Updated: 7:47 AM Gasoline prices are surging again with summer still more than two months away. In some places, it's costing three dollars a gallon or even more to fill up.
Updated: 7:45 AM Charges are going up at American Airlines. The nation's biggest carrier said yesterday that it's increasing the fuel surcharge on some of its international flights to help offset rising fuel costs.
Updated: 7:42 AM In the wake of the government's sluggish response to Hurricane Katrina last year, the Department of Homeland Security wants to streamline federal relief efforts this year. The Atlantic Hurricane season begins June First.
Posted: 7:36 AM The Blinn College Board of Trustees is taking the first steps toward improving housing for some of its on-campus students. An architecture firm has been hired to start planning construction.
Posted: 1:03 AM As many of you saw Tuesday night on KBTX, it was another proud moment for the Brazos Valley as we honored this year's Jefferson Award recipients.
Posted: 9:16 PM Incumbent J.D. Langley will keep his position. Langley has defeated David Barron for the 85th district court bench. In the other high-profile race in Brazos County, Court at Law No. 1, Assistant County Attorney Amanda Matzke has won the runoff. She will face Democrat Allen Segal in November.
Posted: 8:27 PM Bryan neighborhoods can now petition the city to reduce the number of unrelated people that can live in a single family house. This comes after the second reading of a much-debated ordinance which was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday evening.
Posted: 7:08 PM Some lanes on Highway 6 will be closed in the coming days as TxDOT works on the roads and exits. Beginning Wednesday, southbound lanes of the highway between Greens Prairie to Texas World Speedway will be closed.
Updated: 7:18 PM There may be some relief in sight for folks living near Bryan's Skrivanek Drive. Traffic in the area has been a hot topic lately, and Tuesday night Bryan City Council voted to buy property with the intent of turning Skrivanek into a cul-de-sac.
Posted: 5:30 PM This week is National Public Safety Telecommunications week. But lately 9-1-1 dispatchers have been getting a bad wrap after two incidents in Detroit in which 9-1-1 dispatchers didn't believe the callers.
Posted: 2:55 PM Montgomery County officials and the Department of Labor are in the early stages of an investigation after a Mississippi man fell 160 feet to his death.
Updated: 7:41 AM The military's working dogs can look forward to improved health care in San Antonio. The Defense Department says it will open a new 31-thousand-square-foot veterinary facility for working dogs at Lackland Air Force Base.
Updated: 7:37 AM Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling admits he's a "little nervous" because his "life is on the line." Skilling will be back on the stand today at his fraud and conspiracy trial.
Updated: 7:35 AM Languages and cultures have blended for generations in the Rio Grande Valley -- so have illegal immigrant parents and cousins of Valley residents. But Valley input on the national immigration debate has been mostly subdued.
Updated: 12:27 PM Tuesday is runoff election day. KBTX will be watching two key races in Brazos County and a handful of other races in Robertson, Madison, Grimes, and Walker Counties. In Brazos County, the contentious race for 85th District Court Judge will be decided, as will the republican County Court at Law No. 1 race. Here is a list of polling places in Brazos County.
Posted: 7:27 AM Authorities are searching for three teens in connection with a robbery and beating over the weekend. Two men were reportedly victims at a Bryan mobile home park Sunday.
Updated: 8:02 AM With college graduations just around the corner, thousands of young people with newly-minted diplomas will be entering the job market. An author offers tips on being a persistent job seeker, without coming across as a stalker.
Updated: 7:59 AM A group representing corporate travelers is siding with American Airlines in a dispute over passenger service in Dallas. The Business Travel Coalition concludes that Dallas Love Field should be closed to commercial flights.
Updated: 7:57 AM It's been more than half a year since Hurricane Katrina turned their world upside down. Thousands of evacuee students -- and the Southeast Texas schools that have taken them in -- have walked a fine line -- between fitting in here and loyalty to friends back home.
Updated: 7:51 AM Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling is expected to give his much-anticipated testimony in his fraud and conspiracy trial today. And the stakes may be just as high for the government as they are for the one-time corporate star.
Posted: 7:49 AM A community-wide immigration march will take place Monday in Bryan. Organizers are asked to wear white to symbolize peace.