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With Valentine’s Day comes a surge of activity on dating websites, with singles looking to the internet for a love connection. Unfortunately, these sites are rife with fraudsters who use affection to manipulate their victims out of their money. Worse, a new Better Business Bureau (BBB) report finds, online romance scams often escalate as scammers turn their victims into unwitting accomplices to fraud, known as “money mules.” Read more

Grocery stores, fueling stations and restaurants on the island and mainland that weren’t flooded by Tropical Storm Harvey had other problems on Monday — employees cut off from high water and a dwindling inventory of products with no idea when fresh supplies would come. Read more

As sheets of rain pummeled the county, winds picked up and weather watchers warned of possible severe street flooding, thousands of Galveston County residents were hunkering down Friday for Hurricane Harvey with no plans to leave. Read more