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String of robberies near Katy Mills Mall believed to be connected
KATY, Texas - Katy police said three robberies near Katy Mills Mall are related. On Saturday between 8:50 p.m. and 9:40 p.m., three robberies were reported within a 3-mile radius.
Armed robbers 'looking for easy prey' in Katy area, police say
KATY, Texas — Katy police are trying to track down a group of armed robbers preying on people at Katy Mills Mall and nearby businesses. They believe the suspects are responsible for at least three back-to-back robberies in that area Saturday night.
Heavy early morning fog causes fatal accident in north Harris County
HOUSTON - Already the fog and low visibility have played in factor in at least one fatal accident in north Harris County. According to deputies, the accident happened around 2 a.m. near the N. Sam Houston Pkwy and TC Jester.
Armed suspects rob man outside Katy Mills Mall
KATY, Texas (KTRK) -- Katy police are investigating three armed robberies, including one at Katy Mills Mall. Police say there have been four robberies that have been reported since Thanksgiving.
Katy Boardwalk District unveils plans for city's first conference hotel and residential phases
KATY, Texas (KTRK) -- Officials in Katy unveiled plans for a new Boardwalk District that will hold hotels, luxury lofts, stores and a 90-acre nature preserve. "The entire project is about creating something unexpected. Truly a natural-suburban oasis," says Kayce Reina, director of tourism and market
Sole finalist for Katy ISD superintendent could be named
KATY, Texas - On Monday night, Katy Independent School District board members will consider naming the lone finalist for the position of superintendent, but one board member is concerned that the process is being rushed.
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
One person injured in shooting at N. Harris Co. apartment complex
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – Deputies are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex in north Harris County that left one person injured Monday. The Precinct 4 Constable’s Office said an unknown suspect fired multiple gunshots at a vehicle in the 14000 block of Ella Blvd at The Cranbrook Downs apart
FM 1093 widening, First Street improvements: 4 Katy-area transportation updates to know this December
Work to widen FM 1093 from a two-lane road to a four-lane road with a median continues. For phase 2A, Fort Bend County is paving the westbound lanes from FM 1463 to the main entrance to Cross Creek Ranch, Fort Bend County engineer Richard Stolleis said. For phase 2B, the Texas Department of Transpor
Montgomery County inmate arrested in Houston after being released by mistake
CONROE, Texas - A Montgomery County inmate who was mistakenly released from jail Wednesday is back in custody Monday, officials said. Montgomery County deputies said Edward Manning, 30, was being held on $20,000 bond on a charge of assault involving family violence. He was accidentally released from
Second suspect wanted in connection with shooting that injured 7-year-old
KATY, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are searching for a second suspect in the case of a drive-by shooting that injured a child. Brandon Savoie is charged with tampering or fabricating evidence in relation to the shooting incident.
Randalls on N. Fry Road in Katy area to close
Randalls at 3050 N. Fry Road, Katy, is closing and holding a liquidation sale, according to signage at the store. Community Impact Newspaper reached out to the company for more information about the closure, but a representative has not responded to the requests. The grocer’s two other Katy-area sto
Teen shot in head during drive-by in northwest Houston, police say
HOUSTON - A teen was hospitalized after being shot in the head Sunday afternoon during a drive-by in northwest Houston, police said. The shooting was reported around 2 p.m. along De Soto Street near Oak Bend Drive.
Houston Man Sets Fire to Home With His Two Small Children Inside Following Argument With Wife
A man has been arrested on suspicion of purposely setting fire to his home while his wife and two small children were inside. Jimmy Klayton Lauder, 31, has been charged with arson and child endangerment following the blaze which occurred at his home on Rockharbor Lane in Houston, Texas.
Church plans Christmas Eve service
Living Stones Church invites community residents and guests to join in celebrating the birth of Christ on Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. at Tays Junior High, 26721 Hawk's Prairie Blvd. in Katy.
Katy ISD middle and high schools acclaimed as some of the best
Katy Independent School District excels once again!! Several of the district’s junior high and high schools were recognized as part of the Niche Top 25 Public Middle and High Schools for the Houston Metropolitan area.
More than $1,100 worth of meat stolen from Kroger store
HOUSTON - A sergeant found $1,188 worth of beef, pork and shrimp, among other items, in a vehicle pulled over by authorities Sunday. The food is believed to have been stolen from a Kroger store, according to a news release from the office of Constable Ryan Gable.
Texans DE J.J. Watt gave Jets QB a piece of his mind after 29-22 win
The Houston Texans prevailed over the New York Jets 29-22 Saturday afternoon at MetLife Stadium in a hard fought battle that saw a rookie quarterback nearly upset a 9-4 seemingly playoff bound team.
Ship Channel deterioration closes two lanes of I-610 East Loop
A routine inspection led to the closing of two outbound lanes on I-610 East Loop near the Ship Channel bridge. Officials say during the inspection, deterioration was found. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the closure is between the Port of Houston and Manchester.
Suspect wanted in drive-by shooting of Katy youth arrested
Harris County Sheriff's Office Violent Crime investigators say that Omarion Philip Bailey turned himself into HCSO deputies at the 49 San Jacinto Bonding Office Thursday night.