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Student Brawl Caught on Camera at Ball High School  KTRK-TV

GALVESTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Security measures have been ramped up at Galveston's Ball High School after a school fight broke out involving a large group of ...

Ball High School student arrested after gun found on campus in Galveston  KTRK-TV

We are following breaking news in Galveston, where authorities are responding to reports of a gun on campus.

GISD: Ball High School student arrested after bringing gun to school

A student at Galveston's Ball High School was arrested Tuesday morning after he allegedly brought a gun to school. The 25-caliber handgun was not loaded ...

High school student in Galveston arrested after bringing gun to school

Students at a Galveston high school got a scare on Tuesday afternoon after school officials announced a lock in due to a possible student with a weapon.

One of the Texas schools that's produced the most pro athletes is not where you'd think it'd be  Chron

One high school along the Gulf of Mexico ranks among the top schools in Texas for producing the most number of professional athletes. Ball High School in ...

2 Galveston Ball HS students charged after stolen gun found in vehicle on campus  KPRC Click2Houston

Two Galveston Ball High School students were arrested Tuesday after authorities said they found a gun in one of the student's vehicles.

Beyonce and Jay-Z give $100000 scholarship to Galveston student during Houston concert  KTRK-TV

That moment when your college tuition is paid for by Jay-Z and Beyonce.

Governor declares disaster as Galveston flooded by heavy rain  KPRC Click2Houston

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday issued a disaster declaration for much of the Texas coast after heavy rain led to flooding in parts of Galveston.

Police respond to threats of gunman at Ball High School in Galveston  KPRC Houston

GALVESTON, Texas - The Galveston Independent School District is investigating after reports of a shooter on the Ball High School campus. School district police ...

Ball High Robotics Team Crowned Champions at VEX Worlds 2016 & Company

More than 1,100 robotics teams from 30 nations gathered at VEX Worlds last weekend to compete during three days of intense back-to-back matches for the ...

2 Ball High School students killed in accident involving garbage truck  KPRC Houston

GALVESTON, Texas - Two teenagers were killed in an accident involving a garbage truck in Galveston Friday morning. Galveston police said 16-year-old Chris ...

Storm floods Galveston in one of the city's wettest Septembers on record  Houston Chronicle

Heavy rain flooded parts of Galveston Friday morning, including streets in the Strand Historical District and areas near Ball High School.

Students at Galveston's Ball High create incredible lip dub video  KTRK-TV

The nearly 2000 students and faculty who took part in the video believe it's the largest and longest lip dub video ever produced.

Galveston teen wins $100K scholarship at Beyoncé, Jay-Z show

HOUSTON - A Galveston teen is heading to college with some help from Beyoncé and Jay-Z. DJ Khaled made the announcement at Sunday night's “On the Run ...

Robotics program transforms Galveston team into world champs  USA TODAY High School Sports

Ball (Galveston, Texas) has never won a state title in football or basketball, but it has an international trophy, thanks to a team of students who helped win the ...

Former Galveston ISD teacher arrested for allegedly having sex with student  KHOU

GALVESTON, Texas- A former teacher in the Galveston Independent School District has been arrested and charged for alleged sexual assault of a minor.

As NBA draft nears, Galveston Ball ex Petteway has mind on late mother  Houston Chronicle

The facility has had a handful of great basketball players grace its floor - the 1993-94 Rockets held their training camp there before going on to win their first NBA ...

Columbus ISD student in custody after Snapchat threat closes schools  Chron

A Columbus Independent School District student has been taken into custody after a threat made on Snapchat caused the closure of all district campuses ...

Gun, social media threat leads to arrest of 2 Goose Creek students  KPRC Click2Houston

Two Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District students were arrested Thursday after a pair of lockdowns at two schools.

Convicted killer Edward Bell dies in Navasota prison

Convicted killer Edward Bell is dead after collapsing at Navasota prison Saturday, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice confirms. Bell was serving a 70-year ...

Texas City teen still in hospital after rattlesnake bite on Galveston beach

GALVESTON – A Texas City teenager is still in a Galveston hospital tonight after he was bitten by a rattlesnake on a beach. Austin Fleming, 16, was bitten on the ...

Lockout lifted at Crosby schools after investigation into threatening email  KPRC Click2Houston

CROSBY, Texas - Schools in Crosby were placed in lockout mode Thursday after a threatening email was received, officials said. According to a post on the ...

'She didn't run away, she faced the devil and saved lives': Heroic Santa Fe HS teacher remembered

This September would have marked 29 years since Stephen and Ann Perkins were married at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Galveston, surrounded by ...

Betty A. Bero | Obituaries  Longview News-Journal

LONGVIEW — Graveside services for Betty Bero will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in the Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock TX, at 1pm. There will ...

Missing Pieces: The Galveston girls  KHOU

GALVESTON, Texas - The Galveston County District Attorney is re-opening the cases of two teenage girls murdered in 1971 after a new A&E documentary is ...

Green and gold: School districts encourage students to wear Santa Fe colors  KTRK-TV

School districts are encouraging their students to wear Santa Fe spirit wear Monday in honor of the 10 people killed and 13 injured.

Ruth Gandy Maddox  Aransas Pass Progress

Ruth Gandy Maddox passed away Dec. 16, 2018. Ruth was born on August 5, 1925, to Mitchel and Lela Gandy. She was a very caring person and her family ...

Texas Gov. Abbott issues disaster declaration for counties in Houston area, elsewhere  Houston Business Journal

The tropical disturbance impacting the Texas coast poses a threat of imminent disaster, including severe flooding, property damage and potential loss of life.

Former state Sen. 'Babe' Schwartz, a champion of Texas beaches and environment causes, dies at 92

A.R. "Babe" Schwartz, a trailblazing member of the Texas Legislature who pioneered environmental legislation and other liberal causes, died Friday at his home ...

Ann Perkins: A Tribute to the Santa Fe Shooting Victim

A tribute to Ann Perkins, one of 10 victims of the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School.

College Station High School to host 'Drums Along the Brazos' event on Saturday  Bryan-College Station Eagle

The beat goes on Saturday when the College Station High School Cougar Band and Guard host their sixth annual Drums Along the Brazos in the school's ...

Area students named to Austin College Dean's List  North Texas e-News

Sherman, Texas -- Austin College administrators have announced the Dean's List for Fall Term 2018. The Dean's List recognizes the top 20 percent of students ...

Poor Students Struggle as Class Plays a Greater Role in Success  New York Times

The story of three friends from Galveston, Tex., seems less a tribute to upward mobility than a study of obstacles in an age of economic inequality.

Star WR Mike Evans spreads the light after dark past  Houston Chronicle

Growing up in Galveston, Mike Evans endured a lot of dark, stormy times. When Evans, a former football star at Texas A&M, was 9, his father Mickey was ...

Chevrolet Inside High School Sports, Jan. 14: Part 2 of 3

Jan. 14: This week's Chevy Spotlight features the Lady Tornadoes of Galveston's Ball High School basketball team. (Part 2 of 3)

Margaret Sifuentes Craft  Daily Herald

Margaret Sifuentes Craft, 63, of Provo, Utah passed away on the evening of Thursday, September 1, 2016.

Share Your Holidays food drive was a success!  KTRK-TV

Share Your Holidays success boasts 1.1M meals and counting.

Frances Merritt  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Frances Margaret Hische Merritt, 84, of St. Francisville, La., died February 7, 2018, after a long and fruitful life.

Tom Curtis, former Chronicle reporter, dies  Houston Chronicle

GALVESTON – Thomas A. "Tom" Curtis, a former Houston Chronicle reporter and Texas Monthly writer whose stories contributed to reforms in the Houston ...

Lights shine bright at Dickinson festival

The holiday extravaganza, sponsored by the Dickinson Festival of Lights Society, will include live music and local choirs, as well as a variety of vendors to help ...

Great Storm of 1900 brought winds of change  Houston Chronicle

Sea spilled into streets, debris floated past buildings, a black and crimson storm flag whipped in the surging wind. At the telegraph office, Cline learned that only ...

5 years after crash, family still awaiting woman's recovery  Washington Times

On the morning her life forever changed, Sarah Hrachovina Coreas said goodbye to her husband and left for work.

Local schools begin closure announcements as Harvey upgraded to hurricane  Houston Business Journal

Harvey was updated from a tropical storm to a hurricane on Aug. 24, and closure announcements started to roll in that same day.

7 things to know on the 7th anniversary of Hurricane Ike

Hurricane Ike took aim at the Gulf Coast seven years ago. It made landfall on the eastern end of Galveston Island at 2:10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, with ...

EC coach Valastro moves on to Galveston Ball  Beaumont Enterprise

East Chambers football coach and athletic director Tony Valastro is going home. The Galveston native and High Island graduate was approved by the Galveston ...

Five years after crash, family still awaiting woman's recovery  The Eagle

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — On the morning her life forever changed, Sarah Hrachovina Coreas said goodbye to her husband and left for work.

The Price of Admission  Texas Tribune

In Texas, public high schools with fewer “economically disadvantaged” students and more “college-ready” students tend to send a greater percentage of their ...

Oil giant, developer George Mitchell dies at 94  San Antonio Express

George Mitchell, Texas oilman, real estate developer and one of Houston's wealthiest businessmen, died Friday at his home in Galveston, a spokeswoman said.

Tindell, Angie Catherine  Waco Tribune-Herald

Angie Catherine Tindell. Angie Catherine Tindell, of Woodway, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on April 29, 2014. A memorial ...

NBA Players Help Outstanding High School Students Win $55,000 in Total Scholarships During the TACO BELL Skills Challenge  PR Newswire

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six teens were awarded a combined total of $55,000 in scholarships from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens on ...

Cooper Students Demonstrate Skills, Knowledge In Math, Science, Robotics Competitions | The Paper Magazine -Covering The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe & North Houston Areas  The Paper Magazine

THE WOODLANDS, TX - Upper School students from The John Cooper School competed in biotech and robotics competitions held on February 13 as part of the ...

The Specialist and the House: 30 Years of Heat  Hot Hot Hoops

Eddie House, sometimes called “The Specialist,” a 6'1" guard from Berkeley, CA, was born on May 14th, 1978. An alum of Hayward High in the town of the same ...

Odell Beckham Sr. joins Justin Allen at Pro Fit in Houston  National Football Post

Texas has always reigned supreme in the world of high school and college football. Houston native, and younger brother of Patriots tight end Dwayne Allen, ...

Updates: In Hurricane Ike's Wake  New York Times Blogs

The Lede is following Hurricane Ike's path across Texas with frequent updates. We'll draw our information from New York Times journalists, from local reports ...

Miami Heat Player Countdown: #28-27  Hot Hot Hoops

Another day, another Heat history lesson. Today's info-packet will review the contributions of former Heat point guards Sherman Douglas and Damon Jones.

Cassandra Damper & Devyn Holmes: Fast Facts About Man Shot in the Head by Woman Playing With Gun on...  Gossip On This

25-year-old Texas woman Cassandra Damper was arrested on April 1 (Easter Sunday morning) after a Facebook Live video went viral showing her shooting a ...

Devyn Holmes: The Man Shot on Facebook Live in Houston, Texas  Crimeola

In a horrible turn of events, Devyn Holmes was accidentally shot by a woman, and is currently on life support. A lot of people took to his Facebook page with their ...

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