still recovering from May flooding, Houston braces for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    Sharon Wisniewski sits with her trailer in tow on the Galveston-Port Bolivar ferry on Mondayi i after i picking it up from an R.V. park on Bolivar Peninsula i when she heard about i flooding risks from the incoming tropical weather. While South Texas prepared for yet one more onslaught of heavy rain and possible flooding, Scott Ezell looked at his empty living room and was glad he decided to wait a few more days to replace the hardwood flooring ruined by Houston's Memorial Day flood. 5 comments

  10. Voluntary Evacuation For Bolivar PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KYKR-FM

    Effective at noon today, County Judge Mark Henry has issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents of Bolivar Peninsula which include the unincorporated areas of Port Bolivar, Crystal Beach, High Island and Gilchrist. The National Weather Service has predicted 5-12 inches of rain starting this evening into the early morning hours tomorrow.

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  11. Voluntary evacuation ordered for Bolivar PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    County Judge Mark Henry has issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents of Bolivar Peninsula, including the unincorporated areas of Port Bolivar, Crystal Beach, High Island and Gilchrist. The National Weather Service has predicted 5-12 inches of rain starting Monday evening into the early morning hours Tuesday.

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  12. Tropical system organizing: How will it impact Houston?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    12:15 p.m. Update - The Galveston County Office of Emergency Management has issued a voluntary evacuation order for Bolivar, effective immediately. The voluntary evacuation area includes Crystal Beach, Gilchrist, High Island and Port Bolivar.

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  13. Voluntary Evacuation Order given for Bolivar PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Gavleston County Judge Mark Henry has issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents of Bolivar Peninsula, which includes the unincorporated areas of Port Bolivar, Crystal Beach, High Island and Gilchrist.

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  14. 2014 Houston Ship Channel Collision, Spill Blamed on TugboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Insurance Journal West

    A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a 2014 collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil that drifted up to 200 miles down the Texas Gulf coast, according to a federal report issued on June 9. The National Transportation Safety Board also said in its report that the failure of a ship channel navigator and the Summer Wind master to set a safe speed in the fog-shrouded channel contributed to the accident. The NTSB also cited the failure of the tugboat captain and navigator to establish early radio communication.

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  15. NTSB blames 2014 ship channel collision, spill on tugboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a 2014 collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil that drifted up to 200 miles down the Texas Gulf coast, according to a federal report issued Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board also said in its report that the failure of a ship channel navigator and the Summer Wind master to set a safe speed in the fog-shrouded channel contributed to the accident.

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  16. Summer Wind, Miss Susan Tow Collision ReportRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Marine News

    Collision between Bulk Carrier Summer Wind and the Miss Susan Tow Houston Ship Channel, Lower Galveston Bay, Texas This is a synopsis from the National Transportation Safety Board's report and does not include the Board's rationale for the conclusions, probable cause, and safety recommendations. NTSB staff is currently making final revisions to the report from which the attached conclusions and safety recommendations have been extracted.

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  17. NTSB: Tugboat manoeuvr, ship's unsafe speed, lack of communication led to collision, oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    A tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a 2014 collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil that drifted up to 200 miles down the Texas Gulf coast, according to a federal report issued Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board also said in its report that the failure of a ship channel navigator and the Summer Wind master to set a safe speed in the fog-shrouded channel contributed to the accident.

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  18. Wake-Up Weather: Possible break on Saturday, but prepare for storms this holiday weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Houston Chronicle

    A large complex of storms associated with a cold front has stalled to the north of the Houston area, with its southern periphery reaching down to about Huntsville. How much rain Houston sees later today will depend upon the extent of cloud cover this morning and afternoon.

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  19. Keep a em comina : The top 5 fried shrimp spots in SE TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Beaumont may not be a mecca for fine dining, but there are a few dishes that we do pretty damn well.

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