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Team Hosts Lunch for Donations to Toys For Tots Fort Bend »

Piles of toys sure to bring smiles to the faces of Fort Bend area children were donated to Toys for Tots Fort Bend when technology distributor AVNET hosted a Christmas…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Suspect arrested in Stafford Wal-Mart shooting death »

A teen has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside of a Walmart last week in Stafford, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11.…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Tip of the Spear assists troops with holiday packages »

Tip of The Spear.org, a non-profit organization, shipped holiday packages to the troops this month. The group in the picture below from the Sugar Land area. St. Laurence donated the…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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International choir to perform in Missouri City »

By Karen Daniels For The Star Celebrating their 30th year anniversary, the African Children’s Choir will perform a free holiday concert, with their lively voices and festive dances, at 7…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Report: Stafford police search for teen suspect in Wal-Mart murder »

The Stafford Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old suspect and two others in a shooting at a Stafford Wal-Mart on Wednesday night, according to a report from our news…

Dec 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Grand jury process scrutinized at community meeting »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com In recent weeks, grand juries have stepped into the discussion of American politics, and the conversation…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

High-flying Legends bring their game to Sugar Land »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com An uptempo pace and a red, white and blue basketball evoke memories of the original American…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Civil Servant of the Week: Judy Rodgers »

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What was it like to watch Missouri City grow like it did over the past 38 years? “Working in Building…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Rep. Reynolds writes “Body Camera” Bill »

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com District 27 State Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) announced that he’d just filed House Bill 474…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend EDC discusses proposed legislation »

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Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert and county commissioners Andy Meyers and James Patterson discussed some of the legislation proposed…

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

COMMENTARY: Listening is the first step in reconciliation… »

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Listening is a lost skill in our contemporary society. We have all of the technology and gadgets, but somehow the…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

State Legislature considers de-criminalizing truancy »

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Today’s story is Part I in a two part series about Truancy in Fort Bend County By Karen…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Stafford Police search for suspect »

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The Stafford Police Department is searching for a 19-year-old suspect and two others in a shooting at a Stafford Wal-Mart last Wednesday night, according to a report from our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. SPD has issued an arrest warrant for 19-year-old Antonio De La Cruz,…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office addresses auto burglaries »

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has begun an initiative to cut back the number of Burglary of Motor Vehicles throughout the county. Since Jan. 1, 2014, 890 BMV cases have been filed with the Sheriff’s Office, which has jurisdiction over the unincorporated area of…

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Two juveniles arrested in Aggravated Robbery case »

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Two juvenile males, both 16, have been arrested for Aggravated Robbery in the Fresno area this week. At about 10 p.m. Dec. 3, two masked and armed suspects robbed a woman and stole her Toyota Sienna van. The incident occurred at the Crossroads Market, located…

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Sheriff shuts down Richmond game room »

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After a lengthy investigation, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office personnel shut down a game room being operated in the Richmond area. The Game Room is located in the 2000 block of U.S. 90A East and opened in July, 2014. At about 10 p.m. Saturday, Sheriff’s…

Dec 9 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office arrests nine for child sex crimes »

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and partners in the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) concluded special operations this month that led to the arrest of nine suspects. The objective of the operation was two-fold. One component was to identify and…

Dec 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Local football players set to compete in bowl games »

Missouri defensive back John Gibson, left, makes a tackle during a victory over Texas A&M last month. Gibson and the Tigers will face Minnesota in the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day.

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The holiday season is a great time to relax, enjoy family and watch a college football bowl game – or 12.…

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Sugar Land residents brainstorm the city’s future

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The variety of future housing options was part of the discussion last Wednesday during a Sugar Land—Land Use Plan Meeting last Wednesday at City Hall. “As the community changes, ‘what do we…

Dec 11 2014 / Read More »
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International choir to perform in Missouri City

By Karen Daniels For The Star Celebrating their 30th year anniversary, the African Children’s Choir will perform a free holiday concert, with their lively voices and festive dances, at 7 p.m. Friday at the First United…

Dec 17 2014 / Read More »
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Suspect arrested in Stafford Wal-Mart shooting death

A teen has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside of a Walmart last week in Stafford, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. According to the Fort Bend County…

Dec 18 2014 / Read More »
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Sheriff investigates indecent exposure suspect

Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who exposed himself early Tuesday morning in a Richmond-area subdivision. At about 7:50 a.m.…

Sep 2 2014 / Read More »
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Homes For Heroes Comes to Fort Bend County

Sherri Horn of Coldwell Banker United and Diane Eckols of Hamilton Group Funding stopped by the Rosenberg Police Department to share goodies and information about the Homes for Heroes Program. Started after the events of 9/11,…

Dec 10 2014 / Read More »
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Meadows Place receives rare national distinction

The City of Meadows Place welcomed Deputy State Fire Marshall Jesse Williams and Insurance Services Office (ISO) Manager Phillip Bradley to their October council meeting to award a rare distinction on the City of Meadows Place…

Oct 31 2014 / Read More »
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Local football players set to compete in bowl games

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The holiday season is a great time to relax, enjoy family and watch a college football bowl game – or 12. Fortunately, local residents have plenty of Fort Bend ISD alumni to…

Dec 19 2014 / Read More »
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WCJC receives National Recognition

Wharton County Junior College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the…

Oct 10 2014 / Read More »

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