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HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - During last year’s Spring Break in Texas, there were 417 crashes involving young drivers who were driving under the influence of alcohol. Those crashes killed 26 people and seriously injured another 52.

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BEAUMONT, Texas (Covering Katy News) - Paul Andrew Cabiro, 38, of Katy was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 4, 2020 and charged with possession with intent to distribute LSD, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug traffick…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) — In support of business development, growth and sustainability, the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce is bringing star power to its second annual business to business expo to be held April 23 at the Omni Houston Hotel at Westside.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District sent an email to parents, staff and community members on Thursday outlining how it is handling news that a 70-year-old man has tested "presumptive positive" for the Coronavirus in Fort Bend County, and that two confirmed cases …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees was aware that paying former Superintendent Lance Hindt two years salary and benefits as severance would result in the district having state funding reduced. The school district says Hindt's separation package…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Area Districts Council, a committee of the Katy Area Economic Development Council, is hosting a special event for all residents and business owners that will look at the cost of water in the Katy area. The event is titled "Why Is My Water Bill So High?"

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – High school and youth coaches from across the United States were recently recognized by the Positive Coaching Alliance for teaching life lessons through sports, while also instructing players how to master and honor their sport. One of those honored was Ka…

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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.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Four Katy Independent School District Teachers were recently recognized by the Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators in the organization’s 2020 Teacher of the Year nominations. One of the Katy ISD nominees, LaQuita McMillion, a fourth grade teacher at Be…

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International Women’s Day 2020 is observed on March 8. This special day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Yet, women still face gender barriers as they seek to achieve their financial goals. How can you address these challenges?

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District spelling bee champion for 2020 is Kunsh Kalra, and the runner-up is Keerthanan Krishnan. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Out of 142 school districts and private schools in the Houston area who participated in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) Grand Prix Art Judging, Katy Independent School District earned the most auction placements with 12 Katy ISD students headed to the …

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A man was shot to death at his home in the 3300 block of Lindenfield Drive Friday. The neighborhood is near the intersection of North Fry Road and Morton Road.

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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.

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Cinco Ranch (Covering Katy News) - Willow Fork Park holds Nature Fest on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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(Houston, TX) - Early Voting for the March 3rd 2020 Primary Elections ends tomorrow, Friday, February 28. 

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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…

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CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap's Office recently arrested a car burglary suspect whose getaway came to a halt because he didn't know how to operate a clutch and a stick shift. It happened in a neighborhood off of Greenhouse Road, and FM 529 in Cypress.

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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.

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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…

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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.