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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.
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.
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…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - USA Shutters on Baker Road in Katy has been building beautiful plantation shutters for 20 years and now they’re selling factory direct to the customer.
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…
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Flood Control District is continuing efforts to remove accumulated sediment in channels that drain to the Addicks Reservoir with a $5.9 million major maintenance project.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Fears about the spread of Coronavirus have caused the cancellation of a major annual energy conference in Houston. The city of Houston has played host to CERAWeek by IHS Markit for more than 35 years, attracting thousands of global energy, technology, financial…
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?"
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - A bartender at the World of Beer in Cypress has been charged with over serving a co-worker who then allegedly drove drunk and caused a crash that killed a woman and injured two others on Barker Cypress Road. The crash happened Jan. 26, 2020.
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, 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.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Due to a major City of Houston water main break, the following HCC campuses will remain closed on Friday, February 28.
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…
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.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County District Attorney’s Office has partnered with four of Houston’s most prominent law firms to let recently graduated civil litigation attorneys handle misdemeanor prosecutions in the county’s 16 justice of the peace courts. The attorney's are ha…
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap’s Office arrested Tavia Fisher this week on suspicion of using credit cards stolen from a nail salon in Cypress. Fisher, 21, faces felony charges of credit card abuse. This is a story Covering Katy first report on Jan. 17, 2020.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A Houston woman who spent a month forcing a 16-year-old girl to work as a prostitute was sentenced to 50 years in prison this week, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Friday.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (COVERING KATY NEWS) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is once again asking for the public's help in solving a murder that happened at a Greenhouse Road apartment complex on Aug. 2, 2018 in the Cypress area. See the video below.
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap’s Office are asking for your help identifying a suspect and vehicle involved in the theft of a truck from a Cypress apartment complex.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is hoping the public can provide information about a person who fled the scene of a serious two vehicle crash late Tuesday night. The accident involved an Amazon delivery van and a car.
HOUSTON/KATY (Covering Katy News) - The 8th Annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run is set for April 4, 2020. Once again this year, it will be held at Texas Children’s Hospital's West Campus.
Early voting for the 2020 primary election is underway in Texas, and the Super Tuesday presidential primary is just around the corner. Super Tuesday is the election day with the greatest number of states holding primaries. Texas is one of those states.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A building contractor who took advantage of his workers, suppliers, and clients was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing $180,000 from 26 different victims, Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Monday.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – The United States Small Business Association is announcing that low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing facility explosion that occurred Jan. 24, 2020 in Ho…
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Constable Ted Heap is warning Houston area residents to be on the lookout for rose blooms encased in globes filled with what looks to be water but is, in fact, liquid meth. Heap's office patrols a large part of Harris County including the incorporate…
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fire and emergency medical services in the Bear Creek area got a big boost this week when ground was broken on a new fire station that will replace a facility that was flooded following Hurricane Harvey.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – A 33-year-old Cypress resident has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction for illegally possessing a machine gun and impersonating a federal agent. Mitchell Shoemaker pleaded guilty Aug. 23, 2019. He was sentenced on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Ten Mayde Creek Junior High School students were transported to area hospitals on Friday morning after a cell phone battery malfunction. The incident happened at 11:30 a.m.
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…
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Homicide investigators need the public's assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for the murder of a 21-year-old Katy man.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap's Office arrested a man and a woman after a short pursuit of a stolen car in Bear Creek on Tuesday.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A Houston man sentenced to 10 months behind bars based on the testimony of a now disgraced former Houston police narcotics officer is "actually innocent," Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Wednesday.
CYPRESS, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Two men have been charged with capital murder following a shooting that happened outside of a Cypress area bar in December.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - One man was shot during an overnight attempted burglary of an autobody repair shop at 115 Cinnamon Drive. The shop is in the West Memorial subdivision near the Katy Freeway, and not far from Highway 99. The incident happened at about 2 a.m.
CYPRESS, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A 40-year-old Houston woman has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Cypress area. The targeted home is in the 19300 block of Sagebrush Valley Lane, off Greenhouse Road a short distance south of Logenbaugh Rd.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Mayde Creek High School Rams will have a new campus athletic coordinator/head football coach as they enter into spring season.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - In the shadow of impeachment, Democratic Party Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher who voted to impeach President Trump, may be seeing her race for re-election tighten.
HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap and the Harris County Animal Cruelty Taskforce are marking the second anniversary of the task force with a push to arrest the most wanted suspects in animal abuse cases.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The body of a man was found along the grassy esplanade of Addicks Clodine Road Thursday morning. The discovery was made at about 7 a.m. between Westheimer Road and Westpark Drive along the southbound lane.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Covering Katy News) - Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) supports using biometrics to keep criminal aliens from entering the United States. McCaul represents a portion of the Katy area in Congress.
WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap’s Office are asking for your help identifying a man suspected stealing credit cards from a vehicle in the 9400 block of Barker Cypress Road, a short distance north of West Road.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - In celebration of Safer Internet Day, the Monty Ballard YMCA at Cinco Ranch and the Mark A. Chapman YMCA at Main Street will host five Google Be Internet Awesome workshops in Katy on February 11 and February 12 to teach parents how to instill healthy and responsib…
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - David Temple, convicted of the 1999 murder of his pregnant wife in Katy, will not be granted a third trial. That ruling was announced on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2020.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - There is a new Kolache Factory location at 23021 Morton Ranch Road in Katy. It's been opened for about two weeks at the Highway 99 southbound feeder road next to Starbucks.
CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Two men who set a building on fire at the Palms at Cypress Station Apartments were caught on video nearly setting themselves on fire in the process. See video below.
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A pregnant woman is recovering from two gunshot wounds after a home invasion late Monday night in a Katy, Harris County neighborhood.