Update Wednesday 4:45 p.m.: Two men who ran away from a traffic stop near Millican Wednesday morning are still at large. DPS trooper Jimmy Morgan says the search has included a DPS helicopter, corrections officers from the Luther Unit on horseback, deputies from the Brazos and Grimes County sheriff’s offices, and local constables. Morgan says […]
From Governor Abbott’s office: The federal government today granted Governor Greg Abbott’s federal disaster request for Public Assistance for Bosque, Brazos, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Erath, Falls, Fisher, Lee, Leon, Madison, Palo Pinto, Somervell, Stephens, Trinity, Tyler and Walker Counties, amending the June 11th disaster declaration following severe flooding across the State of Texas in May.
No was was injured after a train struck a car near downtown Bryan Tuesday night. Bryan police reported a car was stuck on the tracks at 27th and Sims. The occupants got out and police were attempting to contact the railroad when the train struck the car.
A Brazos County district court jury last week convicted and sentenced a Houston man for stealing $18,000 dollars of tires and wheels from the Bryan Freightliner store. 52 year old Ray Washington, who was arrested shortly after the theft in September 2010, was sentenced to three and a half years for jacking up two semis […]
The Bryan school district has all its building principals for next year. The school board Monday night promoted Becky Ryberg, who spent the last six years as an assistant principal at Milam elementary, to take over as principal at Fannin elementary. The board also spent more unexpected revenue generated by higher student attendance and more […]
A car fire Tuesday just before 6 p.m. in downtown Bryan resulted in an arrest on an arson charge. According to the arrest report from the Bryan fire department, 36 year old Belle Anne Gates of College Station told investigators she filled the car with anhydrous ammonia hoping it would blow up. She said when […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas’ strict voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and has ordered changes before the November election. The ruling was issued Wednesday by the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The ruling instructs a lower court to make changes that fix […]
An armed robbery in Burleson County on July 2 has led to two arrests in Burleson County and one arrest in Brazos County. 39 year old Roy Ates of Somerville is being held without bond in the Brazos County jail on Burleson County charges of aggravated kidnapping and armed robbery. According to the Burleson County […]
Most of a house on Bryan’s east side is gone following a fire Sunday afternoon. Deputy fire marshal William Bouse says investigators returned to 4603 Castle Avenue Monday searching for the cause of the fire. Bouse says the 61 year old woman inside the home heard a noise in the living room, and ran out […]
Add Brazos County to the list of counties with burn bans. County commissioners approved the ban for unincorporated areas Tuesday morning; joining Robertson, Leon, Madison, Grimes, and Walker counties. As of noon Tuesday, the Texas A&M Forest Service map listed 68 counties with a burn ban.