Galena Park

  • News

    April 3, 2014

    Houston's Hidden Homeless Live Under Bridges, in the Shadows, Out of Sight and Mind

    Thousands are caught in the repetitive cycle of homelessness, and there aren't enough safe places to sleep for all of them.

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Voting Is... Easier When You Do It Early

    Planning on voting early in Houston? There are only two days left to do so and on November 5th you can ONLY vote in the precinct you are assigned to. When time is against you, waiting until the last minute to vote could be worse than trying to find this year's IT toy during a Black Friday sale. Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Breaking News: Funnel Cloud Warning for Fort Bend County

    Click 2 Houston is passing on a weather report warning of possible funnel clouds this morning in Fort Bend County. The report says that rapidly developing thunderstorms coupled with "a very buoyant atmosphere" will lead to funnel clouds. Their report follows:

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Cover Story: In the Clutch (Web Extra Video & Photos)

    In the tunnel next to the lounge under the expensive seats at the Toyota Center this past March, Robert Boudwin ripped the head off of his costume and collapsed to the floor in exhaustion. Boudwin, the man behind the Clutch the Bear mascot costume for the last 17 years, had just performed the final ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Police Officer Corrie Long: Her Nude Pictures Lead To EEOC Complaint

    Photo via KTRK​As shocking as it might be to believe, a woman sending nude pictures of herself to a boyfriend led to some complications. For the Galena Park police force, it's led to an embarrassing discrimination suit, somehow. GPPD office Corrie Long was going out with fellow cop Terry Pen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Veronica Salmeron: HPD Cop Breaks Up with HPD Cop, Gets Tased

    Get the lawn chairs!!!​Bad Cop Break-Ups, Part II: Earlier today we told you about a bad break-up between Galena Park cops. This one concerns HPD. It doesn't involve nude pictures, but it does involve a cop getting tased. KPRC reports that Houston cop Veronica Salmeron, 25, has been charged ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2011

    Out of Hand

    Michael Glyn Brown was recently acquitted of assaulting his wife. But that's only the latest allegation against the violent, drug-abusing doctor, long a fixture of Houston TV commercials and society.

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Ten Tunnels Of Texas: Some Pretty, Some Odd, Some Bat-Infested

    Love tunnels not included​A while back we presented a dozen of the most beautiful bridges in Texas, a state most people don't normally associate with bridges. They associate it even less with tunnels. Texas isn't exactly a mountainous state, and wherever there's a big outcropping there's gene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    What's Closed: Your One-Stop List, Updated Throughout the Day

    ​The announcements of closings due to the anticipated winter storm are beginning to roll in, the most significant so far being HISD closing all its schools and offices tomorrow. We'll be keeping a list of what's closed and updating it throughout the day, so check back frequently for news. Our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    High School Football: If Hollywood Were In Control, These Five Things Would Happen

    Sacred grounds‚ÄčThis evening marks the start of another high school football season. Entire cities and towns will be shuttering their doors and congregating at the central holy ground: the football stadium. Well, that may not be the case in Houston, but certainly in Dillon and West Canaan. (Oh, tho ... More >>

  • News

    April 8, 2010

    It's the Wife's Fault

    Can't enjoy child porn at home? Try school.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    If The Wife Is On To You, Of Course You're Going To Do Your Child-Porn Viewing In Your Classroom

    ‚ÄčWives. Amirite, fellas, or amirite?You try to settle down with your child-porn collection at home, and all of a sudden the ol' ball-and-chain is on your case. Sure, she (somehow) doesn't call the cops or divorce your sick ass right there, but still, you know she's going to be watching like a hawk ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2010

    Victims' Wrongs: Injured parties in Harris County say plea bargains go on behind their backs

    Some injured parties in Harris County say plea bargains go on behind their backs and without their approval.

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Coast and Stunta Wreck the Mike at Jet, After Zilla Gets Us Drunk At Toc and We Stupidly Stand Up Carolyn Rodriguez

    Screw Washington Avenue clubs and their selective admittance. We'd rather hit up downtown and get felt up for guns or knives and listen to some hard-core hip-hop. 11:15 p.m., Saturday: We met up with V-Zilla at Toc-Bar because his studio, or as he puts it, "the dungeon," is nestled underneath the c ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009

    A Quiet Hell

    Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.

  • Dining

    October 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Stirred and Shaken: Lone Star Saloon's Green Demon

    Photo by Troy Fields​It was dangerously close to Tuesday morning, it was raining and I was combing the gutter outside Lone Star Saloon (1900 Travis, 713-757-1616) for a receipt I shouldn't have thrown away. Bartender Kari was helping me look because a) she's gracious, b) it was the merchant co ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Gay Panic in Cowtown: Houston Pride

    This city's gay community pushed back hard.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Bayou Body Count: Nudity, Crack Pipes & A Double-Murder-Suicide

    The big news this week in Bayou Body Count is the three dead family members League City police are investigating as a possible murder-murder-suicide. Lewis Cantrell Jr. and his wife Gayle Cantrell were found shot to death in their living room on the 2900 block of Chinaberry Park Lane. Lewis Cantrell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Where The Stimulus Jobs Will Be, By Congressional District

    The winners and losers of Barack Obama's stimulus plan can be figured out -- to a degree -- by a new study by the White House's Council of Economic Advisors.It breaks down by congressional district how many jobs will be created or saved by the act; the big loophole there, of course, comes from the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Bad Day For Child-Pornography Fans (Good Day For The Rest Of Us)

    A teacher and a volunteer at a children's theater were among the four child-porn indictments announced today by the US Attorney's office.Among the highlights from the lowlifes:Fernando Gonzalez, a teacher at North Shore High in the Galena Park school district, gets no marks for subtlety or brains: " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    The Early-Voting Rush Isn't Everywhere

    Early voting totals continue to astound political watchers in Harris County -- more than 314,000 folks have already gone to the polls, more than twice the pace of 2004. That's resulted in lots of lines...but not everywhere. County clerk spokesman Hector DeLeon says that a third of the early-voting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Hurricane Ike School Closings

    We'll update this list as info comes in. HISD is closed through Friday. HISD athletic events for this coming weekend canceled. Spring Branch is closed through Tuesday. Fort Bend is closed through Tuesday. Katy ISD is closed through Tuesday. Goose Creek is closed indefinitely. Aldine ISD is closed t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2008
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    September 25, 2007
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    January 17, 2007
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    January 12, 2007
  • Music

    December 28, 2006

    I'll Bury the Mike!

    Galena Park rapper Baby Jay

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Parish Predators

    Despite the bishopís remarks to the contrary, the Galveston-Houston Roman Catholic Archdiocese had child molesters and let them go. But donít blame just the Church.

  • News

    May 18, 2006

    Needling the Haystack

    A 1,683-mile drive taught us that educators don't always entertain an open-door policy when it comes to public records

  • Resolutions

    January 19, 2006
  • Resolutions

    January 20, 2005
  • News

    December 16, 2004

    What Price Glory?

    In an era when booster dollars give high school football teams a high-tech edge, scratching out a winning season gets tougher and tougher

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Pop Quiz

    Think you know local music? Take the Bayou City Music Mindbender and find out.

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    All Aboard

    Since 9/11, tanker sailors are having a tough time making it to dry land in Houston

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Increased Clout

    Interest in the fight game grows in the Bayou City

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Young Guns

    Some are ready to die. Others aren't -- they just want a chance at a better life. But even the most careful of local teens who enlist in 2003 may find their plans for a desk job interrupted by war.

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Will May Ever End?

    Sweeps month brings startling news: strippers!

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    The Tithes That Bind?

    Fort Bend ISD snaps up the former school superintendent's church for a mere $4.25 million

  • News

    May 31, 2001

    Dead Man Talking

    Ben Guillory helped the DEA bust some east Houston dope dealers. But he says the agency's cavalier approach has left him a marked man in his old neighborhood.

  • News

    July 27, 2000

    Jimmy's Justice

    Years after her son's capital murder verdict, Rachel Moore found evidence that he fired in self-defense. But they're still trying to find a way out of prison.

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Heartburn Can Be Murder

    A body may soon be unburied in the bizarre Basso case

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    Carbonated Cash

    Drink up, kids. Keep those soda dollars coming.

  • News

    December 26, 1996
  • News

    February 1, 1996

    Tell Them the Dog Did It!

    Brace yourself --the FBI says the Tracker is a fraud

  • News

    January 13, 1994

    Rabbit Was a Boxer

    The education & travels of the natural-born fighter, fierce homeless poet, charming talker, convicted felon, begetter of children & receiver of messages from Heaven

  • News

    December 16, 1993

    Taking Care of the Boys

    High school QB Kyle Heine broke his neck on the field. How well was he treated?