Posted: 6:13 PM A scary situation at a College Station pool, when two children came in contact with a dead bat. College Station police say the bat was found Tuesday morning in the Thomas Park Pool. A child who was attending the C.S.I.S.D Summer Day-Camp Program, retrieved the bat from the deep end of the pool.
Posted: 5:59 PM In anticipation of Fourth of July, Washington County Commissioners have restricted most fireworks. The ban was put in place Tuesday morning, because of dry conditions. The ban covers missiles with fins and sky rockets with sticks.
Updated: 10:18 PM Brazos County officials have scheduled a press conference for 8:30am Thursday after meetings this week with the Justice Department. The topic of discussion has been bilingual election workers -- or a possible lack thereof.
Posted: 5:22 PM The top ten fastest growing small businesses in the Brazos Valley have been named. For the thirteenth year, the Newman Ten awards recognized the hard work entrepreneurs put out, and the benefit it brought to our community this year.
Updated: 4:47 AM The George Bush Presidential Library is celebrating Juneteenth a little early. Festivities start Thursday morning at 9 with the 4th Annual Freedom March. The march starts at the Lincoln Recreational Center and finishes at the Bush Library.
Updated: 7:40 AM The nation's largest Protestant denomination is considering creating an 'exit strategy' from public schools. The proposal before the Southern Baptist Convention comes amid concerns about how public school classrooms are handling subjects ranging from homosexuality to intelligent design.
Updated: 7:36 AM Police say two people were stabbed in separate incidents on the New York subway system in a roughly 12-hour period. A 21-year-old tourist from Texas was hospitalized in critical condition after a stabbing yesterday afternoon in a subway car on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Police say the attack was random and apparently unprovoked.
Updated: 7:31 AM Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is financing a new Web site that will investigate stock fraud and corporate wrongdoing. The Dallas (B) billionaire also says he'll buy and sell stocks based on information before the site publishes it.
Posted: 9:51 AM A Bryan man convicted of armed robbery has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Stephen Gilbert, 32, was sentenced Tuesday after a Brazos County jury found him guilty last week of aggravated robbery in the holdup of a
Bryan mexican food restaurant.
Updated: 7:28 AM From luxury vacations to a sex change operation, much of the money meant to help victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita was lost to fraud. An audit by congressional investigators concluded that up to one-point-four (b) billion dollars of hurricane assistance funding was spent for bogus reasons.
Updated: 7:26 AM Another $10-million is earmarked for Texas A&M from Washington. The House Appropriations Bill that passed Tuesday will have A&M working with the Air Force on a new space sensor, as well as with the Army and Navy on detection of chemical agents.
Updated: 9:51 PM College Station's school district has a new acting superintendent. While the school board took no action on Jimmy Creel, who remains on temporary leave, they did name someone to fill the seat for now.
Posted: 6:10 PM Only days after the superintendent of the Brazos School for Inquiry and Creativity temporarily stepped down, a frustrated parent comes forward. This after, a lengthy Texas Education Agency investigation questions nearly $300 thousand worth of expenditures, the TEA says was misused.
Updated: 9:10 PM A grass fire on Texas A&M property had firefighters from the Twin Cities and the county working to curb fast-moving flames. In all, about two dozen acres of property were burned over the course of an hour-and-a-half Monday.
Updated: 10:45 PM A crazy calendar and a quirky TV show is earning the city of Bryan state accolades. The city's 2004 water report, which was published in calendar form, was recognized this weekend with a Tami award from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers.
Updated: 10:44 PM Bryan Police are cracking down on illegal drug trafficking. The department's Directed Deployment Team arrested more than two dozen suspected drug dealers and issued warrants for another 20.
Updated: 7:46 AM Residents of Danbury are honoring a fallen soldier by placing thousands of donated flags along the route of his funeral procession today. Volunteers in the town 40 miles south of Houston hope the flags will bring comfort to the family.