Updated: 10:48 PM The Super Bowl and a big television go hand and hand, like baseball and peanuts, and it seems the trend to buy a big screen before the big game is still going strong this year. Since the Super Bowl is the most-watched television event of the year, according to the Consumer Electronics Association, it's a driver of new television purchases.
Updated: 10:43 PM The woman found guilty of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Brazos County District Attorney's office is out of jail.
During a hearing Tuesday morning, Queen Walker was released and placed on 10 years probation.
Posted: 10:11 PM Among numerous items to be considered, the System Board of Regents will discuss honoring Robert Gates with President Emeritus status. The title is conferred upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the system.
Posted: 10:08 PM Add another high honor to the laundry list of accolades for one renowned College Station employee. Parks and Recreation Director Steve Beachy was one of four people inducted into the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation's Hall of Fame last week.
Updated: 4:34 PM Last year's Kentucky Derby winner, Barbaro, has been euthanized. The colt Monday lost his eight-month fight to survive the devastating injuries he suffered in the Preakness two weeks after his Derby triumph last May.
Updated: 10:32 PM Top brass and celebrities Monday paid tribute to injured US troops and helped open a $50 million rehab center in San Antonio. The 60,000 square foot Center for the Intrepid was built with private donations.
Updated: 10:47 PM The race for a Bryan city council seat has changed dramatically. Annette Stephney, the current representative for Single Member District 2, announced she will not be seeking reelection. The former seatholder, Paul Madison, will run.
Updated: 1:30 PM Funeral services are Monday for a Texas A&M graduate killed in Iraq. National Guard Captain Sean Lyerly was piloting a Black Hawk helicopter January 20 when it crashed northeast of Baghdad. All 12 soldiers on board died.
Updated: 1:29 PM As work continues on the Texas Avenue Widening Project, get ready for another College Station street to see some improvements. Starting Monday, work crews will begin putting a new surface on Manuel Drive in College Station.
Posted: 9:18 PM AUSTIN (AP) - One out of three Texas students never graduate -- and more students drop out than finish high school in the state's largest cities. Those are the findings from education experts including the San Antonio-based Intercultural Development Research Association and
the Center for Education at Rice University.
Posted: 9:15 PM SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A $50 million high-tech rehabilitation center will open in San Antonio on Monday. It's designed to serve the growing number of soldiers who return from war as amputees or with severe burns.
Posted: 9:12 PM TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) - A large fire broke out at the Valero refinery this afternoon, but there were no major injuries. The blaze was under control less than two hours later. A pump and a feed line at the refinery caught on fire, sending smoke high into the air.
Updated: 6:02 PM A College Station woman had all the right ingredients when it came to winning a contest on the Emeril Live show. Cindy Jarrott won the contest with her recipe of "spicy shrimp and crab croquettes" featured on Saturday's show.
Updated: 1:31 PM The 15th annual Bridal Show and Benefit was held at Reed Arena on Sunday. The show featured over 100 different vendor booths, everything from cake, to jewelry, music, photography, and all sorts of food.
Updated: 3:30 AM A College Station man is recovering after a domestic dispute turned violent. Police say the man and his wife on Saturday were arguing at their home in the 3100 block of Pleasant Grove Drive.