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September 01, 2015 -- The Galveston County Health District today announced that two new air quality monitors have been placed in the county to replace older equipment monitoring particulate matter in the area. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Electric Reliability Council of Texas today released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy for the fall and preliminary outlook for the winter, which forecasts sufficient generation available to serve peak electricity demands. More
September 01, 2015 -- The Sugar Land Police Department will conduct enhanced enforcement to target drunk driving during the Labor Day holiday weekend. More
September 01, 2015 -- Rice University's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center today announced that it has added a mid-bay floodgate option to its alternatives for protecting the Houston-Galveston area from storm surge events. More w/Video
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott has made two appointments to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the 2015 Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide an extensive overview of gang activity in the state of Texas. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management encourages residents to take time to make sure that their families, neighborhoods, and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all types as part of National Preparedness Month in September. More
August 31, 2015 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $71,902,340 to Granite Construction Company for construction of new outlet structures at the Addicks and Barker Dams in west Houston. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick released a statement regarding the decision to keep the Texas Racing Commission open through the first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department on Sunday arrested 42-year-old Chauncey Pope following a disturbance call. More
August 31, 2015 -- Artist Boat today announced that it has finalized the purchase of 99 acres of coastal habitat on Galveston Island. More
August 31, 2015 -- Jefferson County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a Texas Safety Program Grant agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush today signed an agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers to develop plans to better protect the Texas coast from storms and to speed recovery following a storm. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today welcomed the return of Blue Bell ice cream, with the ice cream available in select markets following a recall in April concerning listeria cases linked to the company's production facilities. More
August 31, 2015 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to grant an exemption to competitive bid requirements and to award a contract to Garrett Flying Services for aerial spraying for mosquitoes through December 31. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office will host a "Prayer for Police" community event at the First Baptist Church of Conroe on Wednesday, in response to the shooting death of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth and threats being made against the law enforcement community. More
August 31, 2015 -- The Texas Health and Human Services Commission today announced that John Scott is stepping down as chief operating officer for the commission. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas State Representative Carol Alvarado today held a press conference regarding grand jury selection reforms, which go into effect on Tuesday. More
August 31, 2015 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that mosquito populations have increased due to increased precipitation and warm temperatures during August. More
August 31, 2015 -- Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan today advised property owners of more costly property taxes this year due to increases in appraised property values. More
August 31, 2015 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel Bechtel on Friday hosted Congressman Brian Babin and the Chambers County Mayors Coalition at the Morgan's Point Museum. More
August 31, 2015 -- Texas Governor Greg Abbott today ordered flags in Harris County to be flown half-staff in honor of Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth, who was fatally shot on Friday. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston will present the 18th Annual ARToberFEST event on October 17-18. More
August 30, 2015 -- The City of Missouri City on Friday announced that it has been named a 2015 Platinum Level Scenic City by Scenic City Certification Program of Scenic Texas. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has issued an advisory regarding the formation of Tropical Storm Fred in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean. More
August 30, 2015 -- Kristin Moser Martin defeated Mike Henley in a special election for La Porte City Council District 4 on Saturday. More
August 30, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve a resolution adding $20 million from the H-GAC for construction activity on US 290. More
August 29, 2015 -- Update: The Harris County Sheriff's Office has arrested Shannon J. Miles on charges of capital murder in connection with Friday's fatal shooting of HCSO Deputy Darren Goforth. More
August 28, 2015 -- The La Porte Police Department is advising residents to take safety precautions for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. More
August 28, 2015 -- The Chambers County Sheriff's Office recently arrested Zachery Hernandez in connection with a shooting of a 30-year-old man in Winnie. More
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