Tag: Galveston

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall...

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas, Louisiana

By JUAN A. LOZANO The Associated Press HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more...

AP Explains: Juneteenth marks when last slaves were freed

By TERRY TANG Associated Press Juneteenth commemorates when all enslaved African Americans learned they were free 155 years ago. Now, with support growing for the...

Texas bars, restaurants closing again as coronavirus cases rise

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune Celebrating her birthday in Galveston, Melinda Prince walked out of Yaga’s Cafe on Thursday full of coconut shrimp. What she...

Carnival Cruise Line plans to sail again starting in August

By DEE-ANN DURBIN and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press Writers Carnival Cruise Line said Monday that it plans to gradually resume cruising in North America...

Galveston will reopen public beaches for workouts

The Galveston City Council voted Thursday to reopen its beaches for specific uses, the Houston Chronicle reports. Exercise, surfing, swimming and fishing will be...

Galveston repeals gun regulations to avoid city lawsuit

GALVESTON (AP) — The Galveston City Council voted to scrap an ordinance that prevented gun shops and shooting ranges from being located near schools...

Search suspended days after deadly collision off Texas coast

GALVESTON (AP) — Days after a fishing boat's collision with a chemical tanker just off the Texas coast left one person dead, the U.S....