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Pedestrian Killed in Apparent Train Accident

Bryan police are investigating the death of a man hit by a northbound train near Finfeather and Villa Maria Monday morning. Foul play is not suspected, but investigators are trying to figure what the man was doing on the tracks in the first place. Identification of the black male is pending notification of family. The […]

Women’s Basketball Drops Game to Team Italy

The Texas A&M women’s basketball team began action on its summer tour of Italy with a hard-fought, 61-57 loss to All-Star Italy on Sunday evening. In a tight game that all 14 players saw action, the Aggies never trailed by more than 8 points during the contest. A&M got within one, 56-57 with a minute […]

Aggie Futbollers Kick Off 2012 Campaign

The 14th-ranked Texas A&M soccer team dives into a new season and a new conference this week when the Aggies travel to California for a pair of matches, at UC Irvine and San Diego. The Aggies will begin the 2012 season at UC Irvine with a 9 p.m. CST match at Anteater Stadium. A 9 […]

A&M Volleyball Hosts M&W Scrimmage Monday

The Texas A&M volleyball team invites fans to attend its Maroon and White scrimmage Monday, Aug. 20 at Reed Arena. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the team will take the court at 5:30 to begin warm ups. At 6:30, the team will be announced and then the players will scrimmage for approximately one hour. […]

Perry War Chest Fuels Reelection Speculation

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Gov. Rick Perry has replenished his depleted campaign war chest since he abandoned his presidential bid in January. This has fueled speculation that the longest-serving governor in Texas history will seek yet another term in 2014. Perry raised nearly $2 million from the start of the year through June _ even […]

Four Shot in Central Texas Wal-Mart Parking Lot

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) _ Police say a suspect is in custody after four people were shot during an altercation in a Central Texas Walmart parking lot. Cedar Park Police Capt. Mike Harmon says authorities responded to the shooting about 4:30 a.m. Sunday and took the suspect into custody. He says the four people who […]

West Nile Spraying Continues in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) _ Another night of aerial spraying has been completed in the Dallas area to target mosquitoes that can carry the West Nile virus. Dallas County officials say the next round of pesticide spraying is scheduled for Monday night, weather permitting. The aerial spraying was prompted by an outbreak of West Nile virus that […]

Fork ’em Granny; Woman Uses Utensil to Fend Off Burglar

HOUSTON (AP) _ A 73-year-old Houston woman has been hailed for scaring off a burglar by stabbing him with a barbecue fork. Houston police on Monday did not immediately provide details on whether anyone has been arrested. Margaret Jackson says she stopped by her daughter’s house Friday afternoon when she saw a young man trying […]

Jury Gets North Texas Teacher Sex Case

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ A jury is to receive the case against a suburban North Texas high school teacher accused of having sex with five 18-year-old students at her home. Closing arguments are set for Friday in the trial of Brittni Nicole Colleps. She’s charged with five counts of having an inappropriate relationship between […]

Drought May Be to Blame for Anthrax Cases

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Anthrax experts and veterinarians are warning ranchers to watch their herds for sudden deaths after more than 100 animals died in anthrax outbreaks on ranches in Colorado and Texas in the past two weeks. Anthrax outbreaks happen occasionally in livestock herds in the U.S., usually west of the Mississippi River. […]

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