Updated: 01/25/2005 - An American hostage pleaded for his life with a rifle pointed at his head in a video released Tuesday, while nine Iraqis, including a senior judge, were killed in a series of attacks that highlighted the security risks ahead of this weekend's elections.
Updated: 01/24/2005 - Six Bryan police officers are back at work Monday after they were involved in a deadly shooting during an armed robbery attempt at the end of the year.
Updated: 01/24/2005 - President Bush did not attend an anti-abortion march in Washington, but placed a phone call to the group from Camp David to tout his push for legislation to protect unborn children.
Updated: 01/24/2005 - The Supreme Court refused Monday to reinstate a Florida law passed to keep a severely brain-damaged woman hooked to a feeding tube, clearing the way for it to be removed. How soon that would happen, however, was unclear.
Updated: 01/24/2005 - It was announced Monday that one of the top terrorists in Iraq was captured January 15. Sami Mohammed Ali Said al-Jaaf is the mastermind behind the majority of car bombings in Baghdad and a top aide to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Updated: 01/24/2005 - A 21-year-old pregnant Bryan woman died following a Saturday car wreck on Texas Avenue and South College. Her baby also died as a result of the crash.
Updated: 01/23/2005 - Usually, presidential secretary's names aren't pieces of history, but when you say you inadvertently erased the Watergate tape, it's hard to avoid the history books.
Updated: 01/23/2005 - After three months of declining prices at the pump, gasoline's cost has risen. An industry analyst says higher crude oil prices are the main cause, and they may continue to rise.
Updated: 01/22/2005 - The victim of the first local homicide of the year is a 40-year-old shot outside his Bryan home. Harvey Allen died at St. Joseph some 12 hours after the incident.
Updated: 01/22/2005 - Saturday marked the 32nd anniversary of the controversial Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, and activists on both sides of the issue participated in demonstrations throughout the nation.
Updated: 01/22/2005 - Johnny Lee Williams's bond is set at $1 million. He is believed to have kidnapped and killed a Tyler Wal-Mart employee as she left work. Megan Holden's body was found Friday.
Updated: 01/22/2005 - Former President George Bush spoke to reporters on a visit to the White House, saying people are reading too much into his son's inaugural address, which focused on the spread of democracy in the world.
Updated: 01/21/2005 - More and more Americans are becoming a victim of identity theft, but a new law is giving citizens an extra line of defense. Whereas you used to have to pay for a credit report, the government is giving you a freebie.
Updated: 01/21/2005 - The Brazos Valley was represented well in Washington on Inauguration Day. Friday, local law enforcement who made their way the nation's capital to provide security returned home.