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Fort Bend ISD halts legal actions related to 95 graves found at construction site

Fort Bend Independent School District's board of trustees announced Thursday that it will halt further legal actions in connection with the historic cemetery discovered at the site of the James Reese Career and Technical Center, according to a news release from the school.


Rosenberg family receives spiritual sign through Virgin Mary's appearance

ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) -- Residents in Rosenberg brought roses, rosaries and their faith Thursday night as they prayed in front of a home where they believe the image of the Virgin Mary appeared under a porch light on Feb. 12.


Fort Bend ISD Halts Litigation Over Sugar Land 95, Remains Likely To Be Reinterred

Community members and elected officials have asked the school district to rebury the remains at the site where they were discovered a year ago. The Fort Bend Independent School District is halting legal actions regarding the final destination for the remains of 95 individuals that were discovered a


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Rosenberg's Home And Garden Show Happens On March 2

ROSENBERG, TX — Are you ready to wow your friends and neighbors with the most amazing lawn and the most impressive interior design for your home? This is the year it could happen and you can find all the tools you'll need at the first-ever, Rosenberg Home and Garden Show.


UPDATE: 2 killed by rooftop gunman in east Houston ambush identified

HOUSTON - A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday evening shooting. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. in the 12800 block of Eastbrook Drive, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. The area is near the intersection of Maxey Road and W


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution in sex sting

JUPITER, Florida (KTRK) -- Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Balderas brings pistol-packing security guard to Rosenberg council meeting

Rosenberg City Council member Jacob Balderas fears for his safety, which is why he hired private security to follow his every move at city council meetings. At Tuesday’s meeting, Balderas and his armed security guard walked through the back doors of the council chamber 30 minutes after the meeting b


Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire

PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.


R. Kelly charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, reports say

CHICAGO - Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court records. Thursday's charges come after years of allegations directed at Kelly, accusing the now 52-year-old of sexual misconduct involving women and underag


Fort Bend County shops for sales tax changes

Editor’s note: This is the first article of a multipart series about legislation related to unincorporated areas in the Greater Houston area. Residents in Fort Bend County may see more mobility and law enforcement projects following the Texas 86th legislative session.


Van carrying 7 inmates crashes into ditch in Wharton County, police say

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - A van carrying inmates crashed Thursday in Wharton County, according to police. Officials said the seven inmates on board all suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries. They were all taken to an area medical facility for treatment.


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital

WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says


Fourth suspect arrested for killing of Victoria man

A fourth suspect has been arrested for the killing of a Victoria man, who was found shot at his apartment in early February, police announced Friday morning. About 11 a.m. Tuesday, Christopher Isador Varela Jr., 27, was arrested in Fort Bend County on a warrant for the murder of Victoria resident Me


73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below: