As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season.
Tropical Storm Beta will not be a Harvey-scale storm but its slow movement could lead to heavy flooding in localized area, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said in a press conference Monday.
Texas on Monday began relaxing some coronavirus restrictions, including allowing restaurants to let more people inside.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting near Highlands.
After a six-month break due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Arkema reckless emission criminal case, which involves just two executives after charges were dismissed against one, will resume.
A local corporate entity decided to bring a bounty of goodwill to Cease Addiction Now (C.A.N.) Behavioral Health and that’s exactly what it did.
COVID-19 caused Baytown’s waterpark attendance to lower tremendously, according to Aquatics Superintendent Jenna Stevenson.
There are some planned closures this week near I-10 as construction crews continue work on existing projects. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday, State Highway 99 north and southbound left lane will be closed near Interstate-10. The same goes for State Highway 99 eastbound and westbound …
The Bay Area Regional Bomb Squad, a joint team of officers from Baytown, La Porte, League City and Pasadena Police Departments responded to a suspicious item in the 2600 block of Sens Road in La Porte last week.
Damage to lift station caused by an auto accident results in spillage of domestic wastewater. The area potentially affected by the spill includes the Goose Creek receiving stream.
Parts of Texas and Louisiana braced Monday for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that’s already been drenched and battered during this year’s exceptionally busy hurricane season.
High school football in the age of a pandemic has players making changes to their routine just to play a sport they love. Sterling High School players, in back from left, are Aubrey Hudgins, Kevin Henry, Anthony Padilla and Ignacio Gutierrez; in front are Oscar Garcia, Noah Lister and Gerald Hays.
The Harris County grand jury indictment of Baytown police officer Juan Delacruz in connection with a fatal shooting drew numerous reactions, including sharply different reactions of the Baytown Municipal Police Association in a statement and a press conference conducted by attorneys represen…
The subject of a golf course for Baytown was a topic of discussion at the recent Parks and Recreation board meeting. Scott Johnson, the department’s director, emphasized there are no plans for the city to build another golf course.
Forecasts indicate Tropical Storm Beta is heading toward the Texas coast with the potential to turn into a hurricane.
Sarah Grai knows what it is like to run a YMCA in a town with no physical building.
A Baytown family facing an unwanted move even as they navigate their young child’s serious health problems got a reprieve Wednesday when Justice of the Peace Lucia Bates dropped an eviction effort against them by the owner of the mobile home park where they live.
Texas is ready to relax coronavirus restrictions for the first time in months, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday, but bars remain closed indefinitely and a mask mandate is still in place following a massive summer spread that became one of the deadliest outbreaks in the U.S.
The Baytown Parks and Recreation board has decided to cancel this year’s Christmas Parade, Grito Fest and the Nurture Nature Fest due to COVID-19. The Christmas Parade is usually held on Texas Avenue with dancers, food and Santa Claus. However, the Christmas tree lighting will go on but is b…
On Sept. 16 at 11:59 p.m., Baytown police responded to a robbery at the Circle K in the 3000 block of West Baker.
Hearts and Hands of Baytown has been extending plenty of its time and effort during the COVID-19 pandemic by way of giving much of itself to the community.
Baytown police officer Juan Delacruz, who was indicted by a Harris County grand jury Monday on a charge of aggravated assault by a public servant, posted a $25,000 bond Tuesday
The City of Baytown and the Texas Department of Transportation held a virtual meeting about the Garth Road project on the city’s new BaytownEngage website, inviting the public to participate and solicit feedback.
The companies responsible for cleaning up the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund site asked to delay the final design of the remediation into 2021, according to an update provided by Jackie Young Medcalf of the Texas Health and Environmental Alliance Wednesday.
Michael Keough, a retired Arkema logistics vice president, fought back the tears as he described the hardships he and his family have endured since being prosecuted for a crime he did not commit.
Texas health officials reported over 3,400 confirmed new cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 on Wednesday, as well as 135 new COVID-19 deaths.
On Monday, the Baytown Fire Department received a call for the smell of gas in the area of Massey Tompkins Rd. at Crosby Cedar Bayou Rd. at approximately 4:16 p.m. BFD crews arrived on location to find a contractor working in the area. The contractor’s equipment had struck a 4” high pressur…