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Stories with organization: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
  • Critics dispute plans to change Rollover Pass near Galveston 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 6:54 pm

    GALVESTON, Texas - A coalition led by owners of property that includes Rollover Pass and land on either side of the man-made channel connecting East Galveston Bay to the Gulf of Mexico says it is prepared to fight a last-ditch legal battle to prevent the state from closing and filling what has been a hugely popular public fishing site and the focus of environmental, economic and public safety concerns since it was created more than 60 years ago.

  • Texas executes man for fatally shooting game warden story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 8:34 pm

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas - A Texas man was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting a game warden nine years ago during a shootout after a 90-minute chase that began when he was suspected of poaching.