Local Law Enforcement Participating in Deputy Goforth Show of Support

Joint news release from the Bryan, College Station, and Texas A&M police departments and the Brazos County sheriff’s office: We are all deeply saddened by the news of Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth’s tragic death. Our local communities, as well as law enforcement across the State of Texas know too well the inherent dangers […]

H-E-B Voluntary Recall Of Gallon Size Spring Water

News release from H-E-B: H-E-B has issued a voluntary recall specifically for the Hill Country Fare One Gallon Spring Water with the Best By date of December 19, 2015 due to the possible presence of a milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or […]

College Station PD & DPS Investigate Freak Crash

Three vehicles were involved a freak crash Wednesday afternoon in College Station on FM 2818/Harvey Mitchell Parkway between George Bush Drive and FM 60. College Station police were told a southbound semi lost a tire. The tire crossed into northbound traffic and struck a pickup. No one inside the truck was hurt. The tire then […]

Congressman Bill Flores Speaks At B/CS Chamber Membership Luncheon

In between stops at rural locations, Congressman Bill Flores of Bryan appeared in his backyard Wednesday at a membership luncheon sponsored by the Bryan/College Station. Flores provided an update on federal issues, then addressed audience questions for about 20 minutes. Click below to hear remarks from Bill Flores.  

Updated Criminal Laws Can’t Be Applied to Old Cases

Two years ago, a state law about online solicitation of a child was declared unconstitutional. Brazos County assistant district attorney Jessica Escue says the former solicitation law was written so broadly that it violated the free speech rights of those who were charged and/or convicted. That resulted in charges being dropped or setting three people […]

Jade Helm 15 Enters and Exits Brazos County Without Fanfare

Officially, the undercover military training exercise nicknamed Jade Helm 15 could be in Brazos and Burleson counties through September 15. According to Texas A&M police (UPD) and Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk, they believe the special operations forces have left the area. Military representatives of the exercise have not responded to requests for an update. […]

Brazos County District Court Criminal Pleas

A Bryan man told a Brazos County district court jury Tuesday he committed back to back armed robberies in April of last year. 28 year old Lance Lopez did not made a deal with prosecutors about the holdups, which took place in Bryan 20 minutes apart. His punishment will be up to the jury. Lopez […]

Recent Arrests Include Assistance From Observant Neighbors

Two 13 year old boys from College Station were arrested for going into an open garage of a home north of Consolidated High School Tuesday morning and taking a bicycle. Police responded to a report from a resident who lives near the victim’s home on Medina near Southwest Parkway. The juveniles were seen by an […]

CS Council To Study Closing Northgate Parking & Promenade For Special Events

A recent request to hold a craft beer and music festival in Northgate on the parking lot owned by the city of College Station generated a staff study that was discussed at the last city council meeting. The council directed staff to draft a policy for closing the lot for special events and to contact […]

CS Council Hears Transportation Update

The more than $40 million dollar process of routing George Bush Drive under Wellborn Road is underway. TxDOT’s Bryan district office spokesman Bob Colwell says right of way is being purchased as part of the steps necessary to be ready to start construction as soon as that money becomes available. That was one of three […]

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