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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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AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Abrigo, the leading technology provider of compliance, credit risk, and lending solutions for community financial institutions, announced today it launched a survey to assess how financial institutions expect to manage their commercial lending process in 2020. Read more

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holiday season approaching, car shoppers are gearing up for the last great deals of the year. However, the latest Capital One Auto Navigator survey reveals only 26 percent of respondents feel very confident when shopping for a car. While this is a six percent increase over 2018, respondents attribute low confidence to not having finances in order prior to visiting a dealership (27 percent)(1), not researching nor knowing what car they want (43 percent) and past experience (28 percent). In addition, only 24 percent say they are "a boss" when it comes to negotiating during car buying, a number that also saw a slight increase (eight percent) over last year (sixteen percent). 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…