Posted: 12/13/2006 - Looking to get rid of those wrinkles staring back at you from the mirror? Save your money. Consumer Reports says tests it ran show that, on average, there's no correlation between the price of a wrinkle cream and its effectiveness.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - A motorcyclist is still listed in critical condition after smashing into the side of a car Tuesday afternoon in the 6000 block of Highway 21. Bryan police believe William Sandlin, 52, of Bryan had no time to react when the vehicle turned in front of him.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - Navasota Residents will have another chance to voice their concerns about a potential residential treatment center in Grimes County. A public hearing is set for Thursday, December 14 from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. at the Navasota Center at 101 Stadium Drive in Navasota.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - Few routes are as important to American Airlines as the one that shuttles high-paying business travelers between New York and Los Angeles. Those are the kind of passengers who value service over price. American doesn't want them to think that the nation's largest airline has slipped behind the competition on that.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - It was a brief respite for Jeffrey Skilling. A judge Tuesday rejected the former Enron chief executive's request for bail pending appeal of his sentence for conspiracy, fraud and insider trading. Skilling is now required to report to a low-security federal prison in Waseca, Minnesota, to begin serving his 24-year sentence.
Updated: 12/13/2006 - Madisonville's city council has enacted a pair of policy changes with regards to its police department. Two new forms come after a group of residents demanded the city address concerns of racial profiling. Those same citizens are still not fully satisfied with what has happened.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - A tax freeze for seniors in Bryan has been put on hold. The city council Tuesday delayed voting on an ordinance that would have frozen property taxes for elderly and disabled residents.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - A former ATF agent from Magnolia has been found guilty of stockpiling non-lethal explosives. A federal jury Tuesday convicted Eugene H. Williams Junior, 44, for possessing and storing illegal stun grenades.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - Be careful what you wish for. Those were just some of the words of advice from the departing Becky Gates.
Updated: 12/13/2006 - The newly released movie "Blood Diamond," has been raising questions about the origin of the precious stones. The film portrays the world of selling diamonds to fuel the civil war in the African nation of Sierra Leone. The war ended years ago, but a recent United Nations report says these so-called "conflict diamonds" are still being smuggled out.
Updated: 12/12/2006 - Tuesday's scheduled throat surgery for Congressman Chet Edwards has been delayed until January or February. And he must keep quiet. Edwards has two benign polyps on his throat.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - A huge honor was bestowed upon a pair of deserving downtown leaders Tuesday. Dr. Russell Bradley and Greta Watkins were named co-winners of the city of Bryan's seventh annual Mayor's Downtown Impact Award.
Updated: 12/12/2006 - Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is launching a new Web site to promote conservative interests. The Texas Republican yesterday launched the site, www.tom-delay.com. It accompanies his formation of the Grassroots Action and Information Network.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has adopted new rules to ensure the performance of lawyers who file appeals on behalf of death row inmates. Under the rules, the judges can remove a lawyer from the court's habeas list for any appeal that exhibits "substandard proficiency."
Posted: 12/12/2006 - Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling won't be reporting to a federal prison in Minnesota today after all. The Fifth US Circuit Court of Appeals has delayed his report date. The court wants to consider Skilling's request for bail while he appeals his conviction.
Posted: 12/12/2006 - A Conroe man will spend the next 10 years behind bars for stabbing a man at a strip club. A Brazos County jury handed down the sentence Monday to 22-year-old Barry Dudzik. Dudzik was found guilty Friday of stabbing a bouncer at the Silk Stocking in 2004.
Posted: 12/11/2006 - Authorities say two people from Mississippi and one from Louisiana died when their Cessna 310 crashed in a field near the Waco airport. Rescuers Sunday night discovered the wreckage of the twin-engine plane on fire in a plowed field.