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Even as Baytown continues to add people, homes and businesses at breakneck speed, one statistic is keeping a steady downward trend — the number of reported crimes.

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Interest stirring to relocate battleship to Bayland Island

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Saturday’s Let’s Talk About It symposium to discuss relations between Baytown police and the community largely focused on police procedures and how conflict between police and citizens could be prevented, though there were a few emotional moments.

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Game rooms with 8-liner machines are turning out to be profitable for many Texas counties, even though law enforcement is spending time as well as resources raiding and shutting down these establishments. 

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It’s been 50 years since astronauts first set foot on the surface of the moon--and to help children who consider that unimaginably long ago share the experience, Baytown Parks and Recreation is presenting Moon Movie in the Square at 7 p.m. July 20.

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Barbers Hill ISD trustees made state history Monday night by being the first public school district in the state to reach the $60,000 mark for first-year teachers, according to superintendent Greg Poole.

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The 23-year-old truck driver who pleaded not guilty to seven counts of negligent homicide in a New Hampshire Court after a collision with a group of motorcycle riders was earlier involved in a rollover accident on Interstate 10 in Baytown and also had a drug-related arrest here in February.

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A photo op signaling the demolition of portions of the San Jacinto Mall, the first step in transforming it into San Jacinto Marketplace, has been rescheduled. 

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At approximately 7:31 p.m. the Chambers County Sheriff's Office received a call of a boat wreck approximately half a mile from the Hugo Park Road boat ramp in the area of Old and Lost River and Cross Bayou. Preliminary investigation reveals a large wake boat type vessel struck a bass boat. 

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A man kayaking on Goose Lake discovered the body of a 30-year-old Baytown man lodged in the brush at the north end of Britton Park Friday morning. He reported the body to Baytown police, and it was recovered by the Baytown Underwater Search and Recovery Team and taken to the Harris County In…

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Hard hats and large excavators will be on site of the San Jacinto Mall Monday morning, signifying phase one of mall demolition. 

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A news magazine television show will provide national coverage of the dramatic Steven McDowell trial, depicting its outcome and aftermath.

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With the shooting death of a black woman by a police officer during an attempted arrest May 13, Baytown entered the undesirable spotlight in which social media turns local tragedy into a national talking point for the state of race relations.

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For the sixth year, veteran organizations have teamed up to host the Baytown Area Veterans Appreciation Day. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, guests will gather at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 912 at 8204 N. Main St. 

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If you crave coffee but don’t like the corporate aftertaste of the big guys, Baytown has a brand new option close to Lee College with the opening of J&H Coffee Shop at 660 W. Texas Avenue, right behind the Green Apple hair salon.

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The late coach Jessie Leonette Addison, the former Baytown George Washington Carver High School girls basketball and track and field coach is scheduled to be inducted into the PVILCA Hall of Honor Saturday as a Prairie View Interscholastic League coach. 

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Alfonzo “Buddy” Neal, a former Baytown George Washington Carver High School baseball athlete, will be the second Carver athlete to be inducted into the PVILCA Hall of Fame as a baseball athlete on Saturday. 

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The Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association is scheduled to induct Leslie L. Jenkins Jr. into its prestigious PVILCA Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Marriott South Hotel in Houston. 

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Newcomers to Texas might think mosquitoes are our official state bird. Especially if they are from a typically dry western state that doesn’t have as much standing water and consequently fewer of the pesky little blood-sucking pests. Even surpassing white-tailed deer and feral hogs in number…

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Former Lady Eagle track athlete works to come back from a torn ACL

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Former track standout to head Sterling program

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CLEVELAND — Justin Verlander will start the All-Star Game for the American League for the second time, and Hyun-Jin Ryu will make his first start for the National League.

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The Pony BTBA All-Star team based out of Baytown clinched the South Zone Coast Region-Houston sectional tournament at Jenkins Park with a 4-1 win over Deer Park Sunday.

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In “Lonesome Dove”, retired Texas Ranger Captain Woodrow Call’s character, played by Tommie Lee Jones, said it best: “I hate rudeness in a man.” That was as he walked away from bashing an insolent guy over the head with what looked like a piece of rebar.

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Performance Course came to Barbers Hill High School three years ago upon the arrival of a new athletic director and head football coach, Tom Westerberg.

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Two teams – Barbers Hill and Robert E. Lee – set to play in the Lee College summer basketball tournament, did not start play this week, but they both had a good reason.

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The Baytown Little League’s Major team saw its dream of a possible trip to the sectional tournament end in the District 14 East Zone contest Wednesday night in Texas City.

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Baytown-based driver makes way onto NASCAR   truck series

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Connie Mack baseball wrapped up its summer schedule Wednesday and again offered a chance for local programs to give younger players more opportunities to work on their game.

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After a regular season that lasted almost two months, local adult softball league players finally get to start cracking on the games that matter most.

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Amateur boxing still is alive and well in Baytown.

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Jesse Banda didn’t want to stop playing soccer so he did what anyone like him would do: Found a place to play.

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The 94th Texas Women’s Amateur Champion, Annika Clark of Highlands, adds another TGA major championship victory to her golfing career resume. The 2019 Texas Christian University graduate won the Women’s Stroke Play Championship with confidence at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio.