UPDATE: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Receives Request For New Community College In Bryan

In June, the Research Valley Partnershp (RVP) created a committee to address what the economic development agency believes is limited career and technical training for 34 occupations in Brazos County. That committee has notified the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board its intent to create a community college district. Andrew Nelson, who co-chairs the RVP’s Talent […]

Madisonville School Bus Struck And Rolled

News release from the Texas Department of Public Safety: Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers are investigating a two vehicle crash at IH-45 and SH-75 in Madison County involving a Madisonville Independent School District bus. At approximately 4:06 p.m., Friday, a 2016 Toyota Camry was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of […]

Two Year Old Struck By Hit And Run Vehicle

College Station police is looking for the driver of a car that struck a two year old child Friday evening. The child was struck in the 900 block of Navarro, between Pedernales and Bandera, after wandering into the street. Witnesses told CSPD the child was hit by a gold or silver colored mid-sized sedan driven […]

Arrests For Stealing Medical Equipment, Marijuana In A Safe, And More Than A Shoplifting

A parent who wanted their adult son removed from their home led to the arrest of a College Station man on charges of stealing $7,200 dollars of medical equipment and narcotics. According to the arrest report from College Station police, 21 year old Michael Norman admitted to taking the equipment and the drugs from a […]

President Michael Young Appointed to Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council

Texas A&M University President Michael Young has been appointed to the Homeland Security Academic Advisory Council (HSAAC). The council is made up of higher education leaders to help strengthen connections between academia and the Department of Homeland Security, which an ultimate goal of keeping the nation safe. Secretary Jeh C. Johnson announced Wednesday Young’s appointment […]

Shooting in Bryan Sends One to Hospital

Update courtesy of Bryan Police: Update: October 20, 2016 At least two known suspects showed up at a house in the 1300 block of Ursuline. One of the suspects, approximately 19 year old male, and a 19 year old resident got into a physical altercation in the yard while several witnesses watched. The second suspect, […]

College Station Celebrates 78th Anniversary

Happy birthday College Station! The city turns 78 years-old this week. Mike Neu, External Relations Manager, said on October 19, 1938, citizens voted to incorporate the city. The vote was 217-39 in favor. Neu said four months later, in February of 1939, the first city council meeting was held. At the time, the city’s population […]

Texas A&M Researcher Receives Grant from Department of Defense

A researcher at the Texas A&M College of Medicine recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Army to study the mechanisms of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, a leading cause of disability among service members and veterans. Samba Reddy, PhD, RPh, said TBI can lead to recurrent seizures, called […]

Autopsy Received of Sigma Nu Member

The College Station Police Department has received the autopsy results of Anton Gridnev, the Sigma Nu fraternity member who died at a party on August 20th. Lieutenant Steve Brock said the autopsy results of Anton Gridnev showed he died of an accidental overdose of several different types of opiates. CSPD is now working with prosecutors […]

Bryan Fire Station No. 2 Groundbreaking

The City of Bryan officially broke ground on the new Fire Station No. 2 Tuesday afternoon. The new station, located at 414 Lawrence Street, between Cavitt and Maloney, is six blocks north of the current location on the corner of Dellwood and Cavitt. Bryan Fire Chief Randy McGregory spoke to the ongoing issue of growth […]

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