Posted: 4:31 PM The number of West Nile cases is well above where it was this time last year.
So far nine mosquito tests have turned up positive, plus one bird. The Brazos County Health Department says positive cases are usually discovered in late July. The first case this year was discovered in June.
Posted: 1:32 PM A rare exhibit is making a stop in the Brazos Valley for the summer. Starting Saturday and until October, The Burgess Shale exhibit on loan from the Smithsonian will be on display at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.
Posted: 1:26 PM The Attorney General's office has nabbed another alleged promoter of child pornography. Michael Ray Peterson-Lisembee of Magnolia was arrested Tuesday on two counts of promotion and 12 counts of possession of child pornography.
Updated: 7:54 AM The University of Texas at Austin may soon open a nanotechnology institute. Backers say the South West Academy for Nanoelectronics could make the Lone Star State a major player in the emerging scientific field.
Updated: 7:50 AM Crews today worked to contain a wildfire near Abilene that's scorched at least 500 acres. Officials say the blaze -- which started yesterday afternoon -- is a threat to about 50 large wind turbines.
Updated: 7:46 AM Authorities say a patient on oxygen at a Dallas hospital suffered serious burns in a fire that started when he apparently tried to light a cigarette. Officials say more than 110 patients at Methodist Dallas Medical Center briefly had to be moved away from the area -- as a precaution.
Updated: 7:42 AM Hurricane recovery is on the agenda of this weekend's Southern Governors Association meeting in a place that took a big hit -- New Orleans. The event is hosted by the association chairwoman -- Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco.
Posted: 8:20 PM The Milam County Courthouse is quite the spectacular structure. And to get it looking immaculate, it took a lot of work and a lot of money. But ask the people practicing here, and they'll tell you it was worth it.
Updated: 10:44 PM After weeks of speculation, the executive director of the Brazos Animal Shelter resigned Thursday.
Shelter board member and County Judge Randy Sims says Kelley Durham announced her resignation Thursday morning.
Posted: 5:48 PM A juvenile is locked up after police say he broke into a Bryan church and tried to set it on fire. The-16-year-old male was arrested and charged with arson, burglary, and evading arrest.
Updated: 6:10 PM Get ready for a major traffic detour on Highway 6 this weekend.
On Saturday, the Texas Department of Transportation will be shift traffic from Highway 6 to the frontage roads, between Greens Prairie and the Texas World Speedway.
Updated: 7:59 AM A study finds that babies born in the Corpus Christi area are more likely to have birth defects than those born in other parts of the state. It found that Corpus Christi babies were 17 percent more likely to have a severe birth defect. They're also nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with any birth defect.
Updated: 7:56 AM Prosecution rebuttal testimony continues today in the retrial of Andrea Yates in the drowning of her five children. A sheriff's deputy who overheard Andrea Yates' interview with a jail psychiatrist testified yesterday that he heard Yates say she knew what she did was wrong.
Updated: 7:52 AM Three bankers facing Enron-related wire fraud charges in Texas left Britain today -- bound for Houston. David Bermingham, Gary Mulgrew and Giles Darby - the so-called NatWest Three - boarded a commercial flight in London.
Updated: 7:50 AM Two 18-year-olds from Sugar Land accused of murdering a classmate are in custody today after trying to cross into Canada. Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright says Sean Brown and Matthew McCombs were caught yesterday in Port Huron, Michigan.
Updated: 7:47 AM A College Station teenager is dead after an early morning accident. Officials say 19-year-old Casey Wolf was driving his motorcycle on Harvey Mitchell Parkway Thursday morning when a car turned in front of him.