Posted: 09/07/2006 - Dawn Galloway, a life-skills teacher at A&M Consolidated High School, was honored Thursday for her hard work. At a check presentation, ING U.S. Financial Services honored Galloway through the ING Unsung Heroes Awards Program.
Posted: 09/07/2006 - Texas Instruments will show off its technology that enables cell phones to record TV shows. The Dallas-based chip maker will go up against Qualcomm in a market that analysts say holds huge potential. TI says it will demonstrate its recording and picture-within-picture technology at a trade show this week in Amsterdam.
Posted: 09/07/2006 - A former nuclear materials courier with top clearance is accused of obtaining restricted items and selling them over the Internet. Prosecutors say 41-year-old Joe Allen Sizemore of Amarillo has been indicted on charges of wire fraud, theft of government property and possession of unregistered firearms.
Posted: 09/07/2006 - A Dallas man must serve ten and a-half years in prison over a scheme to recruit the homeless to act as hurricane evacuees and get benefits. A federal judge sentenced 33-year-old Kenneth Reven McClain to ten and a-half years in prison.
Posted: 09/07/2006 - The Justice Department hopes Congress will pass legislation to prevent the criminal record of late Enron founder Kenneth Lay from being wiped clean. Prosecutors in Houston Wednesday asked a judge to hold off on ruling on a request by lawyers for Lay's estate to erase his convictions and dismiss the indictment.
Posted: 09/06/2006 - Could a city manager selection be on the horizon in Bryan? That's the question on the minds of many residents, and one that could be answered Thursday.
Updated: 09/07/2006 - According to the Census Bureau's annual snapshot of America, College Station ranks as having one of the highest poverty ratings for small to mid-size cities in the United States. The ranking is based on questionnaires mailed out in 2005.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - Thanks to Governor Rick Perry, and a group of Aggies, the Trinity River Basin will be getting some VIP treatment. Wednesday, Gov. Perry announced more than 500 thousand dollars will be made available to the Environmental Restoration Project for the Trinity River Basin.
Updated: 09/06/2006 - President Bush on Wednesday acknowledged the existence of previously secret CIA prisons around the world and said 14 high-value terrorism suspects — including the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks — have been transferred from the system to Guantanamo Bay for trials.
Posted: 09/06/2006 - Texans are being urged to ask Governor Rick Perry to restore funding to a program designed to help low-income customers pay their electric bills. The Texas wing of a retirement group -- AARP -- has announced the hot line -- 1-888-633-3650.
Updated: 09/06/2006 - McKinney police say Wednesday morning they've made an arrest in the July slaying of a real estate agent who was found stabbed to death in a model home. Police arrested 25-year-old Kosoul Chanthakoummane late Tuesday night on a charge of capital murder for the death of Sarah Anne Walker.
Posted: 09/06/2006 - A judge in Michigan has thrown out conspiracy and money laundering charges against three Dallas-area men originally accused of planning terrorism. Federal Magistrate Charles Binder in Bay City, Michigan, ruled Tuesday there's too little evidence to try the men. They were arrested August eleventh after buying large numbers of prepaid cell phones at a Wal-Mart store in Caro, Michigan.
Updated: 09/06/2006 - Test results are due back Wednesday on a pair of College Station pools recently shut down. Officials are hoping their deep cleaning of deep ends will clear the water of a microorganism that's already made a handful of swimmers sick. But what's the cost of the cleaning?
Updated: 09/05/2006 - Darkness fell over the Texas A&M campus Tuesday night as Aggies observed one of their most solemn traditions. The first Silver Taps ceremony for the fall semester, honoring recently deceased Texas A&M University students, was held in front of the Academic Building.
Updated: 09/05/2006 - After a year of delays, an opening date has been set for Fire Station Number Five on Greens Prairie Road in College Station. Last year, the general contractor went bankrupt and since then the building has been vacant. But, now the fire department says the station will open in October.