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Two Crashes Closes Southbound Freeway at Briarcrest

Bryan Police and Fire responded to a pair of crashes Wednesday afternoon shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the freeway south of the Briarcrest exit. Southbound freeway traffic had to exit at the William Joel Bryan/Boonville exit for about one hour. The first wreck involved the driver of a Honda Accord who […]

Another Convenience Store Armed Robbery

News release courtesy of the Bryan Police Department: On July 31, 2013 at 1:07pm Officers responded to an Aggravated Robbery that had just occurred at the Handi Stop located at 2805 N Texas Ave. Three black males of average height and build entered the store, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The clothing description is […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 31

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary July 31, 2013.

Free Agent G Devin Harris Officially Rejoins Mavs

DALLAS (AP) _ Free agent Devin Harris has officially rejoined the Dallas Mavericks. The 10th-year guard was acquired as the No. 5 pick on draft night in 2004 and spent his first 31/2 seasons with Dallas before a trade with New Jersey that brought Jason Kidd back to the Mavericks. Harris originally agreed to join […]

Local Updates on Cyclospora Oubreak and West Nile Virus

A cyclospora outbreak across several states has made it to Texas, but the Brazos County Health Department reports that there haven’t been any cases in Brazos County. Director of Community Health Services Division Julie Anderson says they aren’t sure yet of the source in this outbreak, so wash your produce, even if it comes pre-washed. […]

Have You Seen This Burglary Suspect?

News release and photo are courtesy of the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers: Brazos County Sheriff’s Office and Brazos County Crime Stoppers are asking for help to identify a burglary suspect and for any information that might help to solve several daytime residential burglaries that have occurred in rural Brazos County. During the […]

Rockets’ Jones Accused of Stomping on Man’s Leg

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Police say Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones has been arrested in Portland, Ore., and accused of stomping on a homeless man’s leg. Police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson says the incident happened early Wednesday outside a downtown nightclub. A sergeant saw the 6-foot-9 Jones walk by a doorway where two homeless men […]

Astros’ Deadline Trades

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Kansas City Royals have acquired outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Houston Astros for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith in an attempt to upgrade their depth for the stretch run. Maxwell made his major league debut in 2007 for the Nationals. He has spent the past two seasons with the […]

Randy Travis is Out of the Hospital

PLANO, Texas (AP) _ Country music star Randy Travis is out of the hospital three weeks after he was admitted with congestive heart failure and later suffered a stroke. A statement Wednesday says Travis has been discharged from The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano near Dallas, where he’d been admitted July 7. The statement from publicist […]

George Zimmerman Stopped for Speeding East of Dallas

FORNEY, Texas (AP) _ Police in a Dallas suburb say they stopped George Zimmerman for speeding. Forney police say Zimmerman was stopped Sunday while driving west on U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas. A Florida jury recently acquitted Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. A police dashcam video […]

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