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Fort Bend County residents began heading to the polls on Monday to cast ballot for a new Texas House 28 representative and 10 proposed constitutional amendments. Read more

Interim Economic Development Director Jeremy Heath has a project that might be right up downtown Rosenberg’s alley — literally. At the Rosenberg City Council workshop meeting Tuesday, Heath will present a proposed downtown alley improvement project. Read more

One of the most commonly held beliefs about domestic violence is that if the victim leaves the abusive relationship, the abuse will end, said Peggy Wright, the sexual assault and counseling director of the Fort Bend Women’s Center. Read more

Fort Bend County is offering advanced Severe Weather Spotter Training (SKYWARN) Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Gus George Law Enforcement Academy This free training requires basic spotter training sessions be completed. Read more

The Bamore Road construction project is one step closer to completion. And some city council members want to make sure that once it’s finished, the area surrounding it looks good too. Read more

Needville High School’s football team had its open week in week eight and the Blue Jays moved up to No. 7 in Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and’s high school football rankings.

Area fire departments responded to a structure fire near the intersection of Williams Way Boulevard and FM 762 early Monday morning.

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 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.

State & National News

DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a storm system that brought an EF-3 rated tornado to northern Dallas and severe weather to areas of the Great Plains, Farmers Insurance(®) has deployed its Catastrophe Response Team to help provide on-the-ground assistance to impacted customers. Read more

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Resideo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: REZI), a leading global provider of home comfort and security solutions, today announced that Robert (Bob) Ryder has been named interim chief financial officer, effective Nov. 7, 2019. Bob will succeed Joseph Ragan, who is leaving the company on Nov. 6, 2019, to pursue other opportunities. Read more

WASHINGTON -- It's Washington's new favorite Latin phrase: quid pro quo. On Capitol Hill, Democrats seeking to impeach the president are trying to prove that he engaged in a quid pro quo ("this for that") with U.S. aid to Ukraine. The president has insisted "there was no quid pro quo." But t… Read more

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November Election

Fort Bend County residents began heading to the polls on Monday to cast ballot for a new Tex… Read more

AUSTIN, Texas — This Election Day, Nov. 5, Texas voters will see 10 state propositions on their ballots. Read more

The Texas Democratic Party will formally endorse Dr. Eliz Markowitz as the lone Democratic c… Read more

Six Republicans and one Democrat have declared their intentions to fill House District 28 se… Read more

East Bernard High School’s 2019 Homecoming queen, Sydney Sandoval, poses with her father, Je…

Girl Scout Troop No. 151017 held a book drive at Campbell Elementary School in Greatwood on …