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  1. Amid Hurricane Debate, Another Storm Surge Option SurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... surge-deterring gate as tall as 25 feet across the nearly 700-foot-wide Houston Ship Channel near the community of San Leon. The manmade channel connects the Gulf of Mexico to the Port of Houston, the busiest seaport in the U.S. by some ...

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  2. Coast Guard rescues man suffering smoke inhalationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Chron

    A 46-year-old man who reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation Thursday near San Leon was flown to a nearby facility and later transferred to UTMB in Galveston for treatment, the Coast Guard reported. The Coast Guard received a distress call from the towing vessel Kennedy Grace, which was towing the Miss Gen, which had caught fire.

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  3. Coast Guard rescues crew from tugboat fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... d of the boat. Flames are out but investigators are still on the water looking into what caused a tugboat fire near San Leon. pic.twitter.com/UIC9SKglKU

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  4. Texas Attorney General Files Oyster Lawsuit Against Chambers Liberty...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Bay Area Observer

    'We are elated to see the State file this lawsuit exposing the unlawful lease granted by the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District to STORM,' said Lisa Halili, Vice-President of Prestige Oysters in San Leon, TX, and a member of the Gulf Seafood Institute. Photo: Ed Lallo/Newsroom Ink By Ed Lallo Gulf Seafood News Editor Storm clouds circling Galveston Bay have collided releasing what promises to be a hurricane of paperwork, legal wrangling and an inevitable end to the 'Battle for the Bay' that has for more than a year compromised oyster production, damaged businesses and the hurt the American oyster consumer.

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  5. Man's body found off coast of San Leon, Coast Guard saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Click2Houston

    A man's body was found Thursday by a boater off the coast of San Leon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. It was found in the same area where a man went missing Wednesday morning.

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  6. Body believed to be of missing fisherman foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Houston Chronicle

    Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick of the U.S. Coast Guard said the body was found at about 11 a.m. by a boater in Galveston Bay a couple of miles from San Leon. The body was clothed in apparel identical to that of Danny Joseph Kenney, 26, who went missing Wednesday near Dickinson Bay.

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  7. Cody Carlson - Making A Name For HimselfRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | The Family Badge

    This rap sheet belongs to a local police character by the name of Cody Carlson, a 33 year old white man who lists his home as San Leon, Texas. Carlson has probably been arrested by every police officer, sheriff's deputy, constable's deputy and every other kind of lawman in Galveston County.

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  8. Cody Carlson - Making A Name For HimselfRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Family Badge

    This wrap sheet belongs to a local police character by the name of Cody Carlson, a 33 year old white man who lists his home as San Leon, Texas. Carlson has probably been arrested by every police officer, sheriff's deputy, constable's deputy and every other kind of lawman in Galveston County.

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  9. Four more accused of illegal oyster harvesting in Terrebonne ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrested four men on Sunday for alleged oyster violations on the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation, which is closed for the 2014-15 season, according to a press release. Samuel Dobson, 35, of Houma; Spencer Callahan, 22, of Houma; Luciano Desendez, 42, of San Leon, Texas and Dean Porche, 37, of Houma, were arrested for taking oysters during a closed season on the reservation, the release states.

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  10. 4 arrested for allegedly harvesting oysters in closed areaRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents on Sunday arrested 35-year-old Samuel Dobson, 22-year-old Spencer Callahan and 37-year-old Dean Porche, all of Houma; and 42-year-old Luciano Desendez, of San Leon, Texas, for taking oysters during a closed season on the Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation. Agents on patrol July 19 stopped a vessel actively dredging for oysters and found the men with two sacks of oysters.

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  11. Texas braces for more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | BBC News

    ... issing. A tidal surge brought by the tropical storm causes water to shoot through gaps in the woodwork of a pier in San Leon, Texas Devin Vincent, 7, splashes into the water having come off a slide at a flooded playground in Harris County, Texas

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  12. More rain, possible flooding expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    On the heels of Oklahoma's wettest month in state history, remnants of Tropical Storm Bill are expected to bring heavy rain that could cause flooding in parts of Oklahoma. Water shoots up between boards on a pier during high tide Tuesday in San Leon, Texas, after Tropical Storm Bill moved inland and brought more heavy rain to the state.

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  13. Trying to hide a stolen truck in the living room in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... her window and saw a pickup truck sticking out of her front entrance. Water shoots up between boards of a pier in San Leon, Texas, during high tide on Tuesday. The area experienced a tidal surge due to Tropical Storm Bill. Tropical Storm Bill moved ...

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  14. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Daily Star

    ... by the FBI as an organised crime syndicate. The club was formed by Vietnam War veteran Donald Chambers in San Leon, Texas, in 1966, and their motto is "we are the people our parents warned us about". Worldwide, the Bandidos were involved in the ...

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  15. Outlaw Bikers and Gunfire: What We Know About the Motorcycle Gangs in WacoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... had trouble brewing in recent months. According to a Swedish Bandidos' website , the gang was originally founded in San Leon Texas, in 1966 by returning Vietnam veteran Donald Eugene "Mother" Chambers, who appropriated the Marine Corps red and gold ...

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  16. Biker Claims Bandidos Are To Blame For Waco BloodshedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... started into a shoving match - the Bandidos fired the first shot." The Bandidos, rumored to be headquartered out of San Leon, Texas, are considered by the FBI to be an "outlaw motorcycle gang." According to Heavy.com , the two motorcycle gangs have ...

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  17. Bandidos: 5 things to know about second-most dangerous motorcycle gangRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | USA Today

    ... in Waco, Texas, ended with nine people dead, 18 others injured and more than 190 people arrested. They began in San Leon, Texas, in 1966. The Bandidos is one of the largest outlaw motorcycle gangs in the United States, with about 900 members and 93 ...

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  18. 5 things you you need to know about the Bandidos and Cossacks motorcycle clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Metro UK News

    ... on allegations of stabbing two Cossacks. The original chapter of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club was opened in 1966 in San Leon by Vietnam War veteran Donald Chambers. Members wear patches showing a man in a sombrero with a machete and pistol under the ...

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  19. What to do if your vehicle floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Click2Houston

    ... WHENEVER YOU DRIVE THROUGH FLOODWATER. DEEP, DANGEROUS WATERS, TURNING OUR ROADWAYS INTO RIVERS, IN AREAS LIKE SAN LEON AND CLEAR LAKE, WE WERE BLASTED WITH EIGHT TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME. AND FOR THE DRIVERS WHO DROVE INTO ALL ...

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  20. Man says he's opening a "wife training " schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KGUN

    A sign in San Leon, Texas is getting a lot of attention. It says Dear Steve's Wife Training School". 1 comment

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