Updated: 01/11/2006 - Volunteer Firefighter Carl Bishop knew he was going to a house fire that could change his life forever. And he was the first one to arrive at his parents’ house in Normangee which was already in flames. The fire took the life of his father, and severely injured two others.
Updated: 01/11/2006 - Students may soon get better educated when it comes to gang violence. The Bryan Police Department is trying to get a federal grant for gang education in Bryan middle schools. The grant would fund a program called "GRATE" an education technique to teach 6th graders about gangs.
Updated: 01/10/2006 - Monday January 16th is Martin Luther King Junior day, but events to commemorate the occasion will take place this week. Here's a list of those programs.
Updated: 01/10/2006 - Believe it or not, 209 out of the 254 counties in the state are now under a burn ban. That's the most it's ever been in recent years, leaving many wondering when this winter drought will end. News 3 spoke with the experts and got their predictions.
Updated: 01/10/2006 - January 1 marked the first day students and parents could apply for federal student loans for the spring semester, a process that will likely get tougher as Congress works on the reauthorization of the Higher Education act of 1965. If passed, higher interest rates could be on the way.
Updated: 01/11/2006 - The Brazos Valley is suffering through one of the driest periods on record. A Texas A&M agriculture economist has estimated that if the drought continues, it could cause about one-billion dollars in losses by spring. And among those hardest hit are our local farmers and ranchers.
Updated: 01/09/2006 - Andrea Yates Monday again pleaded "not guilty" by reason of insanity in the drowning deaths of her children. The plea came in the one-time Houston homemaker's first court appearance since her 2002 capital murder convictions were overturned.
Updated: 01/08/2006 - Bryan Police found themselves in a high-speed chase Sunday night. The pursuit started in the 400-block of Ehlinger in Bryan but continued down Wellborn Road into College Station.
Updated: 01/08/2006 - Preliminary autopsy results indicate a Normangee man killed in a mobile home fire died of smoke inhalation. Darrell Bishop died Saturday after a fire broke out at his mobile home on Third Street.
Updated: 01/08/2006 - A Bryan family is homeless after a fire destroyed their mobile home. The call came in about about 2:40 Sunday afternoon. Six Bryan fire units responded to the fire at the Mobile Town Mobile Home Park in the 400-block of Ehlinger.
Updated: 01/08/2006 - A grass fire that started in Robertson County Saturday between Wheelock and Blackjack was not completely contained until early Sunday morning. The fire was so large, smoke could be seen from many parts of the Brazos Valley. Area homes were saved from the fire, but the damage is still severe to many.
Updated: 01/09/2006 - Gang violence in the local area is on the rise and community and church leaders are fighting back. Concerned citizens of all ages got together for what they call a warfare prayer session. The session was organized by Save Our Streets Ministries and local churches.
Updated: 01/06/2006 - DPS says all five people involved in a head-on collision in Leon County died. The accident happened three miles north of Buffalo, and involved four international students and an elderly woman.
Updated: 01/06/2006 - Attorney Bill Ballard, the legal council for the County commissioners, has been named interim judge for county court at law number one.