New Criminal Justice Software Deal for Brazos County Being Drafted

Brazos County commissioners are a step closer to coming up with an alternative plan for developing new computer software affecting the courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement. Eight weeks ago, the county sued a Virginia-based company after being notified they went out of business without finishing software for the local criminal justice system. During this week’s […]

Bryan Men Are Arrested Following ER Disturbance, Taking Dad’s Truck, & An April Robbery

A Bryan man is held in the Brazos County jail without bond, after his arrest for assaulting an emergency room employee at St. Joseph’s Regional Health Center. The arrest report from Bryan police states the e-r technician, an e-r patient, and a friend of the patient were assaulted by 18 year old Jose Reyes. All […]

Brazos County Commissioners Hear From Concerned Constable

A Brazos County constable isn’t happy about a pending move to the courthouse. County commissioners heard a request this week from precinct 4 constable Isaac Butler for another officer after he just found out he will be responsible for serving more court papers. Then Butler shared his frustration that he wasn’t included when the decision […]

District Court Plea Agreements & Probation Revocations

A College Station man has admitted to a shooting in July of last year outside the Southgate Village apartments. 30 year old Gerren Moore, who has been in jail since his arrest last October, was sentenced to ten years for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, a former friend, told investigators several shots […]

Austin Goodwill Store Receives Human Skull

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas. Homicide Detective Derek Israel said Wednesday that foul play is not suspected and that he just wants to know how the adult skull came to be left at the Goodwill […]

Bryan Council Preliminary Support For New Hotel-Conference Center Incentive

A divided Bryan city council has given preliminary approval to giving $2.4 four million dollars for a conference center that’s part of a planned hotel and retail development in the area of Traditions golf course and the biocorridor. Spencer Clements of Atlas Development, the group that owns Traditions, says without the conference center, there’s no […]

National Red Cross Award Presented To Local Man

A Brazos County native who has had various volunteer roles for more than 60 years was recognized at this week’s county commission meeting. County Judge Duane Peters first read a local proclamation honoring Jack Donovan. Then Peters told Donovan he was receiving the American Red Cross Presidential Lifetime Volunteer Service Award.   Curtis Eckman of […]

Seismic Testing in Northeast Bryan Starts Thursday

News release courtesy of the city of Bryan: International Technologies Management (ITM) will begin seismic testing in North Bryan on Thursday, August 28, 2014. The trucks marked as TGC will utilize Bryan Police as escort and traffic control on city streets. Crews will enter the City from the North and should be finished with the […]

Texas Dad Found Not Guilty Of Killing Drunk Driver

ANGLETON, Texas (AP) _ A jury has acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man’s two sons. David Barajas (bah-RAH’-hahs) cried when the verdict was read Wednesday. He faced up to life in prison, if convicted. Prosecutors had […]

Bastrop County Settles Taser Lawsuit

CEDAR PARK, Texas (AP) _ Bastrop County has settled a federal lawsuit for $775,000 with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him with a Taser. The attorney representing Noe Nio de Rivera said Tuesday the agreement was reached Monday. The county admitted no fault as […]

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