Fort Bend County

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

SUGARLAND, Texas — Fort Bend County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a six-time deported Honduran criminal alien on charges connected to the hit-and-run death of an 81-year-old woman. Immigration officials confirmed the illegal alien’s immigration history and the placement of a detainer to prevent his possible release.

Mugshot of Marlan Zavala, a 40-year-old previously deported Honduran criminal alien charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident that left an 81-year-old Texas woman dead. (Photo: Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office)

TB Cluster Triggers Mass Testing at Texas High School

Texas officials hope to contain the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and avoid a serious health threat by conducting a second round of mass testing at a Houston-area high school where, in recent weeks, the number of people that tested positive for the infection jumped from four to six and now, 10.

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24 Child Predators Arrested Across Two Texas Counties in Back-to-Back Stings

In two back-to-back undercover operations conducted in neighboring Texas Gulf Coast counties, a total of 24 alleged child predators were arrested. These stings, carried out on back-to-back days this week, sought to identify and apprehend alleged perverts who surfed social media websites in search of vulnerable children for sex.

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