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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - As the Katy area grows, so does the Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire Department, and one of the ways the fire department has been keeping up with an increased workload is by hiring more firefighters – currently seven of them are wom…

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HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - We often hear about criminals having to pay restitution to their victims for their financial crimes but sometimes Harris County collected the money but never gave it back to the victims, according to District Attorney Kim Ogg. 

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SAN ANTONIO (Covering Katy News) - A plane from the Houston area crashed in San Antonio on Sunday. All three people onboard died. One of the victims was reportedly a graduate of Dulles High School.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Andretti Indoor Karting and Games is building a new location in Katy near the intersection of the Katy Freeway and Highway 99. The address is 1230 Grand West Boulevard, Katy, TX 77449.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Member Choice Credit Union will open a new branch at the corner of Highway 99 and East Fernhurst Drive on December 9, 2019.  The branch was built from the ground up and will replace a location that is a short distance away at 521 West Grand Parkway.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Identifying human remains found in a Katy area field on Tuesday will probably not be a quick process according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. The remains were found in a field near the Grand Parkway and North Fry Road where there is new …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - As we celebrate Thanksgiving, Taylor High School is also celebrating its 40th birthday. The school opened its doors following Thanksgiving break on Nov. 26, 1979.

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office has released additional information about the fatal shooting of a 17-year old boy late Monday night in Katy. The release of information confirms what Covering Katy originally reported, that the boy was shot one tim…

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff's Office have recovered the remains of an unknown person from a field in an area near the Grand Parkway and North Fry Road.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A 54-year-old man was shot at a local Chevron convenience store after complaining when another man cut in the checkout line. It happened in the 10900 block of West Little York near Brittmoore Road on Oct. 10, 2019.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY - When Jason Beaty crashed his motorcycle on Highway 99 near West Road on May 5, 2019, the crash was believed by some to have been a fatality, but he survived. Now, Beaty and is wife are on a mission to find the person who called 911 following the crash, and stayed wi…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Early Voting for the December 14 Joint Runoff Election begins Wednesday, November 27, halts for Thanksgiving break, and resumes December 2-10.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Pearle Vision is coming to 7710 North Fry Road, a short distance north of FM 529 in the Cypress Springs Plaza. The property is directly across from Cypress Springs High School.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office is warning people about a scam that falsely appears to be from Constable Ted Heap's office.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Katy Prairie Conservancy was one of nine organizations to receive a grant through the ConocoPhillips SPIRIT of Conservation Program, a partnership between the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, ConocoPhillips, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This pr…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Stockdick Junior High School band has been selected to perform at the Music for All national festival in Indianapolis and is seeking donations to help pay travel costs. This is only the second time that a Katy ISD junior high school has been selected to perfor…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Katy Prairie Conservancy’s “Putting Down Roots” event brought together 150 volunteers for this annual planting event at Indiangrass Preserve on the Katy Prairie, west of Houston. On a cool and sunny Saturday morning, people of all ages and backgrounds worked to…

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Firefighters from the Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire Department saved a house from catching fire after a car in the driveway burst into flames. It happened Wednesday afternoon at about 4:30.

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Still Smokin Smoke Shop at 21938 Provincial Boulevard was the target of a sting operation on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The sting was conducted because the school district's police force believed that the shop was selling tobacco and THC produc…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A 43-year-old Houston man has been ordered to federal prison for 15 years following his conviction of possession with intent to distribute meth, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Mack Biggers pleaded guilty Sept. 6. 

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Investigators have arrested and charged a 45-year-old man for placing a homemade bomb on an ATM machine in an attempt to blow it open and steal the cash. Thomas Moschella, 45, was arrested Tuesday at his residence in the 16800 block of Brooktond…

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – A local burglar seems to have inside knowledge of the layout and contents of a home he targeted, but he was clearly unaware that a camera was inside the walk-in closet. When the burglar discovered he was being recorded, he tried unsuccessfully t…

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CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Constable Ted Heap is asking for your help finding and identifying two car burglars who recently struck a series of homes in Cypress Creek Lakes which is a neighborhood between North Fry Road and Greenhouse Road, off Tuckerton Road.

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Katy residents Courtney and Kelly Litvak joined Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, to discuss the prevalence of human trafficking in our communities and how to improve the way our country combats this heinous crime …

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HOUSTON - Three people, including two former officers, are now in custody in relation to the fatal no-knock raid that occurred in January 2019 on Harding Street in Houston. The indictments were announced by U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of …

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner declared Tuesday “Qatar Day in Houston” to acknowledge the State of Qatar for its generous support of the city’s long-term recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey in 2017. The $30 million Qatar Harvey Fund supports long-term r…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A teenage Harris County Jail guard is facing five felony drug charges.Jason Flores, 19, is charged with five felonies that include manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, and possession of a proh…

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HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A woman who victim lost her wallet in July later learned that someone had opened a bank account and started writing checks in her name. It appears other accounts were opened in her name as well and now Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap hopes the…

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CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Constable Ted Heap is asking for your help identifying two suspects wanted for using credit cards recently stolen from a car in Cypress/Katy area. 

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Six executives working for Citgo, including five American citizens, are still being held captive by the Venezuelan government after two years of confinement. Their families and supporters held another rally Saturday in Houston continuing the call for the world …

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CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - Voters who live near Fry Road and FM 529 approved a bond authorization of $210,700,000 on November 5, 2019. This authorization will give Harris County Municipal Utility District 165 the ability to sell bonds to fund water, sewer, and drainage projects within th…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - A stolen dually pickup truck reached speeds of more than 120 miles per hour during a chase on the Katy Freeway early Thursday morning according to the Houston Police Department. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Republican Katy businesswoman Angelica Garcia may be new to politics but she's already received the endorsement of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in her primary race for Texas House District 132, which represents portions of the Katy and Cypress areas.