CS Police Creates Exchange Zone

The parking lot of the College Station police department now has two spaces marked as an exchange zone. Assistant chief Brandy Norris says this is an area with video surveillance where people can complete online transactions in person. Norris says if an emergency arises, call 9-1-1 because officers will not be monitoring what takes place. […]

UT System Chancellor Proposes Increasing Tuition And Fees

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) _ Students attending University of Texas System schools could be paying more for an education. The UT System Board of Regents is expected to hold a special meeting later this month to consider increasing tuition and fees. The proposals call for increases of between 2 and 6.4 percent for resident undergraduate students. […]

Post Oak Mall Security Officer Struck By Vehicle Trying To Stop Suspected Shoplifters

A security officer at Post Oak Mall was struck by a vehicle driven by one of three women suspected of shoplifting Wednesday just after 5 p.m. College Station police report the security officer was treated at the scene by EMT’s for injuries from striking the pavement after he fell off the vehicle. CSPD is looking […]

Opponents Of Two CS Apartment Proposals Expected At Tonight’s Council Meeting

Thursday’s College Station city council meeting includes consideration of two planning and zoning recommendations allowing new apartment construction where there is opposition from neighboring single family homeowners. Engineer Veronica Morgan, representing the developer of up to 222 townhomes, duplexes and apartments in the area of Graham and Longmire, told the P&Z commission last month that […]

Texas A&M Investigating Racial Slurs Directed At High School Students During Campus Tour

A group of high school students visiting Texas A&M on Tuesday told police racial slurs were directed towards them during a tour. Wednesday afternoon at 5:30, president Michael Young sent an e-mail to the university community, which he began by stating he is “outraged and tremendously disappointed displayed in the behavior by a group of […]

Bryan Police Recover Stolen Property That Was Not Reported Stolen

From Bryan police: Bryan police has located four packages believed to be stolen from front porches after being delivered by a postal service. BPD has been unable to locate any reports over the last few months involving the following recovered property: an Apollo pink toolset, a Denizli Splash decanter set, Simplisafe security system components, and […]

CS Council Approves $3.6 Million Of Electric Department Improvements

College Station Utilities (CSU) has received city council approval for $3.6 million dollars of electric system improvements. Electric superintendent Tony Michalsky says the work addresses the city’s increased population and state requirements. More than five miles of power lines the diameter of about a quarter will be replaced with lines the size of a silver […]

Prison For Biting A Bryan Wal-Mart Employee

A College Station woman is off to prison for biting a Wal-Mart employee in the armpit during a shoplifting at the store in west Bryan. 36 year old Elizabeth England, who has been in jail since her arrest last June, was sentenced to two years as part of a plea agreement where she admitted to […]

Blinn Student Arrested After Flipping The Bird At Dr. Byrd & Bryan Woman Arrested For Stabbing Estranged Husband And Stepdaughter

A Blinn College student flipping the bird at the director of the Bryan campus…Dr. Jimmy Byrd…along with yelling profanities…resulted in an arrest on charges of disorderly conduct and evading arrest. According to the arrest report from Blinn police, Dr. Byrd was highly offended by the hand gesture and obscenities which included the “F” word. Then […]

Bryan Council Supports TIRZ in the New Health & Wellness District

Future economic development incentives could be coming to what Bryan city officials call the health and wellness district. That’s in a general area bordered by Briarcrest, Villa Maria, and 29th. A near unanimous city council backed a private-public partnership where multiple meetings have taken place over the last year. Mike Southerland, whose district includes the […]

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