Courtesy Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.Courtesy Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

Credit card skimming suspects wanted by Fort Bend Sheriff

Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators in a Fraud case. On Feb. 16, 2016, two men used a skimmed (counterfeit) debit card containing the victim’s account information to obtain cash. The perpetrators made several ATM withdrawals totaling $1,800 at […]

A home in Cinco Ranch. - Covering Katy photoA home in Cinco Ranch. - Covering Katy photo

LAYMAN: Fort Bend property “Appraisals” Are A Magical Work Of Fiction

In my March housing report I included data points for 2016 first quarter sales in Fort Bend County. In that piece it was detailed how local home prices were basically flat year-over-year, with new home prices actually showing declines from a year ago. Predicted in that report was the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District might […]

Rafael Moncayo, M.D. - Hermann Hospital photoRafael Moncayo, M.D. - Hermann Hospital photo

Dr. Rafael Moncayo joins Memorial Hermann Firethorne

FULSHEAR (Covering Katy) –Rafael Moncayo, M.D., a board certified family medicine physician, recently joined the Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Firethorne in Katy. Dr. Moncayo received his medical degree from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Bucaramanga, Colombia, and completed his residency at Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston. Dr. Moncayo is fluent in Italian and […]

Comcast Cares Day volunteers working at Golbow Elementary School on Saturday, April 30, 2016. - Courtesy Jeff CarrusComcast Cares Day volunteers working at Golbow Elementary School on Saturday, April 30, 2016. - Courtesy Jeff Carrus

Comcast Cares Day a big success at Golbow Elementary School

KATY (Covering Katy) – Comcast Cares Day was a huge success at Katy ISD’s Golbow Elementary School. Thanks to more than 200 volunteers the school now has a whole new look. New plants, and mulch are now in place. Weeds are gone and the trees have been trimmed. A butterfly garden was completed. The brush […]

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Covering Katy Weather Forecast

The Covering Katy Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around […]

Bear Creek Village on April 26, 2016 - Photo by Dana TriplettBear Creek Village on April 26, 2016 - Photo by Dana Triplett

Disaster Recovery Centers Open in Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – Disaster Recovery Centers are opening at noon on Monday, May 2, 2016 in Harris County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the April severe storms and flooding. “One of the most important things we can do in disaster response is to speed up the recovery process […]

Barker Reservoir, Covering Katy photo by D. SpellmanBarker Reservoir, Covering Katy photo by D. Spellman

How to track the water levels at Barker and Addicks

WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) -Neighborhoods located on the north and west boundaries of the Addicks and Barker reservoirs are subject to street flooding and home flooding if the reservoirs rise beyond government-owned land. The Harris County Flood Control District has informational products that can help residents navigate the wealth of information available to them […]

The open gates at the Barker Reservoir - Covering Katy photoThe open gates at the Barker Reservoir - Covering Katy photo

A video view of the Barker Reservoir as emergency operations ramp up again

WEST HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – The Harris County Emergency Operations Center will be activated at Level 3 “Increased Readiness” starting at 4 p.m. Friday to monitor the severe weather expected in our area. Prior to the story we found that the Barker Reservoir and the Addicks Reservoir are holding back a great deal of […]