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County Judge KP George last week responded to what he called an uptick in racist messages he’s received on social media and through phone calls, calling them wrong and saying he would continue to work for all county residents.

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More than five years since Hurricane Harvey struck the region in 2017, flooding structures across Fort Bend County, state and local officials last week celebrated the opening of a $17.6 million apartment complex meant to help replace some of the low-income housing lost during that storm.

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Fort Bend County Commissioners Court has unanimously approved a new, almost $500 million budget for the 2023 fiscal year that will include new funding for law enforcement, including pay raises to keep pace with surrounding employers.

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Scores of people huddled in schools, water pouring into homes and the chaos and uncertainty of unprecedented weather – those that lived through Hurricane Harvey striking the region in 2017 and flooding more than 7,000 homes in Fort Bend County won’t soon forget the memories of five years ago.

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Rising prices for gas and food have combined to create more food insecurity in Fort Bend County, while also reducing businesses’ and residents’ ability to provide donations, according to experts with local charitable organizations.

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Four men have been charged in connection to the shooting deaths of two teenagers, and injury to a third, in December 2020, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

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Inflation, the pandemic and a slowdown of growth – city governments across Fort Bend County face a multitude of unprecedented challenges as they prepare for the next fiscal year.

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A Fresno man has been charged in connection to the death of a 71-year-old man who was mauled by dogs last week, according to county court records.

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A unit at a power plant in Fort Bend County will remain offline through at least the end of the year after a fire broke out at the facility earlier this year, and several local energy experts are left wondering about the long-term future of one of the region’s biggest energy producers.

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As temperatures last week spiked across Texas, the state’s power grid operator twice called for residents and businesses to conserve power to prevent statewide outages.

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As questions abound on how the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions to overturn Roe v. Wade might affect women in Texas, District Attorney Brian Middleton last week predicted he didn’t think anyone in Fort Bend County would ever be criminally charged for getting an abortion.

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A Houston man has been charged in connection to the March sexual assault of a jogger in Fresno, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

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More than two weeks after a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputy shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in Fresno, officials with the office are declining to answer any questions about the incident.

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A Rosharon woman has been accused of stabbing her boyfriend during an argument before driving him to a Pearland emergency center, according to a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office news release.

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A Stafford woman is accused of shooting her husband in the stomach during an argument last week, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

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Plans to build two multi-purpose districts across 8 acres, complete with apartments, restaurants and retail, near the intersection of several major highways in Sugar Land have been shot down by the city amid concerns from some residents about the plan to include more apartments in particular.

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Fort Bend County unveiled its newest effort to help serve its citizens in disaster situations last week, and officials are saying a nearly $10 million, 24,000-square-foot new emergency operations building provides resources for disaster assistance and preparation in a way the previous facili…

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A Rosenberg woman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after being convicted of stealing more than $280,000 from a Sugar Land company she worked for, according to the Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office.

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A Sugar Land man is accused of participating in a scheme involving fraudulent car dealerships that sold more than 700,000 temporary paper license tags, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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The pastor of a church in Stafford has been arrested amid accusations he had been assaulting a woman since 2020, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office.

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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.