Church Shooting Again Puts Spotlight on Domestic Violence

Church Shooting Again Puts Spotlight on Domestic Violence

Twenty-six crosses have been placed near a ballpark representing the 26 lives lost during a shooting in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Photo: Marie D. De Jesus, Houston Chronicle By St. John Barned-Smith, John D. Harden, and Keri...
Lawyers: Police Didn’t Let Accused Killer Make Call

Lawyers: Police Didn’t Let Accused Killer Make Call

By VALERIE WELLS, The Daily News, Galveston Lawyers for a League City man accused of murdering his former wife want a Galveston County judge to suppress two recorded statements their client gave to police. Shaun Philip Hardy is charged with the murder of...
They Walked A Mile in Her Shoes

They Walked A Mile in Her Shoes

photo by STUART VILLANUEVA/The Daily News by Valerie Wells The Galveston Daily News was on hand for Thursday’s “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” event on Seawall Blvd. in Galveston to bring attention to domestic violence.  Anne-Christine’s mother,...
Home Where Grisly League City Murder Took Place Sold

Home Where Grisly League City Murder Took Place Sold

HOUSTON CHRONICLE by Keri Blakinger, Thursday, April 6, 2017 The League City home that was the scene of a grisly discovery last year has been sold, according to property records. The body of 30-year-old Anne-Christine Johnson was found in December in the garage of a...

Bond Still $1 Million for Accused Killer

By VALERIE WELLS The Galveston Daily News A judge Tuesday declined to reduce the $1 million bond keeping accused killer Shaun Philip Hardy in jail, despite testimony from a string of defense witnesses. Judge Patricia Grady of the 212th District Court ruled the bond...
Slain League City Mom One of Many Family Violence Victims

Slain League City Mom One of Many Family Violence Victims

Anne-Christine Johnson kept ties to ex-husband to be around her son By Harvey Rice Jan. 15, 2017 Updated: Jan. 16, 2017 8:47am GALVESTON – In the summer of 2015, Anne-Christine Johnson accused her ex-husband, Shaun Hardy, of pointing a loaded shotgun at her,...
Hardy in Court Papers Admits to Police He Killed His Former Wife

Hardy in Court Papers Admits to Police He Killed His Former Wife

A League City police officer stands at the scene of the crime. Photo by Stuart Villanueva/The Daily News By VALERIE WELLS The Daily News, Jan 3, 2017 WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS OF VIOLENCE. Shaun Philip Hardy, 32, and his 5-year-old son lived...