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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Olga Leonard Elementary School Leopards showcased their spots during Thursday's dedication ceremony of the Katy Independent School District’s newest campus. The resonating beats of the fifth-grade drumline were the perfect touch to kick off the event.

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Faith West Academy is hosting an open house on Saturday, January 25 at 11 a.m. Private tours will be provided to those who attend. Administrators and faculty will also be available.

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KATY, WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Four suspects arrested in December by Harris County Pct. 5 Constable Ted Heap's Major Offenders Division are now facing federal charges in connection with an organized mail theft and counterfeit fraud operation in Katy and West Harris County.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 5 deputy constables are looking for a person of interest in a credit card theft case. The crime happened at a fitness center in the 9900 block of North Fry Road on Dec. 26, 2019.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Harris County Precinct 5 Constable Ted Heap is asking for your help identifying a woman who burglarized a North Fry Road nail salon in broad daylight on Tuesday, January 14.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Kirk Rightmire, 56, a man who was well known for his work with the Katy Business Association, Faith West Academy, the Westside Christian Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations, will be remembered at a memorial service Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.  The service…

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced today that a grand jury has indicted two former Houston Police officers for their roles in a botched narcotics raid in which two civilians were shot to death, and four officers wounded.

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KATY - The Spring Katy Home and Garden Show is Jan. 25-26 at the Merrell Center, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy. There will be hundreds of home design, renovation and trend-setting experts on hand to help turn your home improvement ideas into reality.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Astros pitcher Cy Sneed and catcher Dustin Garneau made a stop at Chick-fil-A on South Mason Road Tuesday afternoon. It's part of what's called the Houston Astro's caravan. Later in the day the caravan stopped at Academy Sports + Outdoors on the Katy Freeway in Ka…

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deputy involved shooting at the Elite 99 West Premier Apartments on Kingsland Boulevard at Highway 99. The incident happened at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning. 

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A burglar who broke a window at Katy's 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria and slithered around the floor like a snake has become a regional joke thanks to a social media post and a TV station that picked up on the story.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - The former mayor pro tem for the City of Seabrook in Harris County is headed to prison for ten years following his guilty plea to charges of possession of child pornography. Ocal John Miller, 65, was sentenced Wednesday at the Bob Casey Federal Courthouse in do…

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Last November we told you about Andretti Karting and Games opening a location in Katy. Now, we have several photos that provide a look at the type of entertainment experience that will be offered when the facility opens March, 3, 2020.

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KATY (Covering Katy) - Do you know a local Hometown Hero who goes above and beyond to make the Katy area a special place? The Arc of Katy is seeking nominations to honor two Hometown Heroes. Jan. 16, 2019 is the deadline for nominations.

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies with Constable Ted Heap's Office, with the help of the department’s new drone, arrested three suspects who fled after an attempted traffic stop in Cypress.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Wesley Hunt, combat veteran and Republican candidate for Congress in the 7th District, released his first television advertisement Tuesday. It is titled Duty and highlights his service record and commitment to conservative values. Hunt is running against Democr…

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Gloria’s Latin Cuisine plans a Fall 2020 opening at the growing Katy Grand shopping center. The Salvadoran and Tex-Mex restaurant will be located at 23333 Grand Circle Boulevard near the intersection of the Katy Freeway and Highway 99.

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Houston (Covering Katy News) - Texans who are 65 or older, or who are disabled as defined by law, may postpone paying current and delinquent property taxes on their homes by signing a tax deferral affidavit at the Harris County Appraisal District office.

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WEST HARRIS/NORTH FORT BEND COUNTIES (Covering Katy News) - The Community Volunteer Fire Department Tactical EMS team has been providing Stop the Bleed training at no cost to local teachers for several months. Now, the Fire Department and Harris Fort Bend Emergency Services District 100 has …

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Elwood Palmer, 19, died Jan. 2 from injuries sustained in a New Year's Eve all terrain vehicle accident in the 21700 block of Manitou Falls Lane in Katy, Harris County. The accident happened at about 11:30 p.m. in the Lakes of Bridgewater subdivisio…

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Constable Ted Heap’s deputies made a total of 24 arrests as part of a joint effort to curb impaired driving in Precinct 5 and across the state over the Christmas and New Year’s period. Precinct 5 patrol area includes unincorporated Katy, Harris County. 

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputy Chief Ken Rammrath of the Community Volunteer Fire Department retired at the end of 2019. He was one of the first paid members of the fire department's staff.

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HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Lucian Adrian Johnston, 20, is accused of stabbing his grandparents from the backseat of their mini-van as they were driving him home on Sunday and now prosecutors have charged him with bringing a knife into the county jail. 

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Emergency Services District 48 Fire Department, Westlake Volunteer Fire Department and the British International School of Houston are teaming up this weekend to help local first responders.  

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A Harris County sheriff's deputy survived a close call with an accused drunk driver according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - High tech equipment helped the Westlake Volunteer Fire Department find a fire that was not initially visible when crews arrived at the Dollar General store at 2002 North Fry Road early Thursday morning. 

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office hopes the public can help them find the man who stole from the T-Mobile store in the 9200 block of Fry Road in Cypress one month ago. He took three cellphones from an in-store display.

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CYPRESS (Covering Katy News) - There are no injuries following a fire at the Grand Cypress Apartments on Mueschke Road at Highway 290. The Cy-Fair Fire Department was able to contain the flames to the main office area.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The National Weather Service has issued a Dense Fog Advisory until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.

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WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - A speeding driver rolled his pick up truck and had to be extricated and taken by Life Flight for treatment early Monday morning. The crash happened on Highway 6 at Cairnway Drive, a short distance north of Clay Road, at about 12:50 a.m.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Members of the New Hope Presbyterian Church at 1350 North Mason Road are hoping the public will help them recover a stolen trailer and its contents. A thief towed the trailer away on the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 17, and the act was caught on video which has now be…

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HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Fireworks are fun and beautiful, but can also be very dangerous. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office encourages residents to attend professional fireworks displays and practice fireworks safety.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Kura Sushi, a fast-growing technology-enabled Japanese restaurant concept, is now open in Katy. Its unique theme allows customers to choose food from a conveyor belt that pass by as they dine. Customers can also place specific orders and they too are delivered on …

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Deputies from Constable Ted Heap's Office rescued dozens of rabbits and several dogs suffering from neglect and medical issues on Monday night in the Katy area.

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Three men attempted to rob a Highway 6 Fireworks stand at about 8:30 p.m. Christmas Eve. Two suspects were shot, one died at the scene. One suspect was transported to the hospital in serious condition and a third man was quickly arrested by the …

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NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Two men are dead after being shot while sitting inside of a vehicle in the parking lot of the Headliners Sports Bar located at 9804 Jones Rd. It happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 when the bar was closing. 

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KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) –  Katy ISD’s Bear Creek Elementary can continue a school goal of building a community of lifelong readers, thanks to the support of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation. My Home Library book distribution event. Through a second year of assist…

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Katy area homeowners who were flooded by overflow from the Barker and Addicks reservoirs following Hurricane Harvey are entitled to compensation. Judge Charles F. Lettow of the Federal Court of Claims issued an official ruling Tuesday in favor of homeowners …