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Decomposing head and body found near tracks in Rosenberg

ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) --Authorities are investigating after a head and body were found Wednesday afternoon in Rosenberg.Officials say railroad workers called Rosenberg Police just before 1 p.m. after they found a human head behind the 1500 block of Avenue G, not far from the tracks.Detectives at t

ABC13 HOUSTON - 2018-08-16 16:38:25

Rosenberg, TxDOT Settle On Controversial Road Project

In 2014, Rosenberg residents voted not to donate this property to the state. The election was initiated under a City Charter provision, which allowed citizens to petition for a Special Election. Another citizen petition was presented to the Rosenberg City Council after the election.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 21:25:48

Man transported to hospital after 3-vehicle wreck on US 59

A Victoria man was transported to a local hospital with injuries following a three-vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon near Inez, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety officials.Law enforcement responded to the wreck at 2:14 p.m. Thursday at U.S. 59 and Farm-to-Market Road 444, said Sgt. R

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-08-16 20:47:00

Controversy arises as new EMS director named in city

Dr. Brooke Dorotik, a native El Campoan working at Mid Coast Medical Clinic as a family practitioner, was approved in a 4-0-1 vote with Mayor Randy Collins and Councilman Jeff Allgayer not present. Councilwoman Gloria Harris refused to vote, urging a delay in the decision.


Jackson County school districts meet state standards

Although all Jackson County school districts met standard in the2018 Accountability Ratings, the superintendents said there's always room for improvement.Edna Independent School Districtreceived a C rating for overall performance and for all categories except for academic growth, which received a D.


A Nigerian Man is Stabbed to Death in US By His Lover's ex who is also a Nigerian - Your Total Needs

A Nigerian man was stabbed to death by his girlfriend’s ex, who is also a Nigerian, in Katy, Texas.

YOURTOTALNEEDS.COM - 2018-08-17 08:55:43

Beard Papa's Katy Grand Opening

The first 50 puff lovers on Saturday and Sunday spin the wheel to win an ULTRA-EXCLUSIVE T-shirt, mug, or tote bag with any cream puff purchase

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Tides rise and reds respond

East, southeast winds have finally allowed tides to swell along the middle coast, something we have been awaiting for months. Many captains have commented they have never seen tides this low for this long during the spring and summer months.


Human head located near railroad tracks in Rosenberg, police say

KPRCA human head was located near railroad tracks Wednesday in Rosenberg, according to police. A body was located nearby that had been deceased for an "extended period," police said.


Edna - Paws 2 Read

Jackson County Memorial Library will have their Pasw 2 Read program from 4 - 5 p.m. every Thursday.Kids of all ages are welcome to go by the library and strength their reading skills by reading to certified therapy dogs.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2018-08-16 16:00:00

Man awaits extradition from North Carolina in woman's 1999 slaying in Stafford

SUGAR LAND, Texas- A man has been arrested and is awaiting extradition from North Carolina in a nearly 20-year-old case from Stafford, according to investigators.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-08-17 20:42:00

A look at Harvey's damage by neighborhoods

Breaking it down by county, Harris had the most damage, by far, with 154,170 homes flooded, followed by Galveston at 12,000 homes, Brazoria with 9,000, Fort Bend with 6,800, and Montgomery with 4,100.

KHOU - 2018-08-17 02:21:44

City moves toward small tax hike

There’s a chance El Campo taxpayers’ bills will be going up next year, although the levy city council officials are considering isn’t considered a hike.That’s despite the fact that it’s not quite two cents higher than the current rate.


FBCSO: Man stabs ex-girlfriend’s new lover to death in front of her small children at Katy home 

KATY, Texas — A local man is behind bars after he was accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s new lover in front of the woman and her small children at their home in the Katy area early Thursday, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office said.

CW39.COM - 2018-08-16 20:46:46

Authorities: 4 injured in train-car crash in Inez

Kolle Road, where the incident took place, is closed.So it FM 444.@Vicadvocatepic.twitter.com/wH9GA9Zqo4— Amber Aldaco (@ambersita17)August 15, 2018At least four people were injured in a Wednesday evening crash between a train and a vehicle in Inez, according to authorities.


New truck to give Woodlands Fire Department more high-altitude options

The Woodlands Fire Department's new Pierce Ascendant 107-foot Tiller fire truck, which is built on top of a Velocity chassis. The truck holds 300 gallons of water and is equipped with a 1,250 Gallon Per Minute... more


Meadow Lane home gets landscape update

Originally from El Campo, Scott and Lindsey Price moved back to their hometown two years ago after living in Abilene for awhile. When the couple purchased their home at 2720 Meadow Lane, the landscape was in grave disrepair so they began to make changes.


One person dead in reported homicide in Katy

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HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 11:21:43

Know before you dine out -- read this week's restaurant inspection reports

The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties.In the inspection reports, each violation in the Priority items 1-20 is 3 demerits; Priority Foundation items 21-33 are 2 demerits; and Co


Erdogan cast aside as Trump favors other Mideast strongmen

Since taking office, the Trump administration has embraced those in the region whose priorities meshed with key U.S. policies, such as confronting Iran and Sunni Islamist groups. The authoritarian rulers of Saudi Arabia and Egypt, as well as Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, are among those who tick that