Posted: 10/27/2006 - The charges are still aggravated assault for Bobbie Ray Tates, at least for now. Tates is accused of shooting his wife back on August 25. Carolyn Tates died as a result of those injuries on Wednesday.
Posted: 10/27/2006 - The Dallas school board has relaxed a policy that required elementary principals in mostly Hispanic schools to learn Spanish by 2008. The policy adopted last year required that principals be bilingual in the language spoken by the school's students. The rule applied if half the students were limited in English proficiency.
Posted: 10/27/2006 - A three-year-old boy was killed and another three-year-old was critically injured in a minivan crash on a Texas ranch owned by the polygamist sect led by Warren Jeffs. Another three-year-old suffered minor injuries. All three boys have the last name Jeffs but it's unclear if the boys are related to Jeffs.
Posted: 10/27/2006 - Enrollment at Texas colleges and universities has grown by more than 27-thousand students this fall. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board reports most of the increases came at two-year schools.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - Friday, October 27th, is the last day for the Class-C Amnesty. Starting on Monday local law enforcement will be arresting anyone who has an outstanding Class-C warrant issued from the College Station Municipal Court or from the Brazos County Justice of the Peace Courts.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - A College Station woman has been charged in the stabbing death of a woman at the Robertson County Fairgrounds. A Robertson County grand jury indicted Cheryl Arnold, 33, on charges of murder on October 18.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - First Apple revolutionized the music industry, now it's transforming the way some Texas A&M students learn outside of the classroom. Teaming up with Texas A&M, Apple is bringing high-tech learning to Aggieland, via iTunes U.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - A report released by the government today shows that a bachelor's degree is worth about 23-thousand dollars a year. That is the average gap in earnings between adults with bachelor's degrees and those with high school diplomas.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - Some cash-strapped school could get some help in buying the defibrillators they're now required to have. A group headed by the Dallas Mavericks team physician says it plans to raise one (m) million dollars to help put the heart-saving emergency device in Texas high schools.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - Investigators say a 16-month-old girl was critically burned when a mosquito net draped over her crib caught fire on a space heater. Fire officials say people should be careful to keep flammable materials such as drapes and bedding away from space heaters.
Posted: 10/26/2006 - As Texas homeowners receive their property tax bills this month, most will find they've gone up instead of down. But, without new tax legislation, homeowners could have been faced with an even higher bill.
Posted: 10/25/2006 - Area senior citizens received a lesson in African American history on Wednesday. The Brazos Valley African American Museum hosted Senior Citizens Appreciation Day.