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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Four people were killed and six more wounded when “unknown suspects” sneaked into a backyard filled with people at a party in central California and fired into the crowd, police said. Read more

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Sedley Alley was strapped to a gurney and put to death in Tennessee in 2006, convicted of killing a 19-year-old Marine two decades earlier. Alley had confessed to the slaying of Lance Cpl. Suzanne Collins, but later said his confession was coerced. Now, a nonprofit legal group dedicated to clearing the wrongly convicted hopes DNA evidence may be used to exonerate the … Read more

Fort Bend Rainbow Room will host its 18th annual Flo Berkman “Spirit of Giving” Awards Luncheon, in memory of Flo Berkman, on Dec. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marriott Sugar Land Town Square, 16090 City Walk in Sugar Land. Read more

Fort Bend County Indictments for Nov. 18, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date

AUSTIN — Last month, the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program hit a key milestone, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is proud to announce that 10,000 individuals — in Texas, across the nation and around the globe — have been trained through this vital program.

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DALLAS, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE: INVH) ("Invitation Homes" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 57,600,000 shares of Invitation Homes common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with Blackstone at $30.10 per share. The offering is expected to close on November 26, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions. Upon consummation of this offering and Blackstone's related distribution of its remaining 300,452 shares in Invitation Homes to its partners, Blackstone will no longer beneficially own shares in Invitation Homes. Read more

The train horns have been a football the Mayors and Commissioners throw around every few months.The horns are a thorn in their constituents' foot but they don’t want to spend the money on a non-romantic correction process. Read more

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Retired US Marine Corps. Maj. Frederick Hunt, JROTC department leader, at Travis High School…

Travis football players Mason Muchaw and Jared Wright hug after the loss to Tompkins. 

The Fort Bend Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to donate two books, “Ge…