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Thursday | KHOU-TV Houston

Mother of teen girl accused in crime spree: 'Monitor your children's internet usage'

The family of a 15-year-old girl said they never thought she'd wind up in court facing a judge on multiple charges of armed robbery and carjacking.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thursday Apr 17 | Fort Bend Star

Non-stop US 59 to I-10 completed

A ribbon cutting between Bellaire Blvd. and Westpark Tollway next to the Shops at Bella Terra between Sugar Land and Katy marks the opening of another toll overpass on what is known as Segment D of the Grand Parkway in Fort Bend County.

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Related Topix: Sugar Land, TX, Katy, TX, Bellaire, TX

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fort Bend Star

Cyclist hit by deputy

As dawn broke Friday morning a deputy constable was involved in a traffic accident with a teen on a bicycle near Katy in north Fort Bend County.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

Fort Bend Star

Relax, enjoy the chili

This cute, yellow, quacking "duckie" is part of the cast of characters that celebrates the Easter season and here, it visits with Valentina , Emilia , Paula and Daniela Gomez, along with Camryn and Sydnee Johnson during the annual Chili Cook-Off at Classic Chevrolet Sugar Land benefiting the Sugar Land Police Officer's Association.

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Related Topix: Sugar Land, TX, Rosenberg, TX

Fort Bend Star

Lone Star Stomp's silver anniversary at the ranch

Bob and Carole Brown, community supporters of the George Ranch Historical Park, visit with KTRH 740 News Radio talk show host Michael Berry, who served as MC of the Lone Star Stomp's 25th anniversary celebration this past Saturday in Richmond.

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Related Topix: Richmond, TX

Fort Bend Star

Opposition speaks out against One-Way Pairs at public hearing

Rosenberg residents look at design plans for the controversial One-Way Pairs project that would turn sections of two major roads into one-way streets.

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Related Topix: Rosenberg, TX, Train Disaster, Richmond, TX

KHOU-TV Houston

Woman indicted by Fort Bend County Grand Jury for role in 2011 murder

One of the suspects involved in the death of a woman whose dismembered body parts were found in a creek in July 2011 has been indicted by the Fort Bend County Grand Jury.

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Related Topix: Oyster Creek, TX, Richmond, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Click2Houston

National Public Safety Telecommunications week

It's National Public Safety Telecommunications week, an important time for law enforcement around the country as officers celebrate the men and women on the front lines of emergency response.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Click2Houston

Severe weather moves through Southeast Texas

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watches for several counties as conditions improved late Monday afternoon, but a handful of counties remain under a watch.

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Related Topix: Weather, Brazoria County, TX, Galveston County, TX, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Abc13.com

Fort Bend residents concerned about neighbor's cat baiting

Some people living in a Fort Bend County neighborhood are upset because they say one of their neighbors is trapping neighborhood cats by baiting traps.

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Related Topix: Pecan Grove, TX

Water Online

Meadows Place Water Utility Upgrades To ORIONA Fixed Network (SE)...

In January 2014, the city of Meadows Place, Texas, became the first city in Fort Bend County to fully convert to an Advanced Metering Infrastructure fixed-network system.

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Related Topix: Meadows Place, TX

Click2Houston

Fort Bend deputy hits teenager on bicycle

The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Department was investigating after a deputy hit a teenager Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Family Badge

Fort Bend County - Crime Stoppers - Special Crime Alert! | Photols

Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects involved in a bank robbery in the Katy area.

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Related Topix: Katy, TX

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Drought not an issue for Upper Coastal Bend farmers-so far

Garcia said the growing season, despite a chaotic beginning, is off to a good start.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Beasley, TX, Agriculture, Science

The Family Badge

Fort Bend County - Jury returned guilty verdict in DWI case

A jury convicted Keith Edward Zahradnik of Driving While Intoxicated on April 3, 2014 after deliberating for just over an hour.

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Related Topix: Richmond, TX, Sugar Land, TX

Fort Bend Star

Second suspect in workplace murder identified

Daniel Castaneda-Gomez, 18, of Houston is wanted for questioning in the mid-March murder of Marlon Alexander Palencia Castaneda at Global Casework Manufacturing, a business located in Sugar Land.

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Related Topix: Sugar Land, TX, Denton, TX

Fort Bend Star

1st Annual Fort Bend Cares "Doggone Fun Run/Walk" is April 12

Dogs and Owners of all ages and sizes are invited to walk, run or race to benefit underprivileged youth in Fort Bend County at the first annual Fort Bend Cares "Doggone Fun Run/Walk" Saturday, April12, at Memorial Park Sugar Land.

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Related Topix: Sugar Land, TX

Fort Bend Star

Drought-like conditions require voluntary water schedules

Sugar Land has implemented Stage 1 voluntary water restrictions to comply with a request from Gov. Rick Perry to conserve water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sugar Land, TX, Natural Disasters, Drought, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fort Bend Star

Auction items up for bid at Lone Star Stomp XXV on April 12

Fort Bend County Museum Association's Executive Director, Claire Rogers, stands beside the Texas Congressional Chair that will be one of the highlights at the Lone Star Stomp.

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Related Topix: Texas, Port Aransas, TX, Chappell Hill, TX

Business Journal

New neighborhood on tap for Riverstone

San Antonio-based Newmark Homes has purchased a 22-acre tract of land in Fort Bend County just west of Highway 6 on Oilfield Road adjacent to the master-planned community of Riverstone in Sugar Land.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX

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