HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday, unsure what to do next as food supplies dwindled and a police siege of the campus entered its third day. Read more
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Lamar Consolidated ISD will look to approve the first steps of three major construction projects at this week’s board of trustees meetings. Read more
After qualifying for the runoff for the special election for the vacant Texas House District 28 seat, Republican Gary Gates has filed to run for the seat in 2020. Read more
BANGKOK (AP) — China on Monday urged the U.S. military to “stop flexing muscles” in the disputed South China Sea, a point of persistent friction in a relationship both sides said was generally improving. 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
A highly anticipated presentation on the history of sugar production, with an emphasis on the South’s antebellum sugarhouses including one facility in Fort Bend County, will actually be conducted twice on the same day and at the same location. Read more
Amy Jones believes dreams come true. Read more
Despite struggling in the regular season, the Foster football team was validated as one of the most dangerous teams in Region III of the 5A Division I playoffs.
The Fulshear High School volleyball team was the first program to play sport of any kind for the Chargers. Read more
Tuesday’s contest in Longhorn Gym on paper was a battle between a 6A program and 5A program within Lamar Consolidated ISD. Read more
Speed and pace can often be indicators of quality high school girls basketball. Read more
The Fulshear boys basketball team was itching to finally play against someone other than itself, and the Chargers let that frustration out against Lamar Consolidated. Read more
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning an aggravated robbery that took place in the Katy area.
Fort Bend County Indictments for Nov. 12, 2019 follows. The indictments are listed by name, offense and offense date.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in finding a missing person. McKayla Kelly, 19, was last seen on Nov. 12.
At least two Terry High School students were arrested following multiple fights on campus Tuesday, Rosenberg police said.
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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DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohammad Bayan, PE, has joined Jones|Carter as Vice President of Water and Wastewater in Dallas, TX. He brings more than 20 years of experience managing water and wastewater projects in addition to managing interdisciplinary engineering and construction projects costing in the tens of millions. Read more
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
SAN DIEGO — Julián Castro could lose his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and still come out a “winner.” Read more
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s disgraced Prince Andrew is facing mounting calls to provide information to U.S. law enforcement agencies and to lawyers who are investigating crimes committed by American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his associates. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise,” in which a high school romance is spun out into a web of memories and perspectives, has won the National Book Award for fiction. Read more
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after four Democratic presidential candidates called on NBC News to support an independent investigation into its handling of sexual misconduct, the issue remained offstage at Wednesday's debate on MSNBC. Read more
LONDON (AP) — The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns. Read more
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A sculptor known for trying to redress history through her art is creating the first statue of real-life women for New York’s Central Park, where the only females so honored until now have been fictional characters. Read more