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Congress passes bill rolling back internet privacy rules

By Abby Livingston, The Texas Tribune WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill allowing internet service providers to continue to sell users’ browsing history to advertisers, clearing the way for President Donald Trump’s expected signature. The legislative move undermines an Obama administration rule from last fall at the Federal Communications […]

Potential Severe Weather on Wednesday

  HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) – There is a potential for severe weather in Harris County late morning into the early evening hours on Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), there’s a slight risk for torrential rain, damaging winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes. These storms may affect the afternoon commute in some areas. […]

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Liquor regulators now acknowledge Rangers haven’t cleared them

By Jay Root AUSTIN (The Texas Tribune) – After state liquor regulators got hit with a complaint last year that it violated its own rules when it served alcohol without a permit at a state convention, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission said it conducted a thorough investigation, determined no permits were needed and then forwarded […]

Chris McGraw and his 4 year old son. Courtesy Go Fund Me

Uncle Speaks Out After Kingsland High-Speed Fatal Crash

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Shortly before James “Christian” McGraw had a high-speed fatal accident on Kingsland Boulevard he’d received a message of congratulations from his 4-year-old son and his son’s mother. “Shelby texted him a couple hours before he died and said how proud they were of him, and he texted back with a […]

The Katy parking lot at I-10 and Westgreen Blvd. where a baby was found in a car seat. Courtesy Google

More is Known about Pair Charged with Abandoning Child In Katy Parking Lot

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – The Katy man and Houston woman who are accused of abandoning a baby in a Katy parking lot have a history of legal troubles that include drug possession charges. The baby was found in a parking lot at the corner of I-10 and Westgreen Boulevard. Gary Collins, 39, and Sarah […]

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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Services

  KATY (Covering Katy) – Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recently expanded heart and vascular services with the opening of two new cardiac laboratories that can be used for catheter-based procedures as well as electrophysiology procedures. The labs represent a $5.2 million investment into the Katy community by Memorial Hermann Health System. “We see this expansion […]

Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant opens in Katy in April.

Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant to Open at the Shoppes at Parkwest in Katy

  LUBBOCK, Texas (Covering Katy) – Lubbock-based Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurants, known for their classical Mexican style and top-quality cuisine, will open their first restaurant in the Houston area on Monday, April 10. The new restaurant, located in Katy at the Shoppes at Parkwest at 24600 Katy Freeway, will be the company’s 39th location nationwide. The […]

Fatal Accident on Katy Freeway

  CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy) – One person is dead and another was taken to the hospital in unknown condition after a two car accident on the Katy Freeway westbound near Pin Oak. The crash happened shortly before 9 a.m. The victim’s car stalled in a westbound travel lane and was hit from behind […]

The crash happened on Kingsland near South Fry. Covering Katy photo

Evading Arrest Nothing New to Kingsland Crash Victim

This story has been updated with confirmation on the substance found in the possession of McGraw after he died. KATY (Covering Katy) – Almost one year to the day that James Patrick McGraw, 30, had his driving privileges restored following a drunk driving conviction, he died speeding away from a sheriff’s deputy in Katy. “A […]