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More than 60 men arrested for online solicitation of a minor in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- More than 60 men have been arrested for online solicitation of a minor in Montgomery County. The Montgomery County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) launched undercover operations to apprehend the 61 men. The men believed they were meeting up with


Winter Is Back In the Forecast For Conroe-Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy throughout the day Friday, and rain overnight into early Saturday. Windy and cooler on Saturday, and clear and cold on Sunday. Rain overnight. High 70, low 48. Chance of precipitation: 49%. Wind 6 mph from the S.


Houstonian claims $12.5M Lotto Texas jackpot

HOUSTON — A Houston resident claimed a big $12.5 million jackpot for the Jan. 12 drawing, according to the Texas Lottery. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase, so the winner will receive $8,550,384.24.


Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas Game Wardens searching for suspect in recent high-speed chases

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — The Smith County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Game Wardens are currently on the lookout for a Tyler man who is wanted for multiple criminal offenses.


Potter: Citrus for Montgomery County

Citrus trees can offer an attractive and interesting addition to the landscape. The climate in Montgomery County is less than ideal for commercial production of citrus but thankfully we have options for home production. Harvested citrus can be used to eat fresh or to make marmalades or preserves. Ci


Montgomery County: 39 felony DWI arrests, 26 felony sex crimes arrests in Dec.

Officials with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrested 65 people for felony Driving While Intoxicated charges and felony sex crimes throughout the month of December, according to records from a public information request filed by the Chronicle.


Montgomery County Search & Rescue receive new infrared devices from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

The members of the Montgomery County Search & Rescue organization now have four more tools in their toolbox to assist with local rescue and recovery operations. The all-volunteer group was awarded a grant through the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. With the grant, the organization purchased


Conroe to get new Chick-Fil-A, Taco Bell

Photo: Cody Bahn, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer. Conroe is adding two more popular fast food chains that will generate more than $1 million into the growing community.


City, Montgomery County Offices Closed For MLK Day

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX — Communities all over the nation will honor the memory of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr on his birthday this Monday. That means city, county, state and federal offices will be closed Monday .


Stands for Houston: Montgomery Co. deputy lends helping hand to 90-year-old woman

HOUSTON — A Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy is standing for Houston with his act of kindness he shown toward an elderly woman. The department posted pictures to Facebook Thursday of the deputy escorting the 90-year-old woman to his patrol vehicle while helping her run some errands.


Montgomery County Hospital District launches new stroke care program

Photo: Courtesy Of The Montgomery County Hospital District. Stroke care in Montgomery County is on the up and up. A budding partnership between the Montgomery County Hospital District and area hospitals is seeking to minimize long-term damage in stroke patients by training paramedics to recognize si


Play cards, bingo or pickleball: 7 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas this weekend, Jan. 19-20

From professional soccer tryouts to painting and glass etching, there are plenty of sports, games and crafts happening in the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend. Jan. 19-21 Pro Soccer Consulting holds soccer tryouts to showcase to professional coaches and agents. Noon Jan. 19-3 p.m. Jan. 21. $3


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Mother and baby pulled from Willis crash that sent 6 to the hospital

WILLIS, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother and baby had to be cut out of a car after a crash in Montgomery County sent six people to the hospital. Troopers say three cars collided on Calvary Road west of I-45 near Willis Thursday night.



Wednesday, MPD officers conducted a traffic stop on FM 1488. During the course of the roadside investigation, over 200 ecstasy pills, 19 ounces of marijuana and a .40 caliber Glock were located inside the vehicle. All 3 males, out of Houston, were arrested. The charges filed were manufacture/deliver


Stories to watch in 2019 #1: Incorporation decision looms following study

This story is part of our Annual Community Guide, which takes a look at some of the biggest stories to watch in The Woodlands and South Montgomery County in 2019. After several months of study The Woodlands Township has entered the last phase of its ongoing $800,000 study on incorporation which, if


Suspect found dead after fatal shooting outside Texas church

CYPRESS, Texas (AP) A man suspected of shooting two women in a suburban Houston church parking lot, killing one of them, and then fleeing to a hotel has been found dead inside a room there. The body.



Just before midnight, Thursday DPS was dispatched to a head-on crash with a possible fatality on Calvary Road about a mile west of I-45 in the Willis area. Units arrived on scene to find 3 vehicles with heavy damage and victims trapped. North Montgomery County Fire worked first on a Kia Rio in which


Shooting reported at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Cypress

CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- Harris County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a reported shooting at a Cypress church. Deputies were called just after 7 p.m. Thursday night to the Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church on Huffmeister Road near Cypress North Houston.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.