Posted: 08/31/2006 - Just like their neighbors to the north, College Station authorities are also reporting a rash of car burglaries in the past week. Since August 23, there have been 19 reported burglaries at a variety of locations around town, as well as a pair of rim or tire thefts.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - Blinn College is trying its BEST to help high school students ease into college. Officials at Blinn College in Brenham on Thursday announced a partnership with area high schools designed to increase the high schools' college enrollment rate.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - The chairman of a state Senate committee expressed dismay that juvenile correction officers get only two weeks of training. Senator John Whitmire of Dallas also is concerned guards may work in dormitory-style facilities that increase danger for youth and staff.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - A death-row inmate is scheduled to die in the state's death chamber in Huntsville Thursday night for the 1997 slaying of a South Texas woman and her son. Derrick Frazier is one of two men sent to death row for the slayings of 41-year-old Betsy Nutt and her 15-year-old son, Cody, at their Refugio County ranch.
Updated: 10/28/2006 - After 38 years of public service, including the last two as chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, Chancellor Robert D. McTeer Thursday announced his plans to retire by the end of this year. He became chancellor of The Texas A&M University System on Nov. 4, 2004.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - A judge set an October 16th trial date for Tejano artist Joe Lopez. The 56-year-old former lead singer of "Grupo Mazz" is accused of drugging and molesting a 13-year-old girl in 2004.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - Lawmakers and residents say that it is important that immigration laws include more than just border security. Former four-term San Antonio mayor and US HUD secretary Henry Cisneros says the final legislation should include security measures, a guest-worker program and a path to legalization.
Posted: 08/31/2006 - Texas State Technical College isn't accepting new students this semester at its Brownsville campus because too few students enrolled. A school official says the college may stop classes at the site permanently if it cannot generate enough interest by the spring.
Posted: 08/30/2006 - A Texas man on South Dakota's death row had his execution postponed while lawmakers review the state's law. Elijah Page, of Athens, Texas, had asked to be put to death for a grisly torture slaying that would have made his South Dakota's first execution in decades.