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The Terry Rangers primed themselves for Thursday night for what they hoped would be their first District 10-5A DI victory in 2019, hosting Texas City on Homecoming night at Guy K. Traylor Memorial Stadium in Rosenberg.
This week marked the beginning of team tennis playoffs for UIL schools and west Fort Bend County came out swinging. Read more
SUGAR LAND — The Travis Tigers are closer than ever to winning the school’s first-ever out-right district championship after they defeated Ridge Point 27-23 on Thursday at Mercer Stadium. 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.
A 41-year-old Houston man convicted of shooting three people to death at a Stafford carwash in 2013 was sentenced last week to life in prison.
State & National News
The United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors may be nearing an end after a month after it was announced late Wednesday a tentative agreement had been reached. One day later, however, that announcement might prove premature. Read more
Recreation on federal lands managed by the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) in Arizona contributed $1.8 billion in added value to the state’s economy last year, according to a report by the federal agency. Read more
Illinois’ Congressional delegation told representatives from Google, Reddit and other tech giants to better police their sites, or the government would be forced to step in. Read more
General Motors and the Union Auto Workers on Wednesday announced a tentative deal that could end the longest strike against GM since 1970. Read more
A rumor circulating around Washington is that Democrats intend to impeach President Donald Trump by Thanksgiving, with a trial in the Senate before Christmas. Based on conversations I have had with Democrats and Republicans, I suspect the timeline is slightly off. Read more
Who knows if Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen will be ousted after the secret tape recording was released this week of him bashing a number of House members and targeting 10 Republicans in primaries? But he should be. Read more
WASHINGTON -- With three polls showing her in the lead, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., may soon eclipse former vice president Joe Biden as the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. That's great news for Republicans, because Warren has a problem: The central message of he… Read more
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "The Casagrandes," Nickelodeon's new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survive a big city, is one of the first cartoons in the U.S. to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Wolf and her U.S. publisher have split up amid a dispute over her latest book, "Outrages." Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. Read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inspired by the climate activism of a Swedish teenager, Jane Fonda said Friday that she is returning to civil disobedience nearly a half-century after she was last arrested at a protest. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97. Read more