KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | News, Weather, Sports

More Headlines

Massive Power Outage Affects Thousands

Updated: 10/03/2006 - A massive power outage left thousands of Brazos Valley residents in the dark Tuesday night. The source of the wide-spread power outage has been traced to the Texas Municipal Power Agency (TMPA) Gibbons Creek Generation Station in Carlos which is connected to the ERCOT grid.

Read More

Drought Aid Available

Updated: 10/03/2006 - Summer temperatures continue to hang on in the Brazos Valley and rain is still in short supply. To help livestock producers cope with this years dry season, the government has issued about 16 million dollars in grants.

Read More

Hot Holiday Toys Already Hot Sellers

Posted: 10/03/2006 - Even before the frost is on the pumpkin, the hot holiday toys are flying off the shelves. And major toy sellers like Wal-Mart and Toys R Us say it's an encouraging economic sign when shoppers peel off big bucks to get their hands on the expected must-have gifts.

Read More

Perry Announces Agreement with Wind Developers

Posted: 10/03/2006 - Governor Rick Perry says Texas will ensure construction of power transmission lines in exchange for a ten (b) billion dollar investment from wind energy developers. If the development comes to fruition, the state would gain about ten-thousand megawatts of power supplied by wind. That's enough to light up about two-point-three (m) million homes.

Read More

School Shooting Death Toll Rises

Posted: 10/03/2006 - Tuesday brought more bad news to a peaceful Amish community already rocked to its core by the execution-style shootings of eleven girls in a one-room schoolhouse Monday in Lancaster County, Pa.

Read More

Houston Police to Change Immigration Policy

Posted: 10/03/2006 - The Houston police will begin asking all arrested suspects whether they're citizens. Anyone without identification will be fingerprinted and their criminal histories checked in a national database.

Read More

Some Schools Reject Incentive Grants

Posted: 10/03/2006 - A handful of Texas schools are rejecting a merit-pay program. The schools are turning down thousands of dollars in state money intended to reward teachers for high test scores in low-income areas.

Read More

Police Officer Dies Unexpectedly

Updated: 10/03/2006 - The city of Bryan and its police department are in shock after the sudden death of one of its own. Jim Do, 34, died while off-duty late Monday afternoon.

Read More Video

Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Updated: 10/02/2006 - October is breast cancer awareness month. To mark that, and to help spread awareness, ice legend and breast cancer survivor Peggy Fleming spoke to a packed crowd at the Hilton Monday morning. Her visit was part of the 4th annual Surviving and Thriving Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon.

Read More Video

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Updated: 10/02/2006 - Each October, in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Month, fallen fire heroes are honored. Those fire fighters from across Texas, who died in the line of duty, were honored Monday in College Station.College Station Fire Department hosted the event at Fire Station 2. The service was a tribute to eight Texas firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2005.

Read More Video

Is Heat to Blame?

Updated: 10/02/2006 - Statistics show 12 football players die nationwide every year. Three players have died in Houston within the last couple of weeks, and the Brazos Valley has had its share of scares. Friday a Hempstead football player collapsed during the game because of exhaustion, and last month Austin Westlake's Matt Nadar was revived during an A&M Consolidated football game.

Read More Video

CS Police Investigate Burglary

Posted: 10/02/2006 - College Station police are looking for two men they believe are responsible for a morning burglary. According to authorities, around 9:30 a.m. Monday two black men broke into an apartment in the 400 block of University Oaks Boulevard and demanded money from the resident.

Read More

Police: Amish Students Shot 'Execution Style'

Updated: 10/02/2006 - A 32-year-old truck driver barged into a one-room schoolhouse Monday in Pennsylvania, brandished an automatic handgun and ordered students to line up next to the blackboard, a state police official said.

Read More Video

Brazos County Commissioners to Consider Burn Ban

Posted: 10/01/2006 - Brazos County Commissioners will once again consider the burn ban this week. Commissioners lifted the ban last week after some much-needed rain in the area, but said the ban would stay on future agendas until more rain reduced the wildfire concern.

Read More

CW, Houston PBS Station Switching Suddenlink Channels

Updated: 10/02/2006 - You may notice some changes on your Suddenlink Cable line-up starting Monday that affect our partner station, the CW B-CS. That's because the C-W is moving from cable channel 20 to cable channel eight.

Read More Video

Legal Aid Hosts Clinics for Hurricane Evacuees

Updated: 10/02/2006 - Hurricane evacuees still in the Brazos Valley and surrounding areas and needing legal aid have opportunities coming up this week. Lone Star Legal Aid and Brazos County Civil Legal Aid are holding legal assistance clinics Monday and Tuesday.

Read More Video

Woman Injured in Purse Snatching

Updated: 10/02/2006 - College Station Police are on the lookout for a robbery suspect, after a man tried to steal a woman's purse Sunday morning. The victim told police she was walking to her home at Doux Chene Apartments in the 2100 block of Harvey Mitchell Parkway just before 1 a.m. when the man grabbed her purse.

Read More Video

Man Arrested For Pointing Gun at Woman

Updated: 10/02/2006 - A College Station man is free on bond, charged with pointing a gun at a woman. The woman told College Station Police that Brian Joseph Reed pointed a gun at her and pulled the trigger.

Read More Video

Day of Atonement

Updated: 10/02/2006 - From sundown Sunday until sundown Monday the Jewish world observes its holiest day, Yom Kippur. The holiday represents atonement with God, and gives Jews the opportunity to examine their relationships with others and themselves.

Read More Video

Big 12 Play Pays in Aggieland

Posted: 09/30/2006 - You can ask any Aggie fan and they will tell you that there is nothing like game day. The color maroon blankets the Brazos Valley, and dollars are flowing free as water.

Read More

Argument Leads to CS Stabbing

Posted: 09/30/2006 - College Station authorities are searching for a suspect after an early Saturday morning stabbing. Police responded to the 100 block of Meadowland. The victim told authorities he was approached by a man outside an apartment.

Read More

More Montgomery County West Nile Found

Posted: 09/30/2006 - More cases of West Nile in the Brazos Valley, this time in Montgomery County. For the second time in two weeks, a human case has been reported, this one in the southern portion of the county according to health officials.

Read More

Hempstead Player OK After Exhaustion

Posted: 09/30/2006 - Officials in Hempstead say football player Michael Thompson is out of the hospital after his collapse during Friday night's game. As we told you during Friday Football Fever, Thompson was on the field when he fell to the turf due to exhaustion.

Read More

Final Chapter of Censored Book Week

Posted: 09/30/2006 - Saturday marked the last day for Banned Books Awareness Week. Half-Priced Books on Texas Avenue invited the public out to hear banned books read aloud.

Read More

Budweiser Hitch Rides Into Town

Posted: 09/29/2006 - A well known American symbol made at stop in the Brazos Valley. On Friday the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdales spent the afternoon at Post Oak Mall. Residents had the opportunity to see and have photos taken with the world-famous horses.

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
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability