3:27 PM Feb 12, 2020 CST

Citgo 6 family members speak out during press conference hosted by Fort Bend County judge

For over two years, six American Citgo businessmen, known as the Citgo 6, have been detained in Venezuela on unsubstantiated charges.


2:19 PM Feb 14, 2020 CST

2020 Primary Election Guide Q&A: Get to know the Republican candidates running for Texas House District 28

Incumbent Gary Gates and Schell Hammell will be listed on the ballot, through Hammel said she has dropped out of the race.

Accredo Packaging campus expansion complete in Sugar Land

This marks the third expansion at this location since its 2009 opening.



The Sugar Refinery closes in Sugar Land Town Center

The speakeasy-themed joint had been open for three years.


Cardinal Autism Services holds grand opening for its Houston Autism Center

The agency provides applied behavior analysis therapy for individuals ages 2-22.


The Sauer Kraut Grill now serving German cuisine with a Texas twist in Richmond

After five years as a food truck, The Sauer Kraut Grilled opened a brick-and-mortar store Jan. 9.




Cornelius Garden Center and Nursery opens on Hwy. 90A in Sugar Land

The center carries flowers and plants that grow in Texas climates.


Candidate Q&A: Meet the candidates running for Texas House District 26

Three Republicans and four Democrats are running in the primary election for Texas House District 26.


Home Studio 6 sells one-of-a-kind furniture, gifts in Missouri City

The business, located on Hwy. 6, opened Jan. 18.


Consulting firm presents Fort Bend County dispatch findings

Commissioners Court is set to vote on the item during Feb. 11 meeting.



Fort Bend PAWS donates $10,000 to Fort Bend County Animal Services for heartworm treatment and prevention

Fort Bend County Animal Services consistently operates at or over capacity and relies solely on community members to adopt, rescue and foster animals.


Locally owned Drake's Burgers and Shakes is coming to Sugar Land in March

The kid-friendly restaurant is named after the owner's son.


Crawfish roundup: 10 Cajun, seafood spots in Houston to eat mudbugs this crawfish season

Live crawfish season, or the time of year when more crawfish are available, runs from around mid-January to early July.




Paradise Grills opens Sugar Land showroom

The business sells a variety of outdoor kitchens, fireplaces and grilling accessories.



Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming moves to Sugar Land

Woof Gang offers full-service grooming and sells custom treats for dogs.


UPDATE: Chance The Rapper, Lizzo and Marshmello have been added to the Houston Rodeo concert lineup

The concert lineup for the 88th annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was officially announced at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9.



Regions Bank opens branch in Riverstone community

The location will hold a grand opening celebration Feb. 22.


20 candidates vie for US Congress District 22 seat as voter results trend toward blue in a typically red area of Fort Bend County

For the first time in over a decade, Republican incumbent Rep. Pete Olson’s name will not appear on the ballot for U.S. Congress’ District 22, encompassing much of Fort Bend County and portions of Brazoria and Harris counties.


Fort Bend ISD now treating mental health needs at 8 campuses in marginalized communities

While FBISD confirmed in their VOCA application that there is a high demand for mental health services across all 11 of its feeder patterns, it said the demand is especially high in the Hightower, Marshall and Willowridge feeder patterns."There are clearly mental health issues at all of our campuses that need to be addressed," said Steve Shiels, Fort Bend ISD director of behavioral health and wellness.


Crab Heads Cajun Boil owner unveils his recipes to the community

From Crab Heads Cajun Boil’s soft opening Dec. 1 to its grand opening Jan. 18, co-owner and chef David Le worked to perfect the restaurant’s recipes, menu offerings and prices.



Sit Lo Vietnamese Street Food opens Sugar Land location

The restaurant serves pho, banh mi, vermicelli and rice dishes, and appetizers.


Fort Bend County voters have until Feb. 3 to register to vote

Signed and completed voter registration forms can be mailed to or dropped off at the county's election office.