Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls is still considering running for Congress, but he may need some help getting a domain name for a website. Read more
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A truck driver who threatened to "shoot up" a church in Memphis and said he was haunted by "spiritual snakes and spiders" people put in his bed was arrested in Indiana, less than a week before the day of the planned attacks, authorities said in newly filed court records. Read more
The 4-H deadline to sign-up for the Fort Bend County Fair Parade is Friday at 5 p.m. 4-H students interested in more information, or signing up, are encouraged to go to https://agrilife.org/ftbend4h/event/fbcf-parade-sign-up-deadline/ or call the Fort Bend County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office at 281-342-3034. Read more
The thought of finding a way to pay for a college education can be a daunting task. College-bound high school students and their parents are encouraged to attend an informative presentation, “College-Planning Strategies,” on Wednesday, Aug. 28, beginning at 7 p.m., in meeting room 2 of the University Branch Library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus. Read more
The Terry volleyball team has looked crisper and more determined in the early part of the 2019 season. That has given head coach Ali Gonzalez a lot of confidence in her team.
For both Travis and Foster, Tuesday night’s volleyball match showed two young teams still trying to learn to be a winner while adjusting without key players. Read more
Even though baseball season ended two months ago, area players are still racking up awards including players from Terry, Foster and Travis. Read more
The UIL, for the second year in a row, has allowed freshmen on 5A and 6A teams to report to football camp ahead of the others players. And for some area teams, it is a big move. Read more
In the last four weeks, Fulshear authorities have received reports of five stolen cars and 10 auto burglaries.
Precinct 3 Constable Wayne Thompson hosted a press conference Friday to discuss the arrest of 64 people in Fort Bend County for human trafficking. Among those arrested was an active duty law enforcement officer.
Fulshear is experiencing a rash of auto burglaries and cart thefts. Since Monday, the community has experienced at least seven break-ins and three auto thefts.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify the remains of a young Hispanic male that were found on Dec. 17, 2000, near the intersection of the 8500 block of W. Davis Estates Road and FM 1994.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Department defended itself Friday after a pro football player and Richmond resident accused one of its deputies of harassment.
Five illegal aliens have been linked to 70 burglaries in Fort Bend County and dozens more elsewhere, authorities reported.
State & National News
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday threw his hat in the crowded race for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat just a week after ending his bid to become the Democratic presidential nominee in 2020. Read more
An Education Next report on public opinion about education issues published by the Harvard Kennedy School found that support for school choice continues to climb, especially on vouchers and tax-credit scholarships. It also found that the growing support for school choice exists primarily among black and Hispanic Democrats. Read more
Texas' decade-long streak of adding hospitality and construction jobs continued in July. Read more
SHREVEPORT, La. - Scorching temperatures continue across the ArkLaTex. The National Weather Service in Shreveport says the heat advisory continues and will remain in effect through 4 p.m. Thursday. Read more
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois judge seems close to appointing a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation already polarized finds itself divided once again, but this time politics isn't at the heart of it: The blame lies squarely on a fried piece of poultry. Read more
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say two men in Los Angeles were arrested after using open houses to rob homes of celebrities, including singers Usher and Adam Lambert. Read more
MIAMI (AP) — A manslaughter case against Mexican actor Pablo Lyle will move forward after a Florida judge refused to dismiss it under the state's "stand your ground" self-defense law. Read more