The shooting scene in the Westheimer Lakes North Subdivision. - Covering Katy photoThe shooting scene in the Westheimer Lakes North Subdivision. - Covering Katy photo

Mother shoots daughters and Officer shoots mother

  KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy) – A mother shot her two daughters Friday afternoon, killing one of her children and critically injuring the other. A responding Fulshear Police officer shot and killed the mother according to Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls. The shooting happened in the 6000 block of Remson Hollow Lane which […]

Probiotic

Five claims about probiotics and good health

By Gale Smith, Methodist Hospital Chances are you see pills, powders, drinks and yogurt infused with probiotics every time you go to the grocery store. Marketed as “friendly” bacteria that aid digestion, do these products provide true health benefits or are they simply hype? Dr. Eamonn Quigley, an expert in gut health, heads the gastroenterology […]

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Texas Children’s Hospital ranks #1 nationally in pulmonology

Texas Children’s among the nation’s best pediatric institutions according to U.S. News & World Report HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – Texas Children’s Hospital ranks as the best place for children to receive pulmonary care in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report in their 2016-17 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Watch a video about […]

Katy Weather

Katy Weather 7 Day Outlook

Covering Katy Weather Forecast from the National Weather Service Katy Weather Today: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 […]

Scholarships

Katy ISD Class of 2016 Grads Accept More than $24 Million in Scholarships

More than 700 students receive academic and/or athletic scholarships KATY (Covering Katy) – A total of 711 students from the Katy ISD graduating Class of 2016 received $24,613,740 in academic and/or athletic scholarships. The total amount of academic scholarships earned is $19,299,127 and athletic scholarships totaled $5,314,613. Total scholarships accepted per campus are as follows: […]

Sentencing took place at the Bob Casey Federal courthouse in downtown Houston.Sentencing took place at the Bob Casey Federal courthouse in downtown Houston.

Three Charged In 40 Kilogram Cocaine Delivery

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – A two-count federal indictment has been returned charging two Houston residents and one Mexican National in a cocaine conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The indictment against Shuntel Coco, 44, and Christopher Williams, 43, both of Houston, along with Jesus Esquivel-Ayala, 37, a citizen of Mexico, was returned today. They […]

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New Jersey Man Sentenced for Smuggling Cocaine Through Bush

  HOUSTON – A 30-year-old New Jersey man has been ordered to prison following his conviction of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Christopher Curi, of Totowa, New Jersey, pleaded guilty Jan. 14, 2016. Today, U.S. District Judge Sim Lake ordered him to serve 70 months in federal […]

Patty Wood - Courtesy Katy EDCPatty Wood - Courtesy Katy EDC

Katy EDC hires new Vice President of Development and Marketing

  KATY (Covering Katy) – The Katy Area Economic Development Council is pleased to announce Patricia Wood as its new Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, bringing more than 20 years of economic development and marketing experience to the Katy Area EDC team. “We are very excited to bring Patty on in this newly […]

The open house for 407 Misty Manor is scheduled for Saturday from 3-5 p.m.
MLS # is 850 86512The open house for 407 Misty Manor is scheduled for Saturday from 3-5 p.m. MLS # is 850 86512

Covering Katy Featured Home in Green Trails

KATY (Covering Katy) – This gated, exclusive townhome in a premier location wows like a model.  There have been $105,000 worth of custom upgrades, including a remodeled outdoor patio, outdoor kitchen, refrigerator, umbrella & hot tub (2016). There are views from every room of the pool or patio.  This unit is facing the pool. The […]

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New Katy facility to offer independent and assisted living and memory care

The Delaney at Parkway Lakes to Offer 120 Independent Living Apartments, 56 Assisted Living Residences and 36 Memory Care Studios Richmond (Covering Katy) – The Delaney at Parkway Lakes, a new senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care services, will soon begin construction in Richmond, just a short distance from Katy. […]