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Houston Man Taken into Custody on Charges of Terrorism

  HOUSTON – An 18-year-old U.S. citizen from Houston has been charged with unlawfully distributing explosive making instructions and attempting to provide material support to Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez, Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente and Special Agent […]

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Cinco Ranch CVS Killer is Sentenced for 2015 Murder that Shocked the Community

  FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Christian Williams has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for murdering Stephanie Pena, 20, in the parking lot of the CVS store on Westheimer Parkway at the corner of the Grand Parkway. Williams was convicted of capital murder on Monday, December 11, 2017.  He was sentenced Tuesday. […]

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Former BP Employee Charged with Attempted Extortion

  HOUSTON (Covering Katy News)  – A 28-year-old former employee of BP Corporation North America Inc. has been charged with five counts of wire fraud, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez.   On Nov. 29, 2017, a federal grand jury in Houston returned a five-count indictment against George Koutsostamatis, of Chicago.    He was taken […]

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FBI Wants to Solve Katy IBC Bank Robbery – Public’s Tips Needed

  KATY (Covering Katy News) – The FBI wants the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed the IBC Bank located at 544 West Grand Parkway South in Katy.  The heist happened on March 18, 2017, and now the FBI is attempting to revive the case with the public’s help. The suspect entered the bank at […]

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Suspect Caught – Victim’s Names Released in Bear Creek Triple Murder

  HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the three murder victims found at a house in the 15700 block of Creekhaven Drive on Friday, Dec. 8, 2107. The victims are Jessica Sciandra, 22; John Robert Sciandra, 67; and Jordan Michael Collier, 25. The shooting happened in […]

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Wisconsin Man Sentenced for attempting Sex with a 4-Year-Old

  HOUSTON – A 42-year-old Wisconsin man has been ordered to prison following his convictions of traveling to Texas with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct and enticement of a four-year-old child, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez. Benjamin David Sherwood pleaded guilty Aug. 23, 2017.   Today, Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal […]