Posted: 5:57 PM Colleagues of long-time juvenile probation officer Gary Bollinger hosted a fund raising lunch in his honor. In May, Bollinger was diagnosed with Epithilioid Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Since then the father of two-year-old triplets has been unable to work.
Updated: 9:10 PM Sam Houston State University is being awarded a $5.5 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense for engineering and technical services relating to electro-mechanical systems on Navy ships.
Updated: 4:51 PM Sergeant Mark Stoddard is leaving Bryan P.D. to become an investigator for the state. Friday, his co-workers made sure he received a stylish send-off. Dozens of law officers stopped by police headquarters to wish Stoddard good luck.
Updated: 9:10 PM Fish Camp started its first session on Friday for incoming freshman of Texas A&M's Class of 2010. A welcome was held for the first-time college students Friday morning at Texas A&M's Track and Field Complex.
Posted: 12:40 PM Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Friday announced the arrest of Child Support Evader Marcus Snodgrass for failure to pay more than $87,000 for the care of three children from Harlingen. Tips from local residents resulted in the arrest by the Brazos County Sheriff's Office.
Updated: 8:07 AM Police say a suspected burglar could be responsible for at least 65 burglaries this year in Central Texas. Anthony James Perez is accused of scouting empty homes by going door-to-door in medical scrubs.
Updated: 7:58 AM Galveston is making preparations in case a major hurricane threatens the island. Officials say they'll deploy 100 air-conditioned buses to evacuate residents with no other way to flee.
Updated: 7:55 AM About two-thousand people in El Paso have been asked to evacuate because officials fear a dam threatened by heavy rain could burst. El Paso Mayor John Cook says it would be like a tidal wave hitting the city.
Updated: 8:34 AM Texas retail gasoline prices remained essentially unchanged this week and remain a nickel shy of the record set last year after Hurricane Katrina. That's according to the weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey released Friday.
Updated: 3:33 PM With Bryan and College Station poised for major growth in the next decade, small business will certainly not be the only business in town. But with big operations poised to arrive, experts say small business survival is necessary.
Updated: 3:31 PM Long-time Brazos County juvenile probation officer Gary Bollinger was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer earlier this year. He hasn't been able to work since he began undergoing aggressive treatment at Houston's MD Anderson Cancer Center. Now, his colleagues are coming together to help a co-worker in need.
Updated: 9:10 PM Texas Governor Rick Perry hosted a small business summit at Texas A&M University on Thursday. The one-day event, held at Reed Arena, was geared to small, minority and women-owned businesses, including those seeking contracts with government entities.
Posted: 11:50 AM With the school year fast approaching, one group is making sure all area kids have the supplies they need.
Volunteers from the Junior League of Bryan-College Station are running their Stuff the Bus campaign, in an effort to collect supplies for students who can't afford them.
Updated: 11:13 AM Baylor University Chancellor Robert Sloan is the lone finalist for the presidency of Houston Baptist University. Trustees will meet next Tuesday to vote on the recommendation. Sloan has served as Baylor chancellor since last year after serving ten years as the university's president.
Posted: 11:10 AM Grants to help high-need districts meet No Child Left Behind Highly Qualified Teacher requirements Texas A&M University will receive a $600,000 Transition to Teaching grant to help high-need school districts recruit and retain highly qualified mid-career professionals to teach in its high-need schools.
Updated: 10:48 AM Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Thursday asked Bryan residents to be on the lookout for Child Support Evader Marcus Snodgrass, who owes more than $87,000 for the care of three children from Harlingen.
Updated: 7:40 AM Governor Rick Perry is scheduled to visit El Paso later today to review recovery efforts and damage reports after massive flooding in and around the city this week. Officials say parts of western El Paso have been inundated by almost one foot of rain since the weekend.
Updated: 7:37 AM Soaring temperatures, persistent drought and gusting winds are keeping firefighters struggling to control wildfires in much of the state. The Texas Forest Service said a fire in northwest Comanche County was 90 percent contained after threatening 15 homes.
Updated: 7:34 AM The three-year-old Texas congressional redistricting fight returns to an Austin federal court today. There, all sides are scheduled to argue their cases to a three-federal-judge panel. The judges must decide how the boundaries of a huge southwest Texas congressional district should be redrawn to restore minority voting power.
Posted: 12:04 AM Back in January, home surveillance footage caught a glimpse of what one man says is a regular occurrence -- vandals and thieves canvassing his Bryan neighborhood. Now, he thinks they could be back, and he wants it to stop.
Updated: 10:49 AM President Bush heads to Texas Thursday for a briefer-than-usual ranch vacation. On the way to the ranch, the president's stopping at the Border Patrol headquarters in Mission, Texas, to make another pitch for immigration reform.
Updated: 9:10 PM It has been two years since a deadly apartment explosion rocked Texas A&M University and the local community. Lamiya Zahin, the four-year-old daughter of a graduate student, died as a result of injuries sustained during an explosion at the University Apartments.