Posted on · Clayten Hearrell was let go from the Galveston County DA's Office in July after allegedly failing to disclose evidence during a murder trial in 2022.
Posted on · Local and national health officials are warning the public of an uptick of the rare infection tied to unusually high ocean temperatures.
Posted on · We do another mid-year check-in, this time with the reporter covering politics and government for News 88.7.
Posted on · William Cooper, who previously advised plaintiffs in a U.S. Supreme Court case upholding Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, called the 2021 redistricting plan by Galveston County’s Republican leaders one of the most extreme examples he’d ever seen of an attempt to eliminate Black and Latino political representation.
Posted on · The trial will be one of the first major tests of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the provision earlier this year.
Posted on · Katy and Galveston have put restrictions on using water and enacted a burn ban, respectively.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Gov. Abbott is refusing to remove buoys from the Rio Grande that the Justice Department says are illegal. Abbott says Texas has the right to defend its borders from “invasion.” We discuss this recent border standoff.
Posted on · A trio of lawsuits, consolidated as Petteway versus Galveston County, will be the first significant voting rights trial since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ban on racial discrimination in redistricting in June.
Posted on · The father of Asher Rayburn, who died earlier this month while visiting the Galveston resort with his mother, is claiming negligence on the part of Moody Gardens and requesting more than $1 million in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit filed this week.
Posted on · The Galveston County Sheriff's Office doubled its police presence for this year's event, which drew an estimated 80,000 people on Saturday.
Posted on · Early voting ends Tuesday night, with Election Day scheduled for Saturday.
Posted on · Three Texas women are being sued for wrongful death for allegedly helping a friend obtain an abortion.
Posted on · The defense team for Dimitrios Pagourtzis, charged with capital murder in the 2018 shooting at Santa Fe High School, claims Judge Jeth Jones is "shopping" for medical experts so its client can be determined mentally competent to stand trial.
Posted on · While revoking bond for Miguel Angel Espinoza, who is accused of causing the deaths of four family members in August, a Galveston judge said, "This is not Harris County."
Posted on · Senate Bill 435, authored by state Sen. Mayes Middleton of Galveston County, would allow prosecutors to share medical examiner's reports and video footage with relatives of deceased crime victims without making that information available to the general public.