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Internet buzzing over hammerhead shark at Galveston, but they’re actually common | Local News

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www.kjas.com – – 2023-06-01 13:40:00

SUMMARY: footage from over the weekend shows a hammerhead shark feeding on fish in shallow waters just a few feet from the shore in , Texas. The footage shows the medium-sized hammerhead, estimated to be between 11 and 12 feet long. Hammerhead sharks, which can grow up to 19-feet long, are found all along the Gulf Coast, southern Atlantic Ocean, and southern Pacific Ocean.

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Galveston’s 2024 ‘Jeep Weekend’ sees one fatal shooting, nearly 300 arrests – Houston Public Media

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www.houstonpublicmedia.org – – 2024-05-21 17:17:00

SUMMARY: A man was fatally shot, and three others injured during “Jeep Weekend” on Bolivar Peninsula, southeast of Houston. The event, attracting over 100,000 people, saw nearly 300 arrests and 370 criminal charges. Sheriff Henry Trochesset reported two shooting incidents, with one resulting in a man's death and another leading to an arrest. More than 140 deputies and 40 state troopers patrolled the area, and a triage tent was set up. Locals expressed frustration as businesses closed and arrest numbers increased. The event, unsponsored and organized via social media, concluded with residents cleaning up the beach.

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1 dead, two injured in Galveston County

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www.fox26houston.com – – 2024-05-19 11:53:10

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Pedestrian dies in crash involving off-duty officer

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www.fox26houston.com – – 2024-05-17 13:55:49

SUMMARY: A 63-year-old man was killed in a crash involving a police officer driving to work in his personal vehicle. The officer reported the accident on the police channel and CPR was performed before the man was pronounced dead at the hospital. The Galveston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash due to the involvement of the officer. The Galveston PD Chief expressed condolences to the man's family, calling it a tragic accident. The incident occurred near Broadway and 58th in Galveston, Texas. FOX 26 Houston covered the story and is available on the FOX LOCAL app for various streaming platforms.

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