Posted: 12/14/2006 - Hackers may have obtained the personal information of six thousand people who worked for, applied to or attended the University of Texas at Dallas. The information suspected of being exposed belongs to staff and faculty employed by the university between January 1999 through August 2005 and students and faculty of the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science. Applicants for admission to the Jonsson school dating to 1993 also were affected.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - Results show a nine-foot mako shark that washed up at Corpus Christi had nothing in its stomach and intestines. Experts say the shark likely had been sick and was weak enough to be carried toward shore by a current. Shortfin mako sharks are usually found off the California coast. They almost never turn up in Texas bays.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - United Airlines has asked the feds to block an effort by American Airlines to change its proposal for new service to China. United says American's recent request to add a Chicago stopover on its proposed Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport-to-Beijing flights broke Transportation Department rules.
Updated: 12/14/2006 - Some Bryan middle school kids are trying to get younger students excited about reading. Eighth graders from Stephen F. Austin made personalized books for first graders at Johnson Elementary.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - Scotty's House got a big boost from some local Lions. The child advocacy center received a check for $10,000 from the College Station Morning Lions to go towards their building fund.
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.