Two Women Arrested After Standoff with Bryan Police

A standoff in Bryan Monday night into early Tuesday morning ended with two women being arrested. Bryan police officers responded to a home in the 800 block of Tanglewood Drive after the caller reported being threatened by a neighbor with a gun. When officers arrived, 36 year-old Jeannette Castillo refused to come out of her […]

UPDATE: Fire Breaks Out at a Houston-area Petrochemicals Terminal

Article from AP on Tuesday: HOUSTON (AP) — A large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. The fire erupted Sunday at Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast […]

The Battalion Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Texas A&M University’s student newspaper, The Battalion, is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a gala this weekend. Sue Owen of the Texas A&M Former Journalism Students Association says the event, which will bring together former Battalion employees from several decades, is also meant to raise awareness of the newspaper’s current struggles. “With the drop in […]

Beto O’Rourke Raises More than $6 Million Online in First 24 Hours

WASHINGTON (AP) – Beto O’Rourke’s Democratic presidential campaign says he raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid last week. O’Rourke spokesman Chris Evans tweeted Monday the “record-breaking” $6.1 million came “without a dime” from political action committees, corporations or special interests. The $6.1 million […]

Southwest, Mechanics Reach Tentative Deal in Labor Dispute

DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they’re on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns. The two sides say the breakthrough announced Saturday consists of a preliminary agreement on a new contract after six years of […]

Online Customer Survey About Texas A&M Transportation Services Continues Through Monday

Customers of Texas A&M Transportation Services are invited to participate in the agency’s annual survey. That includes those who ride A&M buses, use parking lots, and/or take advantage of alternative transportation services that include rental bicycles and vehicles. Communications director Melissa Melissa Maraj says in addition to finding out about employee performance, survey results are […]

Arrests For Injuring Two Children And Vehicle Burglaries

A College Station man is in jail on charges of injuring two young children on Super Bowl Sunday. According to arrest reports from College Station police, 32 year old Bradley Dean Smith punched a four year old in the stomach so hard the child started screaming…and slammed his seven year old brother to the ground […]

Five Brazos Valley Sonic Restaurants Listed In Data Breach Settlement

Five Sonic Drive-In’s in the Brazos Valley were among 325 restaurants hit by a third party cyber attack two years ago. A more than $4 million dollar settlement has been reached to end a class action lawsuit. Sonic denied all claims, but agreed to the settlement as a compromise to end the lawsuit. This involves […]

The Week After Bar Fights Around The Northgate District And Downtown Bryan

The week following bar fights involving gunfire and serious injuries, businessowners around College Station’s Northgate district and in downtown Bryan, the topic came up during regularly scheduled meetings with city officials. The president of the Northgate District Association, Barry Ivins, thanked the police department for the quick response to what’s been described as isolated incidents. […]

Punishment In Four Brazos County District Court Criminal Cases

The eighth time a trial date was set, a Brazos County district court jury considered the case of a Bryan man arrested four years ago for stealing from a Bryan Wal Mart store. 37 year old Robert Dwayne Jones is appealing the jury conviction that he took $200 dollars of electronics, and a seven year […]

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