Posted: 09/11/2006 - A 49-year-old man is being questioned in connection with the death of the elderly aunt of "Dateline NBC" anchor Stone Phillips. Authorities say the man led investigators Friday night to an abandoned farmhouse outside Bardwell where they found the body of 81-year-old Doris Phillips.
Posted: 09/11/2006 - Civilian border-watchers Monday plan to begin monitoring the Texas-Mexico border for illegal immigrants. The Minuteman Project will team with its Texas affiliate and the American Border Patrol of Arizona to track suspected illegal immigrants and report them to the US Border Patrol.
Posted: 09/10/2006 - A College Station man is in Brazos County Jail, charged with breaking into a woman's apartment and trying to sexually assault her. It happened just before 2 a.m., Sunday, in the 100 block of Holleman Drive at Sterling University Village Apartments.
Posted: 09/10/2006 - RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) - Police are searching for a Garland man in connection with a Sunday morning shooting in a church parking lot. Police say Alveda Edwards, 43, of Richardson, was fatally shot. Authorities say Tommy Edwards Jr., of Garland, and Alveda Edwards met in the parking lot of Greenville Avenue Church of Christ before services began to discuss their relationship.
Posted: 09/09/2006 - As the Aggies kicked off their second game of the year, there were many Houston and Louisiana-Lafayette fans late arriving after a major accident on Highway 290 between Houston and Hempstead.
Posted: 09/09/2006 - How low can they go? It's been five straight weeks that Texas retail gasoline prices have fallen. The weekly AAA Texas gas price survey out today finds the statewide average price of regular, self-serve gas at the pumps is averaging $2.57 per gallon.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - Rudder Theater was packed Friday afternoon as students and faculty members listened to President Robert Gates' state of the university address. According to Gates the current state of A&M is progressive and good.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - Construction on Texas A&M University's entry in the Solar Decathlon will begin at 4 p.m. Friday at the College of Architecture's facility at the Riverside Campus off Highway 47.
Updated: 09/08/2006 - The Brazos County Health Department announced Friday three additional human cases with presumptively positive lab tests are awaiting confirmation. The cases are being tested by the Texas Department of State Health Services laboratory.
Updated: 09/09/2006 - He's spent more than three decades in city government. Now, David Watkins may spend more as Bryan's city manager. However, that lone finalist for the position did have to answer about his short stint in Auburn, Alabama, one that ended earlier than expected.
Posted: 09/08/2006 - The Caldwell Kolache Festival is Saturday and if you're in need of the sugary pastries, you can find dozens upon dozens in Burleson County. One of the most famed attractions at the festival is the State-Wide Kolache Baking Championship. Hundreds of competitors vie for the grand champion title, and Shayna Kindt has won the title twice over the years.
Posted: 09/08/2006 - An Austin federal judge has removed himself from a lawsuit against the University of Texas. That's after the plaintiff's attorney questioned his acceptance of free Longhorns football tickets.
Posted: 09/08/2006 - Independent candidate for governor Kinky Friedman renewed his call for Texas to legalize casino gambling. Speaking to reporters in Dallas Thursday, the author and entertainer said the move "is common sense."