CHINA, Texas (AP) — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurrica… Read more
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A severe band of strong storms is expected to hit Fort Bend County this afternoon that could cause dangerous street flooding. Read more
Fort Bend County residents should be ready for possible flash flooding throughout the night as a tropical storm has hit the Gulf Coast and is approaching the area. Read more
While legal negotiations between Fort Bend County and Fort Bend ISD remain at a standstill, the school district is showing signs that it will begin the reinterment of the remains of 95 state prisoners without help from the county. Read more
The faithful folks at St. John United Church of Christ in Rosenberg have welcomed a new part-time pastor to guide them on their spiritual journey. Read more
HOUSTON (AP) — Products promoting the cannabis extract CBD are sold all over Texas, but they don't always contain what they promise. Read more
The Sugar Land Skeeters look to wrap up the regular season this weekend after experiencing a couple of rainouts due to Tropical Storm Imelda .
Travis quarterback Eric Rodriguez has picked up a couple of honors after his big performance last Friday night against Spring. Read more
Fulshear has been searching for that one big moment that could turn the Chargers from a team still learning its identity to a team learning to win. Read more
The Travis volleyball team has been shaky for most of the early part of the season. But the Lady Tigers are putting it all together for some close wins to start district play. Read more
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is continuing their enforcement efforts across the state focusing specifically on violations of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. These periodic enforcement operations by DPS Troopers are planned throughout the year at various locations in Texas…
Fort Bend County Indictments for Aug. 5, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.
The city of Rosenberg will once again participate in National Night Out.
Rosenberg police arrested three men suspected of breaking into a local business and stealing items.
A Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputy was injured Monday morning when he was hit by a passing vehicle. The officer was on his way to work when he stopped to assist at a vehicle crash site on U.S. 59 near the Wharton County-Fort Bend County line.
Fort Bend County Indictments for Sept. 3, 2019 follows (The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date):
A 43-year-old Sugar Land man who pleaded guilty to raping a 12-year-old girl two years ago has been sentenced to two 20-year prison sentences.
State & National News
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Friday that it found its new home in Grand Junction, Colo. Read more
Colorado on Friday joined California and several other states in a lawsuit against the federal government over the Trump administration’s attempt to federally preempt strict fuel economy standards that have been adopted by some states. Read more
Three days into the tropical depression Imelda, an area of Southeast Texas still remains under flash flood warnings. Read more
HIKO, Nev. (AP) — The promoter of an event set up for Earthlings to party in the remote Nevada desert around the "Storm Area 51" internet craze canceled a Saturday show due to low attendance, while the host of a festival for several thousand people in the tiny town of Rachel said her show wi… Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — It's no joker. The night sky all over the world is lighting up Saturday with an illumination of the famed bat insignia to mark a special anniversary for Batman. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This is the time of year when the cast of HBO's "Veep" would usually be shooting a new season. Now that the show is done, actor Tony Hale says they'll have to settle for getting together at the Emmy Awards. Read more
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Performance artist Marina Abramovic is displaying her work in her native Belgrade for the first time in 44 years, and she says that returning home has been highly emotional. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the state visit to the U.S. by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (all times local): Read more