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Suspected serial arsonist arrested in Galveston

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www.khou.com – – 2023-06-12 22:25:00

SUMMARY: residents are able to sleep a little easier Monday night knowing an accused serial arsonist has been caught. The Galveston Fire Marshal's Office said Jason Smith is suspected of setting palm trees on fire for the past 20 years. The fires oftentimes led to larger structure fires. As of Monday night, Smith was still in jail. He was being held on a $100,000 bond for what prosecutors said was his most recent fire.

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Galveston, Texas news: Motorcyclist killed in wreck along Seawall

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www.khou.com – – 2024-06-23 20:44:00

SUMMARY: A motorcyclist was killed in a collision Sunday afternoon in , Texas. The accident occurred at the intersection of 33rd Street and Seawall Boulevard around 5:10 p.m. Witnesses reported that the motorcyclist was traveling at a high speed when they collided with a vehicle turning right onto Seawall Boulevard. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was not injured, and no arrests were made. The intersection was shut down following the crash.

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Motorcyclist dies in crash along Seawall Blvd. in Galveston

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www.click2houston.com – – 2024-06-23 20:14:04

SUMMARY: A fatal motorcycle crash occurred on Sunday along Seawall Boulevard in , Texas. The accident took place at about 5:10 p.m. at the intersection of 33rd Street and Seawall Blvd. The motorcyclist, who was reportedly speeding, collided with a vehicle making a right turn onto Seawall Blvd from 33rd Street. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other driver was unharmed. No arrests were made, and the intersection remains closed for investigation but will reopen later in the evening. (Copyright 2024 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)

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Teen drowns in Galveston, Texas

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www.khou.com – – 2024-06-21 22:08:00

SUMMARY: A 17-year-old boy drowned in near Pleasure Pier on Friday. The incident occurred around 3 p.m. when the teen was unable to return to shore. Friends alerted a lifeguard, prompting rescue teams to search the water. They found the teen 30 minutes later and attempted CPR as they pulled him to shore. Despite immediate medical attention and transportation to a nearby hospital, he was pronounced dead an hour later. Rough waters and red flag warnings were in effect at the time. This marks the fifth drowning since Memorial Day weekend, according to Galveston Island Beach Patrol.

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