Fort Bend County Newswire

Fort Bend County Newswire

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  1. Fort Bend County man reported missing from groupaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Deputies say Douglas Eugene Carter, 65, was last seen in the 8200 block of Vista del Sol Drive around 11 a.m. on Sunday. Fort Bend County man reported missing from group home Deputies say Douglas Eugene Carter, 65, was last seen in the 8200 block of Vista del Sol Drive around 11 a.m. on Sunday.

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  2. Deputies arrest Richmond man after body found in Katy area ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Houston Chronicle

    Fort Bend County deputies arrested 28-year-old Walter Alfaro Sunday in connection with a body found in a ditch near Katy earlier this week. less Fort Bend County deputies arrested 28-year-old Walter Alfaro Sunday in connection with a body found in a ditch near Katy earlier this week.

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  3. Suspect in connection with body found in Katy ditch arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Fort Bend Sun

    Walter Alexander Alfaro, 28, of the Richmond area was booked into the Fort Bend County Jail at 11:10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 on a charge of Murder. A bond of $50,000 was set on the case, which is out of Harris County.

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  4. Fort Bend correctional officer arrested for bringing drugs into jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Fort Bend Sun

    A Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office correctional officer has been arrested for bringing illicit drugs in the Fort Bend County Jail. On Friday, Feb. 5, Naveed Mohammad Islam, 19, of the Richmond area was arrested on a warrant issued by the 240th District Court Judge Chad Bridges for the offense of Prohibited Substances in a Correctional Facility, a third-degree felony.

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  5. Kendleton student touts hands-on learning, seeking opportunities as paths to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Fort Bend Sun

    Kendleton, Texas, native Miguel Cervantes is currently a student at the Fort Bend County campus of Texas State Technical College . The 23-year-old expects to graduate in August 2016 with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diesel Equipment Technology with a heavy truck specialization.

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  6. Super Bowl special, adopt a furry friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fort Bend Sun

    Through Saturday, Feb. 6, all pets at the Fort Bend County Animal Shelter can be adopted for a special adoption fee of $50 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl. The special adoption fee includes vaccines, a microchip, and spaying/neutering.

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  7. Technical Education in Fort Bend continues to grow with TSTC ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Fort Bend Star

    ... the rapid expansion of the Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Richmond campus. TSTC considered leaving Fort Bend County, but the Richmond community rallied around the campus, and now, it's expected to be among the largest TSTC campuses in the ...

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  8. Two compete for Trinity Co. sheriff titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KSWO

    ... several times for commentary but were not able to get in contact him. We do know he's employed with the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Woody Wallace said one of his greatest accomplishments in office has been lowering the crime rate in ...

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  9. Truancy Committee hosts first meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Fort Bend Star

    County Judge Bob Hebert and City of Sugar Land Mayor James Thompson recently appointed a County Wide Truancy Policy Committee to establish a unified truancy policy for Fort Bend County. Established in the 84th Legislature, HB 2398 imposed a requirement on all counties with two or more courts hearing truancy cases, and two or more school districts, to appoint a committee to recommend uniform processes and procedures for truancy cases.

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  10. Triple fatality in Meadows PlaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Fort Bend Sun

    At 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a 911 call from a male reporting three DOAs in the 11000 block of Dorrance in Meadows Place. The male caller stated he came home to discover his wife, mother, and younger brother deceased inside the home by apparent gunshot wounds.

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  11. Texas police believe woman killed 2 relatives, then selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Brownsville Herald

    ... Stewart says the man called 911 to report finding his mother, his wife and his younger brother dead. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says the man who located the bodies is the father of the two youngsters. His slain wife was the children's ...

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  12. Police: 3 family members found dead in Fort Bend homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Stewart says the man called 911 to report finding his mother, his wife and his younger brother dead. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says the man who located the bodies is the father of the two youngsters. His slain wife was the children's ...

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  13. Police: Mom fired shots in triple murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... and son, the Meadows Place Police Department says. The crime was reported at 6:20 p.m. when the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a 911 call from a man reporting three bodies in a home in the 11000 block of Dorrance. The man ...

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  14. Three people die in Meadows Place murder-suicideRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Fort Bend Star

    ... three people were killed in a murder-suicide Police said three people were killed in a murder-suicide in a Fort Bend County home. (Photo: KHOU) There were also two young children in the home, both two years old or younger. They were not hurt and are ...

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  15. County libraries launch smartphone checkout capabilityRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Fort Bend Sun

    Want to check out something from the library, but don't always carry your library card with you? Now, patrons at Fort Bend County Libraries can use their smartphone to take a picture of their library barcodes and use that picture to check out items at the library's checkout desk! Barcode scanners with the capability to read images have been installed at all checkout desks in the library system. These new barcode scanners are able to read the barcode from a picture taken with any type of smartphone.

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  16. Murder suspect arrested in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Fort Bend Sun

    A 19-year-old Houston man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting incident in Fort Bend County. Deshaun Karone Jones was arrested at a house in Houston by members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offender's Task Force.

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  17. Three found dead inside Fort Bend County homeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KHOU-TV Houston

    Three found dead inside Fort Bend County home Stay with KHOU 11 News for this developing story.

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  18. TSTC Hvac students give back to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Fort Bend Sun

    The students in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology at Texas State Technical College's Fort Bend County campus are helping the county save money, while receiving the hands-on training they need to learn the skills of the trade. Every month, since 2002, the Fort Bend County Recycling Center delivers recycled refrigerators to the students at TSTC.

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  19. New year, new campus, TSTC hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Fort Bend Sun

    Texas State Technical College is set to open a new campus in Fort Bend County in August 2016, bringing approximately 60 jobs to the area. With a goal of opening with 500 students and four more programs being added to the curriculum, TSTC has already begun the application and hiring processes for faculty, instructional program support jobs, and support staff positions.

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  20. Man sought in homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Fort Bend Sun

    Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the perpetrator involved in a homicide case which occurred Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. At around 8 a.m. Saturday, Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a "man down call" in the 16200 block of Pasadero in the Mission Bend subdivision.

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