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Houston Mayor Hopes Job Fair Will Help Evacuees

Posted: 08/16/2006 - Houston Mayor Bill White and other officials used a job fair to urge unemployed Hurricane Katrina evacuees to get to work. Authorities say there are more than five-thousand jobs available in Houston and neighboring Louisiana.

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Bush OK's El Paso Disaster Area

Posted: 08/16/2006 - President Bush has declared El Paso a federal disaster area due to this month's heavy rain and flooding. The designation clears the way for federal assistance.

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Terror Charges

Posted: 08/16/2006 - A prosecutor in Michigan has defended his decision to bring terrorism charges against three Dallas-area men. Their bulk purchases of cell phones have raised terrorism suspicions.

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Grimes County Bust One of the Biggest

Updated: 08/15/2006 - It's one of the biggest pot busts in Grimes County history. Monday's discovery of more than 300 marijuana plants came after the crop owner's death, ending his growing spree and curbing a potential distribution network.

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Argument Over Ex Ends in Stabbing, Arrests

Updated: 08/15/2006 - A pair of Grimes County men allegedly out for blood over a former flame are now in hot water. Steven Massey and Ryan Schnell were arrested Monday and Tuesday respectively and charged with aggravated assault.

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Bryan Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Updated: 08/16/2006 - A Bryan man will spend the next four years behind bars. Tuesday, Jonathan Auston plead guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. According to police reports, Auston attacked a person first with his fists then several times with an aluminum bat.

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Ultimate Drive Pulls Into Bryan

Updated: 08/16/2006 - Garlyn Shelton BMW in Bryan is doing their part to help the fight against breast cancer. Tuesday the dealership held the 10th Annual BMW Ultimate Drive, an event that raises funds for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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Brazos School Starts Classes

Updated: 08/15/2006 - It has been a tough year for the Brazos School for Inquiry and Creativity. First the school had to deal with an investigation by the Texas Education Agency, which found the school misused $300,000 worth of expenditures. The investigation also found the school overpaid Brazos School Superintendent Robert Slater and Board President Thomas Reynolds more than a quarter million dollars.

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Katrina Insurance Deadlines

Posted: 08/15/2006 - Louisiana's top regulator says nearly all the insurance companies operating in the state have agreed to give homeowners more time to settle their claims from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Commissioner James Donelon says more than 99 percent of companies have voluntarily agreed to the extension.

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Third Human WNV Case Confirmed

Updated: 08/15/2006 - The Brazos County Health Department has confirmed a third human case of West Nile and is awaiting tests on five other cases. The Texas Department of State Health Services laboratory confirmed the positive results Monday, according to Brazos County Health Department officials.

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Scientists Search for Moon Landing Tapes

Posted: 08/15/2006 - NASA wants to find the original videotapes from the first moon landing in 1969 to see if they can be made sharper. One Australian expert says modern technology would make it possible to recover the original high quality TV of the moon landing and make it available to the public for the first time.

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School Vouchers

Posted: 08/15/2006 - A Republican contributor is taking his pro-school voucher message to the streets and airwaves. It's an effort to allow state education dollars to be spent on private school tuition.

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DeLay's Replacement

Posted: 08/15/2006 - Some Republican leaders Thursday will decide who to back as a write-in candidate to replace embattled former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The lawmaker from Sugar Land won his March primary, then quit Congress in June -- and said he's moved to Virginia.

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Dell to Recall Millions of Laptop Batteries

Posted: 08/15/2006 - Dell is recalling four-point-one (M) million notebook computer batteries because they can overheat and catch fire. Round Rock-based Dell says the batteries were made by Sony and placed in notebooks that were shipped between April of 2004 and July 18th of this year.

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Marijuana Field Discovered

Updated: 08/14/2006 - What started out as a call to check on a dead person in Grimes County, ended with the discovery of more than three hundred marijuana plants. The site is just off FM 1486 near the south-east county line.

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Militant Texan Jailed in Brenham

Updated: 08/14/2006 - A top leader of a militant Texas splinter group is still behind bars in Brenham. Vincent Ross, 52, is the vice president of The Republic of Texas. The Fredericksburg resident was arrested Saturday in Washington County following a traffic stop.

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Bryan PD Seeks Major Recognition

Updated: 08/14/2006 - Bryan's Police Department is seeking an honor only three percent of North American law enforcement agencies have attained. The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies is in town to decide if Bryan PD deserves to be mentioned among the elite.

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New Task Force Gets State Grant

Updated: 08/14/2006 - A seven hundred fourty thousand dollar grant from the state will supply most of the money needed to bring the Criminal Law Enforcement Assistance and Response Team, or CLEAR, up to full staff in Brazos County.

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TAKS Online, No Pencil Required

Updated: 08/14/2006 - Texas joins 21 other states this year by offering its standardized test, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills or TAKS, online. Although districts aren't required yet to offer the exam online, Bryan and College Station are trying to stay ahead of the game.

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CS Moves Closer to Filling Vacancies

Updated: 08/14/2006 - As Bryan searches for a new city manager, College Station has a number of vacancies in city staff of their own, three of which they are making big moves to fill.

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Foley's Changes Name to Macy's in September

Updated: 08/14/2006 - In 2005, Federated Department Stores, Incorporated, announced a merger to build its nationwide Macy's brand. A merger between Foley's and Macy's was effective in August of 2005, and even though you may have seen some changes at Post Oak Mall, come September Foley's will change its name.

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College Station Budget Workshops Begin

Posted: 08/14/2006 - A full slate of budget workshops in College Station is underway. Monday afternoon, city staff made their first full budget presentation to the city council.

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Bryan Closes In On City Manager Selection

Updated: 08/14/2006 - Bryan city officials will spend the next week pouring over the bios of their three finalists for the city manager spot. The city council has scheduled a Saturday morning executive session to discuss and possibly name a lone candidate for the job.

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82-Year-Old Arrested in Knife Incident

Posted: 08/14/2006 - An elderly Bryan man was arrested Friday after police say he cut his tenant with a knife following an argument about a table. Henry Carter, 82, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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