Updated: 2:27 AM Tuesday 36 people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in Iraq, 72 people were injured. On this same day local law enforcement and health officials gathered to learn more about this hot topic in the war against terror.
Updated: 3:40 PM With drought conditions continuing, Brazos County has extended its burn ban once again. Tuesday morning, the Commissioner's Court voted to tack on an additional 90 days to the ban effective today. Washington County commissioners followed suit.
Updated: 11:53 PM The defense tries to discredit the state's witnesses Monday in week two of the Chad Davis capital murder trial. Davis is accused of hiring three out of state men to settle a dispute between him and rap producer, Tommy Andrade, over drugs and money.
Updated: 8:23 AM Testimony is expected to resume Monday in the capital murder trial of Chad Davis. Davis is accused of hiring three out of state men to kill local record producer Tommy Andrade. Andrade was shot to death at his home in August of 2003.
Updated: 11:55 PM A North Texas School Board is expected to officially offer its top job to a Brazos Valley superintendent tomorrow. Navasota Superintendent David Faltys last month was named the sole finalist for the job as superintendent of the Carroll school district in Southlake.
Updated: 12:01 AM WHITE HOUSE (AP) - An Arkansas man is facing charges after
allegedly jumping the fence surrounding the White House. A Secret Service spokesman says Shawn Cox has been charged with
unlawful entry. Cox was expected to make a court appearance Monday.
Updated: 12:33 AM The annual Christmas parade wasn't the only activity around the area to get folks in the holiday spirit. Things happening around town included the A&M campus as well. Across town, a local church group showed the Christmas story from an ancient perspective.
Updated: 11:50 PM It's a local holiday tradition, but for many of the participants it's also a competition. Local residents that judge the floats in The Miracle On Texas Avenue holiday parade spend months preparing for the day.
Updated: 10:31 PM Unrelated accidents caused traffic problems on areas roads Saturday. A Waco resident was killed and another was injured after a two-car head-on collision on Highway Six in Falls County. Closer to home, a total of five cars were involved in two separate accidents at the same location.
Updated: 10:27 PM Firefighters from seven different agencies responded to three simultaneous grass fires Saturday afternoon in Brazos County. It happened about one-45 in the county's northwestern portion. Firefighters from all four Brazos County precincts, plus Hearne, Blackjack, and the Texas Forest Service responded.
Updated: 10:23 PM The candidate filing period for the March primaries has begun, and two local candidates made their intentions known today. Karen Hall and Charles Stover are both members of the Libertarian party.
Updated: 11:32 AM People around the world enjoy hunting as a hobby. But for the physically challenged, hunting is can be a difficult task. However, the US Army Corps of Engineers in Somerville changed that with an annual event.
Updated: 12:24 AM Brazos County's Justice of the Peace responds to allegations of helping a grand jury meet in secret. The sheriff's office also relayed the details of obtaining a subpoena for one of the grand jurors. Those stories appear to conflict.
Updated: 9:10 PM A non-invasive cardiac catheterization repairing the hole in a dog's heart was performed on a standard poodle for the first time ever at Texas A&M. In the day-long procedure, doctor's repaired the heart defect by plugging the hole with an umbrella-type device. No dog has ever had this device, however it is commonly used in children.
Updated: 6:02 PM Prosecutors continued to try to link Chad Davis to the death of Tommy Andrade in day four of his capital murder trial on Friday. Davis is accused of hiring three out of state gunmen to kill Andrade out of revenge for stealing money and drugs.
Updated: 9:11 PM A home nurse in Conroe, accused of hitting a disabled five-year-old girl, has been released from Montgomery County jail. The nurse has since been fired from her job and could have her nursing license revoked.
Updated: 9:53 PM Two major stories break Thursday concerning one controversial grand jury. That jury is currently empanelled by District Judge Rick Davis, and continues to make news in, and away from, the courthouse.