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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.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A 49-year-old former charter school teacher from Katy has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions for coercion and enticement of a child and possession of child pornography. Christopher Emerson, Katy, pleaded guilty Oct. 23, 2019.
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 (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Public Health is reporting its first two confirmed cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Harris County. The tests have been verified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A man and a woman from the unincorporated area of n…
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…
WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Local Congressman Pete Olson voted today for $8.3 billion in emergency funding to provide critical funds to mitigate the spread of coronavirus and support efforts to find a vaccine and cure.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A 70-year-old man in Fort Bend County is hospitalized with a possible case of COVID 19, also known as Coronavirus.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Republican primary consisted of numerous hotly contested races. The District 22 Congressional race will require a run-off election between Sheriff Troy Nehls and Kathleen Wall. The run-off will be held May 26.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Sri Preston Kulkarni won the Democratic Party nomination for Congressional District 22. Sam Hayes won his Pct. 1 Constable's race. Patrick Quincy won the Pct. 3 Constable's race, and there will be a run-off election May 26 to determine the winner of th…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - High medical deductibles that healthy people never meet, a complicated health care system where patients get surprised by medical bills months after service was provided, and an impersonal system where doctors frequently feel rushed has given birth to a new system…
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - MyComputerCareer, a technical IT training school, has opened its eighth campus in Sugar Land and it's being managed by Katy resident Richard Barroso.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Texas EquuSearch founder Tim Miller is the 2019 FBI Director's Community Leadership Award winner. Miller, whose only daughter was abducted and murdered in 1984 in Galveston County, founded his organization in August 2000.
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.
CINCO RANCH (Covering Katy News) - After three straight sellouts, Katy Sip N Stroll returns for the 18th edition of the bi-annual event scheduled for April 25 at the Villagio Town Center on Westheimer Parkway at Peek Road. The event starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m.
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.
FORT BEND (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host its seventh annual All Star Talent Draft job fair on April 4, 2020 at Constellation Field (1 Stadium Drive, Sugar Land, 77479).
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George and the Commissioners Court appointed businessman Shoukat Dhanani as a Director of the Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority and the Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority.
HARRIS/FORT BEND COUNTIES (Covering Katy News) - The son of a local firefighter is recovering from leukemia following a huge outpouring of support from the community. The firefighter works for the Community Volunteer Fire Department, which protects a portion of the Katy area along the Westpa…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable's Office is putting a motorcycle patrol officer on the road to more quickly respond to traffic accidents and improve safety. It is the first Fort Bend County Constable's Office to have a motorcycle patrol.
CARROLLTON (Covering Katy News) - Cinco Ranch Junior High School student Camille Torrence won second place in the 2020 Texas Elks State Association Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest held in Carrollton on Feb. 22, 2020.Torrence, a student at Cinco Ranch, competed in the 12-13 year old girls divis…
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.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Fulshear - Katy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Salute to Business 2020 and Governor Greg Abbott will be the Keynote Speaker on Friday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - Julian White, 24, of Katy is charged with with burglary of a habitation. The burglary happened in Fulshear's Cross Creek Ranch neighborhood on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - Fort Bend County Transit is enhancing its service for commuters. New commuter schedules began operating on February 3, 2020, and additional pick-up and drop-off times are now available at the Fairground Park and Ride located off Highway 36 in Rosenberg.
STAFFORD (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George will be hosting a veterans resource fair called Vet Connect Day to better coordinate needed resources and services to area veterans and their families.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George and Commissioners’ Court have appointed Dr. Jacquelyn Johnson Minter to serve as Director of the county's Health & Human Services Department.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - On the first day of early voting Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers is announcing that seventeen Fort Bend County Republican Precinct Chairpersons are endorsing his re-election bid.
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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - A car was burglarized in Fulshear after the owner of the vehicle had been to the bank. Fulshear Police believe it's a case of bank jugging.
RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) – Behind the Badge Charities held its ninth annual Boots & Badges Gala on Satruday, Feb, 8, 2020, and raised more than $170,000 for future charitable work. Behind the Badge Charities awards college scholarships to the children of first responders working in…
CINCO RANCH (Covering Katy News) A new 4,000-square-foot art museum is coming to LaCenterra, and soon there will be a fundraiser to generate funding for the facility that will be used for art exhibitions, educational programs and cultural art events.
FULSHEAR, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Construction on the future Fort Bend County Fulshear law enforcement substation officially began Thursday with a ceremonial groundbreaking. The substation is being built on Flewellen Way at FM 1093. It is being funded by a bond that was appro…
ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend) - One man is dead following a trench collapse at the intersection of FM 2218 and Bryan Road. The victim was one of three people excavating the area to lay telecommunications lines. One of the workers was operating machinery while two others were inside the tren…
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…
KATY (Covering Katy News) — Past and current school board members of three school districts are backing Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers in the March 3 Republican primary against Wendy Duncan. Meyers is running for re-election.
MISSOURI CITY (Covering Fort Bend) - Investigators with the Missouri City Police Department are looking for the public's help solving the attempted burglary of an automatic teller machine at a local bank.
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.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend Grand Parkway Toll Road Authority is scheduled to begin asphalt repairs along Segment D of the Highway 99, the Lanier Parkway. These are much needed improvements to the road surface and will require complete closures of some lanes and ramps.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy mayor Bill Hastings is endorsing Chad Norvell's run for Fort Bend County Precinct 3 Constable. Hastings was Katy's Chief of Police prior to being elected mayor in 2019.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - An eleven-year-old boy and his mother were found shot to death in their home on Evening Light Drive in the Greatwood subdivision on Tuesday.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) – Fort Bend ISD will host a community meeting for all private non-profit schools located within FBISD boundaries or that serve students residing in FBISD. The event takes place on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. During the meeting, participants will receiv…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - One day after the winner of a special election for Texas House District 28 is sworn into office, there will be an event for candidates who will run for that seat when it reopens in Jan. 2021.
Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden’s walled off compound in May of 2011 with the mission of killing the man who planned the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States.