AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey's president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria. Read more
News You Need
Father Marty Pham shows off the John Deere Gator XUVS60E crossover utility vehicle that will be raffled off during St. Michael’s Catholic Church’s annual bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 27. A total of 15 prizes will be raffled off. Raffle tickets can be purchased from any church member or on the day of the event. Read more
The Rosenberg Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Chili Cook-Off and Fall Raffle on Thursday, Oct. 17. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is apologizing for airing a video that it said depicted a Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria, but instead was taken at a military gun demonstration in Kentucky. Read more
Wednesday’s Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees was postponed due to rain.
For the third year in a row, Travis and Ridge Point will battle for the District 20-6A lead and the upper hand in winning the district title. Read more
The Needville football team received a couple of big honors after the Blue Jays got a big win on Friday. Read more
It was a career day for former Foster star Ceedee Lamb, as he had a huge performance for No. 5 Oklahoma against No. 11 Texas Saturday afternoon in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Read more
Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies continue to search for the driver of a pickup truck who fled the scene of an accident involving a Lamar Consolidated ISD school bus on Monday afternoon.
A recent Page 1 article (Oct. 11 Herald) regarding Sri Preston Kulkarni raising campaign funds included a false claim that U.S. Rep. Pete Olson was retiring because Kulkarni outraised him.
The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Citizen Engagement Committee will host a hate crimes forum on Monday, Oct. 28,
The Rosenberg Police Department is investigating the report of gunshots being fired at one or more homes in the Cambridge Village neighborhood.
A 23-year-old Needville woman who announced on social media in 2016 she felt like harming her baby, then killed her 2-month-old son, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Fort Bend County Indictments for Oct. 7, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.
Rosenberg police recovered more than $300,000 in stolen jewelry on Tuesday after nabbing two thieves who helped rob a store in the Brazos Town Center shopping complex.
State & National News
U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) activities in Colorado contributed nearly $8 billion in added value to the state’s economy last year, according to a report by the federal agency. Read more
U.S. Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina has proposed a measure that seeks to reduce recidivism rates in the country. Read more
U.S. retails sales fell in September, driven in part by a decline in auto sales and gas prices. It is the first drop since February, and sparked concern about the overall health of the economy. Read more
Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, and the oldest members of Gen Z (post-millennials) have just reached working age. This influx of younger generations into the workforce has sparked new employment trends, especially when it comes to worker mobility. Read more
Texas, and its politicians, are getting drawn into national and international affairs. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Salinger thought of including his generation's idea of a trigger alert as he worked on "The Catcher in the Rye." Read more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music artists cried together and prayed together at an emotional CMT Artists of the Year awards show that reflected the tight-knit community of artists who supported each other through success and loss. Read more
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday. Read more
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Seven years after hitting the road to perform and share their stories of recording with some of the biggest names in pop music, a New Jersey-based group of former A-list session musicians is being recognized for its efforts. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury has started deliberating whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third. Read more