# Fort bend county
County Judge shuts down county facilities to ease strain on the electric grid
RICHMOND, TX (Covering Katy) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George authorized the closure of all County facilities and buildings on Wednesday as the heat wave continued to put a strain on Texas’ power grid.
Richmond man charged with murder
RICHMOND, TX – Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 27-year-old Devonte Howard of Richmond, Texas, who is suspected of killing a man. On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at approximately 1:40 p.m., Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the 18000 block of Oakloch Ct. in Richmond where a victim was shot to death. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Miguel Angel Granados Jr.
Fort Bend County lowers COVID threat to 'minimal'
FORT BEND COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy) - Fort Bend County Judge KP George lowered the COVID-19 threat level today. The threat level was moved from yellow to green, or from low risk to minimal risk.
Fort Bend Sheriff's deputies looking for college age drunk drivers during spring break
FORT BEND COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy) - Spring break is here and so are Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies who are patrolling the local highways to prevent unnecessary crashes.
Richmond, Texas Woman accused of shooting her husband
RICHMOND, TX (Covering Katy) - A man from Richmond is recovering from a gunshot wound and the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office says his wife admits pulling the trigger. "Adonia Martinez shot her husband, Larry Martinez, 31, as he was leaving the residence in their vehicle after a dispute between both parties," said a Sheriff's Office statement said.