Posted: 9:20 PM HOUSTON (AP) - Author and musician Kinky Friedman says he'll offend, throw career politicians out of office, open Indian casinos
and consider a moratorium on the death penalty if elected governor. This was his message to a group of media executives at The Texas
Associated Press Managing Editors conference Sunday.
Posted: 9:18 PM Parent's Weekend couldn't end without recognizing those students and parents that are making a difference on campus. The university held the All-University Awards program Sunday morning. Many students were recognized for their achievements and contributions to the A&M campus.
Posted: 9:28 PM A Bryan woman faces a robbery charge after allegedly stealing clothes from a Post Oak Mall department store. Police say Courtney Alexander, 18, was one of four women taking clothes from J.C. Penney.
Posted: 9:27 PM Two men are in custody after being caught in the act of burglarizing a College Station home. Police say a man came home Saturday morning in the 1200 block of Ashburn to find two men in his back yard.
Updated: 8:33 AM HALLETTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - South Texas police are looking for a
suspect in the deaths of three people found fatally shot inside their home. The discovery was made Friday. A preliminary autopsy reports says a married couple and their 19-year-old son all died after being shot in the head.
Posted: 9:18 PM HUNT, Texas (AP) - The Texas Forest Service says wildfires in the Texas Hill Country have burned about 6,200 acres and are threatening about 50 homes. The fires have killed one man and injured two firefighters, one of whom is in critical condition.
Posted: 4:02 PM Coldwell Banker United Realtors is helping stock the shelves at the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Bryan. The store sells gently used home building tools and supplies to raise money for Habitat, all of the items sold in the store are donated.
Posted: 5:54 PM Friday morning, convicted murderer Patience Cooks received her sentence in 361st District Court. She'll serve 90 days of work release jail-time, along with 10 years probation. It's quite a rare sentence for a murder conviction, but it's a ruling with two schools of thought.
Updated: 6:07 PM Just like last month's elections in Brazos County, early voting totals for this Tuesday's runoff are way down. With early voter turnout an indicator of Election Day turnout, the outlook is not pretty.
Updated: 6:13 PM An arrest has been made in the 6 month old murder mystery of an abandoned newborn. A 35 year old North Texas woman is charged with murdering the infant and discarding the body in a trash can.
Posted: 11:45 AM The roads will be more congested and restaurants packed this weekend as thousands of parents flock to Aggieland for Parents' Weekend.
In Old Army Days, Parents Weekend originated as a time for moms to visit their sons.
Updated: 8:02 AM Want to find out how the boss is doing? Thanks to the AFL-CIO, you can through a new Web site: paywatch-dot-org. It carries information for the top-25 pension packages of 2005 as well as a comprehensive database of brand new CEO pay figures.
Updated: 7:59 AM Retail gasoline prices skyrocketed across Texas this week amid concerns over summer gasoline supply prospects. The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey shows self-serve regular averaging two dollars 59 cents per gallon at the pump. That's eleven cents higher than last year and 45 cents higher than a year ago.
Updated: 7:57 AM Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is offering to lift decades-long limits at rival Dallas Love Field -- if Love reduces the number of its gates. The move could create problems for Southwest Airlines.
Updated: 7:54 AM The president of Texas Southern University spent nearly 650-thousand dollars in school funds on personal purchases, according to an audit by the school. The school released the report to the Houston Chronicle
yesterday under the Texas Public Information Act.
Updated: 1:24 PM .A Somerville man is in fair condition afternoon after being shot in the back. Police say 51 year-old Gary Parker was of Somerville was shot with a pellet gun Thursday night outside the Somerville Dairy Queen.
Posted: 7:44 PM Thursday evening, Bryan's city council announced the Atlanta-based Mercer Group will head up the search for Bryan's new city manager. That's the same group that College Station hired to find their city manager.
Posted: 6:50 PM Over the past three days, Bryan firefighters have been training for one of their worst-case scenarios: a missing firefighter in a burning building. Thursday afternoon, we got an inside look at their training, and the obstacles to rescuing a colleague running out of air and time.