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Mother selling hoodies to raise money for daughter's surgery
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas - The Prairie View A&M community and Houston rapper "Trae Tha Truth" are helping support a student who's in need of a lifesaving surgery. Dyanna Tucker, 19, is in the first year of her nursing undergraduate studies at Prairie View A&M University.
Branch applauds Dabney’s career
Heading into her final game on the court of Sealy High School, Lady Tiger head coach Anthony Branch couldn’t say enough positive things about his lone senior getting ready to wrap up quite the four-year career in black and gold.
Tigers set for exciting finish
The remaining games on the schedule grow evermore important when the “games remaining” column begins to dwindle and the playoff picture has yet to be cemented. Sealy head coach Ray Dabney and his team are still right in the thick of things but more wins are needed, and although the next game is alwa
Friends, family rally for thorough investigation into officer-involved shooting
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas - Family and friends of a man shot by a police officer held a rally Thursday, calling for a thorough investigation into the matter. De’eddrick Graves, 20, was listed in critical condition Thursday. A Prairie View A&M University police officer shot Graves in Bellville, Texas on Mo
President Trump will sign border deal but will also declare emergency
Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited - this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions of dollars from other feder
Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas
Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.
Texas resident claims $1 million scratch-off prize
AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) A resident of Rosenberg has claimed a $1 million jackpot in the Texas Lottery scratch-off game $100 Million Texas Riches. The winner, who elected to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at Rudy's Stop and Shop at 3326 Ave. I, in Rosenberg.
'Violent' robbery suspects in Cinco Ranch shootout identified
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas — Authorities on Thursday identified the two suspects killed and two others arrested after a robbery investigation that led to a chase and shootout in Cinco Ranch.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office changes protocol, risks losing dispatch authority
On Dec. 20, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office sent an email to all county constable offices stating: “Beginning [Jan. 1, 2019] calls for service in supplemental patrol areas covered by Fort Bend County constables will be dispatched to a [sheriff’s office] patrol deputy and not the contract const
Trump's border national emergency plan draws outrage and legal threats from some in Texas
President Donald Trump didn't get everything he wanted from Congress for his long-promised border wall, so he signaled Thursday that he's going to declare a national emergency to make it happen. That announcement prompted outrage from Democrats, ambivalence from Republicans and a legal threat from o
Texas German Society State Convention
The Texas German Society is pleased to announce the 2019 State Convention to be held on Saturday, March 9 at the historic Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall at 13035 Hall Road, Cat Spring, Texas 78933.
Cosmic Air Trampoline Park opens in Katy area
Cosmic Air Trampoline Park opened Feb. 8 at 1210 Fry Road, Houston, the general manager said. The business is family-owned and offers trampolines, rope courses and a rock climbing wall as well as basketball and volleyball courses. There is also a cafe that sells refreshments. 281-215-5000. www.cosmi
After he was laid off, this father’s small act of love meant everything to his daughter - and thousands of others
KATY, Texas — Love is in the details. That’s how Jim Porterfield conveys his love to his children, never wavering even as he’s faced hardship. In 1981, Jim was struck by a drunk driver and airlifted to the hospital. He had more than a dozen surgeries before fading into a coma for six weeks. Doctors
Black Panther screening and rodeo roundup all happening for free this weekend
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Who doesn't like free stuff? Take a look at what you can get gratis this weekend and beyond!
Black water, dead fish after contamination in Skull Creek
ALTAIR—Water as black as India ink, scores of dead fish, and noxious odors greeted environmental regulators and law enforcement at Skull Creek last week as the county and state agencies grapple with what may be the worst environmental calamity Colorado County has experienced in at least a decade.
Texas' school finance system is unpopular and complex. Here's how it works.
Despite their political rifts, Republicans and Democrats, House and Senate lawmakers, and rural and urban Texans all agree the state needs to change the way it funds public schools. That consensus is the culmination of decades of lawsuits against the state claiming Texas schools are not adequately o
LCISD wrestlers tangle with regional championships on the line
Lamar Consolidated ISD’s wrestlers will be spread across two different regionals starting on Friday. Foster, Fulshear, Lamar Consolidated and Terry will be just outside of Austin at Pflugerville Weiss High School for the Region III-5A championship meet and George Ranch is at the Region III-6A meet a
New highway corridor from Freeport to Hempstead proposed
A new highway stretching from Freeport to Hempstead could be on its way at some point in the future. At the Bryan City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dan Rudge from the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization explained what they are doing right now in reference to the proposed new High
Exchange of gunfire near Houston leaves 2 robbery suspects
KATY, Texas (AP) - Two drug store robbery suspects have been killed and two others arrested after investigators say officers returned fire during a surveillance operation in the Houston area.
Zero cases of measles in Fort Bend County
The easily preventable viral infection measles has spiked in recent weeks. It is reported that five cases of measles have been confirmed in the Houston area. There have been zero confirmed cases in Fort Bend County, according to Yaneth Ramirez-Calderon, the Fort Bend County public health information