Updated: 7:44 AM An environmental advocacy group says it wants Texas lawmakers to begin taking global warming seriously. New York-based Environmental Defense released a report today that argues Texas lags behind other states in developing a plan to reduce greenhouse gases linked to global warming.
Posted: 8:51 AM Years of planning and hard work have paid off for the Brazos County Sheriff's Office. Construction has started on the new administration building across from the Sandy Point jail facility, and the sheriff's department is already counting down the days to move in.
Updated: 9:10 PM Sometimes, you don't get a second chance to fulfill your dreams. Jeremy Button's had that chance and made the most of it. Soon, he'll be serving in the Army, but wherever that path takes him, his road to A&M has him ready.
Posted: 9:42 PM Bryan's city council is considering spending thousands of dollars to become part of a group lobbying to bring an interstate to the Brazos Valley. The proposed Interstate 14 project would pass through six different states.
Posted: 7:35 PM The office of the Tyler judge assigned to Judge Rick Davis's court of inquiry request says a hearing date could be set as early as next week. District Court Judge Cynthia Stevens Kent has been assigned the case.
Posted: 7:32 PM The city of Bryan has two new councilmembers. Annette Stephney and Mike Southerland were sworn in at Tuesday evening's council meeting. Ben Hardeman also took the oath to retain his place.
Posted: 4:39 PM The Brazos County Emergency Operations Center will relocate during major emergencies. Tuesday morning Brazos County Commissioners approved a measure that would allow the center to move to College Station when necessary.
Updated: 7:52 AM A yacht owner and his deck hand were arrested for an attempt to use the boat to smuggle six illegal immigrants north to Corpus Christi. That's according to a report by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Posted: 11:28 AM A former Texas A&M student who killed two local women after driving drunk, will not be getting out of prison early.
Kyle Johnson was denied parole this week because of the excessive amount of alcohol involved in the offense, and because his crime was a conscious disregard for life, safety and the property of others, according to the parole board's findings.
Updated: 11:20 AM Lloyd Bentsen, a courtly Texan who represented the state in Congress for 28 years and served as President Clinton's first treasury secretary, died Tuesday, his family said. He was 85.
Updated: 7:46 AM Prosecutors say that the founder of an import-export company and other top officials scammed millions of dollars out of religious investors. Then they allegedly used the money on yachts, planes, a helicopter and plastic surgery.
Updated: 7:37 AM The head of the Veterans of Foreign Wars says the theft of personal information from 26 (m) million vets is a "serious breach" of security. VA officials say they have set up a call center for veterans who think their information has been misused.
Posted: 10:25 PM The city of Navasota has a new mayor. Bert Miller was chosen to take on the role at Monday evening's city council meeting. Miller is a local insurance agent who has spent the last year on the council.
Posted: 6:42 PM The Brazos County Volunteer Fire Department is often the first response team dispatched to medical 911 calls outside of the city limits. But these days, they are having a hard time making it to all the calls.
Updated: 9:10 PM A faculty member from the Texas A&M Health Science Center is gaining national attention.
Brian Colwell, Ph.D., associate professor and head of the Department of Social and Behavioral Health at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, is this year's recipient of the Health Promotion Medal of Excellence.
Posted: 4:45 PM School used to start after Labor Day, but in recent years it's crept up to early August. Now it looks like students will get more of a summer, but are local school officials pleased with the change?
Posted: 4:24 PM A Blinn Student is dead following an early morning accident at an apartment complex. Police say around 5:30 a.m. Monday, 19-year-old Dylan Graves of Austin lost control of his pick-up truck in front of the Melrose Apartment complex.
Updated: 7:34 AM Are you ready for Coca Cola Hot Tamale? Coca Cola has partnered with the Culinary Institute of America to design specialty beverages that combine unusual flavors to pair with foods, similar to selecting different wines.
Updated: 7:28 AM Texas school district officials will be checking gasoline prices when they begin cobbling their budgets this summer. They're worried about the rising cost of fuel to transport students.