AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey's president defied growing pressure and sanctions from Western allies for a cease-fire in northern Syria. Read more
News You Need
Father Marty Pham shows off the John Deere Gator XUVS60E crossover utility vehicle that will be raffled off during St. Michael’s Catholic Church’s annual bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 27. A total of 15 prizes will be raffled off. Raffle tickets can be purchased from any church member or on the day of the event. Read more
The Rosenberg Rotary Club will hold its fourth annual Chili Cook-Off and Fall Raffle on Thursday, Oct. 17. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is apologizing for airing a video that it said depicted a Turkish attack on Kurds in Syria, but instead was taken at a military gun demonstration in Kentucky. Read more
Wednesday’s Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees was postponed due to rain.
For the third year in a row, Travis and Ridge Point will battle for the District 20-6A lead and the upper hand in winning the district title. Read more
The Needville football team received a couple of big honors after the Blue Jays got a big win on Friday. Read more
It was a career day for former Foster star Ceedee Lamb, as he had a huge performance for No. 5 Oklahoma against No. 11 Texas Saturday afternoon in the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Read more
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.
A recent Page 1 article (Oct. 11 Herald) regarding Sri Preston Kulkarni raising campaign funds included a false claim that U.S. Rep. Pete Olson was retiring because Kulkarni outraised him.
The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Citizen Engagement Committee will host a hate crimes forum on Monday, Oct. 28,
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.
State & National News
George P. Bush, the son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush and a Texas Land Commissioner, is running “a quiet campaign for lieutenant governor,” according to Kevin D. Williamson of National Review. Read more
Empower Texan’s CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan on Tuesday published a recording of a June 12 meeting he had with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and former Republican Caucus Chairman Dustin Burrows in which Sullivan was asked to target members of the House in exchange for receiving media credentials. Read more
The fastest growing cities in the country are in the South and West, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. Cities in the South and West held 14 of the 15 cities with the largest population gains in 2018. Read more
Texas, and its politicians, are getting drawn into national and international affairs. Read more
ATLANTA (AP) — A digital image of a Sally Mann photograph depicting the genitals of a young boy has prompted a child pornography charge against a co-founder of a popular sci-fi, fantasy and gaming convention. Read more
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say a woman was killed at the home of former "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely and sheriff's deputies fatally shot a suspect. Read more
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix's upcoming release of "The Laundromat," which they say defames them as lawless attorneys and may affect criminal cases against them. Read more
ROME (AP) — An Italian court has ruled that Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic "Vitruvian Man" drawing can be loaned to France's Louvre Museum, solving an ongoing cultural dispute between Italy and France. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, has died. He was 96. Read more