More Headlines

East Texas "Redneck Games" Under Scrutiny

Posted: 08/09/2007 - DALLAS (AP) - So-called "Texas Redneck Games" and the "Texas Redneck Muddy Gras" are drawing scrutiny from law officers and unhappy neighbors. The latest pay-to-attend gathering about 70 miles southeast of Dallas ended Sunday with more than 50 arrests and citations.

Read More

Dallas and Chicago Home Loan Banks Consider Merging

Posted: 08/09/2007 - DALLAS (AP) - The Federal Home Loan Banks of Dallas and Chicago say they're considering merging their operations. The banks are cooperatives owned by member financial institutions in their areas. They're part of a national system of 12 banks that help provide funding for residential mortgages and community development.

Read More

Mother of Idaho Inmate Who Killed Self in Texas Files Claim

Posted: 08/09/2007 - BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The mother of an Idaho inmate who killed himself in a dilapidated private Texas prison has filed a $500,000 claim against Idaho. Shirley Noble claims the Idaho Department of Correction is responsible for "inhumane treatment and illegal and unconstitutional conditions of confinement" that contributed to his death.

Read More

Survey Finds Fewer Mexicans are Sending Money Home

Posted: 08/09/2007 - WASHINGTON (AP) - A report finds one in three Mexican migrants living in states where Hispanic migration is relatively new stopped sending money home this year. The Inter-American Development Bank reports anti-immigrant sentiment may be to blame.

Read More

Pregnant Woman Dies at ICE Detention Center in El Paso

Posted: 08/09/2007 - EL PASO, Texas (AP) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says a pregnant woman in the agency's custody died after complaining of leg pain and losing consciousness. Spokeswoman Leticia Zamarripa says Rosa Contreras Dominguez was taken to an El Paso medical center Tuesday night when nurses noticed she was losing consciousness.

Read More

Harris County Leads Nation in Minority Population Increase

Posted: 08/09/2007 - HOUSTON (AP) - The ethnic makeup of the Houston area is changing faster than anywhere else in the United States. The Census Bureau today reports the change is fueled by an influx of Hurricane Katrina evacuees and a booming Hispanic population.

Read More

Importer Recalls 255,000 Chinese-made Tires

Posted: 08/09/2007 - NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey-based tire importer is recalling more than a-quarter million tires made in China. The tires are steel-belted radial replacements for pickups, vans and SUVs and were sold under the Westlake, Compass and YKS brand names. Importer Foreign Tire Sales says they lack a safety feature that prevents tread separation.

Read More

Prisoner Accused of Plotting to Kill Judge, Prosecutor

Posted: 08/09/2007 - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A prisoner has been indicted on two counts of attempted solicitation of capital murder for allegedly plotting to kill a judge and prosecutor. Bryan Connelly is accused of writing threatening letters last year from the Middleton prison unit in Jones County, where he was being held for a 2005 check-forgery conviction.

Read More

Early Morning Earthquake Jolts Los Angeles Area

Posted: 08/09/2007 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles area has been rattled by a fairly strong earthquake. The 4.5 tremor struck just before 1 a.m. California time about four miles outside the city of Chatsworth northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Read More

One Way Change for Bryan High School Street

Updated: 08/08/2007 - There is a big change for drivers on one busy street near Bryan High School. Campus Drive located along side of the high school is now a one way street.

Read More

Technology Filled With Aggie Spirit

Updated: 08/08/2007 - It is the perfect marriage of Aggie spirit and technology. A partnership between Apple and MacResource Computers has created the new Fightin' Texas Aggie iPod.

Read More

BISD to Vote on Record Reduction in Tax Rate

Updated: 08/08/2007 - Major savings are now a reality in Texas communities, where the school districts are rolling back their tax rates. It all dates back to spring of last year, and in Bryan, those new tax totals look like record breakers.

Read More

Feast To Fight Hunger Successful

Updated: 08/08/2007 - The 14th Annual Feast of Caring has been deemed a success. Wednesday at the Brazos Center, people from all across the area came together for a modest meal to benefit the hungry.

Read More

A&M to Honor Gates With Honorary Doctorate

Updated: 08/08/2007 - A member of President Bush's cabinet is on the receiving end of an honorary doctorate degree from Texas A&M. Secretary of Defense and former A&M president Robert Gates and his wife Becky will receive honorary doctorates during commencement ceremonies on Friday.

Read More

Summer Relaxation Could Result in Fall Injuries

Updated: 08/08/2007 - As school sports start back up, trainers are pulling the tape out. They're wrapping ankles, wrists, and hoping to prevent some of the most common sports injuries.

Read More

Airlines Sue FBI And CIA Over 9/11 Blame

Posted: 08/08/2007 - (AP) Airlines and aviation-related companies sued the CIA and the FBI on Tuesday to force terrorism investigators to tell whether the aviation industry was to blame for the September 11 attacks. The two lawsuits in U.S. District Court in Manhattan sought court orders for depositions as the aviation entities build their defenses against lawsuits seeking billions of dollars in damages for injuries, fatalities, property damage and business losses related to September 11, 2001.

Read More

Jury Pool Assembles for Trial in 1983 KFC Slayings

Posted: 08/08/2007 - NEW BOSTON, Texas — About 140 potential jurors showed up at the Bowie County Courthouse on Wednesday for the trial of a convicted burglar charged with the notorious Kentucky Fried Chicken murders, one of Texas' oldest unsolved mass murder cases. Romeo Pinkerton, 49, of Tyler, is the first of two men to go on trial for the slayings of five people abducted during a Sept. 23, 1983, holdup of a KFC restaurant in Kilgore in East Texas. The five, all shot execution-style, were found the following morning about 15 miles away along a remote oilfield road.

Read More

Shooting for a Good Cause

Posted: 08/08/2007 - Shooters of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate in a sporting clays shoot to support a good cause. On Sunday, August 12th, shooters can take part in the event at the Gunsmoke Shooting Range to benefit the College Station Police Officers Association (CSPOA).

Read More
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.