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
U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) alleging they proposed a “quid pro quo arrangement” with a Las Vegas casino executive. Read more
In the wake of a rule change that will modify federal regulations of the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) – which was later revised by the Obama administration in 2015 – federal and state officials met in Austin to discuss how this policy impacts taxpayers and the likelihood of Congress’ ability to resolve the border crisis in an election year. Read more
Conservative talk radio host and former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh said he's considering challenging U.S. President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for president in 2020. Read more
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
NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls it "some new, some old, some fast, some slow." Read more
MILAN (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about Placido Domingo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Caterina Bolognese, the head of the gender equality division at the Council of Europe, said Domingo should apologize. She said Domingo should apologize if he committed the sexual harassment … Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands." Read more