Daily Archives: September 11, 2019

Fort Bend County updates equal employment opportunity policy


September 11, 2019

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fort Bend County is a very diverse county. In its latest estimates, the Census Bureau reports that 32.5 percent of the county is white non-Hispanic; 21.1 percent is black or African American; 20.8 percent is Asian; and 24.7 percent is Hispanic In recognition of this diversity, the county has updated its equal employment opportunities …

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Ford opens Houston call center with 500 jobs


September 11, 2019

Ford has opened a new customer contact center in Houston’s Chinatown, bringing approximately 200 jobs to the area so far and more to come over the next year. Elena Ford, Ford Motor Company’s chief customer experience officer and Henry Ford’s great-great-granddaughter, and other officials were at the center on Corporate Drive on Monday, Sept. 9, for a ribbon cutting and …

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Man’s body left in Houston dumpster, suspect charged with murder


September 11, 2019

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection to the beating death of a man whose body was found in a northwest Houston dumpster. Jewel Jamal Hayward was arrested on a murder charge Saturday and booked into the Harris County Jail on  a $100,000 bond, according to court records. Prosecutors asked a judge to deny him bail, records …

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Man found shot to death behind southwest Houston business park


September 11, 2019

A man was found shot to death in the back of a southwest Houston business park Monday morning. according to Houston police. Officers were called out to the 10800 block of Kinghurst Street around 8:45 a.m. and found the man, believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s, dead on the ground next to his Chrysler car. His …

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Hit-and-run driver kills 1, injures another in southwest Houston, police say


September 11, 2019

A woman was arrested overnight after police said she struck two pedestrians in southwest Houston, killing one and injuring the other. The incident occurred on Monday, a little after 10 p.m., when a woman driving northbound on the 14000 block of South Main street struck two men who were attempting to cross the road, police said. She did not stop …

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Shootout in south Houston neighborhood leaves 2 injured, police say


September 11, 2019

Two people are in the hospital Tuesday after police said a pair of suspects shot at them in a Houston neighborhood. The victims returned fire, police said, but the suspects fled. The shootout occurred in the 11000 block of Murr Way shortly before 9 p.m. Monday as the two victims were leaving a family member’s residence, police said. As they …

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Pct. 4 Constables, Klein ISD police set on bus safety


September 11, 2019

In time for the start of the new school year, Harris County constables and Klein ISD police teamed up last week to enforce and educate drivers about stopping for stopped school buses. The initiative took place last week from Tuesday to Thursday and resulted in 51 citations. Of those citations, 21 were issued for failing to stop for a school …

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