Posted: 02/27/2007 - The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a condemned Texas woman set to die for the slaying of a three-month-old child she was baby-sitting. The court rejected the appeal yesterday of 50-year-old Cathy Lynn Henderson, who faces execution April 18th for the 1994 beating death of Brandon Baugh.
Posted: 02/27/2007 - For a third straight session, a legislative fight is brewing over proposals to cap the number of students automatically admitted to Texas universities under the state's top ten percent law. Several key senators have blocked any attempt to change the bill in the past and vow to do the same this year.
Updated: 02/27/2007 - Safety did not pay off for a Huntsville woman who pulled over to make a cell phone call. She was talking to her husband on the shoulder of I-45 when her car was hit from behind.
Updated: 02/27/2007 - In January, a Texas A&M employee was arrested and charged with 27 crimes relating to inappropriate acts with children. The university said they wouldn't comment on on-going criminal investigations, but this situation raised the question, are there other sex offenders on college campuses? The answer is yes.
Updated: 02/26/2007 - One of the hitmen in a deadly plot against a local rap producer was not behind bars Monday as he testified in a Bryan resident's capital murder trial. Brad Padrick, who is currently serving time for his role in the murder of Tommy Andrade, took the stand Monday afternoon as the state's star witness against Willie Davis.
Updated: 02/26/2007 - The bald eagle is often a sign of American pride, soaring high in the skies as one of the US's most recognizable symbols. Currently, two of these magnificent creatures have landed here in the Brazos Valley. For past two weeks, doctors at the Texas A&M Veterinary School have been hard at work treating a patriotic pair.
Posted: 02/26/2007 - Governor Rick Perry says he's "got the best job in the world" -- and that he's not interested in being on a 2008 ticket for the White House. Perry is in Washington this week for a National Governors Association meeting.
Posted: 02/26/2007 - Sources tell The Associated Press that TXU will announce today that directors have agreed to sell the company in what would be the largest private buyout in U.S. corporate history. Under the deal, two private-equity firms buying the utility would abandon plans to build eight new coal-fired power plants.
Updated: 02/26/2007 - T-X-U has agreed to be sold to a group of private-equity firms for about 45 billion dollars -- including debt.
Posted: 02/25/2007 - A recent warrant amnesty period in College Station and Brazos County is over. And that means a warrant roundup is underway.
Posted: 02/25/2007 - Bryan City Council is ready to take the next step in a tax increment reinvestment zone on the east side of Texas 6. Council will consider appointing a board of directors for the zone south of Briarcrest Drive and east of Texas 6.
Updated: 02/24/2007 - A boyfriend and girlfriend face drug charges after a bust early Saturday morning. Police carried out a search warrant for a residence in the 7600 block of Central Park Lane about 2:30 a.m.
Updated: 02/24/2007 - Police officers continue to investigate a fatal accident that happened earlier this week in College Station. Authorities will close northbound Texas Avenue from Gilchrist to Walton Avenue Sunday morning at 5 am.
Updated: 02/25/2007 - The property tax in Washington County will rollback to its previous rate. The issue passed Saturday night with 55.7 percent of the votes. More than 1,600 votes were cast in favor of the current tax rate of eight cents returning to five cents.
Updated: 02/25/2007 - One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident Saturday morning on FM 60 in Burleson County. Authorities said about 6:15 a.m., Casey Nicole Ward, 20, of Snook and a passenger were westbound when Ward began to drift off of the road.