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WASHINGTON (AP) — If the FBI discovers that foreign hackers have infiltrated the networks of your county election office, you may not find out about it until after voting is over. And your governor and other state officials may be kept in the dark, too. Read more
The last Rosenberg City Council meeting, council members allocated $4,762 in Hotel Occupancy Tax funds to the Art League of Fort Bend for marketing purposes. Read more
J.J. Clemence has announced her candidacy for tax assessor-collector of Fort Bend County. She will seek the Republican nomination in the 2020 spring primary election. Clemence is a certified auditor and business development manager She said she has a proven track record as a fiscal conservative, which makes her “the ideal candidate” for this position. Read more
The Richmond Police will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 26. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents may drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Richmond Police Department, 600 Preston St.
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.
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.
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DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE: ENLC) (EnLink) announced today that representatives of EnLink will attend and meet with investors at the RBC Capital Markets Midstream Conference in Dallas on Wednesday, November 20. Read more
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- People were lined up out the door at two San Antonio stores, eager to check in two days early. Volunteers from as far away as Alabama arrived to prepare for the big event. And on Saturday morning, more than 2,000 participants packed Mission County Park for the Wounded Warrior Project(®) (WWP) Carry Forward(®) 5K, delivered by CSX(®). Read more
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FalconStor Software, Inc.'s (OTCQB: FALC) will announce financial results for the third quarter 2019, ending September 30, 2019 after the close of the market on Thursday, November 14, 2019. FalconStor will host a webcast presentation and conference call at 3:30 PM CDT to discuss the results. In conjunction with the conference call, FalconStor will also host a presentation on the internet. Read more
PLANO, Texas, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LegacyTexas Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: LTXB) ("LegacyTexas") today announced that it has notified NASDAQ of the anticipated effective date of the previously-announced proposed merger (the "merger") with Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. ('Prosperity") contemplated by that certain Agreement and Plan of Reorganization, dated as of June 16, 2019. LegacyTexas anticipates that the merger will be effective as of November 1, 2019, subject to the approval of the shareholders of Prosperity and the stockholders of LegacyTexas and the satisfaction or waiver of the other closing conditions described in the definitive merger agreement. Read more
Dr. Ivan Mefford was presented the 2019 Jeff Council Award at the hospital’s annual fundraiser, Patchwork of Life. The Jeff Council Award was created in 2018 to honor Jeff Council for his years of service to OakBend Medical Center, which spanned more than three decades. Jeff personified OakB… Read more
Last week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that's in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is n… Read more
“Never wear anything that panics the cat.” – P.J. O’Rourke, American political satirist and journalist Read more
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Music artist and actress Queen Latifah is among the honorees being recognized by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. Read more
PARIS (AP) — Much about Leonardo Da Vinci remains an enigma: the smile of the "Mona Lisa"; why the world's most famous painter left so many works unfinished; and more recently, who bought the contentious "Salvator Mundi." Read more
HOUSTON (AP) — Max Scherzer was taunted over his eyes as a kid. Now he treasures them. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — As Lupita Nyong'o accepted an award from the Harlem School of Arts — and entered the stage to Beyoncé's anthemic hit "Brown Skin Girl" — the actress mainly had two people to thank for fueling her passion for the arts as a child: her parents. Read more
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin, known for his mocking impersonations of President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live," is coming to Virginia to help Democratic legislative candidates. Read more