Free stuff this Memorial Day weekend
This edition of Free Stuff Friday is all about free, family fun to take advantage of this Memorial holiday weekend.
Thu May 23, 2013
Ahead of Perry Decision, Abbott's Campaign Already in Motion
Gov. Rick Perry hasn't yet said whether he's running for re-election - but Attorney General Greg Abbott doesn't appear to be waiting for him to make up his mind.
Wed May 22, 2013
Fort Bend Star
Boy drowns at Greatwood pool party
Stuffed animals, candles and flowers outside of a community pool in Greatwood to honor a five-year old boy who drowned on Friday.
Fort Bend Star
Toys to benefit Rainbow Room in Fort Bend
Dr Dennis and Mrs Lynn Halford and staff collected toys for the Fort Bend Rainbow Room.
The Family Badge
Arrests may clear five burglary cases in Fort Bend, Harris Counties
On Monday, May 6, Sheriff's deputies responded to multiple alarms at a shopping center located in the 8400 block of FM 1464 in the Mission Oaks subdivision in the Richmond area.
Game warden kills 10-foot-long alligator on street in Clear Lake
Wildlife officials shot and killed an alligator on the streets of Clear Lake overnight, a day after another gator was killed in Fort Bend County.
Woman accused of ramming other vehicles during chase on Grand Parkway
A woman led authorities on a chase from Waller County into Fort Bend County late Tuesday, where she became stuck in traffic and rammed other drivers, troopers said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Southwest Farm Press
Despite deluge, inaugural Upper Gulf Coast Ranch Expo draws large crowd
The rain fell hard and heavy, but it didn't stop more than 100 agricultural producers from attending the inaugural Upper Gulf Coast Ranch Expo at the 12,000-acre Twinwood Ranch near Simonton.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Daily Caller
IRS commissioner stonewalls on prying into pro-life group's prayers
Testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee Friday, acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller was unable to answer whether it was appropriate for the IRS to inquire about the prayers of an organization seeking 501 .
Couple arrested in connection with 5 burglaries in Fort Bend, Harris counties
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas Two suspects arrested by sheriff's deputies may be involved in as many as five burglary cases in Fort Bend and Harris counties.
IRS Also Targeted Pro-Life Groups: Will Media Report?
We've heard a lot in the past few days about the IRS applying extra scrutiny to groups with "Tea Party" or "patriots" in their name, but it appears the unfair targeting runs deeper than that.
Thu May 16, 2013
Record 800-pound alligator killed in Texas
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said a man set a state record by killing an 800-pound alligator measuring 14 feet and 3 inches long.
Wed May 15, 2013
Man on trial for 2004 murders of couple found shot in Cadillac
Nine years after the murders of a man and a woman in Fort Bend County, the trial for one of the alleged killers is now underway.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Houston man repays loan with fake money, shoots lender who complained
Houston man repays loan with fake money, shoots lender who complained Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Family Badge
Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers
Fort Bend County Crimes Stoppers, Inc. will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the subjects involved in the Aggravated Robbery of a cellular phone store on Highway 6 South in the Houston area.
Sat May 11, 2013
FBSO: "He Was Out Of Breath, Then Lost Contact"
DPS officials are trying to figure out how a man ended up dead inside a submerged vehicle early Saturday morning.
Sugar Land man called 911 as he was drowning in car
A man having difficulty breathing called 911 early Saturday morning and authorities later found him dead in a submerged car near Sugar Land.
Man dies after submerging vehicle in Fort Bend County creek
A 911 call early this morning led Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office deputies to a submerged vehicle where they found a man dead inside.
Fri May 10, 2013
Correction for 05/10/2013
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Thu May 09, 2013
Deputies need help identifying person of interest in robbery
Detectives are asking for help identifying a person of interest in a cell phone store robbery in Fort Bend County.