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HOUSTON – A federal jury sitting in Houston has convicted a 24-year-old after hearing how he threatened two young girls and required them to engage in commercial sex, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. 

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - There are now a total of three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in Fort Bend County. One case was reported earlier this week and two additional COVID-19 test results were reported by Fort Bend County on Friday.

AUSTIN - Austin Mayor Steve Adler declared a local disaster on Thursday that effectively canceled this year’s South by Southwest festival. The 10-day event was scheduled to begin next Friday and expects hundreds of thousands of attendees to fly in from around the globe.

HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - The Metropolitan Transit  Authority, or METRO, is stepping up its public service efforts to help safeguard against the spread of the new coronavirus also known as COVID-19. While METRO has not been instructed to take any specific protective action, the Authorit…

SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Bites in Fort Bend, a tasting event featuring more than 30 local eateries will be held at Constellation Field in Sugar Land on Sunday, March 22, 4 p.m.- 7p.m. The evening will feature community restaurants showcasing samples of their signature appetizer…

HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - If you are headed to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo during spring break we have the list of the best carnival food available this year.

HOUSTON – A federal jury sitting in Houston has convicted a 24-year-old after hearing how he threatened two young girls and required them to engage in commercial sex, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. 

KATY, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning a felony theft at the Academy Sports + Outdoors store on FM 1093 at Spring Green Boulevard in the Katy area of Fort Bend County. The crime happened Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, aro…

KATY, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constables Office made a major seizure of abused animals on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. The seizure happened in the Falcon Point subdivision.

ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend) - The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office arrested two tractor theft suspects at a Shell gas station on FM 2218 and Highway 59, in the Rosenberg area of Fort Bend County. They were arrested on February 24, 2020.

RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George, District Attorney Brian Middleton, and special agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation will host a presentation on human trafficking, the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world, and its impact throughout…

FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - The Fulshear Police department is reminding people to lock their car doors at night. The warning comes following a recent auto theft where doors were left unlocked and the keys were in the car.

KATY [February 26, 2020] – For the first time in the Katy Independent School District’s history, 50 high school students were recognized as “All State Musicians” by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) in the categories of band, orchestra and choir.

HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Chancellor of Houston Community College, will present the annual State of the College address to local businesses, community leaders and HCC stakeholders on March 6, 2020. HCC has a campus in Katy and in Stafford.

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Each summer ACHIEVE Fort Bend County provides 8,000 free books to students who need additional support with reading skills. Eight hundred students will be given 10 free books. The program seeks to maintain and support growth in reading during the summe…

KATY (Covering Katy News) - The University of Houston is introducing its first Engineering Academy program and it will be located in Katy as part of a partnership with Houston Community College. An information session will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at University of H…

FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – A pickup truck crossed the center line on McCrary Road Monday afternoon and struck a Lamar Consolidated Independent School District bus.

SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Three seniors from Fort Bend Christian Academy have been named National Merit Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Isaiah Dailey, Megan Ogden and Brennan Vacek achieved the honor for a program that has existed for more than…