UPDATE: 18 Speakers Tell The Bryan Council Not To Move Evening Meetings To Mornings

Tuesday evening update: Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski announced the proposal of moving public meetings from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m. was pulled from Tuesday’s city council agenda. After that, the council spent the next 36 minutes hearing from 18 people during the public comment portion of the meeting who were all opposed to changing the […]

Brazos County Burn Ban Is Extended As Wildfires Continue

On the day Brazos County commissioners extended the burn ban 60 days, all four of the county’s volunteer fire departments along with Wheelock were northeast of Bryan getting a handle on a pasture fire. Deputy emergency management coordinator Michelle Meade says more than 40 acres were burned in the area of FM 2223 and Mancuso […]

Road Rage Arrest in College Station

For the third time since February, a Houston man has been arrested in Brazos County. 30 year old Derrick Murray is held in the Brazos County jail without bond after he was arrested for a road rage incident near Consolidated High School. Murray is accused of pointing a handgun at a woman while both were […]

60 Year Sentence For Selling Drugs in B/CS

A Bryan man with 30 arrests in Brazos County going back more than 20 years has been ordered to serve a prison sentence of 60 years. The district attorney’s office announced a plea agreement with 42 year old Roy Arevalo Sr. Described as the head of a local drug trafficking organization, Arevalo has admitted to […]

Bevo XIV Has Retired

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire. The university said Tuesday that the longhorn steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was preliminarily diagnosed last week with bovine leukemia virus. The diagnosis was confirmed by several veterinarians. Bevo XIV began […]

Prairie View Police Defend Using A Stun Gun On A City Councilman

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) _ Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a City Council member outside his apartment. Prairie View City Council member Jonathan Miller tried to intervene as officers questioned his friends Thursday night. Police video shows officers using a […]

More Weekend Local Law Enforcement Cases

The day after the Saturday night riot at the carnival on the mall parking lot, College Station police investigated 17 burglaries. That included nine vehicles that were hit across Harvey Road from the mall. College Station police were also called Sunday to investigate two cases of injury to a child. One girl was struck below […]

Local Men To Prison For Armed Robbery and Gunfire

A Bryan man with a criminal history was sent to prison for 23 years for participating in an armed robbery in April of last year. 24 year old Humberto Galindo Jr. entered a plea agreement where two misdemanor drug charges were dropped. Galilndo was one of two men with guns who held up a man […]

Out Of Court Settlements With Some Victims Of West Fertilizer Plant Explosion

WACO, Texas (AP) _ A settlement has been reached with families of some victims of a massive West, Texas fertilizer explosion two years ago, according to the website of McLennan County, where a trial on their claims was set to begin. Jury selection for trial had been scheduled to start Monday but a county website […]

Ft. Worth Police Increasing Enforcement In Neighborhoods Around TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Fort Worth police say they’re going to start arresting rowdy intoxicated off-campus partygoers from Texas Christian University because warnings from officers aren’t working. Police are responding to complaints from residents of the neighborhoods near the school who have endured weeks of loud noise, littering and traffic problems that began with […]

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