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Police have arrested a man in connection to a Richmond home invasion-style robbery that occurred late last month, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

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The City of Sugar Land said Jan. 5 that digital communications manager Jake Schnitzer and digital journalist Roman Perez with the city’s communications office were recently recognized by the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors for their excellence in producing video…

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A suspect is still at large after hitting and killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run collision in Sugar Land earlier this month, according to the Sugar Land Police Department.

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Rising numbers of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations across Fort Bend County led Judge KP George to raise the county's threat level from yellow (moderate risk) up to orange (significant risk) ahead of the Christmas holidays.

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Experts estimate the United States is short about 5.24 million homes between its supply and demand, according to a September article on CNBC. That shortage has increased from a gap of about 3.84 million in 2019, according to the article.

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Three Missouri City residents who worked at Houston ISD have pleaded guilty in connection to a bribery scheme involving millions in district funding and several high-ranking officials, including the district’s former chief operating officer and a former trustee, according to a Thursday news …

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More than a dozen Fort Bend County businesses recently received grant assistance to help with serving their customers as they recover from effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mayor Joe Zimmerman has rejected accusations that his professional goals have influenced his role on a regional transportation committee regarding the Texas Department of Transportation plan to expand Interstate 45 in Houston.

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Another man connected to the 2016 killing of a teenager at a park in Missouri City as part of an effort to silence him as a witness has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, according to a news release from the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.

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After weeks of the debate, the Fort Bend County commissioners court late last week voted to approve a new precinct map along party lines, with County Judge KP George and Democratic commissioners Grady Prestage and Ken DeMerchant voting in favor, with Republican commissioners Vincent Morales and Andy Meyers opposed.

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By official U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development numbers, there are only about 12 homeless people living in Fort Bend County.

But that deceptively small number neglects the 1,500 or more students in the county who have turned to couch surfing, living in buildings without power or water and even staying in storage units to make ends meet, said Shannan Stavinoha, the executive director of the Fred & Mabel R. Parks Youth Ranch.

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A music festival headlined by Missouri City native Travis Scott took a tragic turn last Friday as eight people were killed and many more were injured when the crowd began to surge uncontrollably, according to multiple reports. 

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Election officials in Harris and Fort Bend counties worked through the night Tuesday to tabulate the results of the race for the District A seat on Missouri City council and, in the end, only six votes separated the two leading contenders.

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Missouri City voters late Tuesday night gave resounding wins to both incumbent city councilmember Jeffrey L. Boney and the city’s first bond referendums since 2014 – a signal they might be happy with the direction of the current administration.

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Despite the fact Meadows Place voters find themselves making a momentous choice on whether or not to switch to a home rule charter, a visit to the voting station at city hall last week was almost an urban retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Crews are set to begin work sometime this month on the $120 million EpiCenter project, a multipurpose arena that Fort Bend County commissioners envision as a destination and multiuse venue for years to come.

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The search for Missouri City’s next city manager will move forward in November.

The city council last week unanimously agreed to interview the eight candidates who were recommended by the search firm, GovHR USA.