Friday’s meeting between members of the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office and area civil rights leaders came with a content warning.
The owner of a Fort Bend County power plant has shuttered a unit at the facility at least through the end of the month while investigators try to determine what caused a hydrogen fire there.
Representatives for a subdivision in Missouri City are considering filing a lawsuit against the city after the latest redistricting placed them in a new council district.
Sugar Land Police Chief Eric Robins was short and to the point when asked what led him to announce his retirement earlier this month, after four years in the job and 33 years in public service.
Two challengers won election to the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees on campaigns of change and fresh perspective on a board that has already seen a host of new faces arrive in recent years to lead off a crowded May election in Fort Bend County.
Missouri City will not pay former City Manager Charles “Tink” Jackson any severance pay, and the search firm that oversaw his hiring will now handle the search for his replacement without additional payment, according to the city.
Families of Americans imprisoned abroad, including several representatives for the Citgo 6, attended a rally in Washington D.C. early Wednesday to raise support for the U.S. administration to intervene on their behalf.
Representatives for the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) have planned a series of meetings to discuss water quality issues surrounding several watersheds that run through Fort Bend County with the goal of one day improving the watersheds.
A group of Houston-area teenagers and young adults traveled to Austin last year and tried to convince state lawmakers to support a bill that would eliminate the so-called “tampon tax.”
A Sugar Land man has been sentenced to three years deferred adjudication and more than $260,000 in restitution for his role in filing false claims for federal coronavirus-related funding, court records show.
Fort Bend County administrators have set a timeline that should see access to online court records returned to all residents by mid-summer, County Clerk Laura Richard said last week.
Missouri City’s municipal government has hired a law firm to investigate allegations surrounding new City Manager Charles “Tink” Jackson, who was placed on administrative leave about three months into his tenure..
Fort Bend County administrators last week vowed to return online court record access to the public after they say a software glitch has temporarily disabled that function.
A Houston man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a transgender woman who had been trying to help him get back on his feet, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.
A little more than three months since his arrival as city manager of Missouri City, Charles “Tink” Jackson is out on administrative leave, and residents want to know why.
An investigation into alleged ethical misconduct by a Fort Bend County elected official has ended, with the regional transportation planning board that conducted the investigation saying it does not have the authority to make a determination on the matter.
The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office and law enforcement agencies from across the region held a news conference last week to announce they had arrested almost 100 people as the result of a seven-week, anti-gang operation.
The Sugar Land Police Department has launched an excessive force investigation after the father of a 16-year-old girl filed a complaint against the department, alleging an officer used a chokehold on his daughter after she had a seizure.
City Manager Charles “Tink” Jackson hasn’t even been in the Missouri City job long enough to receive a 90-day assessment, but already things are starting to look a little different at city hall.
An elderly Sugar Land woman recently received a visit from an aggressive salesperson – one who convinced her she had a rat infestation and had her sign an $8,000 contract before he left.
Several Stafford firefighters have been deployed to help battle ongoing large wildfires in West Texas, according to a news release from the city.
The city of Sugar Land has reached a legal settlement with a development company, bringing an end to a yearslong dispute over a proposed subdivision near the city’s airport and railroad tracks.
Two deputies fired shots at Jacob Huerta, 37, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff’s office.
The city’s department recently received a gold medal award and a Lone Star recreation programming achievement award from the Texas Recreation & Park Society.
Jesus Abel Lugo-Alcala, 44, last week pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child and was sentenced as part of a plea agreement.
Officials with the George Foundation say they are worried that recent decisions by the county commissioners could mean property owned by the nonprofit will one day be worth $500 million less than anticipated, according to Roger Adamson, chief executive officer for the foundation.
After years of county-level law enforcement agencies operating under piecemeal policies about body cameras, all sheriff’s deputies and many constables’ office employees will receive the same body cameras in coming weeks as Fort Bend County shifts toward a more unified policy about the technology’s use.
It has been a year full of change and upheaval for the city of Stafford, as the city attempted to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing growth amid a heavy-hearted change at the top of its leadership ladder.
The state's new elections bill has caused a bevy of issues in Fort Bend County, according to elections administrators.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office has reopened a 10-year-old missing person case, but officials with the office are remaining tight-lipped about why.
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.