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Somers Gets 12 Years for Intoxication Manslaughter

A former Texas A&M student was sentenced

CS Council Approves Development Fee Increase

The College Station City Council voted Thursday night to approve a new structure for fees related to development. Click to hear the story from WTAW’s Chris Clift: Randy French from Stylecraft Builders

CS Council Restores Some Arts Funding

The College Station City Council voted

Curnock Holds Health Care Town Hall

District 17 Congressional candidate Rob Curnock held a town hall meeting Thursday night in Bryan to discuss health care reform. Click to hear WTAW’s Chris Clift talk with Curnock: Curnock estimated the crowd at about 70 people, and said the meeting ran for about three hours as anyone with comments was allowed to take the […]

Midday Fire in College Station

The College Station Fire Department was called to the scene of a blaze in the 1700 block of Austin

Driver in Deadly Bus Crash Positive for Cocaine

DALLAS (AP) _ A drug test conducted on the driver involved in the Texas charter bus crash that killed 17 passengers last year found evidence of recent cocaine use. Documents prepared by the Sherman police department show cocaine was discovered in a urine sample from Barrett Broussard during the National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation of […]

Texas Gas Prices Down Two Cents

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ The average retail price of gasoline across Texas dropped 2 cents to $2.49 a gallon this week. AAA Texas reported Thursday that prices are 14 cents higher than last month, but more than a dollar less than a year ago. Amarillo had the cheapest gasoline in the weekly survey, at $2.43 […]

Taser Death in Police Custody Ruled a Homicide

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ The Fort Worth medical examiner has ruled that the death of a mentally ill man after he was stunned by a police Taser is a homicide. Police have said the family of 24-year-old Michael Patrick Jacobs Jr. called for help one day in April, saying he was causing problems. Police […]

Giuliani to Campaign for Perry

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani embarks on a two-day fund-raising swing next month for Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Perry is in the re-election fight of his political life with a Republican primary challenge from U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. Perry spokesman Mark Miner says Perry will host Giuliani at fund-raisers […]

Napolitano: No Politics in Border Checkpoint Money

DALLAS (AP) _ Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says politics didn’t influence where stimulus money was spent on border checkpoints. Napolitano was speaking Thursday at a Dallas news conference during a firefighter convention. She was responding to a review by The Associated Press that showed the Obama administration did not follow its internal priority list […]

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